October 26, 2021

Cayman: Government, Community Police Officers meet

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Community Safety Officers Programme in the Eastern Districts will continue following a review of the initiative on Thursday. Premier Hon. Wayne Panton, Deputy Premier Hon. Chris Saunders and Cabinet colleagues, met with Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers and Community Safety Officers to discuss […]

Cayman: Government confirms USA flights for July, August/Liquor Licensing Board Quarterly Meeting – June 26, 2020

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Government confirms USA flights for July, August Government is finalising the details of evacuation flights to the US planned for July and August. The Ministry of Employment and Border Control reminds students, and parents, heading to school in the USA this fall, to register online via www.exploregov.ky/travel, if they have not yet done so. Persons who […]

Cayman Government responds to the Tax Justice Network

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government notes the publication of the Tax Justice Network’s (TJN) latest secrecy index. Responding, the Chief Officer in the Cayman Islands Ministry of Financial Services, Dax Basdeo: “The Cayman Islands’s standards of transparency are based upon recognised global standards. Unfortunately, the TJN’s methodology remains flawed, as does their […]

Cayman Government to hold Public Meetings on Cruise Berthing Facility and Cargo Port Project

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 November 2019) The Government will be holding a series of public meetings in its ongoing effort to inform the public about the proposed cruise berthing facility and enhanced cargo port project (CBF). Eight (8) meetings are planned to take place in different locations across the island and all meetings will […]

Cayman: Government’s Same-Sex Marriage Appeal successful

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin welcomed news today that the Court of Appeal has allowed Government’s appeal in what has become known as the Same-Sex Marriage case. “I am pleased that the Court of Appeal has agreed with Government that the original ruling brought significant ambiguity surrounding the Constitution and Bill […]

Cayman: Government needs a long-term education strategy to help achieve better educational outcomes

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From Office of the Auditor General of the Cayman Islands The report “School Education,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today reviewed how efficiently and effectively the Ministry of Education is using its resources to maximise student achievement. The report specifically looked at whether the Government has a clear strategic direction for improving performance of […]

Cayman: Government officials gather for poppy pinning

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The Cayman Islands Veteran Association’s (CIVA’s) annual Poppy Appeal to raise funds for veterans and widows kicked off on Friday 11 November at Government Administration Building (GAB). Top Government officials received their pins from the Cayman Islands Veteran’s Association representatives in the lobby of the civil service headquarters. Joining His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper […]

Cayman: Government signs contracts for new long-term residential mental health facility

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The Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing is pleased to announce that the initial contracts for the award of the construction of the new Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility (LTRMHF) in East End, Grand Cayman have been signed. In attendance at this momentous occasion was the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, who previously served as Minister of […]

Cayman: Government restates support for one Cayman Carnival

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The Ministry of Culture has reiterated today (Tuesday, 1 October 2019) that the Government approved weekend for Grand Cayman Carnival is the second week of May (9 May, 2020).  After lengthy deliberations, the Government, earlier this year, decided that the most suitable schedule for Cayman Islands carnivals would be: to hold junior carnival on the […]

The Editor Speaks: Will CIFA’s appointment of accountants make any difference to Cayman Government’s non support?

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The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) yesterday (Wednesday 21) June, 2017) announced the appointment of Grant Thornton as its independent auditor. In a Press Release from CIFA it said Grant Thornton will undertake forensic and financial statement audits of CIFA financial transactions and activity, as well as conclude the 2014 to 2016 audits. Grant Thornton, […]