June 17, 2021

Cayman Islands Governor meets opposition MLAs

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On his first day at work, His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury (fourth from right), met and conversed with Members of the Opposition, led by the Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Ezzard Miller (fourth from left) for an hour on Tuesday, 27 March 2018 afternoon in his office at Government Administration Building. In attendance […]

The Editor Speaks: The National Security Council

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What does the Cayman Islands National Security Council actually do? It has no claws, no clout, and is just there to advise. It is therefore totally insignificant. So what is its purpose? It is chaired by the Cayman Islands Governor who in turn is expected to act in accordance with the advice of the National […]

Statement from Cayman Islands Governor on Manchester attack Mon (22)/ Flags at half mast

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Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick: “We were all shocked and saddened to learn of the terrible events that took place in Manchester last night.  As the Prime Minister has stated, all acts of terrorism are cowardly attacks on innocent people. This attack deliberately targeted children and young people and is therefore particularly despicable; its intention […]

Cayman Islands Governor term to be extended

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From The Governor’s Office The Governor’s Office has announced that Her Excellency the Governor Helen Kilpatrick will be extending her appointment in the Cayman Islands until March 2018. The extension was made at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for operational reasons. The length of tenure of Governor’s is generally set at 3 […]

Cayman Islands Governor out of hospital

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Her Excellency Governor Helen Kilpatrick was discharged from George Town Hospital this afternoon (Thursday, 16 February 2017) following treatment for collapsed lungs and four broken ribs which she sustained in an accident at the weekend. The Governor would like to praise the quick and expert response of the paramedics who attended at Government House. The […]

Colours Cayman seek Cayman Islands Governor’s update on their LGBTQ petition

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From Colours Cayman Public Statement & Letter To Governor Issued by Colours Cayman, 12 December 2016 Attention: Her Excellency, Mrs Helen Kilpatrick, Governor of the Cayman Islands c/o Cayman Islands Government Government Administration Building Grand Cayman KY1-9000 CAYMAN ISLANDS 12 December 2016 I write to you with the purpose of respectfully requesting information about the […]

Cayman Islands Governor appoints new Police Commissioner

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From Cayman Islands Governor’s Office Following a rigorous recruitment process, conducted by a panel comprising the Governor (Chair), the Deputy Governor, the Commissioner of Police of Bermuda, Mr Donald Seymour (recommended by the Premier) and the Hon. Dr. Linford Pierson OBE JP (recommended by the Leader of the Opposition), Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, […]

Cayman Islands’ Governor names new Auditor General

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Her Excellency the Governor, Ms Helen Kilpatrick, is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms Sue Winspear as the new Auditor General of the Cayman Islands. Ms Winspear will take up her role in July 2016. Ms Winspear joins the Office of the Auditor General, Cayman Islands from the National Audit Office in the UK […]

Freedom of Information – Statement from the Cayman Islands Governor’s Office/Reply from John Evans

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Her Excellency Governor Kilpatrick has considered the latest ruling of the Information Commissioner (15 February 2016) on the disclosure of both a complaint made by Mr Martin Bridger and Mr Martin Polaine on the police investigation that became known as Operation Tempura and former Governor Taylor’s written response dismissing all the allegations contained in the […]

Cayman Islands Governor to set up independent review of police action in relation to the five people missing at sea

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In light of public concerns about the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) response to reports of five people missing at sea, the Commissioner of Police, Mr David Baines, has requested that the Governor set up an independent review. Mr Baines said, “In order to be transparent about the RCIPS decisions and actions, there should […]