May 11, 2021

Cayman Islands remembers

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Georgina Wilcox Last Sunday (13) the Cayman Islands remembered the lives lost in World Wars I and II and of lives lost at sea. Services in memory of these loved ones were held in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, both commencing at 10:45am. I was at the one on Grand Cayman at the Cenotaph Elmslie […]

Changes made to Cayman Islands’ seamen’s ex-gratia benefit

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Minister of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports, the Hon. Osbourne Bodden in the Legislative Assembly on Wednesday (25 November 2015), announced amendments to the criteria in which Seamen are eligible for ex-gratia payment by the Government. The revisions were recently approved by Cabinet, and will take immediate effect. In referencing the now 15-year-old monthly benefit […]