May 18, 2021

Cayman: Premier tours departments

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Premier CO NWS Director Outside Grand Cayman (GIS) – Premier, and Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency, Hon. Wayne Panton, accompanied by Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, made his first official visit to the three government departments under his ministry last week (Thursday, 29 April 2021). The Premier and Chief Officer toured the CI National Weather […]

Cayman: Premier’s Statement on passing of Governor Dinwiddy

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Former Governor of the Cayman Islands, Mr. Bruce Dinwiddy, CMG, who helped lead the Cayman Islands through the recovery process in the aftermath of Hurricane Ivan, passed away today Thursday, 1 April 2021. Mr Dinwiddy served as Governor of the Cayman Islands from May 2002 – October 2005. His appointment came after nearly 30 years […]

2021 New Year’s Message from Cayman’s Premier

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By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MP As we bid farewell to 2020 I know we will all be sharing the hope that 2021 is a much better year. Undoubtedly 2020 will be remembered as the year that everything changed, as the COVID-19 virus spread from Asia across the whole world in a matter […]

Cayman: Premier pays tribute to former Barbados Prime Minister

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin said he is saddened to hear of the passing of the former Prime Minister of Barbados, the Right Honourable Owen Arthur, who left this earthly realm Monday, 27th July. “He served his people well, leading his country for 14 years from 1994 to 2008; the longest-serving […]

Cayman: Premier lauds Conservative win in UK election

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin congratulates Prime Minister Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party on their general election victory. “It is not without relief that we have learned that the Conservatives won the majority of the national vote in yesterday’s United Kingdom general election and that Boris Johnson has returned to […]

Cayman: Premier’s father passes

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Alden McNee McLaughlin Sr. passed away after suffering a long illness on Monday, 11 November, 2019. He was 93. Mr. McLaughlin was born in 1926 and lived a full life and had a diverse career through his working life. He was a school teacher and taught on Cayman Brac and […]

2020/2021 Budget Policy Statement from Cayman Premier

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“Delivering Today’s Priorities; Meeting Tomorrow’s Challenges” 2020 ~ 2021 Budget Policy Statement By Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 8 November, 2019 Good morning. I would like to thank His Excellency, the Governor for his gracious speech from the Throne. The formality of the occasion is important to us inside this House and the country […]

Cayman: Premier responds to legal opinion issued by CPR – [Part of legal opinion follows]

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From The Office of the Premier The Cayman Port Referendum (CPR) group on Saturday issued a legal opinion to the media. Responding to this Legal Opinion Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin said “The Government has taken legal advice on the conduct of this matter from our customary noted constitutional counsel in London and we are more […]

Cayman: Governor and Premier offers condolences to Kirkconnell family

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Our prayers and condolences are with the family of Deputy Premier Hon. Moses Kirkconnell whose mother, Zita Foster Kirkconnell, went to her Heavenly home Wednesday morning. Mrs. Kirconnell, 92, was from Cayman Brac where her funeral will be held at a date to be announced. She leaves behind her children, Moses Kirkconnell and Nancy Ewing; […]

Cayman: Premier’s response to Referendum Petition Signatures

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From The Office of the Premier George Town, Grand Cayman: The Government has welcomed the completion of the process to verify signatures on the Cruise Port Referendum petition. Premier Alden McLaughlin said, “I would like to repeat my thanks to Supervisor of Elections, Wesley Howell, and his excellent team for their hard work and efficiency […]