October 6, 2022

2022 Hurricane message from Cayman’s Premier

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By Hon. G. Wayne Panton, JP, MP Good day,  In two years’ time we will mark the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Ivan and recall the struggles we went through as a people and a country during and in the wake of that storm’s devastation. Ivan lay bare Grand Cayman and just four years later, Hurricane […]

Cayman Premier issues Russia-Ukraine statement

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It is with dismay and a heavy heart that I watched the news reports on BBC this morning of Russia’s military operation in Ukraine earlier today.  War carries a tremendous humanitarian cost and is usually the worst possible action and least effective option.  It is unacceptable that lives of soldiers and civilians have already been […]

Cayman: Premier appoints Pilar Bush as Chief of Strategy

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From Office of the Premier GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton has appointed Ms Pilar Bush to serve as Chief of Strategy in the Office of the Premier.  “As the elected Government, we recognise the advantages of having an experienced professional assist us – in tandem with Senior Civil Servants – […]

Cayman: Premier emphasises equal opportunity and sustainability in 2022-23 Budget

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Grand Cayman, 6 January 2021 – Premier and Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency Hon. Wayne Panton put a strong focus on creating equal opportunities for Caymanians and building a sustainable future for the Cayman Islands in his contribution to the 2022-23 Budget debate. The two-year budget came into effect on 1 January 2022, and Premier […]

Cayman Premier’s 22-23 Budget Policy Statement

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The Cayman Islands Post Pandemic – Preparing our People for Sustainable Prosperity Mister Speaker Good Morning, It is an honour and a privilege to stand here today, addressing the members of Parliament and the country as we chart our recovery from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, create opportunities for shared prosperity and prepare our […]

Cayman Premier meets Prince Charles

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Grand Cayman, 3 November 2021 – Premier and Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency, Hon. G. Wayne Panton, attended the Terra Carta Action Forum, at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change (known as COP26) in Glasgow, Scotland, today (3 Nov 2021). The Premier was able to share a few words about the Cayman Islands with His Royal Highness, The Prince of […]

Cayman: Premier heads to COP26

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier and Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency Hon. G. Wayne Panton travels to Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday to participate in COP26 where global leaders will meet to discuss strategies to confront climate change. While at COP26 Mr. Panton will join the United Kingdom delegation and will have access to the […]

Cayman Premier, Health Minister meet, praise Public Health staff

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton and Health Minister Hon. Sabrina Turner trekked to the offices of Public Health on Mary Street Friday morning to thank the staff there for their hard work and dedication to the country as the Cayman Islands learns to live with and through the COVID-19 pandemic. […]

Cayman: Premier announces reopening set for 20 November

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Grand Cayman, 22 October 2021 – The Cayman Islands will reopen its borders for nearly all vaccinated travellers on Saturday, 20 November 2021.                Premier Hon. Wayne Panton announced this at a COVID-19 update press conference today at the Government Administration Building (GAB) and reiterated that the transition into Phase 4 means quarantine requirements for most […]

Cayman: Premier issues condolence statement on killing of Sir David Amess

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Sir David Amess, United Kingdom Member of Parliament and member of the Conservative Party, was stabbed several times in an incident at his constituency clinic in east London and died at the scene earlier today.  A 25-year old man has been arrested by Essex police. Sir David was a member […]