September 16, 2021

Cayman: With every vaccine we are ‘One Step Closer’

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With a further shipment of COVID-19 vaccines having arrived on 16 June, the Cayman Islands Government (CIG) is urging all residents to get “One Step Closer” to borders reopening with a new communications campaign. The new ‘One Step Closer’ vaccine campaign launched last week.  The campaign images offer the audience a snapshot of the future, […]

Cayman: CBC confirms migrant situation has been resolved

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The Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) confirms the situation with the Cuban migrants onboard the MV Bulk Freedom has been resolved. Earlier in the evening the infant was removed along with the parents. Hours later the remaining migrants were removed and escorted onshore to a Government quarantine facility.

Cayman: CBC update on return of migrants

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The Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) acknowledges the situation with the migrants who are refusing to disembark the vessel, Bulk Freedom. CBC can confirm that there are ten adult males, two adult females and one infant female remaining on board. CBC can confirm that one male migrant voluntarily disembarked the vessel and has been […]

Justin Trudeau: New video of Canada’s PM in blackface

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From BBC A new video has emerged of Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, wearing blackface, a day after he admitted such behaviour was racist. He apologised on Wednesday after photos of two similar episodes – one when he was a teacher and another a student – came to light. His Liberal Party says the video […]

Cayman: Governor addresses new CBC recruits & expanding K9 Unit

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On Tuesday (10 July 2019), His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper attended and spoke to recruits on the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers.  The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including, but not limited to; the relevant laws, […]

Cayman Islands: CBC & WORC: Commencement Orders & New Regulations

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The legislative changes central to the establishment of Workforce Opportunities Residency Cayman (WORC) and Customs and Border Control (CBC), will become effective next month. The Immigration (Transition) Law, 2018 and the Customs and Border Control Law 2018, which passed in the Legislative Assembly in November 2018, will be brought into force on 1 […]

Congressional Black Caucus condemns Trump’s attack on Caribbean immigrants

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CANA News From tv6tnt WASHINGTON, Dec 11, CMC – The Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) has renewed its criticism of the Trump administration following its latest attack on low-income immigrants of colour, including Caribbean immigrants. In a letter to the US Citizenship and Immigration Services, the CBC wrote that a proposal to restrict green cards for […]

Baby, It’s Cold Outside won’t be played on some radio stations, including CBC

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From The Canadian Press CBC Rogers removes from playlist song commonly played during holidays Baby, It’s Cold Outside is getting a chilly response from Canadian radio stations this year. CBC said Tuesday it will join at least two other broadcasters in the country, Rogers Media and Bell Media, who have pulled the controversial holiday favourite out of their rotations this […]

Cayman Islands CBC reveals new brand identity

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In taking the next steps towards becoming a unified border frontline agency, the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control (CBC) has revealed its official logo, effective 1 January 2019. The new branding will be applied and featured on the appropriate buildings, facilities and ports currently occupied by Customs and the Department […]

Cayman Islands Legislation sets foundation for new Unified Border Agency

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Recently proposed legislation by the Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration aims to provide the legal framework for the establishment of a new intelligence-driven border control agency. The Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Department (CBC), a merger of existing customs and immigration entry and landing functions, will commence operations on […]