May 21, 2022

R3 Cayman Foundation to partner with Resilience Cayman for a new housing repair programme supported by a $1.5M donation from CIG

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Grand Cayman, 14 February 2021: The R3 Cayman Foundation is pleased to announce Resilience Cayman as its partner to begin work on a new housing repair programme supported by a CI$1.5 million grant from the Cayman Islands Government Ministry of Investment, Innovation & Social Development.  Resilience Cayman will manage and operate the programme to inspect and repair Caymanian-owned […]

Phase Four Information now on CIG’s Official COVID-19 Site

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From Department of Communications Grand Cayman, 05 November 2021 – The official website for COVID-19 communications – exploregov.ky — has been updated today, Friday 5 November 2021, to reflect information regarding Phase Four of the Cayman Islands Reopening Plan, which is set to begin on 20 November. Some updates include: ·       travel procedures for minors coming from […]

Cayman: Full steam ahead for new waste system & new name unveiled

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From CIG and Dart Contract for public-private partnership with Dart-led consortium signed; new name for facilities unveiled 26 March 2021, Grand Cayman: Today, the Cayman Islands Government signed a 25-year contract with Dart to design, build, finance, maintain and operate a new integrated solid waste management system, and complete the ongoing remediation of the George Town […]

Cayman: Civil Service leads way in CIG gift-giving initiative

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Civil Servants across Government will spread festive cheer during the holiday season, by taking part in an exciting new Christmas gift-giving drive that benefits the islands children, young parents and older persons.             Launched on Monday, 9 and closing on Tuesday, 17 December, the CIG Giving Tree appeal, also seeks support from […]

The Editor speaks: It’s all ‘hope”, “anticipation”, “expected”, “most”, and “should”

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Whilst Mount Trashmore gets bigger and our garbage gets collected less we finally get an update from government on the proposed new waste cycling centre. Or more correct, the ISWMS facilities (Materials Recovery Facility (MRF), Composting facility, Household Waste Recycling Centre (HWRC), End of Life (ELV)/Scrap Metals facility, Maintenance building, new Weigh Bridge facility, Construction […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Health Statement on progress of ISWMS negotiations

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Negotiations between CIG and the Preferred Bidder (PB) have been going well.  CIG and the PB have been in numerous meetings over the last year to get to the stage where we can finalize the ISWMS Contract and it has included the following: CIG and the PB have updated the technical layouts for the ISWMS […]

Cayman Islands; OfReg receives partial interim funding from CIG for 2018

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS; 23 July 2018 OfReg, the independent multi-sector regulatory authority protecting Cayman consumers in the areas of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), fuels, electricity and water, has received confirmation that the 2018 funding from the Cayman Islands Government is now in place for the fuels sector. Arrangements for sustainable revenue sources from […]

Statement on World Refugee Day

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From Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission World Refugee Day will be recognised around the world on 20 June 2018, and the Cayman Islands Human Rights Commission joins the United Nations (UN) and other countries in standing #WithRefugees. This year’s theme indicates how the responsibility of supporting families forced to flee their homes due to war […]

Cayman Islands family sends open letter to MLA’s re Damages Claim against CIG

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To MLA”s Bullet Points – New Cayman Trademark Law – Damages Claim against CIG – Expropriation of Private Property n 2006 Commercial Services td, the ,Polack family company, registered the Cayman trademark for three classes of foodstuffs as part of their Cayman Sea Salt business which has just celebrated 10 years of operation. See UK […]

The Editor Speaks: Government departments are masters of stalling

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Back in 2009 Iain Franklin from the Director of Lands & Survey wrote a Memo to the Financial Secretary, Director Budget Management Unit re Stamp Duty on Residential Leases. See attachment. Franklin was pursuing the “lack of enforcement of Stamp Duty payable on Residential leases”. He said “a revenue stream which is already on statute […]