July 3, 2022

Statement by Cayman Islands Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson regarding public concern regarding waste collection

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The Cayman Islands Civil Service is committed to “Making the Lives of Those We Serve Better”.  While there are vivid examples of how the civil service routinely delivers against this commitment, I am sorry that our waste collection team has failed to reliably and effectively manage waste collection. As the Deputy Governor and Head of […]

The Editor Speaks This GARBAGE I can agree with

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It is very rare I have ever agreed with anything from my Newlands MLA, who never returns any call, but there is always an exception. No. Alvar Suckoo did not return my calls. The exception is I actually 100% agree with him. Please see our story today “New Garbage Collection petition from Cayman Islands Sav/New […]

New Garbage Collection petition from Cayman Islands Sav/New MLA Office

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Cayman Islands Garbage Collection Sav/New MLA Office started this petition to Cayman Islands Government The health and safety of all residents of the Cayman Islands depends on an effective and reliable domestic garbage collection service. The concerns of residents are compounded by the fact that the management and operations at the landfill also seem to […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce makes final preparations for2018 Earth Day Clear-up

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The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is making its final preparations for the 2018 Earth Day Clean-up which takes place next week on Saturday, April 21. For over 20 years the Chamber has encouraged businesses from the private sector and members of the wider community to don a pair of gloves, pick up a trash […]

Cayman Islands: Bonfire safety – Prepare for the worst; expect the best

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From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health With Easter only a few days away it’s time for camping. Campfires are an integral part of the camping experience. They are not only a source of light and warmth but also provide heat for cooking, while bonfires are a welcome addition to a campsite celebration. It is […]

Restricted intake of construction debris and vegetative waste at Cayman Islands landfill

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From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has temporarily halted the intake of construction debris and vegetative waste at George Town landfill due to equipment failure. The service was suspended on Monday, 26 March 2018 and is expected to resume on Thursday, 29 March 2018. Vegetative waste refers to […]

HMCI Hazmat plan

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Cayman Islands HMCI developing a National Hazmat response plan The U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) is currently sponsoring a project to develop a Hazardous Materials Management Response Plan for the Cayman Islands. Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) is coordinating the effort and hosting stakeholder meetings. HMCI Deputy Director for Preparedness and Planning, Danielle Coleman […]

Cayman Islands Chamber on regulatory efficiency

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The Chamber Council is encouraged to learn that Hon. Joseph ‘Joey’ Hew, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is already taking action to improve regulatory efficiencies for business owners. Minister Hew informed the Council this week that his Ministry is working on an initiative that will streamline the process of obtaining a Trade and Business […]

Cayman Islands bulk waste collection has begun

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From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) has begun collection of curbside bulk waste. As part of its annual bulk waste removal activity, DEH workers along with private partners are sweeping the island to gather waste left out by residents. Minister of Environmental Health, Hon. Dwayne Seymour expresses his […]

Cayman Islands Crime Stoppers appeals for corporate members ahead of relaunch

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Cayman Crime Stoppers is preparing for a major relaunch, partnering with local law enforcement agencies to help keep communities safe. The non-profit organisation is also appealing for corporate sponsors to come on board in a bid to boost the fight against crime. “The recent increase in crime is a cause for concern for everybody,” said […]