August 7, 2022

Cayman: Upcoming DG’s 5K Challenge will benefit three local charities

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Grand Cayman, 11 March 2022 – The Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson has set a fundraising target of $70,000 for this year’s DG’s 5K Challenge. Efforts are already underway to reach this ambitious goal, thanks to platinum sponsor Appleby, who have pledged a $15,000 donation. The Cayman Islands Cancer Society (CICS) explains that funds raised will support their […]

Cayman: Message from Deputy Governor & Head of the Civil Service Hon. Franz Manderson, MBE, Cert Hon., JP International Men’s Day, Friday 19 November 2021

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Today, marks the observance of the 10th anniversary of International Men’s Day (19 Nov) in the Cayman Islands. A global campaign celebrated in more than 60 countries worldwide focused on promoting the value of men to the world, families, and communities. International Men’s Day provides a platform for us all to focus on the wellbeing […]

Cayman: New Director of Communications appointed

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After a rigorous interview process the Cabinet Office is pleased to announce Mrs. Oneisha Richards-Scotland as Director of Communications(designate). The role of Government Communications is to drive public trust and engagement in government priorities so as to make the lives of those we serve better. As Director of Communications, Mrs. Richards-Scotland will serve as head of the Department of Communications within […]

Cayman Islands anti-bullying campaign gets a visual boost

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Civil servants and members of the public took a visual stand against all forms of bullying, Friday, 5 October 2018, at this year’s Stood Up photo opportunity. The anti-bullying Dress for a Cause event, held a Pink Shirt shoot outside Government Administration Building, was attended by the Acting Governor, His Excellency, Mr. Franz Manderson and […]

Register now for Meals on Wheels Cayman Islands Dress Down Day

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Join Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels in the fight against hunger! We are encouraging individuals, businesses, schools and organizations island wide to participate in the annual ‘Seniors Rock’ Dress Down Day Fundraiser on Friday 28 September. Whether you dress in orange or wear a Meals on Wheels commemorative T-Shirt, Wristband or Ribbon all funds raised from this event provide Meals on Wheels with the resources […]

Applications for the UK Government’s prestigious Chevening Scholarships now open

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The Chevening Secretariat is accepting applications for UK Government scholarships to study in the UK in 2019/2020.  Applications for Chevening Scholarships are open until 6 November 2018, with applications to be submitted via www.chevening.org/apply. Chevening Scholarships are awarded to individuals with demonstrable leadership potential who also have strong academic backgrounds. The scholarship offers full financial […]

CPA Regional Conference 0pens in Grand Cayman

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The 43rd Annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Regional Conference has opened. His Excellency the Acting Governor, Mr. Franz Manderson officially opened the conference. Sixty two representatives from 18 countries are participating in the week-long event. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The 43rd annual conference of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s the Caribbean, the Americas and the Atlantic Region […]

Cayman Islands Governor temporarily withdrawn whilst investigated

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Statement from Cayman Islands Premier Hon. Alden McLaghlin LONDON, England – Last evening, 12 June, I was invited to the House of Lords to meet with Lord Ahmad, Minister of State for the Overseas Territories. There the minister formally advised me that His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Anwar Choudhury, has been temporarily withdrawn from his […]

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 […]

Statement from the Cayman Islands Chief Justice re Justice Ingrid Mangatal

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In anticipation of the case involving Justice Ingrid Mangatal coming on for hearing next week Thursday, the Chief Justice, Hon. Anthony Smellie, has invited the Acting Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, to appoint a magistrate from overseas to preside. Acting Governor Manderson, on the advice of the Judicial and Legal services Commission, has agreed to the […]