June 14, 2021

Cayman: Elections Office Starts Busy Election Day

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Elections staff kicked off what is expected to be an extremely busy Election Day with an early flurry of activity from 4am this morning, Wednesday, 14 April 2021. The polling stations opened across the Cayman Islands at 7 am with a minute’s silence as a mark of respect His Royal Highness Prince Philip and polling […]

Cayman: Elections Office completes final prep

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Grand Cayman (GIS) – His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper, today (Tuesday, 13 April 2021) lauded the election staff for their hard work gearing up to the General Election tomorrow. The Governor was attending the final meeting of election staff at the John Gray High School Auditorium to check all their preparations are in […]

Cayman bids farewell to HRH Prince Philip

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Grand Cayman (GIS) – The Cayman Islands bid a heartfelt and affectionate farewell to His Royal Highness Prince Philip to the reverberating booms of a formal 21-gun salute today (Saturday, 10 April 2021) at Government House, the CI Governor’s residence. Precisely at noon, His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper, accompanied by the Deputy Governor, […]

Cayman: CIPS, Royal Mail host training for regional postal staff

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·        Regional postal staff were trained in a complex postal accounting system at a week-long workshop. ·        A trainer from Royal Mail Group conducted the timely sessions required to deal with imminent international postal changes. ·        Participants from nine regional jurisdictions joined senior Cayman Islands postal workers to receive the expertise. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Key postal personnel from […]

Cayman Islands duo at Regional CPA Youth Parliament

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       Two UCCI students will represent the Cayman Islands in regional Youth Parliament. ·        The event is a part of the ongoing Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s regional meeting. ·        Topic for debate this year highlights some situations with migrants. Grand Cayman (GIS) – University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) students Reon Porter and Leah Robinson will represent the Cayman […]

Cayman: Deputy Director appointed as ESO Head

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Experienced professional Mr. Adolphus Laidlow is the new Director of the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO). ·        As head, he will direct the ESO’s remit to produce high quality, reliable statistics and advise Government on statistics and macro-economic development matters. ·        He leads a current team of 23 staff members. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Mr. Adolphus Laidlow is […]

People Initiated Referendum

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Cayman Islands Elections Office Receives People Initiated Referendum Petition The Cayman Islands Elections Office met with the Cruise Port Referendum group yesterday (Wednesday, 12 June 2019) to officially accept the People Initiated Referendum petition signatures. The handover took place at 2 p.m. outside of the Election Office. Elections Office Supervisor, Wesley Howell, along with Deputy […]

Queen’s Birthday

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Under a clear, bright morning sky, the heart of George Town rang with a gun salute that boomed 21 times and three heartfelt cheers as the Cayman Islands celebrated the 93rd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on Saturday, 8 June 2019. IMAGES: Photo captions Photos by Bina Mani, GIS The Governor receives the Royal Salute […]

Commonwealth Caribbean Conference opens in the Cayman Islands

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Governor Martyn Roper formally opens Commonwealth Caribbean integrity commissions and anti-corruption bodies’ conference. ·        Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC, gave the main address. ·        Delegates will share their experiences combatting corruption in their respective jurisdictions during the three-day conference. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The Cayman Islands welcomed delegates from the Commonwealth Caribbean nations to an ongoing […]

Ministry of Community Affairs’ cheque for Circle of Love event

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs’ Chief Officer Teresa Echenique gave a $2,000 cheque to the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry (COL) Chairperson Julie Hunter recently. The donation made in the presence of Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Paulinda Mendoza-Williams will offset the cost of staging COL’s May Child […]