July 2, 2022

Cayman Islands Fire Service recruitment process begins

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Prospective firefighters put their knowledge to the test last week (Tuesday, 22 November 2016), hoping to score high enough to snag one of 15 openings at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS). A total of 79 Caymanian applicants took the 20 question test as part of the Fire Service entry exam. Potential recruits, who met […]

Preparing for aviation emergencies

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Cayman Islands are preparing for aviation emergencies First responders with the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) battled a blaze this week that put their knowledge and skills to the test, during intense aviation fire training. Firefighters experienced real conditions in real-time during the Aviation Bridging Course which took place at the fire training ground. The […]

News Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands: PUBLIC NOTICE – Foreign Bank Accounts It has come to the attention of the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) that there are fraudulent emails circulating to clients of certain Cayman Islands Banking purporting to be following an “edict” from CIMA with respect to “registration” of their accounts. CIMA wishes to inform the public […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Caribbean Airlines places ban on use of Galaxy Note 7 in flight From JaNews PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, September 11, 2016 – Following a directive issued by the T&T Civil Aviation Authority (TTCAA), Caribbean Airlines yesterday placed a ban on the in-flight use and battery charging of Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on all […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Cayman Islands Department of Vehicle & Drivers’ Licensing Closed on Sept 22nd The Department of Vehicle & Drivers’ Licensing would like to inform the public that it will be closed on Thursday, September 22nd, 2016. Normal hours of operation will resume at both locations on Friday, September 23rd, 2016. The Crewe Road office (8:30am […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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Cayman Islands police anti-burglary initiative From RCIPS The RCIPS has commenced an anti-burglary initiative along the Seven Mile Beach corridor since yesterday Tuesday 6 September 2016, with a view to reducing trespass, thefts, burglaries and other such crimes. Police have been on foot patrol in plain clothes and also on mobile patrol in marked police vehicles […]

Cayman Islands Elections: Door to door canvassing ready to start

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Over 160 elections officials are prepared to fan out into the community and visit all dwellings on the three of the Cayman Islands from this Saturday, 27 August 2016, in order to correctly update the voters’ register. All residents can expect a knock on their doors as the elections enumerators come calling during the rest […]

Cayman Islands Premier meets youth parliamentarians

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Premier Alden McLaughlin met two young people preparing to represent the Islands at an important regional conference, in his Government Administration Building office on Friday, 18 July 2016. Mr. McLaughlin chatted for some time with Youth Parliamentarians Aquinnah Ebanks and Michael Webb who are set to travel to the 41st Regional Conference of the Commonwealth […]

Cayman Islands workshop builds procurement expertise

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Workshop Builds Procurement Expertise In a three-day workshop last week, senior civil servants learned how proper procurement procedures and practices can improve government project outcomes. Some 45 core government participants including Chief Officers, department heads, project managers and senior finance officers attended the workshop from 15-17 June at the Government Administration Building ahead of the […]

Cayman Islands Elections Office trains Returning Officers

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The Elections Office conducted its first training sessions for 19 Returning Officers as well as Deputies. They will each play vital roles from the nomination process for candidates to the return of the successful candidate after votes are cast and counted during the General Elections on 24 May 2017. The training on Monday, 2 May […]