December 7, 2023

Joint Statement by H.E. The Governor Martyn Roper, The Hon. Premier G. Wayne Panton and Leader of the Opposition The Hon Roy McTaggart on working together to combat the rise in robberies

Today Friday 16 December, the Commissioner of Police briefed Cabinet and Members of Parliament on the current spike in robberies here in our islands. Today we learned that there have been 32 armed robberies, whether with a firearm or bladed weapon, reported to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) since August. These robberies span […]

Wed May 5 COVID-19 press conference

At the COVID-19 press conference today, Wednesday 5 May 2021, Premier Hon. Wayne Panton and members of Cabinet urged Cayman Islands residents who have not yet been vaccinated to get their first vaccination before 9 June, as existing vaccine stocks expire on 30 June. Premier Panton announced the new PACT government would take a conservative […]

Cayman: Statement from His Excellency the Governor on dissolving the Parliament – New Election date April 14

“At the request of, and in consultation with the Premier, I will be issuing a proclamation on Sunday, 14 February 2021 dissolving the Parliament, in accordance with Section 84(2) of the Cayman Islands Constitution. I will, by proclamation, set Wednesday, 14 April 2021 as the date for the next General Election, replacing the May General Election date, as the Constitution […]

Cayman: Friday, 26 June 2020 COVID-19 Update – ZERO new positives

Of 391 test results, all returned negative. The Cayman Islands has to date tested 22,657 samples. CARPHA which audited CI tests has confirmed accuracy of all 100 reports sent. So far 383 antibody test results received show a rate of 1.6 percent immunoglobulin presence which is a low rate. Majority of those tested were front […]

Cayman: Wednesday, 17 June 2020 COVID-19 Update – Many restrictions eased from Sunday 21 – SEE COMPLETE LIST

A significant number of restrictions are eased starting on Sunday, 21 June 2020 and over two more phases on 5 July and 19 July. The easing of restrictions means the Cayman Islands moves to Level 2 Suppression from Sunday, 21 June 2020. However, social distance requirements and wearing of masks in public places remain in […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, 28 April 2020 – 3 more tested positive, total now at 73

Out of 187 latest test results received, 3 have tested positive. The positives respectively have a travel history, contact with a previous positive and one assumed as local transmission. ·        Any easing of restrictions will be in phases with two weeks between each phase during which testing will continue rigorously to ensure the present phase is […]

COVID-19 Update for Thursday, 16 April 2020 – 1 positive result – curfew orders extended

·         Commissioner of Police announced a new hard curfew order effective from 7 p.m. on Friday, 17 April until 5 a.m. on Friday, 1 May 2020. ·         Soft curfew or “shelter-in-place” order is also extended, with an extension of hours permitted to exercise and a restriction on driving in order to exercise. ·         One positive result was announced […]

Honourable Andrew Fahie is Premier of the Virgin Islands

From BVI GIS His Excellency the Governor Mr. Augustus Jaspert, Governor of the Virgin Islands has appointed Honourable Andrew A. Fahie to be the Premier of the Virgin Islands. Honourable Fahie’s party, the Virgin Islands Party (VIP) gained a majority of the seats of elected members of the House of Assembly. In a letter to […]

Canadian High Commissioner visits Cayman Islands

    High Commissioner of Canada visits Cayman Islands. ·        On first official visit, the diplomat pays courtesy calls on Government dignitaries led by His Excellency the Governor. ·        At a reception organised by the High Commission, she also met with Canadians on island. Grand Cayman (GIS) – High Commissioner of Canada stationed in Jamaica, Her Excellency Laurie Peters paid […]


His Excellency, the Governor Martyn Roper, invites members of the public to submit nominations for the Cayman Islands Certificate and Badge of Honour.   The Governor’s Office encourages members of the public to send in nominations year-round.  Recommendations for the Certificate and Badge of Honour are considered locally and successful nominees will normally be recognised at the Queen’s […]