August 10, 2020

Cayman Islands Customs announces drugs and firearm arrests

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The Cayman Islands Customs Department has announced five recent arrests. On Tuesday, 9th January 2018, a 24 year old male Nicaraguan national was arrested by Customs for Possession and Importation of Ganja at the Owens Roberts International Airport following his arrival on a Cayman Airways charter flight from Nicaragua. He was bailed and has already […]

New Cayman Islands ministry to address immigration issues

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From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) — Premier Alden McLaughlin says his new administration will be addressing several issues related to immigration with the establishment of a Human Resources Ministry to deal with “all aspects of employment in Cayman”.McLaughlin made the disclosure during a press conference earlier this week, where he also announced […]

Cayman Islands Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme completed

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The Family Resource Centre (FRC) recently completed a Domestic Violence Intervention Training Programme (DVITP). The workshop was for frontline professionals such as police officers, social workers, probation officers, counsellors and those wishing to learn more about the dynamics of abusive relationships and help others. Held on 4-6 April 2017 at the George Town Library, it […]

The Editor Speaks: Inhumane.

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The Editor Speaks: Inhumane. Where are the Christian values we hold dear and even common sense? The Cayman Islands probably has more churches per capita than anywhere else. If that isn’t true we still have a lot of churches. We hold Christian values dear to our hearts – well that is the preaching from our […]

Cayman Islands DOI continues to protect & serve

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The words “security, stability and prosperity” which emblazon the uniform shirts of Immigration Department staff, reflect the organisation’s purpose and intent, as a key entity involved in ensuring public safety and national security. This purpose explains the Department’s “zero tolerance” policy towards employee misconduct and unlawful behaviour. On Thursday, 19 January 2017 three staff members […]

Cayman Islands Immigration Department donates computers and cell phones to school

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The IT Department of Cayman Academy has been boosted by 15 computers and five cellular phones donated by the Cayman Islands Government Immigration. Presenting the gift on Thursday (8 December), Deputy Chief Immigration Officer Gary Wong said that the Immigration Department “was very interested in assisting schools in the Cayman Islands, particularly in the area […]

Cayman Islands: Migrants back in custody

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Two Cuban migrants who went missing from a landing site at Beach Bay at the end of January 2016, are back in the custody of the Immigration Department. They were apprehended in the vicinity of Lantern Point yesterday afternoon (16 February 2016) around 3.00 p.m.

Update on Cuban migrant situation in Cayman Islands

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(GIS) On Tuesday 9 February 2016 the Immigration Department took back into custody the last of seven migrants who had escaped from the East End Civic Centre the previous Friday night (6 February). At present only two migrants who went missing from a landing site at Beach Bay at the end of January remain at […]

Fraudulent solicitations regarding Cayman Islands Immigration Status

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From RCIPS Wed, Jul 8, 2015 at 12:01 PM The RCIPS has received reports over the past few days regarding person(s) purporting to be Immigration officials or representatives of Government and soliciting funds from individuals interested in permanent residency to obtain an expedited status. Please be advised that there is no such expedited immigration process underway […]

[Bahamas] Immigration responds to allegations made by Fred Smith/GBHRA

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STATEMENT BY THE DEPARTMENT OF IMMIGRATION 29th December 2014 ON ALLEGATIONS MADE BY FRED SMITH QC The Department of Immigration takes note of allegations being made in social media purportedly by Fred Smith QC of an alleged assault on someone he describes as a client and a member of the Grand Bahama Human Rights Association […]