April 5, 2020

Cayman: DVES mechanics undergo training in electric vehicle safety and service

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Five mechanics at the Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES) in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure are currently undergoing training in electric vehicle safety and service at the Department’s headquarters at North Sound Road in Grand Cayman. The training, which started on Wednesday, December 11, is first in a series of sessions […]

Leadership Cayman welcomes Class of 2020

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Leadership Cayman’s Class of 2020 met as a group for the first time when they came together for their Orientation Dinner at the Wharf Restaurant on October 9, 2019. The orientation was planned to give class members an insight into what the Leadership Cayman year holds for them. Participants were given the opportunity to network […]

Cayman: Government officials gather for poppy pinning

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The Cayman Islands Veteran Association’s (CIVA’s) annual Poppy Appeal to raise funds for veterans and widows kicked off on Friday 11 November at Government Administration Building (GAB). Top Government officials received their pins from the Cayman Islands Veteran’s Association representatives in the lobby of the civil service headquarters. Joining His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper […]

Cayman: Minister Hew addresses Mare Forum of shipping sector leaders

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Minister Hew promotes Cayman Shipping Registry at influential forum for maritime and shipping industry chiefs. The Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew was the keynote speaker at the Mare Forum on Friday, 27 September. The Mare Forum conferences take place across the world and are regarded as highly influential for key players […]

DG’s 5K 2019

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Cayman: DG’s 5K 2019: Corporate partners collaborate for community causes In addition to platinum sponsor Appleby’s $17,500 pledge, gold sponsors collectively contribute $25,000 to 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge and half-way stop sponsor provides $4,000 to event.  The popular walk/run will be held on 29 September in Grand Cayman and 15 September in Cayman Brac.  GRAND […]

Cayman: Stronger stakeholder relationships a focus on CFATF progress

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Working relationships between local public and private sector agencies combatting money laundering and terrorist financing are growing stronger, thanks to ongoing work by National Coordinator for the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group (AMLSG) Elisabeth Lees. Appointed to co-ordinate the Cayman Islands response to recent recommendations by the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force (CFATF) […]

Cayman: Governor addresses new CBC recruits & expanding K9 Unit

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On Tuesday (10 July 2019), His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper attended and spoke to recruits on the first day of a 21-week training course for 11 new Customs and Border Control (CBC) officers.  The new recruits will be trained in a wide array of subjects including, but not limited to; the relevant laws, […]

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 […]

Cayman Islands Annual Storyboard Competition has record attendance

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A record crowd of about 200 turned out this past weekend at the George Town Public Library to see the creativity of some of Cayman’s young readers at the annual Storyboard Competition where 55 storyboards were displayed by 85 students from six of Cayman’s public and private schools.  An initiative spearheaded by the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands DCR aims to change

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As part of the objective to reduce recidivism rates and advance rehabilitation efforts for its clients, the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) is implementing a new community supervision technique, known as ChAnges. With full support from the Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs, the DCR has made it a strategic […]