January 17, 2021

Cayman Islands National Human Resources Dept. Interim Director announced

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The Cayman Islands Government is pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Sharon Roulstone as Interim Director of the National Human Resources Department. Ms. Roulstone was seconded from the Office of the Ombudsman to fill this position “The Government is grateful to Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston, for her willingness to agree to this secondment,” Deputy Governor […]

Stakeholders learn wage survey

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Stakeholders learn more about Cayman Islands Occupational Wage Survey Stakeholders from the corporate and private sector attended a presentation at the Chamber of Commerce conference room last morning (Monday, 16 October 2017) on the Cayman Islands’ Occupational Wage Survey (OWS) 2017. Starting Wednesday, 18 October 2017 and running until 29 December 2017, all private and […]

The Editor speaks: Immigration reform

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Although the government have engaged local consultants Deloitte on a Process Improvement Project (the “Project”) to support its role in delivering strategic and policy direction to the Department of Immigration (DoI) they are still relying on the public’s input. Immigration have been lumped in with the National Workforce Development Agency (“NWDA”), and the Department of […]

Cayman Islands Elections Office posts candidates’ expense returns

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The Elections Office has released the summary of Elections Expense returns as reported, by political parties’ and individual candidates for the May General Elections. The returns are posted on the Elections Office website at https://portal.elections.ky/files/downloads/2017/Candidate-Election-Expense-Return-Report-Summary—May-2017-General-Election.pdf. Additionally, persons can go to the Elections Office located in Smith Road Plaza on Smith Road and examine in detail, […]

The Editor speaks: Long hard road ahead for PR

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The Cayman Islands Government have just announced the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board (CSPR) have “continued” work on the permanent residency applications. For the Board to have actually considered ten applications at their meeting last week this achievement warranted a Press Release. The PR did not say there are over 1,000 more applications to […]

Immediate Resolution for Cayman Islands PR Applications

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Following concerns expressed by the public regarding the length of time being taken to process Permanent Residency (PR) applications since the law was changed in 2013, the Ministry of Immigration (MOI) and the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board (CSPR), has confirmed that the CSPR will begin considering and deciding on PR applications starting next […]

CAYMAN ISLANDS ALERT: TWO Phishing EmailS

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#1 A Fraudulent email which appears to be from Wesley Howell is circulating very rapidly. This email circulating is NOT from the Wesley Howell the Supervisor of Elections or The Elections Office email servers. Please do not forward or click on the links if you receive the email. Efforts are being by a cyber security […]

Elections Office corrects wrong addresses of Polling Stations in the Cayman Reporter Elections Supplement

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The Elections Office has been alerted to errors in the Cayman Reporter elections printed supplement which has 11 polling station locations wrong. “We are very concerned that voters will be going to wrong locations and might not have time to get to the right one. We don’t want that happening. I am urging all voters […]

New Director of Cayman Islands Computer Services Department

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GEORGE TOWN, GRAND CAYMAN – The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has hired a new Director of the Computer Services Department (CSD). Simon Spiers, who recently took up the post, brings with him vast experience that spans the UK Public Service and private sector. He holds a Master of Science Degree in Design of Information […]

Cayman islands Computer Services head retires

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Director of Computer Services Department, Mr. Gilbert McLaughlin, retired on Friday, 9 October 2015. Mr. McLaughlin joined the department as a programmer in 1984, soon after completing his Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, and became its head in 1997. His professional growth mirrored the progress of the department, which had been in its developmental stages […]