December 13, 2019

Cayman Government to hold Public Meetings on Cruise Berthing Facility and Cargo Port Project

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 November 2019) The Government will be holding a series of public meetings in its ongoing effort to inform the public about the proposed cruise berthing facility and enhanced cargo port project (CBF). Eight (8) meetings are planned to take place in different locations across the island and all meetings will […]

Cayman: Government’s Same-Sex Marriage Appeal successful

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin welcomed news today that the Court of Appeal has allowed Government’s appeal in what has become known as the Same-Sex Marriage case. “I am pleased that the Court of Appeal has agreed with Government that the original ruling brought significant ambiguity surrounding the Constitution and Bill […]

Cayman: Government needs a long-term education strategy to help achieve better educational outcomes

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From Office of the Auditor General of the Cayman Islands The report “School Education,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today reviewed how efficiently and effectively the Ministry of Education is using its resources to maximise student achievement. The report specifically looked at whether the Government has a clear strategic direction for improving performance of […]

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: Government signs contracts for new long-term residential mental health facility

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The Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture and Housing is pleased to announce that the initial contracts for the award of the construction of the new Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility (LTRMHF) in East End, Grand Cayman have been signed. In attendance at this momentous occasion was the Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, who previously served as Minister of […]

Cayman: Government restates support for one Cayman Carnival

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The Ministry of Culture has reiterated today (Tuesday, 1 October 2019) that the Government approved weekend for Grand Cayman Carnival is the second week of May (9 May, 2020).  After lengthy deliberations, the Government, earlier this year, decided that the most suitable schedule for Cayman Islands carnivals would be: to hold junior carnival on the […]

The Editor Speaks: Will CIFA’s appointment of accountants make any difference to Cayman Government’s non support?

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The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) yesterday (Wednesday 21) June, 2017) announced the appointment of Grant Thornton as its independent auditor. In a Press Release from CIFA it said Grant Thornton will undertake forensic and financial statement audits of CIFA financial transactions and activity, as well as conclude the 2014 to 2016 audits. Grant Thornton, […]

Cayman Government and WSPA have positive talks

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The Cayman Islands Government and the World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) have held positive discussions on several key issues carried forward from meetings last year. It was agreed that turtle meat has huge cultural significance in the Cayman Islands. WSPA is concerned that there is a need to consider ways to reduce […]