November 15, 2019

Cayman Islands’ Governor celebrates one year in post

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Tuesday 29 October marks one year since the arrival in Cayman of His Excellency the Governor Mr Martyn Roper and his wife Elisabeth. Reflecting on his first year in Cayman, Mr Roper said: “As I said when I arrived, it is a great honour and privilege to have been appointed Governor of the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman Islands Governor’s Statement on cruise port petition verification

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His Excellency The Governor, Martyn Roper OBE has issued the following statement concerning the process to verify the signatures on the cruise port petition: “I am aware of the concerns that have been expressed about the comprehensive process being followed to verify the signatures on the petition which was presented to the Elections Commissioner by […]

Cayman Islands Governor’s Statement on the Passing of Justice Charles Quin

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From The office of the Governor of the Cayman Islands “With great sadness I learned of the passing of Justice Charles Quin. He was a well-respected man who had contributed greatly to justice in the Cayman Islands and the local region over a long career. We are indebted to him for his service. My deepest […]

Cayman Islands Governor marks World Press Freedom Day

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Quote from HE the Governor: “World Press Freedom Day is about celebrating the fundamental principles of media freedom and defending journalists and media workers as they go about their job. The work the UK is doing to push the media freedom agenda forward is one of the top Foreign and Commonwealth Office priorities. Having a […]

Petition for removal of Cayman Islands Attorney General started

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Cayman Islands People-Intitiated Referendums have started a petition to Cayman Islands Governor for removal of Cayman Islands Attorney General The following is taken from the Petition found on the Change.org website. PETITION FOR REMOVAL OF ATTORNEY GENERAL SAMUEL WASHINGTON BULGIN QC, JP FROM OFFICE FOR CAUSE UNDER SECTION 106 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF THE CAYMAN […]

Cayman Islands Governor’s Statement on the Court’s Ruling on Same Sex Marriage

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His Excellency The Governor, Martyn Roper OBE has issued the following statement on the ruling given by the Court on Friday in relation to same sex marriage: “I recognise there are strongly held and differing views across the Islands on the legal ruling on same sex marriage. Yet it is important that all our citizens […]

Cayman Islands Governor’s appointment confirmed

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The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) has confirmed that following a recruitment competition Martyn Roper’s position as Governor of the Cayman Islands has been made substantive. Mr Roper will now serve a full four year term as Governor. Following the confirmation Mr Roper said “Lissie and I are thrilled that my position here has now […]

Cayman Islands Governor takes part in beach cleanup

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From The Governor’s Office Governor Martyn Roper and his wife Lissie dropped in to a beach clean-up at Barefoot Beach on Saturday, 12 January.  The event was organised by Plastic Free Cayman and supported by Red Sail Sports and local volunteers.  The visit followed a meeting with Plastic Free Cayman founder Claire Hughes and Educational […]

Statement from Cayman Islands Governor’s Office on fraudulent social media accounts

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It has come to our attention that a bogus LinkedIn account has been set up using His Excellency The Governor’s personal information. Moreover a number of people have been contacted from the bogus account requesting contributions to support a charity. The account entitled “Governor at Cayman Islands” is wholly fabricated. If anyone receives this type […]

Cayman Islands Governor visit to Health City

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Cayman Islands (November 16, 2018) – H.E. Governor Martyn Roper toured Health City Cayman Islands on Thursday, November 15 accompanied by his wife Elisabeth and a group of hospital officials. Governor Roper spent a few hours at the tertiary care medical facility in East End, Grand Cayman and received a full tour of the hospital’s […]