December 16, 2019

The Editor Speaks: The “Over-Throwers cry “Foul”

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“It is ironic that those who have created the current instability in government, either by crossing the floor or inveigling others to do so, now fear the outcome of the democratic process of elections. They must ask themselves why”. Those are not my words but those of Premier Alden McLaughlin in response to a letter […]

Rotary International President meets Cayman Islands Governor

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Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick and the Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin met Rotary International President K.R. Ravindran, who called on them at the Government Administration Building today (Friday, 29 January 2016). This is the first visit by a Rotary International (RI) President to the Cayman Islands, according to local Rotarians. Mr. Ravindran is principally […]

Christmas Message from Cayman Islands Governor

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Message from Her Excellency, The Governor Helen Kilpatrick, Christmas Message 2015 16 December 2015 Once again, we are approaching another wonderful Christmas season in the Cayman Islands. I am very much looking forward to sharing Christmas here with my daughter again this year, and I hope that you will also be surrounded by family and […]

Cayman Islands Governor receives Boundary Commission Final Report

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Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick received the final report from the Electoral Boundary Commission on Thursday, 20 August 2015. The Commission, chaired by Dr Lisa R. Handley, PhD of the United States, included local attorneys Ms Adrianne Webb and Mr. A. Steve McField. While Dr. Handley was appointed by the Governor, Ms Webb was […]

Cayman Islands Governor swears in two Court of Appeal judges

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Two Court of Appeal judges were sworn in by Acting Governor Franz Manderson on Wednesday (8 July): Justices Sir Richard Field and the Hon. Dennis Morrison. Both new appointees, who began hearing cases this week, are non-resident judges, serving as and when required. Welcoming the two new judges, Chief Justice Anthony Smellie said: “It is […]

The Editor Speaks: An apology from the Governor to the media (but not directly)

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Evans finally gets reply to attack on Cayman’s media by the Governor’s Office Please see iNews Cayman story published July 17 2014 “Ex reporter stands up for Cayman’s media” at: https://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/ex-reporter-stands-up-for-caymans-media/ Also see my Editorial published July 15 2014 “I am proud to be part of Cayman’s media” at: https://www.ieyenews.com/wordpress/the-editor-speaks-i-am-proud-to-be-part-of-caymans-media/ Both are referring to submissions […]

Cayman Islands Governor’s first anniversary

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Governor Helen Kilpatrick marked her first anniversary in the Cayman Islands by speaking to CITN/Cayman 27. The Governor provides the following interview for use by iNews Cayman How do you feel about your first year in office? Amazed that it has been a year already! The year has passed by very quickly indeed. Of course, […]

Cayman Islands Governor says “NO” to ICO FOI Tempura Decision – seeks Judicial Review

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From the Governor’s Office Operation Tempura – Response to Information Commissioner’s Freedom of Information Decision “I have considered the Information Commissioner’s Ruling of 10 July which ordered the disclosure of a complaint made in relation to Operation Tempura and my predecessor’s response [1] to this. There remain several allegations and cases related to Operation Tempura […]

Cayman Islands Governor swears in new Court of Appeal Judge

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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – Sir George Newman was sworn in on Monday (11) by Governor Helen Kilpatrick as a Justice of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. He assumes the seat vacated in May by retiring appeals court judge, Sir Anthony Campbell. Sir George brings a wide range of experience both as an advocate […]

Ex reporter stands up for Cayman’s media

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John Evans, the Englishman who lit the fuse on the “Operation Tempura” fiasco when he was a reporter on Grand Cayman working for Cayman Net News has complained to a United kingdom Member of Parliament about what he calls is the an almost unprecedented attack on the media in the Cayman Islands by the Cayman […]