November 21, 2019

Cayman Islands Community Affairs Chief Officer confirmed

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The Deputy Governor has confirmed Teresa Echenique as the new Chief Officer for the Ministry of Community Affairs. Ms Echenique had been acting as Chief Officer in the ministry since last September 2017. The former social worker has 15 years of experience as the head of the Department of Community Rehabilitation and overall 25 years […]

Results of the Cayman Islands Fire Service organisational review announced

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The Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the results of an organisational review recently conducted on the Cayman Islands Fire Service. A press conference was held today (Wednesday, 7 February 2018) to present the review findings and explain the approach that will be taken to enhance services and ensure overall effectiveness. In June 2017, the […]

Members named to Cayman IslandsCouncil for Older Persons

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Older persons in the Cayman Islands now have a voice to represent them as Government continues to implement the Older Persons Law. Cabinet has approved the appointment of members to the Council for Older Persons, naming six members from each district in the Cayman Islands, seven members from Government, along […]

Cayman Islands Department of Tourism Senior Development Officer Alma McKenzie retires

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 24 Oct 2017 – Ms. Alma McKenzie, Senior Tourism Training and Development Officer for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, has retired after 27 years of dedicated service focusing on the development of youth and infusion of tourism education into the schools’ curriculum. In honour of her service, a luncheon was […]

Accelerating the Cayman Islands PR Application Process

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The team of administrators recently tasked with tackling the permanent residency application backlog helped to double the output last week, when 20 applications were processed. The team began processing PR applications on Tuesday, 25 July 2017 and met again the following day on Wednesday, 26 July 2017 to continue the work. Throughout the two days […]

Paper- option for Cayman Islands Immigration Reform Survey

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A new format of the online survey, that aims to enhance services offered by Department of Immigration (DOI), will be available this Thursday (27 July 2017) and Friday, making it easier for customers to share their views before the deadline on Friday at midnight. Immigration clients will have access to a paper format of the […]

Cayman Islands Immigration reform begins

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From Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration Fulfilling its campaign mandate to establish a National Human Resources Department, the Cayman Islands Government is inviting the public to take part in a project that will help shape improvements to services offered by the Department of Immigration (DOI), while enhancing customer service. The first step, of what […]

Child Month Reception

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Child Month Reception at Cayman Islands Government House This year’s Honouring Child Month reception was held on the patio of Government House, on Wednesday, 17 May 2017. Hosted by her Excellency, the Governor Helen Kilpatrick, the evening event was held to thank Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) staff, their partner agencies and community […]

Cayman Islands Ministry reacts to end of “Wet-Foot Dry-Foot” policy

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The Ministry of Home Affairs is aware of U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to end the long standing “wet foot, dry foot” policy, and is taking steps to monitor the impact on illegal migration. President Obama announced, on Thursday, 12 January 2017, an end to the 20-year-old policy that allowed most Cuban migrants who reached […]

Cayman Islands 911 dispatcher awarded Chief Officer’s Choice Award

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Before police, fire or emergency medical services responders, it’s the voice of a 911 dispatcher that many people hear after they have witnessed or been the victim of a tragic or violent situation. Emergency dispatchers are the first of first responders. They quickly collect all information required by the responding units, and often calmly provide […]