January 24, 2020

First International Consensus on Fibromuscular Dysplasia

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From Society for Vascular Medicine January 16, 2019 – The “First international consensus on the diagnosis and management of fibromuscular dysplasia” (FMD) has been published online first today in Vascular Medicine and the Journal of Hypertension. The consensus document was written by a committee of international experts in the field commissioned by the Society for Vascular Medicine (SVM) […]

Cayman Islands CBC reveals new brand identity

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – In taking the next steps towards becoming a unified border frontline agency, the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control (CBC) has revealed its official logo, effective 1 January 2019. The new branding will be applied and featured on the appropriate buildings, facilities and ports currently occupied by Customs and the Department […]

Cayman Islands: Proposed legislation to facilitate WORC & CBC transition

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration today (Wednesday, 24 October 2018) gazetted for public consultation a number of bills central to the proposed creation of two new Government agencies on 1 January 2019. The public is advised that the Immigration (Transition) Bill, 2018, Customs and Border Control Bill, 2018 and the […]

Cayman Islands Immigration Amnesty update

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) –The Department of Immigration (DOI) reports that 14 persons have taken advantage of the ongoing amnesty from prosecution for certain immigration offences, ahead of the deadline this Friday, 31 August 2018, at 3 p.m. Breaking down the group by gender, age and nationality, this includes: Nine males and five females, Eleven adults […]

The Cayman Islands: Public-Private Partnerships under Construction

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Panadès-Estruch, Laura. European Procurement & Public Private Partnership Law Review; Berlin Vol. 12, Iss. 2,  (2017): 211-212. DOI:10.21552/epppl/2017/2/15 By Laura Panadès-Estruch* The Cayman Islands is an offshore jurisdiction located in the Caribbean Sea, south of Cuba, west of Jamaica. Its small size of 102 square miles hosts the worldwide fifth largest financial centre. As a British Overseas Territory, Cayman […]

Cayman Islands DOI announces Immigration amnesty

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – As officers with the Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division continue to crack down on illegal immigration, the department has announced a one-month amnesty from prosecution for certain immigration offences. The amnesty will take effect on 1 August 2018 at 8.30 a.m., and will remain in effect until 31 August 2018 […]

Cayman Islands DOI Enforcement Division Operation Report

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division continues operations to tackle illegal immigration and bolster compliance with the country’s immigration laws. Through proactive patrols and operations, DOI officers enforce the law to enhance public safety, border security and the integrity of the immigration system. During recent joint operations conducted […]

Release of detainees at Cayman Islands IDC

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – After reviewing the detention of the migrants housed at the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC), the Department of Immigration (DOI) has determined that the detainees will be released from the facility pending the results of their legal matters. In response to the length of time in finalising immigration statuses for the detainee’s, […]

Hunger strikes: Cayman Islands officials continue to monitor IDC detainees

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Immigration (DOI) has received notification that four detainees are still currently refusing regular meals provided by the Immigration Detention Centre (IDC). A group comprised of eight detainees began refusing regular meals from staff on Monday, 2 July 2018. The individuals are said to be protesting the time it […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices   UPDATE: Cayman Islands – Stolen 2001 Honda Integra Recovered, 28 June The 2001 Honda Integra, registration #105 987, which was reported stolen on Tuesday, 26 June, has been recovered by officers in North Side. The below release can be disregarded. […]