December 13, 2019

Cayman: CIPS, Royal Mail host training for regional postal staff

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·        Regional postal staff were trained in a complex postal accounting system at a week-long workshop. ·        A trainer from Royal Mail Group conducted the timely sessions required to deal with imminent international postal changes. ·        Participants from nine regional jurisdictions joined senior Cayman Islands postal workers to receive the expertise. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Key postal personnel from […]

Cayman Islands duo at Regional CPA Youth Parliament

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       Two UCCI students will represent the Cayman Islands in regional Youth Parliament. ·        The event is a part of the ongoing Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s regional meeting. ·        Topic for debate this year highlights some situations with migrants. Grand Cayman (GIS) – University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) students Reon Porter and Leah Robinson will represent the Cayman […]

Cayman: Deputy Director appointed as ESO Head

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Experienced professional Mr. Adolphus Laidlow is the new Director of the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO). ·        As head, he will direct the ESO’s remit to produce high quality, reliable statistics and advise Government on statistics and macro-economic development matters. ·        He leads a current team of 23 staff members. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Mr. Adolphus Laidlow is […]

People Initiated Referendum

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Cayman Islands Elections Office Receives People Initiated Referendum Petition The Cayman Islands Elections Office met with the Cruise Port Referendum group yesterday (Wednesday, 12 June 2019) to officially accept the People Initiated Referendum petition signatures. The handover took place at 2 p.m. outside of the Election Office. Elections Office Supervisor, Wesley Howell, along with Deputy […]

Queen’s Birthday

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Under a clear, bright morning sky, the heart of George Town rang with a gun salute that boomed 21 times and three heartfelt cheers as the Cayman Islands celebrated the 93rd birthday of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, on Saturday, 8 June 2019. IMAGES: Photo captions Photos by Bina Mani, GIS The Governor receives the Royal Salute […]

Commonwealth Caribbean Conference opens in the Cayman Islands

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Governor Martyn Roper formally opens Commonwealth Caribbean integrity commissions and anti-corruption bodies’ conference. ·        Commonwealth Secretary-General Rt. Hon. Patricia Scotland, QC, gave the main address. ·        Delegates will share their experiences combatting corruption in their respective jurisdictions during the three-day conference. Grand Cayman (GIS) – The Cayman Islands welcomed delegates from the Commonwealth Caribbean nations to an ongoing […]

Ministry of Community Affairs’ cheque for Circle of Love event

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Ministry of Community Affairs’ Chief Officer Teresa Echenique gave a $2,000 cheque to the Circle of Love Women’s Ministry (COL) Chairperson Julie Hunter recently. The donation made in the presence of Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) Director Paulinda Mendoza-Williams will offset the cost of staging COL’s May Child […]

Honouring Cayman Islands women in judicial administration

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The ladies of Judicial Administration – women working for Justice in the Cayman Islands: The Court Administrator and the Hon. Chief Justice wish to thank all of the women in Judicial Administration for their stellar work and for commitment for playing their part in providing robust administration of justice to support the Judiciary and the […]

Becoming hurricane resilient: New GIS spatial planning to inform decision making

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 — Today marks the globally celebrated Geographic Information System (GIS) Day which shines a spotlight on a leading technology which is helping tackle climate change, food security, disasters and poverty in OECS Member States. The technology which uses satellite imagery, can electronically collect, store, analyse and share spatial data from health statistics […]

Another Apple rival will reportedly help build the iPhone in 2018

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By Jacob Siegal From BGR Apple might compete with Samsung when it comes to selling smartphones, but the iPhone maker still depends on Samsung for supplies. In fact, Samsung is said to be the sole supplier of OLED displays for Apple’s upcoming iPhone 8, but according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, another competitor could soon […]