November 13, 2019

Cayman Islands Fire at Camana Bay cinema

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A minor fire was attended to by the Cayman Islands Fire Service at the cinema at Camana Bay this evening Thu 18th Jan at 7:30pm. The fire was quickly contained and extinguished. All the patrons were evacuated that included H.E. Governor Helen Kilpatrick. There has been no report of any injuries. An investigation into the […]

Governor pinned

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Cayman Islands Governor Pinned in Poppy Appeal The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off this morning (Tuesday, 10 October 2017) when Her Excellency the Governor, Helen Kilpatrick, met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association (CIVA). The Governor was pinned with the first poppy by former United States Marine, Ms. Shadden McLaughlin. The ceremony to […]

Cayman Islands appoints first-ever Ombudsman

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The Cayman Islands Government has appointed its first-ever Ombudsman, under the provisions of the Ombudsman Law, 2017. The successful candidate, Sandy Hermiston, is currently General Counsel for the Ombudsman and Public Interest Commissioner for Alberta, Canada. She brings more than 30 years of experience as a lawyer to this new position, 27 years of which […]

Yet another twist to the formation of a government in Cayman Islands

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From Da Vibes GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, May 30 2017 (Caribbean News Service) – There is yet another twist to the formation of a government in this British Overseas Territory following the May 24 general elections that resulted in none of the parties securing an outright victory. A new government headed by the leader of […]

Cayman Islands Governor term to be extended

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From The Governor’s Office The Governor’s Office has announced that Her Excellency the Governor Helen Kilpatrick will be extending her appointment in the Cayman Islands until March 2018. The extension was made at the request of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office for operational reasons. The length of tenure of Governor’s is generally set at 3 […]

Celebrating Commonwealth Day in the Cayman Islands

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The Cayman Islands observed Commonwealth Day (Monday, 13 March 2017) by raising the Commonwealth flag outside the Government Administration Building during a brief ceremony at 10 a.m. The event was part of the international ‘Fly a Flag for the Commonwealth’ initiative. This year’s special theme for Commonwealth Day was ‘A Peace-building Commonwealth’. Her Excellency, the […]

Chinese Ambassador visit

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Chinese Ambassador visits Cayman Islands The Chinese Ambassador to the United Kingdom (U.K) Liu Xiaoming is on an official two-day visit to the Cayman Islands, which began yesterday morning (Thursday, 12 January 2017). During the visit, Ambassador Liu confirmed that China would implement an agreement signed by the U.K. to grant Most Favoured Nation status […]

A Christmas Cayman Nat. C&O

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The Cayman National Choir and Orchestra (CNC&O) gave their annual Christmas concert at Elmslie Memorial Church on the waterfront at George Town last week. They gave two performances and the first one was so good on Tuesday and I went again on Thursday. Both days were full of enthusiastic patrons who were invited to stand […]

Philbert McFarlane wins Cayman Islands Deputy Governor’s Award 2015-2016

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Philbert McFarlane from the Lands and Survey Department has won the Deputy Governor’s Award 2015-2016. Mr. McFarlane, who is a land registry officer, was selected from the 12 successful finalists of the Cayman Islands Government Employee of the Month, under the Deputy Governor’s Award Programme. Hosted by Her Excellency the Governor Helen Kilpatrick and Deputy […]

CI Governor pinned in Poppy Appeal

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The annual Poppy Appeal kicked off this morning (Monday, 10 October) when Her Excellency the Governor Helen Kilpatrick met with members of the Cayman Islands Veterans Association. The Governor was pinned with the appeal’s first poppy by former United States Marine Shadden McLaughlin and also made the first donation into a collection box. The ceremony […]