November 20, 2019

Ms Olive Honoured at Queen’s 92nd Birthday Celebrations

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The Queen’s 92nd birthday will be celebrated on Saturday 9 June. Ms. Olive Miller will be honoured for her service to the community. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands will celebrate Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s official birthday on Saturday, 9 June 2018. The public is invited to attend the festivities, which will mark […]

Statement by Guy Ryder, ILO Director-General, on the occasion of International Day for Disaster Reduction (IDDR)

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ILO encourages employment-centered response in line with its Recommendation 205. Statement | 13 October 2017 International Day for Disaster Reduction Today we focus on the hundreds of millions of people threatened by natural disasters every year, and what the world should do to protect them. The devastating impact of these extreme events on lives and […]

Queen’s Birthday

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Cayman Islands Celebrates the Queen’s Birthday The Cayman Islands celebrated Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 91st birthday today (Saturday, 17 June 2017), at Elmslie Memorial United Church. The programme included the traditional parade by the uniformed services, a royal salute and three cheers for the Queen. During the celebration Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs. Helen […]

Cayman Islands appoint nine new prison officers

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Nine New Prison Officers for HMCIPS Nine new recruits have officially joined the ranks of Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service and received their graduation certificates during a commencement ceremony last week. The seven men and two women have successfully completed ten weeks’ training prior to taking up their posts as the Cayman Islands newest […]

Official launch of the Cayman Islands Fire Rescue Vessel

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On Friday (18 November 2016) the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS), officially unveiled its new rescue vessel at the George Town Yacht Club with help from the Ministry of Home Affairs. The 32-foot rescue boat is equipped with a GPS, flood lights, spot lights and can reach speeds of up to 50 mph. The vessel […]

Long service medal recipients

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Cayman Islands’ long service medal recipients honoured A number of officers from the Cayman Islands uniformed services received the Overseas Territories Long Service Medal during a ceremony held at the Government House on Thursday, 27 October 2016. Members of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS), Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) and the […]

Recruits test their fitness

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Potential Cayman Islands prison officers recruits test their fitness More than 60 people hit the track early Saturday morning to put their fitness to the test, in hopes of becoming a new recruit with Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS). The officer recruitment exercise began at 7 a.m. on 22 October 2016 at the […]

WB Fire Station reopens

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Cayman Islands: West Bay Fire Station Reopens The West Bay Fire Station held a reopening ceremony on Wednesday, 14 September 2016 to showcase the new and improved facility. Ministry officials, government leaders and community members gathered at the station to celebrate and honour those who made the reopening possible. Extensive repairs commenced on the West […]

First regional capacity-building workshop held in the Caribbean

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  Bonn, 5 September 2016– The CMS Secretariat, in co-operation with the Caribbean Community and Common Market (CARICOM) and the UNEP Caribbean Environment Programme (CEP), organized the first Caribbean regional accession workshop from 31 August to 2 September 2016 in Bridgetown, Barbados. The workshop catered to countries that are not Parties to CMS, but could […]