December 12, 2019

Cayman: NiCE Winter Project attracts new partnerships with MRCU, DoA

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Attendees signing up to register onto the National Community Enhancement’s (NiCE) winter initiative were told about two new work allocations for the weeks ahead. As well as assisting in dengue prevention measures, some operatives will help with preparations for next February’s Agricultural Show.  Around 600 unemployed Caymanians and jobless spouses of Caymanians registered for work […]

Cayman: Statement by Hon. Joey Hew on Traffic Delays – Thursday, October 3

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – In regard to the traffic delays experienced by motorists in some areas of the Eastern Districts today, Thursday, October 3, 2019, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew, had the following to say: “The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is aware of the extreme traffic delays experienced […]

Residents note drop in crime in Snug Harbour since group began

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From RCIPS Yesterday, 2 December, the Snug Harbour Neighbourhood Watch Committee and residents met with Mr. Joey Hew, MLA, and Community Beat Officer PC Jonathan Kern at the entrance to Snug Harbour to inaugurate four new Neighbourhood Watch signs and reflect on just over six months of results since the inception of the neighbourhood watch […]

Cayman Islands Governor Roper attends first Cabinet meeting

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His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, attended his first Cabinet meeting at the Government Administration Building this morning (Tuesday, 6 November 2018). Participants were the Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, MBE, the Premier, Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, Deputy Premier, Hon. Moses Kirkconnell, JP, Ministers Hon. Roy McTaggart, JP, Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, JP, Hon. […]

Cayman Islands’ National Community Enhancement Summer Project 2018

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GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Government is announcing its decision to undertake a first-ever National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Summer Project 2018. This initiative runs from Monday, 20 August to Friday, 31 August. Led by the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Environmental, Culture and Housing, it will provide […]

Updates to Cayman Islands law will benefit business owners

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• Updates to Trade and Business Licensing Law create a better customer experience for business owners, based on feedback from the business community • Changes streamline application process by eliminating unnecessary paperwork GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The most recent changes to the Trade and Business Licensing Law address challenges faced by the business sector and […]

Cayman Islands: Minister Hew breaks ground for upgraded DVES facility

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• Minister Joey Hew leads team at groundbreaking for DVES redevelopment. • The redevelopment to be done in phases will provide much needed upgrades to a 40+ year facility. • Staff working conditions are expected to improve, leading to increased efficiency, in the workplace. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. […]

Cayman Islands Minister Hew, team return from fact-finding visit to Jamaica

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Minister for Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, Hon. Joey Hew, returned over the weekend from a fact-finding visit to prominent commercial entities in Jamaica, to gain a better understanding of their working and their success. The visit was part of a broader two-day courtesy ministerial visit led by Deputy Premier and Minister for District Administration, Tourism […]

Cayman Islands: PWD-CIFEC apprentices earn International Certification

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In a major milestone for the Public Works Department, five apprentices recently received their internationally recognised City and Guilds of London certification. The Department’s remarkable construction industry training programme is run jointly as a partnership with the Cayman Islands Further Education Centre and is solidly supported by private sector partners. Three of the apprentices in […]

Cayman Islands Minister Hew meets with Chamber executive

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Minister for Commerce, Planning and Investment, Hon. Joey Hew, met with the executive of the Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, led by President Kyle Broadhurst. The recent meeting was a part of his ongoing visits after taking office as minister to meet and greet personnel within government entities as well as in major community organisations […]