December 14, 2019

Cayman: Second RCIPS helicopter arrives on Island

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The new RCIPS Helicopter arrives on Island today (Friday 6 December). This second helicopter, another Airbus H145 model, will sit alongside the RCIPS Air Operations Unit’s existing H145, which arrived on island last March and was purchased as part of a joint deal between the UK and Cayman. This H145 is the replacement for the […]

Cayman Cruise Berthing and Enhanced Cargo Facilities Referendum Debate by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA Legislative Assembly 28 October 2019

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Our purpose here today is to pass this bill and create the legislation necessary to facilitate the holding of Cayman’s first people-initiated referendum. Mr. Speaker, before I talk about the legislation itself, I hope the House will allow me just to reflect a little on the history and the process that has brought us to […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s Statement re-Scranton Central Park

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Statement to the Legislative Assembly – Scranton Central Park By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin MBE, JP, MLA 5 June, 2019 Mr. Speaker, in November last year I told the members of this Honourable House and the public that Government had purchased Scranton Central Park to ensure that those who live in that community continue to […]

Cayman Islands Premier begins meetings in London

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LONDON – Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin met separately on Wednesday with Ben Wallace, Minister of State for the Home Office and Ben Merrick, Director of the Overseas Territories Department of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. Accompanying Premier McLaughlin was Chief Officer Eric Bush of the Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs, and […]

Cayman Islands: “Delivering Government’s Priorities”

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2020/2021 Strategic Policy Statement “Delivering Government’s Priorities” By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 12 April, 2019 Mr. Speaker, the Honourable Minister of Finance and Economic Development earlier today laid on the table of this Honourable House, and spoke to, this Government’s 2020/2022 Strategic Policy Statement. Mr. Speaker, with your permission, I will read […]

Response from Cayman Islands Premier to PM Theresa May winning vote of confidence

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Response from Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin to Prime Minister Theresa May winning the vote of confidence this evening in Westminster. I would like to offer my sincere congratulations to Prime Minister Theresa May on winning the vote and continuing to lead the Conservative Party and the UK Government.   I wish her and her Government  every […]

Minister for Agriculture, Cayman Islands’ Premier headed to Jamaica’s Denbigh Agriculture Show

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GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Agriculture Minister Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly and Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin will attend the 66th staging of the Denbigh Agricultural and Industrial Food Show in May Pen, Clarendon. The annual runs from Saturday, 4 August, 2018, to Monday, 6 August, 2018. The event, under the theme “Grow what we eat, eat […]

Celebrating Cayman

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May marks an important anniversary for the Cayman Islands, 60 years since the creation of the Coat of Arms. The Coat of Arms was ordered by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II on 14 May 1958. It represents the Royal Warrant assigning “Armorial Ensigns for the Cayman Islands” which became the first key symbol of national […]

Lawyers contracted for final stages of Cayman Islands’ Waste Management Plan

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A contract was signed today (Tuesday, 24 January 2017) with a specialist legal team to take forward the plans for the proposed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS). The contract is with law firms Maples and Calder from Grand Cayman and Burges Salmon from the United Kingdom. Based on a report by environmental consultancy firm […]

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 […]