The United States government has paid more than US$3.3 million to residents in Cayman since the beginning of 2013, according to a U.S. government data website.
The site tracks public sector spending in the U.S. and abroad.
In Cayman, the majority of the money went to multiple recipients for payment of various benefits under the U.S. Social Security retirement scheme, some US$3.26 million between January 2013 and January 2014. Another US$75,202 was spent on benefits for veterans residing in Cayman.
The only other items listed included about US$7,800 for a security system at the American Consulate offices, located in George Town. An amount of US$4,335 was spent also for rental cars on Grand Cayman during a visit by the U.S. Ambassador in Jamaica.