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Governor Martyn Roper’s appointment confirmed

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has confirmed that Governor Martyn Roper, who arrived in the Cayman Islands in an interim capacity in October last year, will remain as governor for a full four-year term

Martyn Roper appointed new Governor

Career diplomat Martyn Roper has been appointed as the Cayman Islands' new governor. He will arrive on the island later this month to replace Anwar Choudhury, who was removed from the role after an investigation into complaints about his conduct.

Governor slams RCIPS for ‘failings’ in child abuse probe

Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick lambasted what she called the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service’s “failings” that led to Thursday’s acquittal of two child abuse suspects in a case that involved allegations of sexual assault against an 11-year-old girl.

EDITORIAL – Britain’s emissaries to Cayman

Over the decades, the people who have filled the “top executive” position in the Cayman Islands have left indelible marks on the fabric of the country.

Former Governor Russell dies at 96

Thomas Russell, who served as Cayman’s third governor, between 1974 and 1981, died Monday in Scotland. He was 96.

Top Clifton Hunter students receive honors

A packed house celebrated students from the eastern districts at the Clifton Hunter High School graduation ceremony last week.

Governor says Baines is owed payout

Outgoing Royal Cayman Islands Police Commissioner David Baines is due his final year’s pay and benefits – including more than $130,000 in salary – following his separation from the police service a year before the end of his contract, according to Governor Helen Kilpatrick’s office.

EDITORIAL – Baines departure: A loss for the Cayman Islands

In a laboratory, there are certain chemicals that, individually, are benign or even beneficial — but, when combined, create nitroglycerine. In the real world, two such substances are politics and policing.

EDITORIAL – Missing boaters: A regrettable response to the police response

When a tragedy occurs, a natural reaction is to look for reasons … then, failing that — to look for scapegoats.

Governor: Audit reports must not face ‘long delay’

Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick has backed the prompt release of independent government audits once those are completed, following recent public comments that the process surrounding the release and evaluation of reports from the auditor general’s office may be changed.

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