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Renita Barnes joined the Governor’s Office

Governor’s Office Secondment Scheme for Potential Future Leaders

Civil Service employee Renita Barnes joined the Governor’s Office this week on a new secondment initiative for potential future leaders of the Cayman Islands Government.

Governor’s Office: Mack remains in prison

The Governor's Office, on Monday morning, called "completely untrue" a Cayman Marl Road report that quarantine breacher Skylar Mack had been released from prison and had returned to the US aboard a Miami flight.

Governor’s Office offers biometric services for UK travel

Teams that visit Cayman to carry out biometric data services for visa processing for UK travel have been unable to come to the Cayman Islands because of COVID restrictions, so the Governor's Office, from this week, is offering the service.

Cuban refugees petition for marriage rights in Cayman

At least three Cuban adults who successfully petitioned for asylum in Cayman have been denied the ability to add a spouse as a dependent to their immigration status, due to the wording of the Customs and Border Control Law (2018).

Nicaraguan repatriation flight planned for Friday

More than 100 Nicaraguan nationals who have been stranded in Cayman for more than three months are one step closer to returning home.

Employers to foot bill for work-permit holders’ isolation

All work-permit holders returning to Cayman will be required to isolate for 14 day at government’s isolation facilities, but it will be on their employers’ dime, according to new conditions released on Friday.

Hurricane COVID: Cayman prepares for a storm season like no other

With the 1 June start of hurricane season just two weeks away, emergency planners must grapple with a potentially active storm season, combined with the complications of COVID-19. For government, this prospect is a source of anxiety but also a call to action.

BREAKING: Choudhury removed as Cayman Islands governor

The Cayman Islands Governor's Office announced Thursday that Anwar Choudhury has officially been removed from his post as governor of the Cayman Islands.

Cayman police help recapture 70 prisoners in British Virgin Islands

A delegation of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has been on the ground for five days in the British Virgin Islands, and on Thursday it went a long way toward re-establishing security on Tortola.

Cayman government struggling to keep track of FOI requests

Although the tracking of open records requests made to the Cayman Islands government has improved in the last two years, there are still a number of high-profile authorities that are not able to keep track of those requests as required by law.
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Governor’s Office responds to child abuse editorial

The Child Safeguarding Board was not established in response to any specific case of alleged child sexual abuse.

An adventurous career brings FCO officer to Cayman

In 1989, Matthew Forbes was about three months into his first posting with the U.K.’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office in Beijing, China, when the Tiananmen Square massacre happened.

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