TOWN HALL MEETINGS ABOUT ZIKA VIRUS

Public Health is holding a series of town hall meetings to inform residents about the Zika virus and to address concerns, especially for pregnant women. The meetings will be attended by a panel including Acting Medical officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, Ministry of Health Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, obstetricians Dr. Gillian Belfonte and Dr.

 

Legal Practitioners Bill Protects Caymanian Lawyers, Financial Services Industry

Calling it an “immense improvement” that promotes and protects the interests of Caymanian lawyers while also addressing international compliance standards, Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton highlighted today’s gazettal of the Legal Practitioners Bill, 2016, as a defining moment for the Cayman Islands. “The bill has taken the better part of 15 years to accomplish,’ he

 

Remarks to Mass Church Rally

By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 5 PM, Sunday, 11 September, 2016   I am grateful to the Cayman Ministers’ Association and the Seventh Day Adventist Conference for the invitation to be here this evening as the churches of these Islands seek to affirm and promote the bible-based family values upon which this

 

Premier addresses family values rally

Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin ensured those gathered at a rally organised by the Cayman Ministers Association and the Seventh Day Adventist Church about family values on Sunday evening that his Government has no intention of changing the definition of marriage in the Cayman Islands. Mr. McLaughlin spoke about government’s position with regard to the institution

 

Cannabis oil legislation changes on track

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government is pushing on in its efforts to legalise the importation and dispensing of cannabis oil for medical use but acknowledges that questions loom about how it would be sourced and dispensed. Proposed legislation will be ready for debate when the Legislative Assembly reconvenes in late September

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Public Health is holding a series of town hall meetings to inform residents about the Zika virus and to address concerns, especially for pregnant women.\r\n\r\nThe meetings will be attended by a panel including Acting Medical officer of Health Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, Ministry of Health Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, obstetricians Dr. Gillian Belfonte and Dr. Gilberta Alexander, internal medicin...
\r\nCalling it an \"immense improvement\" that promotes and protects the interests of Caymanian lawyers while also addressing international compliance standards, Financial Services Minister Wayne Panton highlighted today\'s gazettal of the Legal Practitioners Bill, 2016, as a defining moment for the Cayman Islands.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\n\"The bill has taken the better part of 15 years to accomplish,\' he said. \'I tha...
By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA\r\n\r\n5 PM, Sunday, 11 September, 2016\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\nI am grateful to the Cayman Ministers’ Association and the Seventh Day Adventist Conference for the invitation to be here this evening as the churches of these Islands seek to affirm and promote the bible-based family values upon which this beloved country of ours was founded. I am looking forward very mu...
Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin ensured those gathered at a rally organised by the Cayman Ministers Association and the Seventh Day Adventist Church about family values on Sunday evening that his Government has no intention of changing the definition of marriage in the Cayman Islands.\r\n\r\nMr. McLaughlin spoke about government’s position with regard to the institution of marriage.\r\n\r\n“The Marriage...
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government is pushing on in its efforts to legalise the importation and dispensing of cannabis oil for medical use but acknowledges that questions loom about how it would be sourced and dispensed.\r\n\r\nProposed legislation will be ready for debate when the Legislative Assembly reconvenes in late September or early October.\r\n\r\nCabinet has approved t...
\r\nBy Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA\r\n9 August, 2016\r\nUnfortunately, in addition to the imported six cases of Zika, the Acting Medical Officer has confirmed that there are at least two cases of locally transmitted Zika Virus.\r\nHowever, what is fortunate is that Government and the Mosquito Research and Control Unit have been proactive with measures to counter the spread of the virus by ...
We are working at making it easy to get around Cayman, widening roads, eliminating congestion and reducing drive times.  We are also working hard to drive business back into George Town, with our Revitalisation Project. All of this means some temporary pain, but be patient – the results are going to make everyone’s lives easier.\r\n\r\nThis government has been able to accomplish this without any ...
Report Recommends Residential Mental Health Facility\r\n\r\n[caption id=\"attachment_8643\" align=\"alignnone\" width=\"1024\" caption=\"Long-term residential mental health facility steering group committee members who worked alongside KPMG consultants.\"][/caption]\r\n\r\nA newly released report recommends building a long-term residential mental health facility in the Cayman Islands as the best way forward to tr...