MRCU Explains Zika Control Methods

The Mosquito and Research Control Unit (MRCU), beginning on Monday 1 February, 2016, commenced its plan of action in destroying the breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti mosquito and preventing the potential threat of Zika virus to the Cayman Islands. The Director of MRCU, Dr. William Petrie said his staff launched the first of two

 

Baroness Benjamin Pays Courtesy Visit

Baroness Floella Benjamin, OBE, DL, Hon. DLitt Exeter paid a courtesy visit to Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin on Thursday, 4 February 2016. The Baroness was in the Cayman Islands to deliver the address at the Commencement Ceremony of the International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI). Originally from Trinidad, Baroness Benjamin is a motivational and

 

Remarks to Cayman Alternative Investment Summit 2016

By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA 8:20 a.m. 4 February, 2016 Ritz-Carlton Good morning. For those of you experiencing your first time in the Cayman Islands, welcome. For our returning visitors, welcome back. We are glad you are all here. I thank Chris Duggan and Dart for inviting me to speak briefly with

 

Ready2Work KY off to a Positive Start

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Work initiative Ready2Work KY launched on Monday and on Tuesday members of the Ready2Work KY Task Force that will ensure meaningful dialogue is held between the private sector and unemployed Caymanians had their inaugural meeting. The task force is comprised of public and private sector members and is co-chaired by

 

Cayman Prepared to Combat Zika Virus

The Cayman Islands Ministry of Health and related stakeholders have been meeting to update Government on efforts taken to prepare and respond to the possible introduction of the Zika Virus to the Cayman Islands. “Research shows most cases of Zika Virus are reported to be non-symptomatic. Only 20% of persons with Zika Virus have shown

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The Mosquito and Research Control Unit (MRCU), beginning on Monday 1 February, 2016, commenced its plan of action in destroying the breeding sites of the Aedes aegypti mosquito and preventing the potential threat of Zika virus to the Cayman Islands.\r\n\r\nThe Director of MRCU, Dr. William Petrie said his staff launched the first of two phases in combatting the mosquito population with aerial spraying...
Baroness Floella Benjamin, OBE, DL, Hon. DLitt Exeter paid a courtesy visit to Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin on Thursday, 4 February 2016.\r\n\r\nThe Baroness was in the Cayman Islands to deliver the address at the Commencement Ceremony of the International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI).\r\n\r\nOriginally from Trinidad, Baroness Benjamin is a motivational and inspirational speaker who lectures at s...
By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA\r\n8:20 a.m. 4 February, 2016\r\nRitz-Carlton\r\n\r\nGood morning.\r\n\r\nFor those of you experiencing your first time in the Cayman Islands, welcome. For our returning visitors, welcome back. We are glad you are all here.\r\n\r\nI thank Chris Duggan and Dart for inviting me to speak briefly with you this morning.\r\n\r\nSo, your theme of the next two days is “Superch...
GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Work initiative Ready2Work KY launched on Monday and on Tuesday members of the Ready2Work KY Task Force that will ensure meaningful dialogue is held between the private sector and unemployed Caymanians had their inaugural meeting.\r\n\r\nThe task force is comprised of public and private sector members and is co-chaired by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin and Managing Dire...
The Cayman Islands Ministry of Health and related stakeholders have been meeting to update Government on efforts taken to prepare and respond to the possible introduction of the Zika Virus to the Cayman Islands.\r\n\r\n“Research shows most cases of Zika Virus are reported to be non-symptomatic. Only 20% of persons with Zika Virus have shown symptoms while 80% of patients have no symptoms.  As such,...
By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA\r\nMonday, 25 January, 2016\r\n\r\nLadies and gentlemen, it is my distinct pleasure today to announce a new national hero – the late Dr. Roy Edison McTaggart.\r\n\r\nAlthough he passed away in the 1980s, many of the older generation will remember Dr. Roy well, while the younger generation will certainly know his name. We have all benefitted from his many good...
Salutations,\r\n\r\nGood morning, and welcome to all – especially honourees and their families.\r\n\r\nI am most pleased to be with you in Heroes Square on this beautiful day, to share in this august occasion.\r\n\r\nThe musical performances and the commemoration presented by the Youth Parliament members have been especially enjoyable. The involvement of our young people adds a special lustre to events like...
The late Dr. Roy Edison McTaggart is the Cayman Islands’ newest national hero.\r\n\r\nPremier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA. made the announcement during the National Heroes Day celebrations today (Monday, 25 January 2016).\r\n\r\nDr. Roy, who died in 1983, is the first national hero to have been named since 2012 and the ninth to receive the award.\r\n\r\nDescribing Dr. Roy as a politician of the fine...