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Cayman to undergo cyber risk review

Cayman to undergo cyber risk review

| 24/09/2021 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Both public and private sector organisations across the Cayman Islands are to be part of a cybersecurity assessment, Premier Wayne Panton has revealed. Although the country has largely kept cyber threats at bay, the pace and scale of cyber attacks show no sign of abating and he said the government is committed to adopting […]

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PACT releases security meeting round-up

PACT releases security meeting round-up

| 23/09/2021 | 18 Comments

(CNS): The PACT Government has released a short summary of the issues discussed at the most recent National Security Council (NSC) meeting. While it is a very brief description of what happened, it is the first time any official information has been released about the NSC, which meets behind closed doors. The constitutional body is […]

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Prison partners with UWI to tackle ‘revolving door’

Prison partners with UWI to tackle ‘revolving door’

| 17/08/2021 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) has signed a deal with the University of the West Indies (UWI) Open Campus to deliver education and skills training to inmates and tackle Cayman’s revolving prison door. The agreement is a first of its kind in the region, in which a recognised university has formalised a partnership […]

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Panton appeals to gunmen to stop the violence

Panton appeals to gunmen to stop the violence

| 12/07/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has appealed to those responsible for the recent “shocking outbreak of gun violence” to stop the “bloodshed” and “senseless acts of violence”, as he spoke about the grief of those who have lost loved ones, calling on his own experience. In a televised address broadcast on CIGTV, he urged those who […]

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Developers, realtors offered AML seminar

Developers, realtors offered AML seminar

| 21/06/2021 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A number of financial service experts have created an anti-money laundering (AML) seminar designed for people in real estate and development to help them understand the risks and vulnerabilities of their sector and the need for them, just like financial institutions, to know their clients. The question of the property sector’s vulnerability to financial […]

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Developers pose major AML risks

Developers pose major AML risks

| 19/05/2021 | 82 Comments

(CNS): As property development and construction continues to surge across the Cayman Islands, it’s not just the natural environment that is at risk. The large number of developments for commercial purposes, especially beach and waterfront condo and apartment projects, are posing a risk to the jurisdiction because of their vulnerability to money laundering.

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Rookie coastguard officers begin training

Rookie coastguard officers begin training

| 12/01/2021 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Six women and ten men began training this week for the most recent arm of Cayman’s ever-growing uniform branches of government. The Cayman Islands Coast Guard started its first ever recruit programme following a summer recruitment drive, which whittled down 300 Caymanian applicants to the 16 who have now begun this eight-week training course. […]

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UN corruption convention to extend to Cayman

UN corruption convention to extend to Cayman

| 10/12/2020 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The UK government is extending its ratification of the United Nations Convention against Corruption to the Cayman Islands. The convention is aimed at developing a comprehensive response to the global problems associated with corruption and how to implement preventive measures and enforcement. The local Anti-Corruption Commission said the extension will provide it with another […]

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Charity pays to train cops  handling abuse cases

Charity pays to train cops handling abuse cases

| 09/12/2020 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise is sponsoring officers from the RCIPS Family Support Unit in a diploma level training course in Domestic Abuse and Violence Awareness. The local charity is paying tuition fees for family support officers in an extension of its long standing support of the Crisis Centre, Cayman’s only true […]

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Cops begin Christmas crackdown on crime

Cops begin Christmas crackdown on crime

| 03/12/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): Police will begin their annual holiday safety operations tomorrow, Friday, with increased visible patrols and community support, as well as intensified road enforcement operations. The goal is to ensure a safe holiday season for members of the public as they do their shopping, travel the roads and enjoy festivities. Acting Superintendent of Uniform Operations […]

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Holiday campaign begins to cut drunk-driving

Holiday campaign begins to cut drunk-driving

| 30/11/2020 | 21 Comments

(CNS): With the Cayman Islands’ statistics for crashes seemingly getting worse each year, the police have once again joined forces with Hurley’s Media and the National Drug Council to launch the annual road safety campaign. This is the 20th year that the RCIPS has teamed up with various entities to cut road crashes and stop […]

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