We have to applaud East End MLA, Arden McLean, for revealing the note the financial secretary, Kenneth Jefferson, gave the PPM Cabinet, who were in power on the eve of the election, stating that as of 31 March 2009 the country had a deficit of $18 million.Â The document is dated 30th April, 2009 and [...]
Our lead story highlighting Caymanâs Auditor Generalâs latest report contains the phrase Government has âlack of sound financial practicesâ. That phrase sounds familiar doesnât it? The words âsound financial practiceâ has been hammered home time and again not only by the present Auditor General, Alastair Swarbrick, but also by his predecessor, the much maligned Dan [...]
Last Monday (2) was Constitution Day and I hope all of us celebrated the public holiday in style and/or relaxation. I also hope all of us have actually read our Constitution. If you havenât, one of the best web sites that I have found is www.knowyourconstitution.ky/learning-centre. There you will find everything you want to know.
I hope you all read The Honourable McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP Premier and Minister of Finance Tourism and Developmentâs complete and unabridged Reply To Budget Motion Debate 2012, we featured on the iNews Cayman front page over the weekend. If you havenât, please do. There is nothing boring anywhere. Unfortunately, not all for the right [...]
The Chamber of Commerceâs response to Premier Hon. McKeevaâs message to the liquor licence holders that he was going to increase their government fees for doing business in the Cayman Islands met with a typical response.
“While it is acknowledged that these fees have not been increased for several years,â the Chamber said in a prepared [...]
Despite being three years into his four year term of leader of government business, Cayman Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Hon. McKeeva Bush, laid most of the blame for HIS failure of not being able to present a balanced budget to the Legislative Assembly (LA), âABOVE ALLâ to the previous government, the Peopleâs Progressive [...]
Although the One Man, One Vote (OMOV) is up against mounting hurdles from government, and its campaign to hardly a glow when it needs a furnance to have any chance of succeeding, there were some encouraging words from the Elections office.
Colford Scott, the deputy supervisor of elections said the number of votes cast in the [...]