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Archives for October 2015

Peter Binose: Does the ULP represent a clear and present danger to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines?

By Peter Binose The leaders of the ruling Unity Labour Party are ‘cynical and reckless’ and their actions represent ‘a clear and present danger’ to the country”. “Vincentians should therefore begin to think and look beyond Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves for leadership of the State”. “Gonsalves and his team are guilty of nothing short […]

Cayman Islands PFL Weekly Review: Truth For Youth edge St. Ignatius Prep

The welcome rain certainly did not dampen the players’ spirits this past Saturday, October 24 as the 2015/2016 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) regular seasons continued with the fourth round of play. The featured games in Group A at a soggy Annex Field included Truth For Youth’s clash with […]

Public consultation begins on Cayman Islands National Solid Waste Management Strategy

The public is being asked to provide feedback on the draft National Solid Waste Management Strategy (NSWMS) “the Strategy” for the Cayman Islands beginning October 26th. The consultation period of 26 October to 30 November, 2015 allows the public to offer input and feedback on the future waste management options that will be considered in […]

Cayman Islands fire officer Richard McLaughlin is August’s Best

Fire Services Station Officer Richard McLaughlin’s unfailingly excellent work has earned him the Deputy Governor’s Employee of the Month award for August 2015. With 33 years’ experience in the Cayman Islands Fire Service, Officer McLaughlin is considered an asset by his superiors, and a role model by colleagues. Renowned for consistent courtesy to his coworkers, […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” http://www.berserkalert.com.au/shop.htm Buy this Cartoon’s […]

CS does Dress Pink Day

Civil Service Does Dress Pink Day This October the Civil Service donated more than a thousand dollars toward the Lions Club of Tropical Garden’s (LCTG’s) programme that provides free mammograms for local women. As National Breast Cancer Awareness Month draws to a close civil servants today (Friday 30th October) joined Acting Deputy Governor Eric Bush […]

Cayman Islands: Cruise lines confirm no tendering for megaships

Cayman Islands Minister of Tourism updates cruise lines on port plans Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (26 October, 2015) Tourism Minister Hon. Moses Kirkconnell took the opportunity while attending the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association (FCCA) Conference in Mexico to update cruise line executives and FCCA officials on the latest developments regarding the cruise berthing facility. Following […]

Cayman Islands workshops to explore emerging trends at Healthcare Conference

Attendees at this year’s Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference, taking place from 29th to 31st October at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman, will not only enjoy presentations from some of the world’s top healthcare professionals, they will also be able to participate in one of three interactive workshops on the topics of Mental Health, Non-Medical Therapies and […]

Case study mental health

Outline Business Case Underway for the Proposed Development of a Long-Term Residential Mental Health Facility KPMG has begun work to prepare an outline business case (OBC) for a proposed long-term residential mental health facility (LTRMHF). Government and KPMG signed a contract on Friday, 9 October 2015 that will require KPMG to complete an outline business […]

Cayman Islands’ Government’s consolidated financial statements are not reliable

Government’s consolidated financial statements are not reliable The year ending 30 June 2014 was the first year that the Office of the Auditor General was able to obtain enough information to audit the Government’s financial statements, says a recently issued report by the Office. However, the audit opinion by the former Auditor General said that […]