January 17, 2019

Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands final report

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Progress has been made in developing a framework to combat fraud and corruption in the Cayman Islands but more needs to be done The report “Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today assesses if the mechanisms for preventing corruption in the Cayman Islands are effective. The report looks at […]

Cayman Islands PAC Hearing Notices on Aud Gen’s Performance Audit Follow Up

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 Public PAC hearings are scheduled at the LA for next week as below: Wednesday, 16 January 2019 at 1 pm Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 10 am Cayman Islands Auditor General’s Follow-up on past PAC recommendations EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) published its first Follow-up on past PAC recommendations in July 2017. The […]

The Editor Speaks: Social services must be top priority NOT on the back burner

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It was with much continuing outrage as I was reading Auditor General Sue Winspear’s latest OAG Report, “Follow-up on Past PAC Recommendations”. It said he Cayman Islands Government has been very slow to implement recommendations made by her office and the Public Accounts Committee in several reports on government finances, especially regarding progress with its […]

Cayman Islands government progress in implementing recommendations made by the Public Accounts Committee remains slow

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The Cayman Islands Government is implementing some of the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) recommendations but overall progress is still slow, Auditor General of the Cayman Islands, Sue Winspear, says in her report issued today. The report “Follow-up on past PAC recommendations,” assesses how effectively the government has implemented recommendations made by the PAC in response […]

The Editor Speaks: Things are serious Mr. Bush

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Errol Bush, The Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) Board Director has reportedly sent around emails to staff stating that things were not serious against the rumours of significant irregularities at the authority. We, and that includes the Office of the Auditor General (OAG), obviously have a very different opinion of what he considers […]

Cayman Islands: Auditor General seeks views on programme of performance audits

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The Auditor General, Sue Winspear, is requesting the public to provide input to her Office’s (OAG) new performance audit programme. The plan will provide the public, members of the Legislative Assembly, the Government and wider public sector with clarity about the performance audits that will be carried out during 2018 and an indication of potential […]

U.S. airlines reduced Caribbean capacity by 10% in December

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By Robert Silk From Travel Weekly With portions of the Caribbean still struggling to recover from massive hits by hurricanes Irma and Maria in September, U.S.-based airlines flew nearly 10% fewer seats to the region in December than they had a year earlier. Still, the factors that airlines consider when deciding how much to pare […]

Cayman Islands OAG assists in regional capacity development

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From The Office of the Auditor General The Office of the Auditor General Cayman Islands (OAG), continues to set the standard in the public audit sector and deliver on its mission to advance the effectiveness of its service provision to the Cayman Islands. In its current Strategic Plan (2015-2019) the OAG cited as a goal […]

AG Kane survives US Senate vote

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By Ben Seal, From The Legal Intelligencer The Pennsylvania Senate voted Wednesday against removing state Attorney General Kathleen Kane from office. The vote allows Kane to continue leading the Office of Attorney General as she defends herself against criminal charges and an impeachment investigation that the state House of Representatives voted Wednesday to initiate. The […]

The Editor Speaks: Is this a UDP mandate?

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It would appear that if anyone that was a member of the United Democratic Party and held a ministerial role and has been criticised by an Auditor General (all with the highest qualifications) the AG is “incompetent”. The former education minister, Rolston Anglin, went even further. He accused the audit office of also misrepresentation and […]