May 26, 2018

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 […]

FIFA president Sepp Blatter to face criminal charges

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By Cork Gaines From Business Insider FIFA president Sepp Blatter will face criminal charges with proceedings being opened by the Swiss attorney general, according to several reports including by Martyn Ziegler of the Press Association. According to the report out of Switzerland (via Sam Rubenfield of The Wall Street Journal), Blatter will face charges of […]