April 5, 2020

The Editor speaks: Auditor General implies Report on Summary Courts was difficult

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Cayman Islands Auditor General, Sue Winspear, appears to have had some difficulty in coming to positive conclusions in her recent report that centred mainly on the lower Summary Courts. We published the summary of her Report on iNews two days ago. “The need for a new court house is not in question as the current […]

Improvement continues but more still to do in Cayman Islands Government Financial Reporting

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From Office of the Auditor General of the Cayman Islands Today (13) the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) published its compendium report “Financial Reporting of the Cayman Islands Government: General Report 31 December 2017” which summarises the results of the audits of 39 of the 44 public sector entities in the Cayman Islands. The […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism addresses Auditor Generals Report

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Project governance has improved and the governance arrangements and roles and responsibilities are in line with the new Major Projects Office (MPO) governance framework. George Town, Cayman Islands (21 January, 2019) The Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport acknowledge the Auditor General’s report assessing the progress of the ORIA Terminal Redevelopment Project in relation […]

PAC set to review Auditor General’s report on Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands

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The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee are planning to meet on 30th January to review the most recent audit report issued by the Office of the Auditor General. The Committee will be asking questions of government officials and anti-corruption bodies about the issues highlighted by the Auditor General in her report entitled […]

Jamaica: Prime Minister to review AG’s report on Petrojam

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by Donique Weston From Proud Jamaica A watershed moment for transparency and accountability in the country – this from Prime Minister Andrew Holness who is to review the Auditor General’s report on the operations of the state-owned oil refinery, Petrojam, The report, titled ‘A review of aspects of Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica (PCJ) and a […]

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: When three months becomes six months

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The FBI can conduct an investigation in just over three days (see Kavannaugh). It takes six months and longer to investigate a civil servant here in the Cayman Islands. How many civil servants have been placed on leave, required or unexplained leave, whilst investigations into their work performance and related matters are investigated and the […]

PAC set to review Auditor General’s report Workforce Planning and Management in the Cayman Islands Government

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From Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee are planning to meet to review the most recent audit report issued by the Office of the Auditor General. The Committee will be asking questions of government officials about the issues highlighted by the Auditor General in her report entitled […]

OAG: The Cayman Islands Government needs to better plan its workforce to achieve its ambition of becoming a world-class civil service

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From The Office of the Auditor General The report, “Workforce planning and management in the Cayman Islands Government” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today, reviewed how well the civil service plans and manages its workforce. The report specifically looked at how well the civil service plans and manages its workforce to […]

Cayman Islands: PAC set to review Auditor General’s report Government’s Use of Consultants and Temporary Staff

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The members of the Cayman Islands Public Accounts Committee are planning to meet to review the most recent audit report issued by the Office of the Auditor General. The Committee will be asking questions of government officials about the issues highlighted by the Auditor General in her report entitled “Government’s Use of Consultants and Temporary […]