April 16, 2021

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  Cayman Islands Traffic Enforcement Operations Result in 187 Speeding Tickets Issued Over Two Weeks From RCIPS Over the two week period from 17 – 31 March, officers have continued traffic enforcement operations in response to community concerns, in particular concerns about speeding in certain areas of the island. Over these two weeks, 187 persons […]

History made at Cayman Islands PAC Wednesday (24)

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At a very special meeting of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) in the Legislative Assembly Wednesday, 24 January 2018, history was made when 30 public service entities received praise for a job well done. Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, Hon. Ezzard Miller led MLAs in lauding 30 out of 36 public entities comprising core […]

Survey reveals a highly engaged Cayman Islands civil service

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A majority of civil servants are proud to say they are a government worker and are highly engaged. That revelation comes from the preliminary results of an engagement survey conducted in October by the Portfolio of Civil Service shows an overall engagement level of 67 percent. The review is the largest and most comprehensive engagement […]

New Deputy Chief Officer for Cayman Islands MHRI

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The Ministry of Human Resources and Immigration is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Ebanks as the new Deputy Chief Officer for its Security and Public Safety Division. Mr. Ebanks’ civil service career spans over a decade, starting as a detective for the Criminal Investigation Department (C.I.D.) Specialist Operations Unit of the Royal Cayman […]

The Editor Speaks: CarePay and does anyone really care?

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I came down heavy on Bodden Town MLA Chris Saunders in a recent editorial and likened him to the late British Actor Sir Christopher Lee’s performance playing the notorious “hanging judge” Judge Jeffries. Today, I am somewhat on his side, as it still does not remain clear to me how only one man has been […]

Cayman Islands Expungement Board ready to receive applications

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The Criminal Records (Spent Convictions) Law, 2016 repeals and replaces the Rehabilitation of Offenders Law (1998 revision) and establishes a board for the purpose of expunging criminal records, the Expungement Board. The Expungement Board has been established by the Office of the Deputy Governor and is now accepting applications. The Board deals with two types […]

Cayman Islands Department of Tourism Senior Development Officer Alma McKenzie retires

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 24 Oct 2017 – Ms. Alma McKenzie, Senior Tourism Training and Development Officer for the Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, has retired after 27 years of dedicated service focusing on the development of youth and infusion of tourism education into the schools’ curriculum. In honour of her service, a luncheon was […]

Independent inquiry announced re granting of Cayman Islands liquor licence to gas station

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Joint Statement from the Deputy Governor’s Office and the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Investment Issued jointly by: Deputy Governor’s Office and Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Investment In a joint statement issued today (Wednesday, 9 August 2017), the Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson and the Minister for Commerce, Planning and Investment, Hon. Joey Hew […]

Cayman Islands Government to implement Anti-Fraud Policy

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In an effort to promote good governance, the Cayman Islands Government is currently in the early stages of rolling out a new Anti-Fraud Policy government-wide. “This policy covers the prevention, detection and remediation of fraud, corruption and dishonesty,” Premier Alden McLaughlin explains. “It also outlines the roles, responsibilities of all civil servants and the principles […]

The Editor Speaks: A study in scarlet, need

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“A study in scarlet” is a quote from a well known Sherlock Holmes murder story named after the quote. It’s meaning is that a scarlet thread of murder is hidden within a tangle of misdirection and lies, and that it is their (Holmes and Watson) job to unravel and expose it. You might believe I […]