January 23, 2020

Cayman Islands new Auditor General starts her job

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Sue Winspear starts her new job as Auditor General of the Cayman Islands Sue Winspear commenced her new job as Auditor General of the Cayman Islands on 8 July 2016. She succeeds Alastair Swarbrick who left the post in October 2015 and Garnet Harrison who has acted in the position in the interim. Ms. Winspear […]

Cayman Islands Budget Address by Minister of Finance

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Securing Cayman’s Future Introduction Madam Speaker, I thank God for the privilege to rise today to speak to The Appropriation (July 2016 to December 2017) Bill, 2016 and for the success that He has bestowed upon us. The 2016/17 Budget is my fourth Budget as Minister for Finance and Economic Development and represents yet another […]

Cayman Islands Football Association to appoint Independent committee to review FIFA Goal project

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From Cayman Islands Football Association CIFA – FIFA Goal Project – Independent Committee Review As you are aware, there has been a lot of attention placed on, and speculation in relation to, the FIFA Goal Project. In order to answer all questions and address all concerns in a open and transparent manner, the CIFA Executive […]

Former Cayman Islands Minister of Education replies to damning statements made by Auditor General in Report on Schools when he was in charge

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Statement by Rolston Anglin, JP On Auditor General Report Major Capital Project – Building Schools Former Minister of Education 2009-2013 Appearing before the Public Accounts Committee October 1, 2015 The Auditor General issued his report Major Capital Projects – Building Schools (“the Report”) and made a number of erroneous and inflammatory statements. For the record […]

Cayman Islands Government IT Security report warns of serious threats to its security

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From The Office of The Auditor General Cayman Islands September 2015 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Cayman Islands Government (“CIG”) is highly dependent on information technology for the management of its business and the delivery of public services. As it looks to provide information and deliver public services more efficiently, effectively and with increased customer focus, through […]

iNews Briefs, More & Community Events

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Community Events RENT: The Musical Opens Thursday September 10th, 2015 Runs to October 3rd, 2015 Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays Doors open at 6:30 PM for Happy Hour try our special Tom Collins cocktail! at The Prospect Playhouse Do not miss out on the musical event of the year! No Day but Today! Click here for […]

Government needs a development plan for Cayman Islands, says Auditor General

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The Auditor General’s Office recently conducted an audit to determine whether the Cayman Islands Government is adequately managing land use and development to meet its objectives. Mr Swarbrick discussed his findings at a press conference today (Thu July 3). There are several areas where the Government can improve how it manages lands in the Cayman […]

Cayman Islands ministries receive accolades

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By Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA Minister of Finance Marco Archer, JP, MLA Deputy Governor Hon. Franz Manderson 12 November, 2014 Press Conference Ministries receive Auditor’s accolades Over the course of the past seven or so years there has been much justified criticism about the failure of the Cayman Islands Government to comply […]

The Editor Speaks: Auditor General says need to make changes to current financial reporting framework

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Carrying on from my previous editorials on the Auditor General, Alastair Swarbrick’s latest Financial and Performance Reporting, he has highlighted problems with the present framework as it doesn’t give the Legislators reliable information if the limits on spending were actually complied with. This is incredible as it would appear that this has been the case […]

The Editor Speaks: Churches under fire; Should they be audited?

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Cayman’s churches are under fire again because the Auditor General quite rightly wants to know where our public funds are going or have gone. Most of the churches have responded to his request whilst others have not. This has been brought about because government’s Nation Building Fund under the control of past Premier, McKeeva Bush, […]