January 19, 2020

The Editor Speaks: Health care and Cayman Airways take the wrong direction

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It was a good thing government managed to generate $26.3 million more than the forecasted $908.5 million that was in the last budget prepared by former Finance Minister Marco Archer. Health care and Cayman Airways travelled the wrong way ending up costing more than $17.4 million than had been budgeted. Persons needing health care because […]

Cayman Islands Government betters FFR ratio requirements

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From Ministry of Finance and Economic Development The Cayman Islands Government has surpassed the Cash Reserves Ratio required by the Framework for Fiscal Responsibility (FFR) during the current 2015-2016 fiscal year. The Government has also met the Net Debt ratio, another FFR requirement, for the past two fiscal years, and will continue to do so […]

2014/2015 Budget Address Presented By: Honourable Marco Archer Minister For Finance And Economic Development

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26 MAY 2014 INTRODUCTION Mr. Speaker, it is my pleasure to rise today to speak to The Appropriation (July 2014 to June 2015) Bill, 2014. Last October when I presented the Government’s Budget for the current 2013/14 financial year I spoke of how the Government would, as a matter of policy, be managing the country’s […]

Bo Miller says his infrastructure fund to be registered

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Derrington “Bo” Miller said last Monday (17) he is planning to register the creation of the Cayman Investment and Infrastructure Fund within the next week in the local register of companies. He is looking at funding coming from several high-profile and much-needed capital infrastructure projects. A case for the Cayman Islands Investment and Infrastructure Fund […]

Letter to Editor: Government needs credible ‘medium-term’ plan

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By: John McLean and Truman Bodden 11 March, 2014 A medium-term strategic plan similar to the comprehensive 10-year “Vision 2008” plan covering all government portfolios, departments and statutory authorities is needed again so that the public can know where the Cayman Islands are headed in the next 10 years. Public participation in Vision 2008 involved […]