November 21, 2019

Cayman: Official funeral planned for John McLean

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      Flags at half-mast yesterday to mourn passing of former Executive Council Member John McLean ·        Mr McLean represented East End as a Member of the Legislative Assembly from 1976-2000. He also served three four-year terms as a member of Executive Council. ·        Flags will fly at half-mast again from two days before Mr McLean’s official funeral. Grand […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Tourism addresses Cruise Ship/Cargo Port financing

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (14 February, 2019) At every significant milestone the Ministry of Tourism has kept the public informed and updated on the latest developments regarding the cruise berthing facility project, including the financing aspects of the project. On 30th November, 2018, the Premier formally announced to the public that two cruise lines had […]

MLAs Annual Prayer

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Cayman Islands MLAs Gather for Annual Prayer ·        Annual Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast is held for 23rd time. ·        HE the Governor leads the roster of invited guests. ·        Pastor Alson Ebanks is the guest speaker. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Cayman Islands’ legislators joined community members in giving praise and thanks to God in song, prayer and scripture readings at the […]

Cayman Islands Auditor General issues Report on SAGC Remuneration

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From the Office of the Cayman Islands Auditor General The report “Key Management and Board Remuneration in Statutory Authorities and Government Companies,” is issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today. The public interest report provides an analysis of the remuneration of key management personnel in Statutory Authorities and Government Companies (SAGCs) as well as […]

Address of David Collins on the Occasion of the Opening of the Grand Court om Jan 16 2019 on behalf of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association

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My Lord Chief Justice, Hon. Judges of the Grand Court, Hon. Chief Magistrate, Hon. Magistrates, Mr Attorney, Madam DPP, my colleagues at the Bar, our Special and Distinguished Guests, Ladies & Gentlemen If it may please my Lord. I am delivering this address on behalf of the Interim-President of the Cayman Islands Legal Practitioners Association, […]

The Editor speaks: Why the failure to implement the Standards in Public Life Law?

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The Standards in Public Life Law fills the gap in the increasingly comprehensive anti-fraud and corruption regime and our Auditor General Sue Winspear stressed in her recent report titled “Fighting Corruption in the Cayman Islands”, this should be implemented quickly. This law was passed nearly five years ago. North Side MLA, Ezzard Miller, and Chairman […]

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 […]

The Editor Speaks: Big pot. Small teacup. Who pays?

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An example of how not to act was demonstrated to us by members of the Legislative Assembly yesterday ( Wed 12) when opposition members walked out. All that was asked was an apology from offending MLA. Small teacup. Answer “No” from offending MLA. Big pot. Motion to suspend from Premier. Answer “Yes”. Result. Walkout by […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices   Cayman Islands Seafarers Hall now available for Rental every day of the week “The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association wishes to inform the community that the Hall is now available for Rental every day of the week, including Saturdays as the church […]

Cayman Islands Premier’s State of the Nation speech September 5, 2018

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State Opening of the Legislative Assembly Aston Rutty Centre, Cayman Brac, September 5, 2018 Statement by Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MLA THE STATE OF THE NATION Mr. Speaker, I am very pleased to address this Honourable House on this momentous occasion as we hold this State Opening, and the first meeting of the […]