November 18, 2019

Cayman Islands’ OAG ORIA Progress update

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Airport redevelopment project will cost more and be delivered later than originally estimated The report “Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) Terminal Redevelopment project: Progress update,” issued by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) today assesses progress made with the ORIA Terminal Redevelopment project as at 30 August 2018. “The ORIA Redevelopment project is of significant importance […]

Cayman Islands PAC Hearing Notices on Aud Gen’s Performance Audit Follow Up

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 Public PAC hearings are scheduled at the LA for next week as below: Wednesday, 16 January 2019 at 1 pm Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 10 am Cayman Islands Auditor General’s Follow-up on past PAC recommendations EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Office of the Auditor General (OAG) published its first Follow-up on past PAC recommendations in July 2017. The […]

The Editor Speaks: Social services must be top priority NOT on the back burner

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It was with much continuing outrage as I was reading Auditor General Sue Winspear’s latest OAG Report, “Follow-up on Past PAC Recommendations”. It said he Cayman Islands Government has been very slow to implement recommendations made by her office and the Public Accounts Committee in several reports on government finances, especially regarding progress with its […]

Statement from Cayman Islands DG finding on Jennifer Ahearn

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From the Office of the Deputy Governor. Statement from Deputy Governor Franz Manderson following the request by the Public Accounts Committee for disciplinary action to be taken against Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn. I have carefully reviewed the correspondence from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), recommending that I take disciplinary action against Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, […]

Public Hearing of Public Accounts Committee at Cayman Islands LA on Tuesday, 24 October 2107

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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has announced it will be having a Public Hearing to discuss the Report of the Auditor General regarding the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA). Only one witness has been called and that is Ms. Lizzette Yearwood: Chief Executive Officer – Cayman Islands Health Services Authority. When the Auditor General’s […]

The Editor Speaks: Government has a healthy plan

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I hope they do because the healthcare in this country, especially for the poor and the elderly is very ill. North Side MLA Ezzard Miller filed a Private Members Motion in the LA to have a six member panel to be made up of four government members and two opposition members to join forces and […]

The Editor Speaks: When our laws are a joke

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When it comes to building laws I am afraid to say it is who you know and not what the laws says. I have preached enough on the dispute between Christopher Johnson and developer Kel Thompson who has got away with complete disregard for the building law with the approval of The Central Planning Authority […]