November 19, 2019

Cayman Islands PAC strengthens role to ensure value for money

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● Symposium offers tools to ensure government accountability ● Public spending and delivery of services will be highly effective and efficient ● Topics included tackling corruption in public spending GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Public Accounts Committee will strengthen its role to ensure government obtains best value for money in all expenditures using information […]

Cayman Islands: PAC members versed in intricacies of public purse

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LONDON – Two Government members of the Public Accounts Committee are in London this week to discern how they and other members can work better to ensure public spending and delivery of services is effective and efficient. Deputy Speaker Hon. Bernie Bush and Councillor Austin Harris are attending the 6th Annual Public Accounts Committees Symposium […]

Breaking ground, thinking big

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By Marina Salandy-Brown From T&T Newsday “It takes a big mind, or at least a big world view, to write from a small space.” So writes Marlon James, the most celebrated writer in the history of Jamaica letters and the winner of both the Man Booker Prize 2015 and the fiction category of the OCM […]

Andrew ‘Andy’ Greiff, former Cayman Islands Police Commissioner, dies age 90

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Andrew Greiff was born in 1926 in Burma where his father was in the Indian Survey Service. As Europe was edging towards the Second World War, his father retired and the family moved back to England, settling in Sussex. Despite the onset of the war and its effect on Southern England, the young Andrew Greiff […]

Air conditioners in vicious cycle

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From The Carbon Wars Ring demand for air conditioners will worsen global warming if steps aren’t taken to change the cooling technology we currently use, says a new study from the Berkeley National Laboratory. In the last two years, alone, numerous locations around the globe have seen higher temperatures than ever before recorded. Cambodia, Tonga, […]