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Premier says Cayman is part of ‘Global Britain’

Premier says Cayman is part of ‘Global Britain’

| 18/04/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): Cayman Islands Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that Cayman is a “very important part of Global Britain”. As he began attending events in London this week in connection with the Commonwealth Heads of Government Conference, McLaughlin, who was invited to the international event [...]

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Women plan legal action after marriage rejection

Women plan legal action after marriage rejection

| 18/04/2018 | 460 Comments
(CNS): A woman from the Cayman Islands and her fiancée are taking legal action after their application for a marriage licence was rejected Monday by the General Register because they are in a same-sex relationship. Chantelle Day, who is Caymanian, and her partner Vickie Bodden, who is British, ha [...]

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New bills pave way for no fault divorce

New bills pave way for no fault divorce

| 16/04/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands public is being invited to weigh in on three draft bills that government is proposing to modernise the legislation surrounding marriage and family life. The new laws include major changes to the process of divorce with the introduction of irretrievable breakdown as a no fau [...]

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Work begins on latest Labour Force Survey

Work begins on latest Labour Force Survey

| 16/04/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS): The general public is being urged to cooperate with trained interviewers from the Economics and Statistics Office who began work Sunday on the Spring Labour Force Survey (LFS). Around 1,500 randomly selected households are scheduled for participation in the electronic questionnaire that col [...]

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ESO gets to work on annual business statistics

ESO gets to work on annual business statistics

| 13/04/2018 | 16 Comments
(CNS): Businesses are being asked to complete survey forms over the next few weeks as the Economics and Statistics Office begins its annual work measuring the economic performance of industries in Cayman for 2017. Forms were hand-delivered, mailed and emailed to businesses that produce goods and ser [...]

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Bush has ‘forgiven and forgotten’

Bush has ‘forgiven and forgotten’

| 09/04/2018 | 85 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly has denied that politics and a desire to hold onto power led him to join forces with Premier Alden McLaughlin to form the Government of National Unity. After years of animosity between McKeeva Bush and McLaughlin, the veteran politician [...]

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Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

| 05/04/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller expressed his frustrations last month over the blame political representatives get for the failings in civil service succession planning and urged the administrative arm of government to stop making competent, qualified and experienced Caymanians in the line of [...]

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Draft regulations published for Data Protection Law

Draft regulations published for Data Protection Law

| 03/04/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Government has published draft regulations in preparation for the implementation of the long-awaited Data Protection Law, which comes into effect in January next year. The public now has one month to submit any comments they have about the regulations, which provide for exemptions to the law [...]

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Premier calls on governor to make NSC work

Premier calls on governor to make NSC work

| 27/03/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): In his welcome address to the Cayman Islands’ new governor, Anwar Choudhury, Premier Alden McLaughlin called on him to help tackle the problem of rising crime and ensure that the National Security Council functions as it was intended. Speaking in the Legislative Assembly after Choudhury [...]

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NRA spends $2.3 million on new fleet

NRA spends $2.3 million on new fleet

| 26/03/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s National Roads Authority has been on a spending spree, purchasing 34 new vehicles and machines costing around $2.3 million. Official said the new equipment was needed to replace ones that were becoming unreliable and running up the maintenance bill. The authority said the money [...]

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CIG’s full 2016 accounts receive adverse opinion

CIG’s full 2016 accounts receive adverse opinion

| 22/03/2018 | 45 Comments
(CNS): The government’s Entire Public Sector consolidated financial report for the year ending June 2016 has received an adverse opinion from Auditor General Sue Winspear for a long list of reasons, including the government’s failure to fairly state its liabilities and of poor controls over coer [...]

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