Archive for February 13th, 2015

Missing $10k theft suspect won’t be forced back

Missing $10k theft suspect won’t be forced back

| 13/02/2015 | 40 Comments
(CNS): A former bar manager at a George Town waterfront spot who jumped bail almost three years ago will not be extradited from his hiding place in the United States. Former Cayman resident Arthur Screaton was located in the US by the Cayman authorities after disappearing in 2012 while on bail facin [...]

Continue Reading

Fast-track services rolling out at ORIA

Fast-track services rolling out at ORIA

| 13/02/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): All visitors arriving at the airport on Grand Cayman will soon be able to enjoy fast track services if they are willing to pay for it, as a pilot project at the Owen Roberts International Airport begins a wider roll-out. The airport authority is expanding its meet-and-greet service and is wor [...]

Continue Reading

Parks unit worker gets ministry’s annual gong

Parks unit worker gets ministry’s annual gong

| 13/02/2015 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Arena McField, a supervisor in the Recreation, Parks and Cemeteries Unit (RPCU), has received the planning ministry’s Worker of the Year award. Beating more than 450 staff members for the workplace gong for outstanding public service, McField was said to play a “crucial role” in maintai [...]

Continue Reading

30% of workers in minimum wage bracket

30% of workers in minimum wage bracket

| 13/02/2015 | 42 Comments
(CNS): The chair of the Minimum Wage Committee revealed that as much as 30% of the workforce is on low pay and could be impacted by the introduction of a minimum wage. Outlining the massive amount of work undertaken by the committee over the last eight months, Lemuel Hurlston said the lower paid w [...]

Continue Reading

Homelessness neglected by government

Homelessness neglected by government

| 13/02/2015 | 18 Comments
(CNS): While some reject the idea that homeless people are a significant issue in Cayman, more and more anecdotal evidence is emerging that there is a growing number of families and individuals who do not have a secure place to live. Despite repeated requests over the last two months to the Commun [...]

Continue Reading