Archive for July 7th, 2015

Arbitrary welfare creating inequity

Arbitrary welfare creating inequity

| 07/07/2015 | 50 Comments

(CNS): The management of government’s annual $50 million plus budget to help those in need is in a such a mess that, despite spending around 10% of its operating expenses on welfare support, from healthcare to food vouchers, the most vulnerable in Cayman society may still be in desperate plight. Another shocking report from the […]

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Ex-minister accused of meddling in procurement

Ex-minister accused of meddling in procurement

| 07/07/2015 | 86 Comments

(CNS): The former education minister, Rolston Anglin, has been accused of interference in the procurement processes and management of both the secondary and primary school projects during the UDP administration. In yet another damning report about government procurement and the problems of political interference and mismanagement by officials, Auditor General Alastair Swarbrick has pointed to […]

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Stabbing victim faces attempted murder rap

Stabbing victim faces attempted murder rap

| 07/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A 23-year-old man from West Bay who was stabbed in both the head and chest in the early hours of Saturday morning at an address off Batabano Road has been arrested for a catalog of serious charges, including attempted murder, in what appears to be a home invasion gone wrong. The man remains in […]

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Sanchez faces new gun charges

Sanchez faces new gun charges

| 07/07/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Just one month after walking away from a murder charge, Jose “Pito” Sanchez (28) from West Bay is facing another firearms charge. Sanchez and three other people were arrested following the discovery of a handgun in a car during a police traffic stop early Saturday morning. He and a 21-year-old man and 26-year-old woman from […]

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Watson and Rodrigues face new charges

Watson and Rodrigues face new charges

| 07/07/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The additional charges against Canover Watson and his former PA, Miriam Rodrigues, in the hospital CarePay case were transmitted to the Grand Court Tuesday morning when the pair appeared in Summary Court to face the new counts in the corruption case. The charges against both Watson and Rodrigues were revealed on Friday by the […]

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Last chance for input on voting boundaries

Last chance for input on voting boundaries

| 07/07/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The general public has just two more days left to offer input on the controversial recommendations made by the Electoral Boundary Commission to carve the local political landscape into nineteen seats. Although not unexpected, the recommendations appear to fly in the face of the general sentiment at the public meetings. If there was any […]

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