Archive for August 27th, 2015

Some teachers to get pay rise this year

Some teachers to get pay rise this year

| 27/08/2015 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Inequities in the salaries of teachers, where some local staff are earning less than their peers recruited from overseas, will be rectified in this school year, Education Minister Tara Rivers announced at the gathering of teachers Wednesday to mark the beginning of the new school year. She also said that the Portfolio of the […]

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Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

| 27/08/2015 | 60 Comments

(CNS): The cost of financing his own house arrest in New York is driving Jeffrey Webb, the former CONCACAF president and FIFA Vice President broke, according to claims filed in the courts. Caught up in the massive FIFA corruption and bribery scandal, the Caymanian football boss was released by the US authorities on a $10 million […]

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UK minister has no issue with $200m cruise port

UK minister has no issue with $200m cruise port

| 27/08/2015 | 78 Comments

(CNS): The UK acting overseas territories minister seemed entirely unfazed by the Cayman government’s plans to build a cruise berthing facility that could cost more than $200 million, despite still having control of the public purse. Grant Shapps, who made a flying morning visit to Grand Cayman Thursday on his route from Jamaica back to […]

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Challengers call foul on CIFA

Challengers call foul on CIFA

| 27/08/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The two challengers who have been barred from running in this weekend’s CIFA annual elections have said they are astonished by the revelations on CNS this week that the decision to reject their nomination was made by the committee made up of the very members who are all now running unopposed in the annual […]

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Golden gun robbers all guilty

Golden gun robbers all guilty

| 27/08/2015 | 42 Comments

(CNS): It took the jury more than five hours to return a unanimous guilty verdict, Thursday, against all three men charged with an armed holdup at Blackbeard’s liquor store just before Christmas last year. Andrew Lopes, Bron Webb and Randy Connor were found guilty on two counts of robbery at the Grand Harbour store on […]

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CIG needs to respond in LA to PAC reports

CIG needs to respond in LA to PAC reports

| 27/08/2015 | 26 Comments

(CNS): The Legislative Assembly is not able to properly review the outcome and progress regarding the auditor general’s reports and recommendations as government is not responding to the Public Accounts Committee’s own reports on the public hearings held to examine the auditor’s findings. Ezzard Miller, the former PAC chair, said government was not following the […]

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Police tackle medical emergency in North Side

Police tackle medical emergency in North Side

| 27/08/2015 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Two police officers who were the first on the scene at a medical emergency in North Side may have save a man’s life after using medical skills acquired through RCIPS training. At around 10:00am on Monday, Police Constables Zachary McLaughlin and Carlyle Nation were the first to arrive at a house in North Side […]

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