Archive for September 1st, 2015

US & Swiss agencies set to reveal more on FIFA probes

US & Swiss agencies set to reveal more on FIFA probes

| 01/09/2015 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The Swiss authorities have confirmed that they will be holding a joint press conference in Zürich later this month with the US Department of Justice to speak about their respective investigations into the FIFA corruption scandal. US Attorney General Loretta Lynch and her Swiss counterpart, M [...]

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General secretary resigns from CIFA

General secretary resigns from CIFA

| 01/09/2015 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Paul Macey has resigned from the Cayman Islands Football Association just days after he and most of the other members of its executive committee were re-instated during the annual general meeting on Saturday. The news comes against the backdrop of a possible local corruption probe into the lo [...]

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Ministry defends choice of consultants

Ministry defends choice of consultants

| 01/09/2015 | 53 Comments
(CNS): The Education Ministry has roundly defended its decision to choose consultants with no experience at all inspecting government schools anywhere to conduct its baseline inspection of all the Cayman Islands’ government schools. The ministry has also strongly refuted accusations that this repo [...]

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Shapps: Civil liberties should be for all

Shapps: Civil liberties should be for all

| 01/09/2015 | 52 Comments
(CNS): The UK’s temporary overseas territories minister has said that the British government will not intervene regarding local legislation to provide for same-sex marriage in the Cayman Islands but he made it clear that liberty is for everyone and not just some groups. As Cayman faces the questio [...]

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Cops net one machete robber, hunting for another

Cops net one machete robber, hunting for another

| 01/09/2015 | 4 Comments
(CNS): Police are on the hunt for a second suspect in a street mugging on Monday evening after one man was arrested. Two men armed with a machete held up a 45-year-old man from West Bay in the Banana Walk area of Cruz Lane in central George Town at around 5:30pm, according to a police […] [...]

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Employment ministry adds month for discussion on laws

Employment ministry adds month for discussion on laws

| 01/09/2015 | 19 Comments
(CNS): The public consultation period on the draft labour and pension bills has been extended by another month, official said Monday. The window of opportunity for individuals, businesses or organizations to submit comment on the two major pieces of legislation was due to end today but the employmen [...]

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