Archive for October 6th, 2015

Suckoo confirmed as education ministry boss

Suckoo confirmed as education ministry boss

| 06/10/2015 | 58 Comments
(CNS): After more than twelve months acting in the job, Christen Suckoo has been appointed as the chief officer in the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson said Suckoo was given his formal title on 1 October following an open recruitment process, thou [...]

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Stolen 25ft boat turns up in Jamaica

Stolen 25ft boat turns up in Jamaica

| 06/10/2015 | 20 Comments
(CNS): The police have revealed that a white 25-foot Cobia boat stolen in the Cayman Islands last month turned up last week in Jamaica. The vessel disappeared from Drake Quay, in the Governor’s Harbour area, sometime on the night of 27/28 September. The RCIPS said the boat, Amanzi, was recovered [...]

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Tests reveal no health threats on poisoned land

Tests reveal no health threats on poisoned land

| 06/10/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Residents tested for possible arsenic poisoning as a result of living close to land believed to be contaminated following its use as a temporary debris site in the wake of Hurricane Ivan in September 2004 have been given a clean bill of health. Following concerns that elevated levels of arsen [...]

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Larger cruise ships can tender

Larger cruise ships can tender

| 06/10/2015 | 141 Comments
(CNS): Just over three years ago the previous administration was in talks with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to tender the Allure of the Seas, one of the cruise firm’s largest ships, debunking the myth that the mega class of ships cannot tender. Correspondence released following an FOI reques [...]

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PAC to dump Mac, Ezzard to take chair

PAC to dump Mac, Ezzard to take chair

| 06/10/2015 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The government will be voting Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush off the Public Accounts Committee in the Legislative Assembly next week, as the independent member for North Side has agreed to take over the chairmanship from Roy McTaggart, who will remain as a member. Ezzard Miller told CNS th [...]

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Suspect gunman walks free as witnesses clam-up

Suspect gunman walks free as witnesses clam-up

| 06/10/2015 | 40 Comments
(CNS): A 34-year-old man from George Town walked free from court on Monday after the crown’s case against him, in connection with a shooting in McField Square earlier this year, collapsed. The court heard that the two witnesses on which the case rested refused to give evidence against Randy Parchm [...]

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Ex-minister takes aim at auditors

Ex-minister takes aim at auditors

| 06/10/2015 | 24 Comments
(CNS): The former education minister has refuted allegations made against him over the schools development projects and pointed the finger at fundamental problems with the original high school tenders. In a revealing statement to the Public Accounts Committee in response to a recent report from t [...]

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