Archive for October 14th, 2015

Airport begins search for builders

Airport begins search for builders

| 14/10/2015
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority has started the process to find a general contractor to undertake the renovation and expansion of Owen Roberts International Airport terminal. Airport officials said the first step is to prequalify general contractors for the second but main phase of th [...]

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Scrutiny of public spending to be cut

Scrutiny of public spending to be cut

| 14/10/2015 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The introduction of multi-year budgeting following amendments to the Public Management and Finance Law (PMFL), which was passed by legislators Wednesday, will cut the scrutiny and transparency on government spending as it will reduce the number of Finance Committee meetings during the life of [...]

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No support for cruise port in OBC

No support for cruise port in OBC

| 14/10/2015 | 167 Comments
(CNS): The updated Outline Business Case does not support proceeding with the development of a cruise port in George Town but the findings are being ignored by the Cayman Islands Government, which has confirmed it is still pressing ahead. Far from finding compelling reasons to develop the piers, the [...]

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Police hunt barefoot sex attacker

Police hunt barefoot sex attacker

| 14/10/2015 | 34 Comments
(CNS): A woman in West Bay was attacked by a barefoot man at around 5:30 Tuesday morning close to Bonneville Drive and the entrance to The Shores. The police said the victim was thrown to the ground by her attacker and was indecently assaulted. But after she screamed the man ran off. In the second [...]

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Rain dampens demo but petition exceeds 14,000

Rain dampens demo but petition exceeds 14,000

| 14/10/2015 | 39 Comments
(CNS): The crowd marching on the Legislative Assembly Wednesday to show support for effective legislation on gas price transparency was considerably smaller than organisers had expected, as the weather dampened the occasion. Around 50 people waited outside the Legislative Assembly to hand over to [...]

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LA opens with changes to budget year

LA opens with changes to budget year

| 14/10/2015 | 6 Comments
(CNS): The Legislative Assembly will open Wednesday morning with a busy order paper that includes two pieces of legislation for debate in the first sitting of this meeting. Both the Legal Aid Bill and amendments to the Public Management and Finance Law to change the budget year are scheduled for deb [...]

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Troubled teens fundraising for their own support programme

Troubled teens fundraising for their own support programme

| 14/10/2015
(CNS): Students from the John Gray High School are raising the cash themselves for a mentoring group that is helping to turn their lives around. According to the school counsellor, Chris Murray, BoyZ2men, which began at the school in 2009 and has a proven track record for getting at risk and troub [...]

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