Archive for March 30th, 2016

Rivers calls for job transparency

Rivers calls for job transparency

| 30/03/2016 | 129 Comments

(CNS): The employment minister is calling for all jobs available in the Cayman Islands to be posted with the National Workforce Development Agency and not just before a work permit is coming up for renewal. Tara Rivers said that she wants to see employers reveal all the jobs not held by locals long before permit […]

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Former Cayman prosecutor under fire in TCI top post

Former Cayman prosecutor under fire in TCI top post

| 30/03/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): John Masters, the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) in the Turks and Caicos Islands and a former senior prosecutor in the Cayman Islands, is under investigation by the country’s Integrity Commission. According to reports from TCI media, a number of complaints have been made about Masters by his staff and other government officials over […]

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NBF was rigorously managed, claims CoS

NBF was rigorously managed, claims CoS

| 30/03/2016 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The former chief of staff in the premier’s office when McKeeva Bush was at the helm of the last UDP government has denied that the Nation Building Fund was not properly managed. Leonard Dilbert condemned the findings of the Office of the Auditor General and claimed he was not given a chance to answer […]

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Cayman Airways plane damaged by private jet

Cayman Airways plane damaged by private jet

| 30/03/2016 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has launched an investigation into an incident last week in which the newly purchased Cayman Airways Express Saab 340 aircraft was damaged by a private jet at the airport on Grand Cayman. A release Wednesday morning by the airline said that on the night of Thursday, 24 March, […]

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Serial burglar faces near 8-year jail term

Serial burglar faces near 8-year jail term

| 30/03/2016 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A 29-year-old man from George Town who stole more than $150,000 worth of jewellery when he broke into a Prospect home in December 2013 was handed a lengthy prison term by a Grand Court judge recently as a result of his serial offending. Otis Myles was sentenced to seven years and nine months in […]

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Survey finds 98% of job seekers not work ready

Survey finds 98% of job seekers not work ready

| 30/03/2016 | 74 Comments

(CNS): A survey conducted by the National Workforce Development Agency (NWDA) of its registered clients who asked for support has found that 97.8% of local job seekers who responded were not work ready and have multiple barriers to getting a job. The survey is part of a newly released government report that has found a […]

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Generation loss causes outages across Grand Cayman

Generation loss causes outages across Grand Cayman

| 30/03/2016 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Officials from CUC have confirmed that the loss of “some generation at the power plant” in the industrial area of George Town caused outages from West Bay to East End on Tuesday evening, which saw some customers without power for close to two hours. The electricity supply failure began around 7:12pm in some areas, […]

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