Archive for June 21st, 2016

Consultants back CIG funded mental health facility

Consultants back CIG funded mental health facility

| 21/06/2016 | 8 Comments
(CNS): An outline business case considering options for helping the growing number of people needing mental healthcare has concluded that the Cayman Islands needs its own therapeutic long-term residential facility that can accommodate local patients, those currently overseas and even medical tourist [...]

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Alden: Refusing permits would be disastrous

Alden: Refusing permits would be disastrous

| 21/06/2016 | 167 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has told opposition members that their idea of refusing work permits to create opportunities for Caymanians is “completely fallacious” and said it would have “disastrous consequences” for the country. As Finance Committee scrutinised the employment min [...]

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CUC sends out wrong bills and cut-off notices

CUC sends out wrong bills and cut-off notices

| 21/06/2016 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Some of CUC customers have been sent incorrect bills and disconnection notices as a result of what officials said was an unexpected failure during the billing process. Following enquiries by CNS, a spokesperson for Grand Cayman’s monopoly power provider said certain customers who received e [...]

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MLAs push for more education cash

MLAs push for more education cash

| 21/06/2016 | 42 Comments
(CNS): More than $145 million has been allocated to education in the 18-month budget, accounting for around 17% of the government’s entire 2016/17 spending plan, but opposition MLAs and the education minister pressed for more yesterday, when concerns were raised about failing schools identified in [...]

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