Archive for June 22nd, 2016

DG warns MLAs of politicizing CS

DG warns MLAs of politicizing CS

| 22/06/2016 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The deputy governor, who has responsibility for civil servants, warned MLAs Wednesday not to politicize the service as he engaged in an acrimonious exchange with independent MLA Arden McLean (East End) and tried to address concerns raised by Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush (West Bay) over huma [...]

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Majority of suspended civil servants face criminal charges

Majority of suspended civil servants face criminal charges

| 22/06/2016 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The majority of the 31 public servants who are on required leave and suspended from their jobs on full pay are facing criminal proceedings in the courts, the deputy governor revealed Wednesday as Finance Committee began scrutinising spending on the civil service. Franz Manderson told legislat [...]

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Judge throws out NBF fraud case

Judge throws out NBF fraud case

| 22/06/2016 | 56 Comments
(CNS): Sandra Catron has been acquitted of eight counts of uttering a false document in a fraud case relating to the controversial Nation Building Fund after a Grand Court judge directed a jury to find her not guilty. Justice Malcolm Swift said the charges were flawed and there was insufficient evid [...]

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Fire chief promises Caymanian succession

Fire chief promises Caymanian succession

| 22/06/2016 | 16 Comments
(CNS): The British fire service expert who took over the Cayman Islands Fire Service earlier this year against a backdrop of controversy that a local chief fire officer could not be found has promised that he will train staff so that a Caymanian can take his job in the next few years. David Hails to [...]

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