Archive for June 28th, 2016

US measles outbreak leads to local warnings

US measles outbreak leads to local warnings

| 28/06/2016 | 9 Comments
(CNS): With a growing number of confirmed cases of measles in the United States, officials from Cayman’s Public Health Department are issuing an alert to travellers. People visiting states in the US affected by the outbreak are urged to ensure their family’s immunisations against measles are up [...]

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No sign of missing men aboard 20ft boat

No sign of missing men aboard 20ft boat

| 28/06/2016 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Four men who are believed to have left Cayman almost one week ago on a 20-foot Wellcraft boat from North West Point are still missing, police have confirmed. Carl Demmie Ebanks (59), Migeal Aedran Palmer (40) and two other unidentified men who are believed to be Jamaican did not notify the Po [...]

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Ministry gets OK from OCC over pensions report

Ministry gets OK from OCC over pensions report

| 28/06/2016 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Following amendments to the National Pensions Law, the Office of the Complaints Commissioner has agreed that the 21 recommendations made to the employment ministry in a report first published almost six years ago have finally been largely complied with. In a statement to her colleagues in the [...]

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Ezzard presses government to respond to PAC reports

Ezzard presses government to respond to PAC reports

| 28/06/2016 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The chair of the Public Accounts Committee told government that he expects a response from it on the reports he tabled following the PAC’s recent review of several auditor general reports on public spending issues. The final part of the process for each of the audit reports once PAC has mad [...]

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CS fully behind new retirement age

CS fully behind new retirement age

| 28/06/2016 | 37 Comments
(CNS): The deputy governor has said that members of the civil service are “overwhelmingly in support” of legislative changes that pave the way to allow government workers to stay in their jobs and the public service pension scheme until they are 65 years old. Franz Manderson presented two amendm [...]

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Ex-fund manager remains silent in face of charges

Ex-fund manager remains silent in face of charges

| 28/06/2016
(CNS): Accused of stealing around half a million dollars from a fund, Robert Aspinall (38) has not yet answered the fourteen charges against him, despite two summary court appearances. The case against the offshore accountant has been sent to the Grand Court, where Aspinall is expected to appear nex [...]

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