Archive for November 25th, 2016

Cayman facing driest year on record

Cayman facing driest year on record

| 25/11/2016 | 18 Comments
(CNS): The director general of Cayman’s National Weather Service has revealed that 2016 is likely to be the country’s driest year on record. At the end of October statistics for this year showed a deficit of more than 19 inches in the average annual rainfall. “We are looking set to have th [...]

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Customs opens red-green channels at airport

Customs opens red-green channels at airport

| 25/11/2016 | 49 Comments
(CNS): The Customs Department has begun operating a new clearance system in the arrival hall at Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA). Collector of Customs Charles Clifford said the simplified process, recommended by the World Customs Organisation and commonly known as the ‘red/green syste [...]

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Cayman must be ready for uncertain world

Cayman must be ready for uncertain world

| 25/11/2016 | 62 Comments
(CNS): The premier has spoken of the “increasingly, bewildering and unpredictable seismic geopolitical changes” going on in the world creating uncertainty that Cayman must be prepared to navigate. Alden McLaughlin said the combination of ‘Brexit’ in the UK, the election of Donald Trump in th [...]

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Archer targets revenue reporting

Archer targets revenue reporting

| 25/11/2016 | 21 Comments
(CNS): The finance minister has said that government’s inability to confirm that the revenue collected into the public purse is everything it is owed and recorded in its financial statements is a major challenge that he plans to tackle. Marco Archer told civil servants at a conference Thursday tha [...]

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Pay grade of top government officials

Pay grade of top government officials

| 25/11/2016
What is the salary for the Cayman Islands premier, deputy premier, ministers, MLAs and the governor? Auntie’s answer: While you might have been hoping for an exact number for each salary, Gloria McField-Nixon, chief officer in the Portfolio of the Civil Service, did supply a precise range, and how [...]

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