Archive for March 1st, 2017

Health insurance costs come under political fire

Health insurance costs come under political fire

| 01/03/2017 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The problems people in the Cayman Islands are facing with health insurance were at the centre of debates in the LA last week when the opposition leader presented a private member’s motion to tackle some of the challenges the uninsured face and the premier steered through some amendments to the law. The government accepted […]

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Old folks law gives teeth to policy

Old folks law gives teeth to policy

| 01/03/2017 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Following the launch of a policy to promote the interests and protect the rights of pensioners and those over 65 years old, the Legislative Assembly has now passed the legislation to support the policy. The bill presented by Community Affairs Minister Osbourne Bodden will pave the way for a council to advocate for the […]

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Syed used charm and status to steal, crown claims

Syed used charm and status to steal, crown claims

| 01/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The former president of the University College of the Cayman Islands used charm and his status as the college boss to manipulate those around him, the deputy director of public prosecutions told the jury Tuesday, as he summed up the crown’s case against Hassan Syed for stealing over half a million dollars from the […]

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Education bosses confirmed after years of acting in posts

Education bosses confirmed after years of acting in posts

| 01/03/2017 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Lyneth Monteith, who has been acting chief education officer for two years, has finally been confirmed in the post, which is now called the director of the Department of Education Services. Meanwhile, Cetonya Cacho has been officially appointed deputy chief officer for education policy and planning in the education ministry after three years acting […]

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RCIPS opens the door to would-be recruits

RCIPS opens the door to would-be recruits

| 01/03/2017 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Local residents who want to join the RCIPS as a police constable can now submit applications online all year round without any deadlines. Police Commissioner David Byrne said the open and ongoing recruitment of local constables would make it easier for people to apply. “Our intention is to make the recruitment process more convenient […]

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See draft amendment to the Constitution in the CNS Library