Archive for November 7th, 2017

Tenth person arrested in ACC corruption probe

Tenth person arrested in ACC corruption probe

| 07/11/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): A 39-year-old man from Bodden Town has been arrested in the ongoing corruption probe that is understood to relate to the immigration department and the permanent residency heritage test. In a short statement Tuesday evening, the Anti-Corruption Commission said its investigators had arrested [...]

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US partner pulls out of deal with Health City

US partner pulls out of deal with Health City

| 07/11/2017
(CNS Business): The faith-based US healthcare provider, Ascension, has pulled out of its partnership with Health City Cayman Islands, the East End hospital founded by the internationally renowned Indian cardiac surgeon, Devi Shetty. Since the state-of-the-art facility was first conceived and then th [...]

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Education minister silent in budget debate

Education minister silent in budget debate

| 07/11/2017 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Despite significant criticisms from the opposition benches and entreaties for much more spending on education over the last week during the debate on the government’s 2018/19 two-year budget, the new education minister has remained silent. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly was the only mi [...]

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Anti-Corruption Commission has 7 active cases

Anti-Corruption Commission has 7 active cases

| 07/11/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): The annual report of the Anti-Corruption Commission reveals that at the of June this year it had seven active cases. The body that is tasked with dealing with corruption allegations against public officials and members of the public who attempt to corrupt public officials keeps a tight lid on [...]

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DG reveals plans to cut required leave times

DG reveals plans to cut required leave times

| 07/11/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has said plans are underway to better deal with the situation of civil servants being placed for long periods of time on required leave or suspension on full pay while misconduct, corruption or criminal charges are dealt with. Speaking in the Legislative Assemb [...]

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Car stolen from George Town parking lot

Car stolen from George Town parking lot

| 07/11/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): Police are issuing a notice of another car theft after a red 2-door 1999 Honda Integra with a black hood, registration plate 167 092, was stolen from the parking lot of Reflections next to Airport Fosters. The RCIPS received the report yesterday afternoon but the car was taken sometime betw [...]

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48% of PR applications now approved

48% of PR applications now approved

| 07/11/2017 | 40 Comments
(CNS): Over three hundred people who had been part of the backlog of permanent residency applications have now been granted that residency. Immigration administrative staff and the Caymanian Status and Permanent Residency Board have considered 623 applications and made decisions on 449 of them. 147 [...]

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Scammers steal cash from local accounts

Scammers steal cash from local accounts

| 07/11/2017 | 5 Comments
(CNS): Two residents have reported substantial unauthorised withdrawals from their accounts apparently resulting from the latest scam email circulating locally purporting to be from local banks. Both of these reports of theft are currently under investigation by the RCIPS Financial Crimes Unit, whic [...]

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