Archive for November 17th, 2017

Christmas jobs to make Cayman ‘NICE’ again

Christmas jobs to make Cayman ‘NICE’ again

| 17/11/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Following comments by the premier in the Legislative Assembly yesterday that government would be running the annual Christmas clean-up, officials confirmed Friday that they are now seeking applicants for the three-week programme. The National Community Enhancement Project (NICE) 2017 will pro [...]

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LA votes status for teacher, ‘lost local’ and millionaire

LA votes status for teacher, ‘lost local’ and millionaire

| 17/11/2017 | 99 Comments
(CNS): Members of the Legislative Assembly voted to approve three Cabinet Caymanian Status grants Thursday for residents in three very different sets of circumstances. Chris Bounds, who taught in government schools for more than 30 years, Angelyn (nee Jackson) Zias, who was born and grew up in Cayma [...]

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MLA’s persistent CarePay inquiry shut down

MLA’s persistent CarePay inquiry shut down

| 17/11/2017 | 50 Comments
(CNS): Persistent efforts by opposition member Chris Saunders (BTW) to get more information from the government benches about the CarePay fiasco and who else should have been held to account in connection with the scandal was shut down by the speaker of the Legislative Assembly yesterday. Saunders w [...]

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Legislators back 2-year $1.4B budget before LA adjourns

Legislators back 2-year $1.4B budget before LA adjourns

| 17/11/2017 | 10 Comments
(CNS): Despite the criticisms hurled at government from the opposition benches during an intense week of Finance Committee, the budget got full support from the members of the Legislative Assembly Wednesday when it was put to the vote. With the exception of Bernie Bush, the CDP Unity government back [...]

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