Archive for November 21st, 2017

CIG spends $1M to learn it can’t afford court

CIG spends $1M to learn it can’t afford court

| 21/11/2017 | 97 Comments

(CNS): The government has spent more than a $1 million over the last decade exploring the possibility of building a new courthouse, only to discover it can’t afford it. Court Administrator Suzanne Bothwell told Finance Committee last week that the much needed facility is still several years away, despite a long history of attempts to […]

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ACC make 13th arrest in corruption probe

ACC make 13th arrest in corruption probe

| 21/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Anti-Corruption Commission say that investigators have now made the thirteenth arrest in an ongoing case that began in January of this year. Officers arrested a 31-year-old woman from Prospect Tuesday morning on suspicion of bribery of a public officer, fraud on the government and breach of trust all contrary to the Anti-Corruption Law (2016 […]

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Government won’t tax banks for education fund

Government won’t tax banks for education fund

| 21/11/2017 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The premier told members of the Legislative Assembly that his government would consider the idea of an education fund that could help plug the budget gaps and cover more scholarships for Caymanians, but he said his administration was not prepared to raise the cash by putting a tax on the spread which banks take […]

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Five on trial over violent gun fuelled feud

Five on trial over violent gun fuelled feud

| 21/11/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Five people from West Bay crammed into the dock in the Grand Court Monday, as the crown opened its case against the group in relation to an attempted murder outside a West Bay Road nightclub earlier this year. Malik Mothen (35), Tashika Mothen (29), Kashwayne Hewitt (20), Daniella Tibbetts (24) and Leshawn Forrester (23) […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.