Archive for May, 2018

Fiancé reaching end of term limit

Fiancé reaching end of term limit

| 30/05/2018
My fiancé is approaching his term limit. I still have five years left. If we get married now rather than later, am I able to add him to my work permit as a dependent and give him five more years to live/work here before we have to decide on whether to apply for PR? [...]

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Lack of plan undermining CS goals, says OAG

Lack of plan undermining CS goals, says OAG

| 30/05/2018 | 60 Comments
(CNS): The auditor general has found that government needs to develop a comprehensive workforce plan to meet its goals as there are significant gaps in managing talent, succession planning, recruitment and retention, and human resource strategies within the civil service. The latest report from Sue [...]

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Public purse full but concerns on horizon

Public purse full but concerns on horizon

| 29/05/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): In what appears to be a first for the government when it comes to reporting on public spending, the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development has published the unaudited financial results for the first three months of 2018. The report outlines how well core government has done collecting r [...]

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GT man charged in Prospect robbery

GT man charged in Prospect robbery

| 29/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The police have now charged a 19-year-old man from George Town with robbery following the arrest of four people at the weekend in connection with a man who was beaten and robbed outside a residence in Prospect on Monday, 21 May. The defendant was expected in court Tuesday. According to an ear [...]

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Unemployment persists despite economic growth

Unemployment persists despite economic growth

| 28/05/2018 | 102 Comments
(CNS): The finance minister painted a rosy picture of Cayman’s economic growth and government’s fiscal prudence when he appeared at an economic forum Friday. Roy McTaggart pointed to growth in the economy of 2.9% in 2017, with the construction and tourism sectors leading the way, but Min [...]

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CMA: No fault divorce will devalue marriage

CMA: No fault divorce will devalue marriage

| 28/05/2018 | 109 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Ministers Association has posted a draft response to a collection of proposed legislation dealing with family life and marriage which, if enacted, would introduce the concept of no fault divorce. But the church ministers are objecting to the idea of removing blame and have said tha [...]

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West Bay man pleads guilty to ‘peeping’ in condos

West Bay man pleads guilty to ‘peeping’ in condos

| 28/05/2018 | 8 Comments
(CNS): A West Bay man was remanded in custody by the court Monday after he admitted criminal trespassing charges. Kelvin Ebanks (30) was arrested after he was reported loitering and acting suspiciously at the rear of an apartment complex on North West Point Road, West Bay. The man was seen walking o [...]

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Two separate arson cases reported over weekend

Two separate arson cases reported over weekend

| 28/05/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS): One woman is in custody and police are on the lookout for a second suspect after two separate and unrelated arson attacks over the weekend. A 38-year-old woman has been arrested and remains in police custody as inquiries continue into a fire at a residence in West Lane, Bodden Town, on Sund [...]

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ESO begins work to update household register

ESO begins work to update household register

| 28/05/2018 | 29 Comments
(CNS): The Economics and Statistics Office has begun collecting basic housing information across the three Cayman Islands in order to update its Household Register. The public is asked to cooperate with staff from the office who will be visiting addresses on the register, which is used as the sampli [...]

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Teenagers arrested over Prospect robbery

Teenagers arrested over Prospect robbery

| 28/05/2018
(CNS): Four people, three of them teenagers, have been arrested in connection with a robbery that took place on Prospect Point Road during the holiday weekend. They are accused of following their victim from a Crewe Road bar, believed to be Country & Western, in the early morning hours of Monda [...]

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Pedestrian critical after being run down

Pedestrian critical after being run down

| 28/05/2018 | 20 Comments
(CNS): A male pedestrian who was reportedly struck by a white vehicle on Shamrock Road this morning is currently in hospital with life-threatening injuries, according to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service. The collision happened in Lower Valley close to the junction of Trumbach Drive, police sa [...]

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