Archive for September 13th, 2018

CSX board violated law over CEO job, finds IAS

CSX board violated law over CEO job, finds IAS

| 13/09/2018 | 68 Comments
(CNS): A review undertaken by the government’s Internal Audit Service (IAS) earlier this year into the process surrounding the recruitment of the chief executive officer for the Cayman Islands Stock Exchange in 2017 has found that it was not in compliance with the Public Authorities Law. Never [...]

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LA votes to make ‘grooming’ an offence

LA votes to make ‘grooming’ an offence

| 13/09/2018 | 14 Comments
(CNS): Amendments to the Cayman Islands Penal Code that government steered through the Legislative Assembly on Thursday will add a number of sexual offences to the law, in particular grooming, to aid the prosecution of this type of predatory threat to children and vulnerable people. The attorney gen [...]

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Miller calls for OfReg chair’s removal

Miller calls for OfReg chair’s removal

| 13/09/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller joined other public calls on Tuesday for the removal of the Linford Pierson as chairman of the OfReg board following revelations that he had threatened to punch the deputy chair during a recent special board meeting. Miller said that if the details reve [...]

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New BT church will be public hurricane shelter

New BT church will be public hurricane shelter

| 13/09/2018 | 45 Comments
(CNS): Government is currently in talks to adapt the new Bodden Town Church of God building, which is under development, into a public hurricane shelter. Answering a parliamentary question by Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo last week during the Legislative Assembly meeting on Cayman Brac, Minister Joseph [...]

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Crisis Centre reviewing security at teen refuge

Crisis Centre reviewing security at teen refuge

| 13/09/2018
(CNS): The Crisis Centre, which runs the TAYA Lounge in George Town that is designed to be a sanctuary from violence for at-risk teenagers, is reviewing security after an outbreak of violence this week between two teenage girls, one of whom received serious injuries after being stabbed. Officials e [...]

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NiCE workers have barriers to labour market

NiCE workers have barriers to labour market

| 13/09/2018 | 15 Comments
(CNS): The number of unemployed people who joined the recent summer clean-up initiative fell by almost a quarter compared to previous NiCE programmes, but many of those who were involved had significant barriers preventing them from getting into the wider labour market, government has said. The late [...]

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Key post filled in new WORC agency

Key post filled in new WORC agency

| 13/09/2018 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Government has announced the appointment of 16-year career civil servant Sian Pairaudeau as the deputy director of labour needs and supply at the new Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) unit, which is expected to be up and running by January. [...]

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Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path wavers

Cayman urged to watch Tropical Storm Isaac as path wavers

| 13/09/2018 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Tropical Storm Isaac was edging towards the Leeward Islands Thursday morning on a path that could bring the storm into the Cayman Islands area. Moving west at around 21mph, the storm is expected to continue on that track for the next few days before it comes into the central Caribbean Sea at [...]

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