Archive for January 21st, 2019

IO’s allegedly took $600 for English test pass mark

IO’s allegedly took $600 for English test pass mark

| 21/01/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Immigration officers allegedly took $600 from at least 15 Spanish speakers to steer them to the 75% pass mark needed to get through the department’s English Language Test and secure work permits, even though their language skills were not up to scratch, the court heard Monday. As the acting director of public prosecutions, Patrick Moran, […]

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23 rookie cops begin basic training

23 rookie cops begin basic training

| 21/01/2019 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The first class of new Royal Cayman Islands Police Service recruits in 2019 got down to their studies Monday after the eight women and fifteen men, aged between 18 to 40, were all sworn in and began the classroom part of their basic training at the RCIPS centre on West Bay Road. This first […]

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Scam begs cash via premier’s Whatsapp account

Scam begs cash via premier’s Whatsapp account

| 21/01/2019 | 10 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS Financial Crime Unit are warning that scammers have been attempting to use Premier Alden McLaughlin’s WhatsApp account to con people out cash in the latest local online scam. Messages are being sent to other WhatsApp users from an account masquerading as the premier and soliciting cash for an investment deal with the […]

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Airport 20% over budget and a year late

Airport 20% over budget and a year late

| 21/01/2019 | 170 Comments

(CNS): The Office of the Auditor General has finally released a redacted copy of an audit report it completed last year, which was initially withheld, on the Owen Roberts International Airport renovation project. Sue Winspear and her team have revealed that the cost of the project is at least 20% more than originally budgeted, that it […]

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