Archive for April 2nd, 2019

Opposition leader staying put despite cracks

Opposition leader staying put despite cracks

| 02/04/2019 | 65 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has said he intends to retain his position unless and until the remaining members of his group formally ask for his resignation in writing, as cracks in the group appear to widen. Speaking at a press conference Tuesday, after Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo quit the group, Miller said he believed […]

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Son jailed for trying to sell father’s property

Son jailed for trying to sell father’s property

| 02/04/2019 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Admiral “Andy” Anderson Jr (50), from George Town, has been jailed for 3½ years for trying to sell his father’s land and property without permission. Anderson was convicted last October of several forgery charges and an attempt to obtain property by deception after he tried to dispose of the family’s assets and pocket the […]

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EX-tennis club boss surrenders to jail

EX-tennis club boss surrenders to jail

| 02/04/2019 | 37 Comments

(CNS): The former general manager and head pro-trainer at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club, Rob Seward (46), handed himself in to the authorities Tuesday, ahead of admissions he intends to make regarding allegations that he stole around $100,000 from the club. Seward volunteered to begin serving time for the inevitable custodial sentence when he is […]

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CIG rolls out law to speed cheque clearance

CIG rolls out law to speed cheque clearance

| 02/04/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): A new piece of legislation will be debated in the Legislative Assembly, when the sitting opens Wednesday, that government says will speed up cheque clearance between banks. The Bills of Exchange (Amendment) Bill, 2019 facilitates an Automated Clearing House system, making things more efficient, Ministry of Financial Services officials said in a press release. […]

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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.