Archive for June 13th, 2019

Tenders used for medivac from Oasis class ship

Tenders used for medivac from Oasis class ship

| 13/06/2019 | 79 Comments

(CNS): A passenger on a mega cruise ship who was in need of emergency medical assistance was brought to shore on Grand Cayman Thursday with the help of a local tender service, despite government’s continued insistence that these ships cannot use tender vessels. Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas can carry almost 5,500 passengers and […]

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Port Authority chair retires at critical time

Port Authority chair retires at critical time

| 13/06/2019 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Government has announced that the chairman of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) Board, Errol Bush, has retired for personal reasons. The octogenarian steps away from the important job at a critical time, as the government tries to steer through its cruise and cargo project. Bush will be temporarily replaced by Deputy […]

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Secret pay-offs qualify premier’s audits

Secret pay-offs qualify premier’s audits

| 13/06/2019 | 41 Comments

(CNS): The auditor general has said government’s failure to reveal details of pay-offs made to departing civil servants has led to it falling foul of international accounting standards and to qualified audits for the financial period ending December 2017 in two of the premier’s ministries. In the Office of the Auditor General’s latest review of […]

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Teenager stays in bed to dodge court hearing

Teenager stays in bed to dodge court hearing

| 13/06/2019

(CNS): A George Town teenager refused to leave his bed this week to appear in court to answer his bail, but after his arrest and enforced appearance a judge took pity and re-bailed the young man on stricter conditions. The 17-year-old boy is facing serious charges of wounding with intent and was due before the […]

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