Archive for December 7th, 2022

Jamaica rolls out new state of emergency over crime

Jamaica rolls out new state of emergency over crime

| 07/12/2022 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness has rolled out a state of emergency in several parishes and police divisions, including in tourist areas, in response to the escalating violent crime in parts of the country. Holness made the announcement during a press briefing on Tuesday, according to a release from the Jamaican government. “My job […]

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Customs urges importers to supply invoices

Customs urges importers to supply invoices

| 07/12/2022 | 30 Comments

(CNS): As Customs and Border Control gears up to deal with tens of thousands of seasonal imports, officials are urging people to get all of their documentation right and follow the proper process in order to get their Christmas packages on time. With over 22,000 individual imports recorded for the month of November already, the […]

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Revenue rolls in but public spending set to increase

Revenue rolls in but public spending set to increase

| 07/12/2022 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The government headed into the final quarter of this year with a healthy and better than expected surplus, but while revenue is still rolling in, expenditure is now rising. As government entities make a final push to meet planned objectives for 2022, the current surplus is likely to be “significantly reduced” over the last […]

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Saunders points finger at locals over sham marriages

Saunders points finger at locals over sham marriages

| 07/12/2022 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Border Control Minister Chris Saunders has said that Caymanians should recognise the value of their birthright and stop entering into marriages of convenience, as they are not only criminal but an immoral practice. He said this practice is making a mockery of marriage, which is the traditional foundation of family life in Cayman. According […]

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