Tag: Anwar Choudhury

Choudhury petitioners widen campaign

Choudhury petitioners widen campaign

| 15/08/2018 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Two months after Governor Anwar Choudhury was recalled to London amid undisclosed allegations made by his office and house staff, petitioners hoping to persuade the Foreign and Commonwealth Office to send him back to the Cayman Islands are widening their petition. Organisers said that in resp [...]

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FCO and DG fail to address Miller’s concerns

FCO and DG fail to address Miller’s concerns

| 02/08/2018 | 21 Comments
(CNS): Two letters sent to Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller in response to his correspondence confirm the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s decision to remain silent on the suspension of Governor Anwar Choudhury until the internal probe into allegations against him are concluded. One of letters [...]

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Opposition rejects push for local governor

Opposition rejects push for local governor

| 02/08/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Deputy Opposition Leader Alva Suckoo has said that appointing a Caymanian governor would be incompatible with the Cayman Islands Constitution and believes the petition calling for Acting Governor Franz Manderson to be given the job is a political ploy to push the country towards independence [...]

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New petition wants Manderson as governor

New petition wants Manderson as governor

| 31/07/2018 | 152 Comments
(CNS): As Cayman continues to be unsettled about the empty Government House, a new petition is calling on the United Kingdom to give the governor’s job to Franz Manderson. Posted online around four days ago, the petition has more than 480 signatures supporting the idea of the deputy governor a [...]

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Civil servants cleared to sign petition

Civil servants cleared to sign petition

| 30/07/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Officials from the portfolio of the civil service have cleared government workers to sign the petition now circulating that is demanding the return of Governor Anwar Choudhury. Acting Chief Officer in the portfolio, Andrea Fa’amoe, confirmed in response to CNS inquiries that the current po [...]

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Opposition queries integrity of governor inquiry

Opposition queries integrity of governor inquiry

| 30/07/2018 | 49 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has raised a number of concerns about the suspension of Governor Anwar Choudhury and the integrity of the Foreign Office investigation into complaints about him. Ezzard Miller has written to Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon, the FCO’s overseas territories minister, and sent [...]

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Volunteers wanted for ‘bring back governor’ petition

Volunteers wanted for ‘bring back governor’ petition

| 27/07/2018 | 125 Comments
(CNS): The group of anonymous people who have begun a petition to get suspended Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury reinstated in his job are asking for volunteers to help them circulate the petition this weekend after receiving considerable public support for the project. Organisers said that [...]

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Choudhury probe fair, says governor’s office

Choudhury probe fair, says governor’s office

| 26/07/2018 | 98 Comments
(CNS): The head of the governor’s office, Matthew Forbes, and Acting Governor Franz Manderson circulated a letter to the media on Thursday confirming the continued silence of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office on the investigation into complaints made against Governor Anwar Choudhury, who has [...]

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Governor was taking active role in civil service

Governor was taking active role in civil service

| 19/07/2018 | 137 Comments
(CNS): Minutes of the deputy governor’s meetings with civil service management, released this week in response to an FOI request made by Cayman News Service, revealed that the now-suspended governor, Anwar Choudhury, was taking a direct and active role in the management of the public service a [...]

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Ethics body sought meeting with governor

Ethics body sought meeting with governor

| 10/07/2018 | 27 Comments
(CNS): With no sign of a start date for the Standards in Public Life Law, which remains the unfulfilled commitment to keep politicians and senior public servants honest, the commission established under the Constitution to keep an eye on the morals and integrity of government had sought a meeting wi [...]

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Governor Choudhury’s removal ‘not political’

Governor Choudhury’s removal ‘not political’

| 25/06/2018 | 120 Comments
(CNS): As salacious allegations that Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury was removed because of bullying and asking a staff member for a shirtless back massage appear in the British tabloid press, CNS has learned that there are no political reasons behind the new UK representative being called b [...]

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