Tag: Clement Reid

Port boss officially fired

Port boss officially fired

| 29/11/2018 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Clement Reid has been formally fired as director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands, officials from PACI have confirmed. In a brief e-mail statement, Acting Director Joseph Woods said that “by mutual consent, the employment of the port director, Clement Reid, was terminated on 23 November”. Reid had been on paid required […]

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Port extends suspension of director

Port extends suspension of director

| 27/09/2018 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The beleaguered director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands, Clement Reid, who has been on required leave since May, had that suspension extended for another three months in August, minutes from the directors’ board meetings have revealed. Throughout the meetings last month the directors were told that police inquiries, which were triggered […]

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Four senior staff fired from port

Four senior staff fired from port

| 27/08/2018 | 55 Comments

(CNS): The acting director at the Cayman Islands Port Authority has confirmed that four senior Caymanians have been let go because PACI had to “restructure its resources”. Joseph Woods released a short statement to the media Monday stating that four people had been terminated without cause but had been given a certain notice period. It […]

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Director suspended as port begins probe

Director suspended as port begins probe

| 23/05/2018 | 90 Comments

(CNS): After weeks of revelations regarding a catalog of issues surrounding the beleaguered port director, Clement Reid, officials confirmed Wednesday that he had been suspended from his job and an internal investigation has been opened. In a short statement from the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands board of directors, they said he had been “suspended […]

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Port boss ‘felt compelled’ by leave request

Port boss ‘felt compelled’ by leave request

| 17/05/2018 | 62 Comments

(CNS): The embattled port director, Clement Reid, told the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) Board he had felt “compelled to agree” to requests by then opposition leader McKeeva Bush, who had repeatedly asked for a specific member of the port staff to accompany him on overseas trips, when he granted 63 days paid […]

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Board gave port director second chance

Board gave port director second chance

| 16/05/2018 | 113 Comments

(CNS): Despite finding that the litany of questionable actions by Port Director Clement Reid exposed by the auditor general did amount to gross misconduct, the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) Board gave him a second chance because of his long service with the authority, his willingness to try to put things right and […]

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Port director struggles to explain actions

Port director struggles to explain actions

| 14/05/2018 | 113 Comments

(CNS): Responses given by the director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI) to auditors to explain the potential mismanagement and abuse of public cash exposed in a special report show the public authority boss struggling to explain his actions surrounding major breaches of recruitment laws and procedures, unauthorised spending and other personnel […]

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Port boss faces list of mismanagement accusations

Port boss faces list of mismanagement accusations

| 07/05/2018 | 127 Comments

(CNS): A damning report released by the auditor general has revealed a significant list of allegations against the director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI), ranging from mismanagement to potential fraud and corruption. Clement Reid is accused of breaching recruitment practices, spending over $130,000 decorating the port offices without approval, allowing staff […]

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