Tag: Ezzard Miller

Miller calls for CIG staff secrecy to stop

Miller calls for CIG staff secrecy to stop

| 10/10/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller is calling on the Cayman Islands Government to lift the veil of secrecy surrounding what appears to be a multitude of problems relating to senior management in the public sector. Following the sudden and very limited announcement from the board of directors at [...]

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Bank shareholders asked to give back ‘people’s cash’

Bank shareholders asked to give back ‘people’s cash’

| 08/10/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The opposition is appealing for the shareholders of Cayman National, who are about to enjoy a cash windfall if its sale to Republic Bank Trinidad and Tobago (Barbados) goes ahead as expected, to give up some of their financial gain to the public purse, arguing that government lost out in a po [...]

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Miller raises corruption concerns over port bid

Miller raises corruption concerns over port bid

| 03/10/2018 | 81 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has written to the Anti-Corruption Commission about the presence of representatives of two cruise lines, which are known to be involved in one of the final three bids for the cruise port project, on the same platform as those managing the process at the tourism ministry& [...]

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Airport audit to remain under wraps

Airport audit to remain under wraps

| 26/09/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): An interim progress report on the airport redevelopment project conducted by the Office of the Auditor General will remain under wraps for several more months because it is “a live project” that is “still commercially sensitive”.  The review, which is believed to conf [...]

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CIG fear-mongering over port, says opposition

CIG fear-mongering over port, says opposition

| 25/09/2018 | 125 Comments
(CNS): The opposition has accused government of using fear as a tool to justify plans to build the controversial and costly cruise berthing facility instead of allowing the public to make an informed decision based on facts. The opposition will be holding a series of public meetings around Grand Cay [...]

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Miller questions health ministry garbage policy

Miller questions health ministry garbage policy

| 21/09/2018 | 39 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller is questioning how the health ministry is handling garbage, as he believes officials are privatising parts of the collection process outside the parameters of the law and missing out on the collection of commercial garbage fees that are due to the public purse. [...]

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Mega ships are red herring in cruise project

Mega ships are red herring in cruise project

| 17/09/2018 | 198 Comments
(CNS): A list of cruise ships that will be delivered to the cruise lines over the next ten years, compiled by industry experts Seatrade Cruise, reveals that only 15 of more than 100 ships in the pipeline will carry more than 5,000 passengers. The document indicates that many of the leading cruise li [...]

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Opposition plans cruise port info roadshow

Opposition plans cruise port info roadshow

| 14/09/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Following government’s rejection of the private member’s motion calling for a national vote on the controversial cruise berthing and cargo facility, Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller, who filed the motion, said that he and his opposition colleagues will be throwing their weight behi [...]

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Miller calls for OfReg chair’s removal

Miller calls for OfReg chair’s removal

| 13/09/2018 | 72 Comments
(CNS) UPDATED: Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller joined other public calls on Tuesday for the removal of the Linford Pierson as chairman of the OfReg board following revelations that he had threatened to punch the deputy chair during a recent special board meeting. Miller said that if the details reve [...]

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Speaker drives opposition out of LA

Speaker drives opposition out of LA

| 12/09/2018 | 94 Comments
(CNS): The entire Cayman Islands opposition walked out of the chamber of the Legislative Assembly Wednesday morning in solidarity after Speaker McKeeva Bush reprimanded Deputy Opposition Leader Alva Suckoo and directed the premier to move a motion to suspend him for the day. Suckoo had refused to ap [...]

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Opposition to join cruise PIR campaign

Opposition to join cruise PIR campaign

| 10/09/2018 | 85 Comments
(CNS): It was almost midnight on Thursday, before the Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller stood to wind up the debate on his motion calling on government to initiate a referendum on the proposed cruise port development. Following the government’s indication that it was not supporting the call for [...]

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