Tag: Ezzard Miller

Officials remain mum over Choudhury’s suspension

Officials remain mum over Choudhury’s suspension

| 13/06/2018 | 65 Comments
(CNS): Following the surprising news Wednesday that the governor has been suspended from his post and called back to London for an internal investigation, it has become apparent that Anwar Choudhury faces more than one complaint ,which appears to have originated before his time here. However, offici [...]

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PAC motion threatens CO with contempt

PAC motion threatens CO with contempt

| 12/06/2018 | 97 Comments
(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller has filed a motion in the Legislative Assembly on behalf of the entire committee asking parliament to hold the chief officer in the health ministry in contempt after requests to the deputy governor to discipline her were ignored. Jennifer Ahearn c [...]

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UK plans to remove nationality discrimination

UK plans to remove nationality discrimination

| 05/06/2018 | 36 Comments
(CNS): A committee of British MPs and peers has said that some applicants for British Overseas Territory Citizenship are still facing discrimination and it has recommended a number of changes to the British Nationality Act 1981 to remedy the issues. The changes could have repercussions in the Cayma [...]

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Miller seeks speedy constitutional change

Miller seeks speedy constitutional change

| 05/06/2018 | 46 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader is hoping to see a speedy advancement of plans to change section 125, the last and shortest clause in the Constitution that allows the UK government to impose domestic law on the Cayman Islands. Given the Conservative Party’s precarious hold on power, given its sli [...]

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Cayman seeking constitutional changes

Cayman seeking constitutional changes

| 23/05/2018 | 66 Comments
(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government, with the support of the opposition, is entering into dialogue with the United Kingdom to change parts of the Constitution relating to the territory’s relationship with Britain. Premier Alden McLaughlin said he had already spoken with Prime Minister Theresa [...]

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Coat of Arms London party still on despite row with UK

Coat of Arms London party still on despite row with UK

| 11/05/2018 | 76 Comments
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin will be leading a delegation to the UK next week to launch the celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the Cayman Islands Coat of Arms. The government has chosen to begin marking the diamond jubilee in London, despite tensions between Britain and its overseas territ [...]

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Ministry silent over bio-waste dumping

Ministry silent over bio-waste dumping

| 11/05/2018 | 58 Comments
(CNS): The health ministry is again remaining silent in the face of yet another major problem regarding waste management. Just over a week after the deputy governor apologised on behalf of the ministry for garbage collection failings, revelations that a broken incinerator on Cayman Brac has led to u [...]

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PAC members accuse utilities of ‘robbery’

PAC members accuse utilities of ‘robbery’

| 09/05/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Members of the Public Accounts Committee appeared particularly aggrieved about the cost of some utilities when witnesses from OfReg and one of the owners of internet service provider C3 appeared before them Wednesday to answer questions about the regulation of telecommunications, fuel, electr [...]

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Opposition calls for Cayman cruise port referendum

Opposition calls for Cayman cruise port referendum

| 01/05/2018 | 91 Comments
(CNS): The opposition has announced plans to spearhead a campaign to collect enough signatures from registered voters to trigger a referendum on the proposed development of cruise berthing facilities in the George Town Harbour. Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller told CNS Tuesday that he believes the ma [...]

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NSC backs gun amnesty and safety officers

NSC backs gun amnesty and safety officers

| 12/04/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service is expected to begin a gun amnesty this month after this was agreed to during Tuesday’s National Security Council meeting. Chairing his first NSC meeting, Governor Anwar Choudhury steered officials towards and approved a number of crime fighting m [...]

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Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

Miller calls for change in civil service promotion process

| 05/04/2018 | 78 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller expressed his frustrations last month over the blame political representatives get for the failings in civil service succession planning and urged the administrative arm of government to stop making competent, qualified and experienced Caymanians in the line of [...]

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