Tag: Ezzard Miller

Waste management project still months away

Waste management project still months away

| 06/09/2018 | 10 Comments
(CNS): The Integrated Solid Waste Management System for the Cayman Islands is still many months away from being implemented, as talks roll on between government and the Dart-led consortium that was selected as the preferred bidder, the premier revealed Wednesday. Addressing the Legislative Assembly, [...]

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Government ignoring key laws, says opposition leader

Government ignoring key laws, says opposition leader

| 30/08/2018 | 54 Comments
(CNS): The Unity government is failing to comply with, or fully implement, its own legislation written to ensure good governance in the Cayman Islands, even as it is in the process of executing a number of costly and far-reaching public projects and contracts, the opposition leader has said. Ezzard [...]

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Coast guard to get new chopper

Coast guard to get new chopper

| 28/08/2018 | 67 Comments
(CNS): Government is planning significant investment in the new Cayman Islands Coast Guard, it was revealed Monday when Premier Alden McLaughlin told the press that his administration is considering buying a new helicopter to help its mission. He said he hoped to “go further” than merely [...]

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Miller: Less is more for cruise sector

Miller: Less is more for cruise sector

| 21/08/2018 | 84 Comments
(CNS): As criticism of the proposed costly and controversial cruise berthing project in George Town intensifies, Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller has said it’s not just the environment and the economics of the project or even the way that the procurement is being handled that gives cause for co [...]

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Manderson backs CoP’s move to recruit residents

Manderson backs CoP’s move to recruit residents

| 13/08/2018 | 117 Comments
(CNS): Acting Governor Franz Manderson has backed a move by Police Commissioner Derek Byrne to recruit foreign residents for entry-level positions to the RCIPS after the opposition called on him to prevent the change in policy. Manderson said that locals would still be given priority, even though th [...]

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Opposition calls for more education spending

Opposition calls for more education spending

| 09/08/2018 | 96 Comments
(CNS) Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller is urging government to invest more cash in the education system in this budget cycle. The independent member for North Side said he plans to file a private member’s motion ahead of the next Legislative Assembly meeting calling for an injection of funds t [...]

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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 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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Juvenile crime raises concern for cops

Juvenile crime raises concern for cops

| 30/07/2018 | 41 Comments
(CNS): Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers are concerned about the current spike in serious crime being perpetrated by young people across the islands. Meeting with residents in North Side last week, Police Commissioner Derek Byrne and officers from the district said the increase in juvenil [...]

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Ministry claims safety risk, turf makers disagree

Ministry claims safety risk, turf makers disagree

| 19/07/2018 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The manufacturers of the artificial turf that was donated to the Edna Moyle Primary School in North Side by a parent have said that although it was designed for indoors, it would be perfectly safe to use outside, with the only risk being that it may fade in the sun. The ministry has neverthel [...]

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Miller takes on ministry over school playing field

Miller takes on ministry over school playing field

| 17/07/2018 | 61 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller (North Side) has said he is determined to do whatever it takes to get a playing field for his constituency’s primary school, as a major battle with the education ministry appears to have come to an impasse. The field at the Edna Moyle Primary School is in [...]

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