Tag: Radio Cayman

PPM has no special skill on reopening, says Panton

PPM has no special skill on reopening, says Panton

| 20/09/2021 | 48 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has said the opposition has no unique special skill or strategy to offer the government on reopening, given that the current administration is dealing with a different set of circumstances to the previous government, who managed lockdown not opening the borders. The opposition leader and his deputy have said they want […]

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Bryan admits misleading threat over stipend

Bryan admits misleading threat over stipend

| 31/08/2021 | 118 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan has admitted using a “scare tactic” to reduce by half or even withhold stipend payments from tourism workers who lost their jobs last year as a result of the national lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic and have remained unable to earn a living because of the ensuing collapse of […]

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New and renewed work permits face vaccine condition

New and renewed work permits face vaccine condition

| 01/06/2021 | 251 Comments

(CNS): Government appears to be planning to introduce a compulsory vaccine requirement for future overseas work permit holders and for those wanting to have their permit renewed. It is also looking at a reduction in the quarantine period for travellers who have had a full vaccination course and a negative test on arrival. But borders […]

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Minister fuels further cruise confusion

Minister fuels further cruise confusion

| 25/02/2019 | 86 Comments

(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell spent more than two hours on Monday morning talking about the tourism industry, but failed to address the questions surrounding the controversial cruise and cargo project. Despite claims that his ministry had been “as open as we can possibly be”, Kirkconnell did not explain the increasingly confusing financing model. He […]

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CIG given almost 3,000 free ads for port promotion

CIG given almost 3,000 free ads for port promotion

| 14/01/2019 | 51 Comments

(CNS): Radio Cayman has confirmed that the government received almost 3,000 free advertisements on the publicly-owned station between early October and the end of December. Responding to a freedom of information request from Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller, the information manager said the station broadcast the public service announcements on behalf of the tourism ministry for […]

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MLA  prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

MLA prepared to ‘eat own vomit’ for coalition

| 15/10/2018 | 92 Comments

(CNS): The PPM’s backbench member for George Town West, David Wight, said that he was prepared to “eat his own vomit for his country” as he addressed the issue of being in a coalition with his former arch political enemy, McKeeva Bush. Before the PPM joined forces with now Speaker Bush, Wight was one of his […]

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UK should hand police over to Cayman government

UK should hand police over to Cayman government

| 12/04/2016 | 90 Comments

(CNS): The premier believes the United Kingdom would be better off and the Cayman Islands would be further ahead if the Foreign and Commonwealth Office relinquished control of national security and the management of the police service to the Cayman government via a police authority. Speaking on Radio Cayman, Alden McLaughlin said the current arrangement […]

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