Brent Fuller, Photo-Journalist
Brent Fuller, Photo-Journalist

Brent Fuller

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
PO Box 1365 GT
Grand Cayman KY1-1108

T: 345-815-0053
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ARTICLES BY BRENT FULLER

Half-year budget surplus reported at $201 million

The Cayman Islands government has a lot more money in the bank than it thought it would by June 30.

Local police recruit numbers lagging

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has not managed to hire more than nine new cadets in any local recruitment effort since 2014, leaving the growth planned within the police service over the next few years mostly dependent on the hiring of non-Caymanian officers.

Government begins cutting red tape

Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury may be gone, but his pledge to “burn or shred” pieces of government bureaucracy has not been forgotten.

Nearly half fail Cayman drivers’ license test

The failure rate in the written drivers’ license tests taken last year was almost 50 percent, according to Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing records.

Four overstayers identified during amnesty

The Cayman Islands Immigration Department has identified four overstayers so far during its August amnesty period, including one individual who turned up at Owen Roberts International Airport with a plane ticket to depart.

Police: Eight church break-ins since June

Eight church burglaries have been reported within the past two months around Grand Cayman, including two that occurred Wednesday morning, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service confirmed this week.

Financial services manager arrested in United States

A private equity funds manager who was arrested at his office in Grand Cayman this spring in connection with a drugs probe conducted by local police and customs officers has found himself on the wrong side of the law again in Connecticut, USA.

Government is ‘NiCE’ twice in 2018

The Cayman Islands annual government-sponsored pre-Christmas cleanup program is not just for the holidays any longer.

Central government revenues up 44% in decade

Cayman Islands central government revenues have risen by 44 percent in the past 10 years, according to budget records produced by the public sector’s Economics and Statistics Office.

Average prisons population exceeds 217

For the last two-and-a-half years, the Cayman Islands average adult male and female prison population has hovered between 217 and 218 prisoners – a 17 percent increase from earlier years.

Trash quadruples in 5 years

The amount of waste being managed at Cayman’s three landfills has gone from more than 38,000 tons to more than 158,000 tons in five years.

MPs: Territories do not have ‘level playing field’

A group of visiting British elected officials agreed Friday that the U.K.’s management of Cayman and other remaining overseas territories has been unequal and needs to be reviewed.

UK Lord ‘hopes’ Governor Choudhury probe done soon

A litany of concerns related to the ongoing investigation involving absent Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury made public last week were not addressed in responses made by senior U.K. and Cayman officials Thursday.
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Liquidators seek $582K from ex-employee of ‘fugitive’ director

Court-appointed liquidators attempting to recover millions in assets held by two now-defunct investment brokerages formerly managed by funds director Ryan Bateman have sued a former employee of one of those brokerages seeking US$582,000 plus interest payments.

Speaker Bush backs ‘Governor Manderson’ petition

Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush has thrown his support behind a public petition to install longtime senior civil servant Franz Manderson as Cayman’s full-time governor.

Police emails searched over 2009 death investigation

The Cayman Islands government has agreed to inspect the email accounts of two former Royal Cayman Islands Police officers in connection with an open records request seeking information on a woman’s 2009 traffic death.

Several robberies, assaults reported in past week

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has reported another string of robberies and assaults within the past week, the latest occurring at a George Town gas station early Wednesday morning.
Cayman Compass is the Cayman Islands' most trusted news website. We provide you with the latest breaking news from the Cayman Islands, as well as other parts of the Caribbean.

U.S. charges dismissed in ‘guns in fridge’ case

American prosecutors have dismissed criminal indictments against three Caymanian men, who authorities had alleged were involved in a 2010-2011 gun smuggling operation between south Florida and Grand Cayman, because of a lack of available evidence, court records released this month show.

Immigration Department begins amnesty for overstayers

Non-Caymanians who have remained in the islands for too long, or whose work permits have expired, will be given a month to turn themselves in to avoid prosecution.

Legislative Assembly meeting heads to Cayman Brac

Cayman Islands lawmakers will hold their next Legislative Assembly meeting at the Aston Rutty Centre on Cayman Brac, starting Sept. 5, Premier Alden McLaughlin confirmed this week.
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