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

Brent Fuller

Journalist

Pinnacle Media Group Ltd
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ARTICLES BY BRENT FULLER

Customs form scrapped for most Cayman travelers

Her Majesty’s Customs in the Cayman Islands will scrap a requirement to fill out bureaucratic forms for the majority of travelers to the British Overseas Territory.

Premier: Caymanian population grows by 70% in 20 years

The number of Caymanians living here has increased by 70 percent within the past two decades, with the majority of those being “new” Caymanians, Premier Alden McLaughlin told a Commonwealth Parliamentary Association conference Tuesday.

Commissioner Byrne ‘not a candidate’ for top Irish police job

Cayman’s senior police officer said Monday that he was not a candidate for the leadership post at Ireland’s national police force An Garda Siochana.

Cayman police rediscover their ticket books

The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has quadrupled the number of speeding tickets its officers have written during the first five months of this year when compared to the department’s ticketing output for 2017.

$10,000 license tag fine proposed

Proposed changes to Cayman’s Traffic Law would clear the way for things like speed cameras, facilitate police seizures of illegally operated motorbikes and seek to fine drivers up to $10,000 for not using electronic license plates.

Hiring starts for new government HR agency

The new government agency that will take charge of issuing work permits for Cayman’s more than 25,000 foreign employees is now hiring for three senior management positions, paying between $80,000 and $109,000 per year, according to advertisements that went out last week.

Prison seizes 120 lbs of ganja since 2016

Her Majesty’s Prisons Service has seized more than 120 pounds of ganja in and around Northward Prison within the past two and a half years, according to statistics released Thursday to the Cayman Compass.

Uncertainty, silence surround governor’s sudden ‘withdrawal’

A formal complaint concerning allegations made against Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury has been submitted to the U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Cayman Compass has learned via multiple government sources.

MLA Bernie Bush out of hospital

West Bay North MLA Bernie Bush has been released from the Health City Cayman Islands hospital following heart surgery and is now resting at home.

Governor Choudhury ‘temporarily withdrawn’ from post, UK confirms investigation is under way

Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury’s appointment has been “temporarily withdrawn” for at least the next several weeks while an unspecified investigation proceeds against him, officials with the U.K.’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office confirmed via the governor’s office Wednesday.

Governor Choudhury ‘temporarily withdrawn’ from post

The U.K. Foreign and Commonwealth Office has “temporarily withdrawn” Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury from his post pending an investigation into “a number of complaints” against him, Premier Alden McLaughlin said in a statement released early Wednesday.

Lawmakers seek to reimpose stricter murder sentences

Cayman Islands lawmakers are seeking to reimpose automatic life sentences in particularly egregious murder cases, except in situations where a court considers there to have been “exceptional” extenuating circumstances in connection with a killing.

Governor pledges to ‘burn away’ Cayman’s sprawling bureaucracy

Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury wants to “burn or shred” bureaucratic civil service policies that seem to serve no other purpose than creating “soul-destroying” busy-work for government employees and endless frustration for the people those workers are supposed to assist.

Government: Whistleblower Law applies to all

Cayman’s first overarching legislation protecting those who report wrongdoing in the workplace will apply to all legal entities both in the public and private sector.

Premier in London to discuss constitutional reform issues

Premier Alden McLaughlin is in London this week to take part in meetings with British officials about constitutional reform and public beneficial ownership registers.

Immigration Bill aims to resurrect ‘ghost Caymanians’

Certain local residents who believed for years, even decades, that they were Caymanian – as defined under local Immigration Law – only to learn that they did not legally hold that status will be allowed to apply to obtain it, regardless of their age or how long they have been in the territory.

Governor Choudhury: The path on beneficial ownership

The Cayman Islands must take control of specific changes to its beneficial ownership regime for registered companies, rather than allowing “someone else” to do it for us, Governor Anwar Choudhury said Thursday during an interview with the Cayman Compass.

Bernie Bush recovering from heart surgery

West Bay North MLA Bernie Bush underwent a successful heart bypass surgery at Health City Cayman Islands Wednesday, but the second-term representative’s recovery is expected to take several weeks.

Watson released from prison after 28 months

Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson was arrested by Anti-Corruption Commission officers Monday immediately after his release on license from Her Majesty’s Prison, Northward.

Sources: Watson arrested again in football funds probe

Cayman Islands businessman Canover Watson was arrested Monday by officers from the Anti-Corruption Commission, the Cayman Compass has confirmed through numerous official sources.
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