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
E: [email protected]

ARTICLES BY BRENT FULLER

Miller: Government faking integrity legislation

The Cayman Islands government’s efforts to maintain the integrity of public projects and hiring processes are “being ignored” by top-ranking officials, Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller said Thursday in a lengthy public statement.

RCIPS officer who saved lives, fought for cancer treatment options, dies

An award-winning and well-respected Royal Cayman Islands Police officer who helped lead the battle for alternate cancer treatment options in the islands has died.

Amnesty period nets 13-year overstayer

A total of 14 foreign nationals who stayed beyond the period of their legal residence in Cayman – including one who lived here illegally 13½ years – have turned themselves in to immigration authorities during this month’s amnesty period, the Immigration Department announced Wednesday.

Port Authority to hire 20 new staff

About a month before terminating the contracts of four senior employees, the Cayman Islands Port Authority board agreed to bring in 20 new staff members, records from a late July meeting show.

Port fires four senior staffers

The Cayman Islands Port Authority has terminated the contracts of four senior staff members, according to a brief statement issued Monday by the authority’s acting director.

10 weeks pass, no word on governor

Wednesday, Aug. 22, marked 10 weeks since the announcement of the sudden, temporary removal of Governor Anwar Choudhury from his post without further explanation from U.K. officials.

Webb seeks 8th new sentence date in FIFA racketeering probe

Cayman Islands businessman Jeffrey Webb has asked that a U.S. court delay his sentencing in connection with the ongoing FIFA racketeering probe again.

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.

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.
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