Perhaps the most striking sentence in the newly released auditor general’s report, ‘Government’s Use of Outsourced Services,’ is the one that starts the Key Messages section: “The government does not routinely monitor and report how much it spends on outsourced services.”
Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness tempered his celebratory remarks about Cayman’s 60th anniversary of its constitution on Saturday by discussing some of the challenges faced by his country and of other Caribbean nations.
A crowd of about 200 people cheered on a group of Cayman fighters at the first international boxing event to be held in the country in two years Saturday night at the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gymnasium.
Cayman’s Bradley McLaughlin had used squid as fishing bait, but he had never had to clean and sauté the mollusc before Tuesday, during the Junior Chef of the Year competition at the Taste of Caribbean event in Miami, Florida.
Father Suresh Rajaian said he began working on bringing a gymnasium to St. Ignatius almost as soon as he came to the Cayman Islands to lead the parish and school six years ago. On Friday, a ceremonial groundbreaking marked the start of construction on the $5 million multipurpose sports hall.
The chairman of the Cayman Islands Mental Health Commission says while plans for a new inpatient mental health facility in East End have been delayed, they are still moving forward and he is hopeful the project could be completed within the next year.
Cayman’s business community packed the ballroom at the Kimpton Thursday morning for the quarterly breakfast sponsored by employment agency SteppingStones and to hear a talk by motivational speaker Floyd Woodrow.