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On the 28 July episode of The Resh Hour we sit down with Deputy Premier and Finance Minister Chris Saunders to discuss government finances,...
The Cayman Islands government currently spends around $2 million per year in salaries for physical education teachers, instructors and coaches employed by the Ministry...
Thousands of expatriate workers have lost their jobs and may be stuck in Cayman as many countries close off their gateways back home.
House Speaker McKeeva Bush has broken his silence on allegations that he assaulted the female manager of a local bar saying that he felt that he was in danger at the time.
US telecom giant AT&T has said it will change its advertisement depicting the Cayman Islands in a negative light.
The Cayman Islands government writes telecom giant AT&T to cease and desist from using an advertisement painting the Cayman Islands in a negative light.
Government makes its case for upgrades to Cayman’s cargo port which was opened in back in 1977.
Premier Alden McLaughlin has said the 19 Dec. referendum is now uncertain given the legal action taken by the National Trust.
The National Trust of the Cayman Islands and CPR Cayman have advised the government of their intention to seek judicial review over the 19...
Developers: revisions 'significantly reduced' impact of the project Government on Wednesday released detailed plans showing the updated design of the new cruise and cargo port...
Opposition leader Arden McLean says government’s scheduled referendum date of 19 Dec. is the “worst possible time” to hold the historic vote.
Premier Alden McLaughlin says he is confident government will prevail in the referendum over the $200 million cruise and cargo port project. He defended the...
Campaign group Cruise Port Referendum Cayman has welcomed the publication of the Referendum Bill and called for Caymanians to turn out in record numbers...
Today's editorial cartoon.
“The Cayman Islands Government is deeply aggrieved by the acceptance of the UK Government today of an amendment to the Sanctions and Anti-Money Laundering Bill in the House of Commons.”
The Cayman Islands government will honor 285 people for their contributions to sports in the islands on National Heroes Day, Monday, Jan. 22.
More and more lately, I hear the sad cry, “Let us end hunger in Cayman for good.” Well, that sounds good. That led me to investigate just how the people really live.
In recent years, the idea of “engagement” has become a sort of philosopher’s stone of managerial alchemy – a one-size-fits-all metric for everything from boosting customer loyalty to teaching early literacy to fostering a productive workplace.
The Cayman Islands are on a troubling economic and social path that if not corrected, will lead inexorably to a social welfare state. We are already far down that path, and there are few comforting signposts along the way.
Police bail for Cayman Brac artist Ronald “Foots” Kynes has been extended until Sept. 6 following his recent arrest for “obscene publications.” The artist was detained by police on July 18 after refusing to remove a series of nude sculptures displayed on his property.
Cayman Brac-based artist Ronald “Foots” Kynes plans to file suit against the Cayman Islands government for his arrest Tuesday afternoon on suspicion of “obscene publications.”
The Cayman delegation to London met on Thursday with Miriam Sachak, head of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office’s Economics and Financial team, to discuss the island’s finances.
It’s Premier Alden McLaughlin and Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush … again.
Aubrey Bodden has been named chief internal communication officer for the Cayman Islands government.
The Cayman Islands government will achieve a much smaller budget surplus during 2017 than it has in each of the last three financial years.
Hear that train whistle off in the distance? A $1.7 billion locomotive – representing the Cayman Islands government’s healthcare liability – is approaching, slowly but inexorably.
The future amount the Cayman Islands government estimates it will have to pay to provide retired workers and other citizens with healthcare coverage has grown by an estimated $500 million in two years.
New electronic license plates will be issued starting next month, about three months later than the Cayman Islands government initially planned.
Cuban officials and the Cayman Islands government met in bilateral talks last week to discuss migration between the two island nations.
This latest “error” is not the government’s first display of carelessness or recklessness in sharing what should be confidential information.
The Cayman Islands government was required to spend an extra $24 million in largely unanticipated, supplementary costs over the past two fiscal years.The expenses were detailed by Finance Minister Marco Archer in a statement to the Legislative Assembly Friday.
Although the Cayman Islands government still intends to pass a version of the controversial Legal Practitioners Bill, it will not propose entirely rewritten legislation for this month’s Legislative Assembly meeting.
An “adverse” audit of the Cayman Islands government’s entire public sector financial statements for 2014 and 2015 actually represents an improvement from years past, Financial Secretary Ken Jefferson said last week.
The owner of the cargo ship that ran into Eden Rock reef two weeks ago has accepted liability for damage at the site, according...
About 22 percent fewer people have been registered for the Cayman Islands government’s Christmas cleanup program this holiday season compared to the 2015 cleanup effort.
Discussions on how much Cayman Islands civil servants must pay in monthly healthcare premiums will be completed by the end of the current government’s 18-month budget period in December 2017, Finance Minister Marco Archer said Thursday.
The Cayman Islands government could be forced to pay damages following an immigration challenge filed by a local accountant who waited three years for his permanent residence application to be heard.
The Cayman Islands government service is bringing back to work some employees who were suspended as a result of suspected criminal activity and instituting internal disciplinary proceedings against them for “gross misconduct” after they return.
Although the tracking of open records requests made to the Cayman Islands government has improved in the last two years, there are still a number of high-profile authorities that are not able to keep track of those requests as required by law.
The Cayman Islands government has released a bill amending the Cayman Islands Trusts Law to correct deficiencies and technical errors in the law.
The parts of Cayman’s permanent residence system have been arranged, rearranged and manipulated by officials like chess pieces on a chessboard.
Our country faces a number of problems with “out-of-control populations”: in the sea – lionfish; in the trees – green iguanas; on the streets – roaming dogs; and within the halls of the Cayman Islands government – public servants.
The government must take this issue of the U.K.’s exit from the EU as a very serious matter ….
One key theme that should be highlighted is how “inflexible” the Cayman Islands government’s budget actually is – despite core government expecting $908 million in revenue in the next 18 months.
Although the deadline for payment is still more than three years away, Cayman’s government is projecting that it will be able to pay off a US$312 million [CI$261 million] loan all at once at the time it becomes due in November 2019.
Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush has suggested increasing the amount of money the Cayman Islands government provides to Meals of Wheels, which brings food to elderly residents who are home-bound or financially strapped.
Norway set up a "sovereign wealth fund" in 1990. Why doesn't Cayman have one? It could have.
I wonder if I will ever see the day when a senior civil servant accepts responsibility for his/her incompetence and resigns?
According to our flag, the Cayman Islands was founded “upon the seas.” Cayman’s modern economy, on the other hand, was founded upon something else — speed.
An initial decision on which Cayman Islands government “surplus” properties would be put up for sale was made by the Progressives-led administration’s political caucus, a senior civil servant told lawmakers last week.
Sixteen people have been fired from the Cayman Islands civil service since January 2015, mostly due to what was termed “misconduct.”
The Cayman Islands Government recently approved a subtle change in the territory’s finance law that will leave the door open for “abuse and corruption at the very highest levels,” representatives of the Auditor General’s Office said last week.
While information technology was playing a larger role each day in public governance, the Cayman Islands was slashing its IT budget year after year, finance records reveal.