Because Cook Islands government annual financial statements haven’t been audited since June 2011, the value of subsequent financial statements is compromised, the International Monetary Fund says.
A defiant George Pitt took to Cook Islands Television on Tuesday night to air his views on constitutional expert Dr Alex Frame’s draft legal opinion on Government spending.
Cook Islands Herald publisher George Pitt says he will not go to court over defying a High Court injunction forbidding him from broadcasting or publishing the contents of a legal opinion written by Dr Alex Frame about government spending.
The Financial Intelligence Unit is allegedly investigating supposed ‘corrupt activities’ undertaken by Minister of Finance Mark Brown.
If the European Union and Spanish government are to be believed, it seems our Ministry of Marine Resources may have been economical with the truth about an agreement for Spanish purse seiners to fish in Cook Islands waters.