From Jamaica Observer
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – As the [final] counting of ballots from Wednesdayâ€™s General Election [revealed], the final results have revealed the opposition Peopleâ€™s Progressive Movement (PPM) they were just one seat they needed of a majority required for a ruling government.
The PPM took four out of six Legislative Assembly seats in [...]
From Jamaica Observer
iNews Cayman wishes to Congratulate all the winners:
Ezzard Miller (IND) â€“ North Side
Arden McLean (IND) â€“ East End
Moses Kirkconnell (PPM) â€“ Sister Islands
Juliana Oâ€™Connor- Connolly (PNA) â€“ Sister Islands
Anthony Eden (PPM) â€“ Bodden Town
Osbourne Bodden (PPM) â€“ Bodden Town
Wayne Panton (PPM) â€“ Bodden Town
Alva Suckoo (PPM) â€“ Bodden Town
McKeeva Bush (UDP) â€“ West Bay
Tara Rivers [...]
Former Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) financial controller (applicant) is seeking a Judicial Review to clear name and reinstatement back to original position with the Authority.
The applicant claims the CIAA board acted unlawfully and unfairly when dismissed.
The applicant is also asking for compensation for loss of salary and pension contributions, a public apology from the [...]
From FOX NEWS
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands â€“ The former premier of the Cayman Islands who faces charges in a corruption probe is denying allegations that he donated $1 million to a Caribbean university to obtain an honorary PhD.
McKeeva Bush said in a statement late Friday (see below) that he knows nothing about a donation to [...]
National Day of Preparedness is being celebrated on May 20, 2013. The theme this year is “Get your preparedness kit together!”
National Day of Preparedness is observed each year in the Cayman Islands to encourage residents to prepare for the hurricane season and any other disaster event. The day is observed on a public holiday so [...]
In response to the strange implied assertion by the Coalition for Cayman (C4C) in their press release on Wednesday (15) that there were members of the Progressives (PPM) who were unhappy with their partyâ€™s leadership, the Progressives have unified around their leader, Alden McLaughlin.
They have issued a Declaration â€“ see attached â€“ stating:
We the undersigned [...]
STATEMENT (received by iNews Cayman at 8:54am Wed May 15th)
From Jude Scott
In most western-style democracies such as Canada, Switzerland and the UnitedÂ Kingdom, coalition governments are the reality. In fact prior to 2001, the Cayman Islands was led successfully by coalition governments before the introduction of a personality driven party system.
Unlike the party-led governments, coalitions [...]
A man has been arrested and is currently detained in police custody after an early morning raid on a house in East End.
About 5.45 am today (Wednesday, 15 May) officers searched a house in John McLean Drive, East End. During the search a flare gun, mask and bayonet were seized.
A 47-year-old man was arrested on [...]
Emergency services were on standby at Owen Roberts International Airport on Tuesday (14) afternoon for a full emergency at approx.12:15 pm.
The flight, American Airlines AA2173, was travelling from Miami to Panama when it was diverted to Grand Cayman because of mechanical issues with the flight. It landed without incident at 12.53pm.
The flight left Miami at [...]