September 16, 2019

Atheist advocate condemned for defending same-sex marriage in Cayman Islands

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By Hemant Mehta From Friendly Atheist Last week, marriage equality was finally legalized in the Cayman Islands, a British territory in the Caribbean Sea, after the Grand Court ruled than a ban on same-sex marriages was unconstitutional. The government, however, soon said it would appeal the ruling to a high Court of Appeal… because that’s what Jesus would want. […]

Sunrise resident is 100

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Sunrise Cottage Resident Celebrates 100th Birthday in Style GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Ms Ina Victoria Connor was given a note congratulating her for having reached 100 years old from His Excellency Governor Martyn Roper yesterday (Tuesday, 5 February 2019). The East End matriarch celebrated her centenary, last Friday (1st February), with cake, candles and cheer […]

RCIPS FCU Warns of Financial Scam Involving Facebook Messenger

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From RCIPS RCIPS FCU Warns of Financial Scam Involving Facebook Messenger, 8 October The RCIPS FCU is advising the public of an ongoing online scam conducted using Facebook Messenger and possibly other social media, where victims have received text messages and phone calls through Facebook Messenger. These calls and text messages appeared to be from the following […]

The Editor Speaks: Big pot. Small teacup. Who pays?

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An example of how not to act was demonstrated to us by members of the Legislative Assembly yesterday ( Wed 12) when opposition members walked out. All that was asked was an apology from offending MLA. Small teacup. Answer “No” from offending MLA. Big pot. Motion to suspend from Premier. Answer “Yes”. Result. Walkout by […]

UK’s Larry Covington fights testimony application by Cayman politician McKeeva Bush

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By David Marchant from Offshore Alert Florida-based United Kingdom government employee Larry Covington is fighting an attempt by Cayman Islands politician McKeeva Bush to compel his evidence for a ‘malicious prosecution’ lawsuit that Bush is pursuing in Cayman against that jurisdiction’s former Governor, former Police Commissioner and current Attorney General. RELATED CONTENT McKeeva Bush v. […]

Cayman Islands Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast held

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Attendees at the 22nd annual National Parliamentary Prayer Breakfast prayed for the Cayman Islands and its people, sang hymns and linked hands this morning (Wednesday, 11 October 2017) at the Kimpton Seafire Resort. Opening the event and welcoming the gathering, Speaker, Hon. W. McKeeva Bush, OBE, JP, paid homage to the late Dr. Edlin Merren […]

Music tribute to Kathy

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Cayman Islands: John Gray Memorial Church celebrates 50 years of Katherine Jackson’s Music Ministry By Georgina Wilcox Last Sunday (17) at 5:30pm church members and friends packed West Bay’s John Gray Memorial Church to celebrate a music tribute to Katherine (Kathy) Jackson, their Organist and Choir Director whose Church Music Ministry has spanned 50 years. […]

Post-election seminar

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Two Days of Intensive Training for Cayman Islands MLAs A two-day post-election seminar conducted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association began this morning (Thursday, 3 August 2017) at the Legislative Assembly. Its purpose is to educate MLAs, especially the newly elected ones, about all aspects of the functioning of Parliament in a democracy. Presided over by […]

Former Cayman premier apologises after US arrest

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From Jamaica Observer GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands (CMC) – Speaker of the House in the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush has apologised to the country following his arrest in the United States last week. Bush, who returned to the British Overseas Territory late Friday was arrested on battery charges in the aftermath of an incident in […]

The Editor Speaks: Curiouser and curiouser

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We have published in full (under Breaking News) the full transcript of the Press Release from the elected Independent candidates who have “set the record straight”. It is a very curious Press Release and does not bode well for a harmonious four years to come. It takes some believing that the Deputy Leader of the […]