September 21, 2023

I’M BEING HARASSED: Bush says auditor is a “hitman”

Premier McKeeva Bush yesterday accused the Auditor-General of acting like a hitman – guilty of bureaucratic interference and harassment. The astounding comments came after Alastair Swarbrick blamed the country’s leader for dodging financial regulations and costing the public purse almost half a million dollars. He said the Government paid nearly half-a-million dollars in extra fees […]

Dr Shetty offers to help Jordan

Newborn Jordan Binckes looks set to gain the heart operation he desperately needs. Bangalore-based pediatrician and heart specialist Dr Devi Shetty, has offered to help the tiny tot who was born with two holes in his heart. “Dr Shetty is prepared to help, but the baby needs to get a bit older, a bit more […]

Research shows human fecal waste kills coral

A human fecal bacterium kills coral, new research shows, and U.S. scientists say this is a warning to Florida and the Caribbean to protect prized reefs from sewage or face a    threat to a key pillar of their tourism. Yesterday Tim Austin, Deputy Director of Research & Assessment at Cayman Islands Department of Environment (DOE) […]

Dance Lab takes off at CNCF

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation, CNCF, commemorates and showcases the diversity of the Cayman Island’s Heritage and on Friday 12th, the foundation held a free night of fun and dance dubbed Dance Lab. The public were encouraged to join in the with the easy dance steps that got everyone grooving to the same tune. Dance […]

MEAN STREETS: Terrified granny says it was just like the movies

A 70 year old woman has relived the moment a callous gunman robbed her family store – firing his weapon wildly in the air as he did so. Eunice Seymour has worked behind the counter at Uncle Clem’s Meat and Grocery store in George Town for more than 30 years. But on Saturday night her […]

To the edge of the universe!

Miss Cayman Cristin Alexander is ready to take on the UNIVERSE! The Bodden Town Beauty is flying off to San Paulo in Brazil to represent the nation in the prestigious Miss Universe competition. Miss Alexander, 24, was crowned Miss Cayman in 2010. After flying the flag for the country at the Miss World finals in […]

KENTUCKY FRIED TURKEYS! KFC raiders steal empty cash register

Clueless thieves held up Kentucky Fried Chicken… but snatched the wrong till! The armed robbers struck at the drive-through window of the fast food joint just after 10:30pm on Thursday. Two men wielding a handgun and a machete threatened a member of staff as he served a customer in his car. But they weren’t exactly […]

Wiretapping creates decision dilemma

Opposition continues to mount to government’s wiretapping law as lawyers and legislators question its disregard for the judiciary, instead vesting sole authority in the hands of the Governor. “The Governor is not a lawyer. A judge is the only one with the training for this, who can decide if there is a prima facie case. […]

Police fear the worst

Police have for the first time conceded they “fear the worst” in the search for nurse’s assistant Kerran Baker, 25, missing since 30 July. Acknowledging that little evidence had emerged in the three-week search, Chief Superintendent John Jones nevertheless said the passage of time was working against investigators. “We have a good idea who had […]

MAC STRIKES BACK: Bush in war of words with opposition

Premier McKeeva Bush hit back at opposition politicians yesterday, turning accusations of irresponsibility and destroying democracy back on Ezzard Miller and Alden McLaughlin, claiming they were damaging the Cayman Islands. Reacting to public statements by North Side independent Mr Miller and leader of the opposition People’s Progressive Movement (PPM) Mr McLaughlin, the premier told iNews […]