July 25, 2021

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 […]

Cayman Islands opposition leaders issue statement on arrest of Speaker of the House

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From Five Opposition Members of Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly “Like many Caymanians, and concerned residents, we are saddened to hear of the arrest of the Hon. Speaker and the International embarrassment this has caused the Cayman Islands. “We therefore call on the government of national unity to take the necessary action to restore dignity, honour […]

The Editor Speaks: A divided country

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The message coming from two of Cayman Islands backbenchers last Wednesday (May 31) is of a divided Cayman Islands. The initial results certainly seem to point that way but I am more optimistic about the future. Arden McLean was very pessimistic about the future of our country in his speech and portrayed our country as […]

Cayman Islands Elections: Alva Suckoo, MLA and Gilbert Mclean declare

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Today [Wed Jan 5] Mr. Alva Suckoo, MLA and Mr. Gilbert Mclean, former MLA announced that they have agreed to form an alliance and will stand as candidates in the May 2017 general elections for the district of Bodden Town. Mr. Alva Suckoo, MLA will run as a candidate in the constituency of Newlands and […]

The Editor speaks: Alden is right about novice MLA’s who crossed sides

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As I have said before in one of my Editorials the motives of the two novice MLA’s who crossed over the Legislative Assembly floor is motivated by politics not by the nonsense that flows from their mouths: Their conscious. They can be a much better MLA for their country by being on the other side. […]

Cayman Youth Parliamentarians

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Youth Parliamentarians Debate Two Motions Over 20 youth from educational institutions on Cayman Brac and Grand Cayman participated enthusiastically in two debates during the ninth Youth Parliament held today (Monday, 14 March 2016) to commemorate Commonwealth Day. The topics they chose were legalizing abortion and the establishment of a master public transportation system. Speakers at […]