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Cannabis cultivation offers real solution, says Warren

Cannabis cultivation offers real solution, says Warren

| 23/05/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Election): Fighting for a seat as an independent in George Town West, Dennie Warren Jr said cannabis cultivation offers a genuine solution to a number of challenges facing Cayman, as he urged people to vote for him tomorrow. Warren, who spearheaded the campaign that led to t [...]

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Rivers hopes track record will take her back to LA

Rivers hopes track record will take her back to LA

| 23/05/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS Election): The education minister is hoping that her track record will carry her back to the Legislative Assembly tomorrow. Speaking at a meeting Monday evening, Tara Rivers said she had addressed many long-standing issues in education and employment, pointing to amendments to the pension syste [...]

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Mac pushes hard for Bryan in GTC

Mac pushes hard for Bryan in GTC

| 22/05/2017 | 60 Comments
(CNS Election): The opposition and Cayman Democratic Party leader published a political video on Monday urging people to vote for independent candidate Kenneth Bryan. McKeeva Bush had already declared his support for Bryan, one of Dr Steve Tomlinson’s stable of candidates who is in a head-to-h [...]

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PPM considering decriminalising ganja

PPM considering decriminalising ganja

| 17/05/2017 | 52 Comments
(CNS Election): The Progressives are planning to take a closer look at decriminalising the recreational use of ganja, a leading Cabinet minister has said. Following the PPM government’s move to legalise the use of medicinal cannabis oil, Marco Archer has revealed plans to weigh-up the possibility [...]

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West Bay hopeful stresses wage decline as key issue

West Bay hopeful stresses wage decline as key issue

| 11/05/2017 | 25 Comments
(CNS Election): Mervin Smith hammered home the message on Wednesday night that it is not just the number of work permits, poor training, education or skills gaps that is presenting a challenge to local people securing work, but the decline in wages. Smith, who is making a second attempt at securing [...]

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McTaggart spells out independents’ dilemma

McTaggart spells out independents’ dilemma

| 10/05/2017 | 34 Comments
(CNS Election): Roy McTaggart has spelt out the problem that independent candidates are likely to face if they are elected to office following the 24 May General Election. The George Town East candidate, who is running on the PPM ticket after joining the party in 2015, was elected to office as an in [...]

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Candidate recruits business sector to help East End

Candidate recruits business sector to help East End

| 09/05/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS Election): Isaac Douglas Rankine, who is running as an independent candidate in East End, has enlisted the help of the business community to address some of the needs of his would-be constituents ahead of polling day. He said that companies have agreed to make a sizable contribution towards [...]

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Panton calls for careful consideration of cruise port

Panton calls for careful consideration of cruise port

| 08/05/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS Election): The environment minister has said that government will need to ensure that there are clear ongoing benefits before it makes a decision to go ahead with the cruise port project. Wayne Panton said careful consideration needs to be given to the project to ensure that if it goes ahead, i [...]

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Premier sticks by arrest allegations against Bryan

Premier sticks by arrest allegations against Bryan

| 05/05/2017 | 89 Comments
(CNS Election): Kenneth Bryan has refuted allegations made by the premier on the campaign trail that he was arrested twice while he worked as his political assistant earlier in this administration, but the PPM leader is sticking by his accusations. Alden McLaughlin told CNS he had heard that Bryan h [...]

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Welcome the gang to the party

Welcome the gang to the party

| 03/05/2017 | 24 Comments
Kent McTaggart writes: Cayman is accepting the fact that things have changed and what we were is a memory that we must cherish as it will never return. We are standing in a reality where we feel a general sense of loss and despair, as we have created a mess that we are not confident […] [...]

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