Archive for May 20th, 2015

Bush returns to ‘UDP’ moniker

Bush returns to ‘UDP’ moniker

| 20/05/2015 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader seems to have abandoned plans to change the name of his party from the United Democratic Party (UDP) to the Cayman Islands Democratic Party when he delivered his response to government’s budget on Wednesday in the country’s parliament. McKeeva Bush spoke about the “UDP”, not just in the past and present […]

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Boat runs aground on reef off Cayman Brac

Boat runs aground on reef off Cayman Brac

| 20/05/2015 | 6 Comments

(CNS): Police have said that no one was injured after a fishing boat ran aground in Cayman Brac on Monday (18 May), though it is not clear what damage has been done to the boat and the reef. The 55-foot vessel, which was carrying five people was registered in the British Virgin Islands, was grounded […]

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Returning fugitive arrested on return to Cayman

Returning fugitive arrested on return to Cayman

| 20/05/2015 | 11 Comments

(CNS): A local man who was wanted by police in connection with outstanding charges was arrested at the weekend when he arrived back in the Cayman Islands on a British Airways flight on Discovery Day. An RCIPS spokesperson said that at around 6:19pm Monday evening (18 May) the man was arrested at the Owen Roberts […]

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Mac calls on Alden to admit opinion on OMOV

Mac calls on Alden to admit opinion on OMOV

| 20/05/2015 | 16 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has said that he is willing to stand side by side with the premier, despite their current differences, in opposition to one man, one vote in single member constituencies if he is willing to admit his true opposition to the voting change. McKeeva Bush’s opposition to the plan is widely known […]

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Resident finds cocaine on Little Cayman beach

Resident finds cocaine on Little Cayman beach

| 20/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): An undisclosed amount of cocaine was washed ashore on Little Cayman this weekend and found by a resident of the island. Police said that around 8:30am on Monday 18 May, uniformed officers in Little Cayman were contacted by a resident about a suspicious package on the beach of Point of Sands. Police said that […]

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Cash saved with end of controversial fund

Cash saved with end of controversial fund

| 20/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The finance minister said that at the end of the 2013/14 financial year government came in under budget by $2 million on its transfer payments. Marco Archer said the administration had spent $31.1 million in its first year in office on these payments instead of the planned $33 million because of changes it made […]

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Local email addresses to move to new provider

Local email addresses to move to new provider

| 20/05/2015 | 17 Comments

(CNS): LIME customers using the local @candw.ky e-mail address will be going through a transition this summer as the local telecomm and internet provider moves its webmail service from Google’s Gmail to Zimbra. LIMA said the change comes because Google plans to discontinue the Gmail product used by internet service providers such as LIME. Alan Dodds, […]

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