Archive for May 27th, 2015

Photo gag falls flat as Mac takes aim at PPM

Photo gag falls flat as Mac takes aim at PPM

| 27/05/2015 | 61 Comments

(CNS): A photoshopped image of the opposition leader in the Legislative Assembly showing him supposedly napping during the budget debate has failed to raise much of a giggle among politicians. McKeeva Bush took aim at the PPM Wednesday saying he believed the image reportedly sent to the local paper by the premier’s press secretary was […]

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Crosswalk fitted outside the Marriott hotel

Crosswalk fitted outside the Marriott hotel

| 27/05/2015 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Workers from the National Roads Authority were in the process of erecting a new crosswalk outside the Marriott Hotel Tuesday at one of Grand Cayman’s road black spots. The new West Bay Road crossing comes ahead of a much-anticipated speed reduction on that road in a few weeks. The area has been the scene […]

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PPM veteran rejects time change

PPM veteran rejects time change

| 27/05/2015 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Political veteran and government backbencher Anthony Eden has urged his frontbench colleagues to rethink the decision to introduce daylight savings (DLS) time for a catalogue of reasons, and his objections were echoed by independent member Ezzard Miller during the current budget debate. While some in the business community have called for the clock change, the MLAs’ […]

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Webb accused of taking $$millions in bribes

Webb accused of taking $$millions in bribes

| 27/05/2015 | 80 Comments

(CNS): The damning 164-page indictment against Cayman’s football boss, Jeffrey Webb, and many other current and former FIFA officials, as well as those involved in the marketing of international football tournaments, has been released. Webb is accused alongside other named and unnamed officials as taking millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks and being involved […]

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Taser cops deny assault during arrest

Taser cops deny assault during arrest

| 27/05/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two police officers who have been charged with assault in connection with the arrest of a man in East End last year have denied the charges. Cardiff Robinson (30) and Austin Etienne (44) pleaded not guilty to assault in Summary Court Wednesday relating to the use of an RCIPS Taser during the apprehension of […]

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Webb arrested in Swiss dawn raid

Webb arrested in Swiss dawn raid

| 27/05/2015 | 93 Comments

(CNS) Updated with FIFA statement: Jeffrey Webb, the president of CONCACAF and vice president of FIFA, has been arrested in Switzerland in a dawn raid connected to allegations of corruption in the world of international football, as well as racketeering. Webb (50) was arrested along with six other officials in Zurich who were there for the […]

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