Archive for May 29th, 2017

Three stand trial over gun hidden in microwave

Three stand trial over gun hidden in microwave

| 29/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two men and one woman appeared in the Grand Court dock Monday facing a joint charge of possession of an unlicensed firearm. The jury heard that Andy Barnes, Yannick McLaughlin and Amber Patricia Yates were all present at an apartment in Crewe Road when police executed a search warrant in the process of an investigation […]

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Finger to the people?

Finger to the people?

| 29/05/2017 | 63 Comments

101 writes: Thousands rejoiced last Wednesday night on the triumph of the large number of independents being elected. Steve Tomlinson’s Reporter boasted its “Independents Day” headline featuring only the Independent candidates on its front page. This euphoria would last no more than five days, as the CDP and PPM parties merged to form a government […]

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Tomlinson denies having power over any MLAs

Tomlinson denies having power over any MLAs

| 29/05/2017 | 65 Comments

(CNS): Dr Steve Tomlinson has denied that he has any power to tell the elected candidates what to do, even though he has been widely credited with causing the collapse on Friday of the first deal struck between the soon to be reinstated premier, Alden McLaughlin, and the new speaker, McKeeva Bush. The former hospital […]

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Governor confirms government of ‘National Unity’

Governor confirms government of ‘National Unity’

| 29/05/2017 | 149 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick has confirmed that Alden McLaughlin, the leader of Progressives, has enough support to form a government with him at the helm and the former opposition leader, McKeeva Bush, as speaker after the two political leaders went to meet with her Monday. There are no further details yet about who […]

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Alden gets as far as GAB with new line-up

Alden gets as far as GAB with new line-up

| 29/05/2017 | 48 Comments

(CNS): Alden McLaughlin appeared poised to secure the premiership Monday when he and Moses Kirkconnell arrived at the Government Administration Building at around 3pm in the company of McKeeva Bush, Capt. Eugene Ebanks and Austin Harris ready to form a Progressive-led coalition government with the CDP leader in the speaker’s chair. Although he offered Cabinet seats […]

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