Archive for June 6th, 2017

Coalition deal will be made public, says premier

Coalition deal will be made public, says premier

| 06/06/2017 | 45 Comments

(CNS): The premier has said that deal he struck with the leader of the CDP, McKeeva Bush, that led to the coalition government between the PPM, the CDP and three Independent MLAs will be made public once it is finalised. Alden McLaughlin told the media Tuesday that the agreement is not finished because the original […]

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Gunmen go on shooting rampage

Gunmen go on shooting rampage

| 06/06/2017 | 95 Comments

(CNS): A West Bay man has been arrested in connection with fifteen shots that were fired at a home in George Town in the early hours of Saturday in what appears to be more gang-related violence, police revealed Tuesday. No one was hurt in the shooting rampage, in which three men reportedly fired at another […]

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Conservation law under threat

Conservation law under threat

| 06/06/2017 | 77 Comments

(CNS): The premier has said the National Conservation Law is one of a number of “controversial” pieces of legislation that will face reform in the new administration. Speaking at a press briefing to announce the new Cabinet Tuesday, Alden McLaughlin indicated that law would likely be amended as a result of agreements that underpin the […]

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Premier takes multi-depts in surprising reshuffle

Premier takes multi-depts in surprising reshuffle

| 06/06/2017 | 108 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin will be taking on the reform of immigration and human resources among multiple other ministerial roles and departments in a Cabinet reshuffle that has thrown up some surprise assignments. Moses Kirkconnell has retained the same ministry he had in the previous administration — tourism, transport and district administration — while every […]

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When are we marking the birthday of the Queen?

When are we marking the birthday of the Queen?

| 06/06/2017 | 0 Comments

Britain is celebrating the Queen’s official birthday on 10 June, and all my local calendars show Monday, 12 June to be a public holiday for that event. However, Mr (Franz) Manderson has declared Monday, 19 June as Cayman’s public holiday to mark the event. So which is it?

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