Archive for November 3rd, 2017

Bush holds opposition leader and MLA in contempt

Bush holds opposition leader and MLA in contempt

| 03/11/2017 | 70 Comments
(CNS): Speaker McKeeva Bush was back on the rampage Friday, responding to comments made on a radio talk-show by the opposition leader and the member for George Town Central, after they criticised some of his rulings over the last few days. Before the budget debate resumed this morning, he said Ezzar [...]

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Hit-and-run driver gives herself up

Hit-and-run driver gives herself up

| 03/11/2017 | 11 Comments
(CNS): A 35-year-old woman from George Town turned herself in yesterday, a day after she fled the scene of a crash at the Kings Sports Centre roundabout. The smash happened just before 9:00pm on Wednesday, 1 November, when a white Toyota IST and a blue Toyota RAV4 collided, which resulted in the IST [...]

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$2,200 will bag exclusive dinner with premier

$2,200 will bag exclusive dinner with premier

| 03/11/2017 | 55 Comments
(CNS): Anyone who wants to get the ear of the country’s leader while enjoying a posh dinner can have exclusive access to the premier later this month if they are willing to part with $2,200 for a party of eight to dine at his table. It might be some three and a half years before […] [...]

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Rare Brac plant in need of a name

Rare Brac plant in need of a name

| 03/11/2017 | 29 Comments
(CNS): A rare shrub that grows only on one small area of the Bluff on Cayman Brac is in need of a name. High on the cliffs overlooking the community of Spot Bay, a unique Verbesina, the only one that lives in the Cayman Islands, has found a home in the upper rock face. But writing in the [&hellip [...]

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GT man charged with rape and related offences

GT man charged with rape and related offences

| 03/11/2017
(CNS): A 24-year-old man from George Town is expected in court this morning facing a catalog of charges, including rape. The man was arrested at around 1:30 Wednesday morning following a 911 call from a person in distress at a George Town address. Police went to the residence but when they received [...]

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Golden Spoons Review: The Wharf

Golden Spoons Review: The Wharf

| 03/11/2017
(CNS Foodie): My companion and I decided that a nice meal out was just the thing to pick up our spirits mid-week (plus the leftovers had run out) so we headed to The Wharf Restaurant and Bar. The Wharf has been newly refurbished and we wanted to see what changes had been made and check […] [...]

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Tourism minister outlines record-breaking statistics

Tourism minister outlines record-breaking statistics

| 03/11/2017 | 22 Comments
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell said he expects that more than 400,000 tourists will have visited the Cayman Islands by the end of this year, passing another record-breaking milestone and continuing the incredible successes in overnight tourism figures since he took over the ministry in 20 [...]

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Minister stumped over lack of healthcare for kids

Minister stumped over lack of healthcare for kids

| 03/11/2017 | 90 Comments
(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne “John-John” Seymour has said he doesn’t understand why children do not have free healthcare. But despite being in a position to shape policy on healthcare and cover, he offered no solutions to address the very difficulties he outlined about families tr [...]

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Probation for driver seriously injured in crash

Probation for driver seriously injured in crash

| 03/11/2017 | 7 Comments
(CNS): A man severely injured in a two-car collision in which he was thrown from the driver’s seat was allowed to plead guilty to a charge of careless driving by the crown Thursday, and was subsequently sentenced to 18 months probation. Dominique Pearson (34) was not wearing a seatbelt and driving [...]

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