Archive for August 14th, 2018

Speaker blames red tape for closing his charity

Speaker blames red tape for closing his charity

| 14/08/2018 | 90 Comments

(CNS): Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush is blaming a law implemented by the current government, of which he is now a member, for closing a charitable foundation he established over twenty years ago. Bush said he “can’t put up with the bureaucracy” of the legislation, which is intended to improve transparency in the charity […]

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Emotions high after guilty verdict in gun case

Emotions high after guilty verdict in gun case

| 14/08/2018 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Emotions ran high in Grand Court on Tuesday when two local men were convicted of illegally possessing two handguns following a two-week trial. Gerald Jaleel Bush (21) and Rico Roy Walton (28) now face a minimum of ten years behind bars after a jury found them guilty of possessing a Colt 45 and a Trabzon 9mm as […]

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CIG signs deal paving way for ‘digital economy’

CIG signs deal paving way for ‘digital economy’

| 14/08/2018 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Commerce Minister Joey Hew has said that a partnership with TechCayman, a new venture from the business leaders of Health City, could make the Cayman Islands the “Silicon Valley” of the Caribbean. Speaking at a press conference last week to announce the deal, Hew spoke about the creation of a digital economy in Cayman. However, […]

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Opposition calls for action as NiCE attracts 100s

Opposition calls for action as NiCE attracts 100s

| 14/08/2018 | 84 Comments

(CNS): With hundreds of people turning up to register for the government’s National Community Enhancement (NiCE) on Monday, the opposition urged government to take action to help the unemployed. In a statement to the media, Deputy Opposition Leader Alva Suckoo, the spokesperson for labour issues, said the turnout was a symbol of the failure by […]

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