Archive for October 31st, 2018

Speaker offers unusual warning to governor

Speaker offers unusual warning to governor

| 31/10/2018 | 136 Comments

(CNS): In his address in the Legislative Assembly welcoming the new governor to the Cayman Islands, House Speaker McKeeva Bush urged him to stay out of legislative business. Using what he said was a regional turn of phrase, he warned Martyn Roper that “cockroach has no business in a rooster fight”.

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Miller: Gambling bill poor solution to wrong problem

Miller: Gambling bill poor solution to wrong problem

| 31/10/2018 | 48 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has made it clear he will not be supporting the government’s plans to amend the gambling law because be believes the draconian move is a hopeless solution to the wrong problem that will be fraught with challenges. Ezzard Miller told CNS it was time to legalise and license lotteries, not further […]

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UK backs CIG plans for new multi-use chopper

UK backs CIG plans for new multi-use chopper

| 31/10/2018 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper may have arrived in the Cayman Islands at a time when the relationship between the UK government and the local administration is strained, but he has come with some good news over expanding the RCIPS Air Operations Unit and adding a new multi-use helicopter. Speaking to the media on his first […]

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Endangered blue iguana run over on Queens Highway

Endangered blue iguana run over on Queens Highway

| 31/10/2018 | 35 Comments

(CNS): An unidentified motorist ran over and killed a six-year-old male blue iguana in East End this week, just as it was likely on the lookout for a mate. Despite the recent installation of signs along the Queens Highway, the critically endangered iguanas are still at risk from careless drivers. The Department of Environment (DoE) is […]

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Man critical after being run over in George Town

Man critical after being run over in George Town

| 31/10/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: A pedestrian is in a critical condition after being knocked down on Shedden Road Tuesday night, following a fight at a bar in central George Town. The police say the man was injured during the altercation between several men one of which had a machete before he fled into the street, near Martin […]

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