Archive for October 23rd, 2019

Speaker calls port opponents ‘rascals’

Speaker calls port opponents ‘rascals’

| 23/10/2019 | 154 Comments

(CNS): The Legislative Assembly Speaker has again weighed in on a sensitive political issue, despite the impartiality that is supposed to come with the job as the referee between government and opposition. Posting on social media Wednesday, McKeeva Bush said that some of the “mean ones” that don’t support the cruise port project were “rascals”, […]

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Stay-over success outweighs cruise decline

Stay-over success outweighs cruise decline

| 23/10/2019 | 64 Comments

(CNS): A close look at the statistics published by the Department of Tourism indicates that the drop in cruise number arrivals this year is far outweighed by the significant increase in overnight guests, who spend much more than cruisers and distribute that spend more widely across the entire tourism sector. The numbers show that at […]

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Jewel thieves strike at GT store

Jewel thieves strike at GT store

| 23/10/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Two men tried to steal several pieces of jewellery from a store on Edward Street, George Town, on Monday but discarded the loot they were trying to take and fled from the location when a store clerk became suspicious. The suspects were unarmed, but one of them engaged the clerk in conversation about some […]

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YCLA cancelled weeks after nominations

YCLA cancelled weeks after nominations

| 23/10/2019 | 45 Comments

(CNS): The Young Caymanian Leadership Award has been cancelled for 2019, according to a statement released by the organisers. Having issued a call for nominations last month and scheduled the annual awards gala for next month, they have now said they will be refocusing on “a rebirth” and the 2020 event. There was no clear […]

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Brac man admits sex with underage girl

Brac man admits sex with underage girl

| 23/10/2019 | 26 Comments

(CNS): A 22-year-old man from Cayman Brac man entered a last minute plea on Friday to charges of sex with a 15-year-old girl, ahead of a scheduled trial Monday. Geoff Ryan Scott admitted that he had sex with the underage teenager in July after giving the girl alcohol as well as ganja. When the girl’s […]

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