Archive for November 14th, 2019

Speaker takes aim at ex-CDP member

Speaker takes aim at ex-CDP member

| 14/11/2019 | 74 Comments

(CNS): House Speaker McKeeva Bush took aim at a former party political colleague on Thursday, when he rose from his chair to deliver a statement on the day he celebrated 35 continuous years as an MLA. He spoke about the privilege of serving the people of West Bay, but it wasn’t long before he was […]

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Local jobless rate at 4.8%

Local jobless rate at 4.8%

| 14/11/2019 | 138 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: According to the 2019 Spring Labour Force Survey, compiled by the Economics and Statistics Office, the Cayman Islands’ overall unemployment rate increased from 2.8% in the Autumn 2018 report to 3%. However, this is an improvement on the Spring of 2018. Reading from the latest survey, Finance Minister Roy McTaggart revealed that the […]

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Minister reveals more  tourism records

Minister reveals more tourism records

| 14/11/2019 | 23 Comments

(CNS): The unprecedented success of the tourism sector in Cayman was confirmed by the minister during his contribution to the budget debate Wednesday, when he revealed new records relating to numbers, rooms and spending. Moses Kirkconnell told his legislative colleagues that tourism growth was outpacing all other regional destinations. By the end of 2019, visitors […]

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Teenage boy found safe

Teenage boy found safe

| 14/11/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Police say that 16-year-old Ethan Ebanks, who went missing on Monday, has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in this matter. The teenager was reported him missing on Wednesday.

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McLean ‘nauseated’ by gov’t approach

McLean ‘nauseated’ by gov’t approach

| 14/11/2019 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Arden McLean said he found the government’s approach to this budget “nauseating”, when he delivered his response to the premier’s Budget Policy Statement on Wednesday. McLean accused the PPM-led administrations of hoarding public cash for six years, only to spend it all now when an election was round the corner. McLean said […]

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Father arrested in murder case

Father arrested in murder case

| 14/11/2019

(CNS): The RCIPS has now confirmed that a 44-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested for the murder of Shaquille Demario Bush (24), who was gunned down in Daisy Lane on Wednesday night. According to local sources, the man is the victim’s father, though this has not been confirmed by the police. The suspect […]

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