Archive for November 28th, 2019

Bush uses Thanksgiving message to push port

Bush uses Thanksgiving message to push port

| 28/11/2019 | 98 Comments

(CNS): The speaker of the Legislative Assembly, who is increasingly ignoring the usual protocol of remaining neutral about controversial political issues, has used a Thanksgiving message to push the government’s port project and take a veiled swipe at its opponents. McKeeva Bush said that while he was minded not to be on the offense, as […]

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Poll survey to include new voters

Poll survey to include new voters

| 28/11/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): The polling day national survey, which is being organised by MLA Kenneth Bryan (GTC), has been widened to include all registered voters on the new list, which goes live on 1 January, and not just voters on the list currently in use by the Elections Office. Bryan is hoping to gather island-wide opinion from […]

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Home-invasion suspect to wait 4 months for verdict

Home-invasion suspect to wait 4 months for verdict

| 28/11/2019

(CNS): Elmer Wright (25), who has been charged with a catalogue of crimes relating to a violent home invasion in Prospect in 2017, has to wait four months for a verdict after the crown and defence lawyers wrapped up the case Wednesday. Wright was the only one of four men accused of the crime who […]

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280 postal ballots already dispatched

280 postal ballots already dispatched

| 28/11/2019 | 8 Comments

(CNS): With ten days left to go before the postal vote application deadline, the Elections Office has already sent out over 280 ballots and has received 81 sealed envelopes from voters in the cruise port referendum. But with government setting the vote just six days before Christmas, those numbers are expected to increase. The Elections […]

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Social media platforms crash for Thanksgiving

Social media platforms crash for Thanksgiving

| 28/11/2019 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Social media platforms Facebook and Instagram crashed Thursday, as people in the United States and Americans around the world began preparing their Thanksgiving dinners. Whether the insatiable urge to share pictures of dressed birds and culinary curiosities with cranberry was behind the crash is not clear, but tens of thousands of users world-wide were […]

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Lone activist takes on Referendum Law fight

Lone activist takes on Referendum Law fight

| 28/11/2019 | 71 Comments

(CNS): Shirley Roulstone, one of the volunteers who has been at the forefront of the Cruise Port Referendum (CPR) campaign, is preparing to take on the Cayman Islands Government to create an even playing field for the ballot by putting her name to a legal case. Roulstone is taking up the fight over the Referendum […]

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