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Bush: I committed no crime

Bush: I committed no crime

| 24/07/2017 | 112 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly is insisting that he will be completely cleared of the allegations that he groped a casino worker in Florida last week. After returning to Cayman Friday evening amid calls for his resignation, Bush claimed he was wrongfully arrested. He a [...]

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Opposition calls on CIG to deal with Mac

Opposition calls on CIG to deal with Mac

| 21/07/2017 | 84 Comments
(CNS): The opposition MLAs are calling on the PPM-led administration to deal with what they say is the embarrassment caused by the arrest of the parliament’s speaker, McKeeva Bush. The statement from the five independent members on the opposition benches falls short of calling for Bush’s resigna [...]

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Bush accused of groping waitress

Bush accused of groping waitress

| 20/07/2017 | 124 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Legislative Assembly and the former premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, continued to make headlines Thursday as more details emerged in connection with his arrest in Florida last Monday night. According to a spokesperson from the Seminole police department, Bush (6 [...]

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LGBTI network welcomed into Commonwealth

LGBTI network welcomed into Commonwealth

| 26/06/2017 | 42 Comments
(CNS): The Commonwealth Equality Network (TCEN) has become the first lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and/or intersex (LGBTI) organisation to be officially accredited by the Commonwealth. The NGO will now benefit from increased access to, participation in and information about Commonwealth matters and [...]

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BOTs get new minister in May’s reshuffle

BOTs get new minister in May’s reshuffle

| 13/06/2017 | 26 Comments
(CNS): Another Conservative peer has taken over the Foreign Office job overseeing the British Overseas Territories after Baroness Anelay was moved in Prime Minister Theresa May’s post election Cabinet reshuffle. The Baroness has gone to the so-called Brexit department created to oversee the UK [...]

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British PM turns to NI to save Tory government

British PM turns to NI to save Tory government

| 09/06/2017 | 69 Comments
(CNS): Prime Minister Theresa May will be depending on the ten DUP members of the British parliament from Northern Ireland to prop up the Conservative government after she lost the Tory majority in yesterday’s election by eight seats. May was hoping to shore up the previous slender majority and cr [...]

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Seven dead in third UK terrorist attack in 3 months

Seven dead in third UK terrorist attack in 3 months

| 04/06/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The UK faced a night of terror Saturday after three men killed seven people and wounded 48 victims in the country’s third terrorist attack in as many months. British Prime Minister Theresa May suspended election campaigning in the country Sunday, after chairing a crisis meeting of the n [...]

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Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

| 25/05/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association has pleaded guilty to money laundering charges after he admitted receiving and passing along over $1.5 million to his old boss, Jeffrey Webb, in the ongoing FIFA scandal. Costas Takkas (60), who was Webb’s aide, sa [...]

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Killer and first victims named in Manchester terror attack

Killer and first victims named in Manchester terror attack

| 23/05/2017 | 61 Comments
(CNS): British born Salman Abedi (22) has been confirmed by the chief constable of Greater Manchester Police as the suicide bomber who blew himself up outside a pop concert in the city last night, killing 22 people and wounding at least 59 others. As world leaders reacted to the terrorist attack, Ca [...]

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Children among 22 dead in Manchester bombing

Children among 22 dead in Manchester bombing

| 23/05/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS): The death toll in the suicide bomber attack, at around 10:30 UK time Monday night, at the Manchester Arena rose to 22 and included children, British officials said Tuesday morning. Another 59 people have been injured in what is the worst terrorist atrocity in the north of England and the dea [...]

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UK PM calls snap election for June

UK PM calls snap election for June

| 18/04/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS): British Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans for a general election in the UK on 8 June. The Conservative Party leader took up the country’s top job after David Cameron resigned following the ‘Brexit’ referendum and could have stayed as PM until 2020, despite not being the par [...]

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