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Bush: I committed no crime

Bush: I committed no crime

| 24/07/2017 | 20 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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‘All clear’ after fuel terminal fire

‘All clear’ after fuel terminal fire

| 24/07/2017 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Fire crews worked for more than eight hours through Sunday night to douse a blaze at the Jackson Point Fuel terminal which saw residents in South Sound evacuated until the early hours of Monday. The Cayman Islands Fire Service gave the all clear for residents to return home shortly before 3:0 [...]

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Teenage bike rider in serious smash

Teenage bike rider in serious smash

| 23/07/2017
(CNS): An underage motorbike rider was badly inured when the green and white Kawasaki motorcycle he was riding collided with a car in Breakers on Friday evening at around 8pm. The 15-year-old boy was heading towards East End when he and the Suzuki Swift, which was heading towards Bodden Town, coll [...]

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Opposition calls on CIG to deal with Mac

Opposition calls on CIG to deal with Mac

| 21/07/2017 | 75 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 dealer

Bush accused of groping dealer

| 20/07/2017 | 123 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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2½M visitors needed to make cruise port viable

2½M visitors needed to make cruise port viable

| 20/07/2017 | 72 Comments
(CNS): Cayman will need to attract between 2.3 and 2.5 million cruise passengers per year if the proposed cruise berthing facility in George Town is to be financially viable. The number comes from the latest, as yet unpublished, consultants’ report on how the controversial cruise port project can [...]

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Mac arrested outside US casino

Mac arrested outside US casino

| 19/07/2017 | 226 Comments
(CNS): The speaker of the Legislative Assembly and former premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush, was arrested in Florida, Monday outside a casino. Bush was reportedly released on a $1,000 bond after he was taken into custody over an altercation with a member of staff. The Seminole police reco [...]

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Artist arrested under obscenity law

Artist arrested under obscenity law

| 18/07/2017
(CNS): Well known local Cayman Brac artist, Ron “Foots” Kynes, has been arrested under a little used section of the Penal Code relating to obscenities. Foots is by no means the first Caymanian artist to stir up controversy with his work, but the public display of his latest sculpture, wh [...]

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Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

Doctor dies after being hit by taxi

| 18/07/2017 | 68 Comments
(CNS) Updated: The police have confirmed that Dr Vary Anetta Jones-Leslie (62), from Jamaica, died at the George Town hospital earlier this morning as a result of the injuries she sustained when she was hit by a taxi outside the airport yesterday. Police said that the 69-year-old man, from Bodden T [...]

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Health minister aiming for ‘adequate’ cover

Health minister aiming for ‘adequate’ cover

| 17/07/2017 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Dwayne “John-John” Seymour, a critic of the Progressives during the campaign who then joined the coalition government as health minister, believes everyone in Cayman should have “adequate health insurance coverage”. The Bodden Town MLA is understood to have been the se [...]

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Woman hit by taxi at airport

Woman hit by taxi at airport

| 17/07/2017 | 58 Comments
(CNS): A female pedestrian was seriously injured this morning when she was mowed down by a taxi near to Andy’s Rent-a-Car and the long-term car park at the airport. Police said the woman was knocked down at around 10am Monday and she was rushed to the George Town hospital. RCIPS officers are i [...]

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