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Mac confident he can beat challengers

Mac confident he can beat challengers

| 29/03/2017
(CNS Elections): After he went through the official nomination process Wednesday morning, Cayman Democratic Party Leader McKeeva Bush said he was confident that he would win the district of West Bay West. Bush was the first candidate to appear at the library in his constituency before noon but two o [...]

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Mac defends party system

Mac defends party system

| 17/03/2017 | 38 Comments
(CNS): As the Legislative Assembly resumed on Friday, Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush came to the defence of the party system in the face of growing criticism and allegations that political parties are behind all of Cayman’s ills. The Cayman Democratic Party leader issued a stark warning about the [...]

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Health insurance costs come under political fire

Health insurance costs come under political fire

| 01/03/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS): The problems people in the Cayman Islands are facing with health insurance were at the centre of debates in the LA last week when the opposition leader presented a private member’s motion to tackle some of the challenges the uninsured face and the premier steered through some amendments [...]

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Bush to run in West Bay West

Bush to run in West Bay West

| 02/01/2017 | 104 Comments
(CNS): The opposition leader has confirmed that he will be running in his own home district of West Bay West in the 2017 election under the new electoral system. McKeeva Bush revealed in his New Year message that he will be launching his election bid with a constituency council meeting on Monday ni [...]

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Mac makes veiled attack on Hewitts

Mac makes veiled attack on Hewitts

| 15/12/2016 | 97 Comments
(CNS): Falling short of denying or admitting his part in the election petition against Tara Rivers, Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush took aim at Gordon Hewitt, his wife Velma Hewitt, who is a former member of the UDP, and their lawyers on his Facebook page Thursday without ever mentioning anyone’s n [...]

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‘UDP threw me under the bus’ says Hewitt

‘UDP threw me under the bus’ says Hewitt

| 14/12/2016 | 58 Comments
(CNS): Gordon John Hewitt told a court that he was repeatedly reassured, through attorney Steve McField, that the UDP would cover all the costs of a petition to challenge the election of Tara Rivers in 2013. But he said the party “led me down the garden path” and then “threw me under the bus [...]

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Mac presses for voter deadline extension

Mac presses for voter deadline extension

| 09/12/2016 | 25 Comments
(CNS): Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush has called on the Elections Office to push back the year-end deadline for eligible people to register as voters in time for the 2017 General Election. Wesley Howell, the supervisor of elections, told CNS that they are considering pushing back the deadline into J [...]

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Ebanks found guilty in status grant scam

Ebanks found guilty in status grant scam

| 08/11/2016 | 48 Comments
(CNS): Paul Hume Ebanks (50) from Bodden Town was remanded in custody Tuesday after a jury took less than three hours to unanimously find him guilty of 27 charges of obtaining property by deception and theft in a status grant con. He was convicted of taking more than $167,000 from at least two dozen [...]

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Status scam suspect claimed he gave Bush $250k

Status scam suspect claimed he gave Bush $250k

| 02/11/2016
(CNS): Paul Hume Ebanks put the blame for his troubles on the shoulders of McKeeva Bush and members of the UDP when he gave evidence this week, refuting the charges against him regarding a massive status grant scam. Ebanks claimed that he gave the former premier around $250,000 from people he recrui [...]

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PPM starts campaign against Mac’s claims

PPM starts campaign against Mac’s claims

| 22/09/2016 | 58 Comments
(CNS): The People’s Progresssive Movement, a.k.a. the Progressives, has begun an online campaign disputing the claims that have been consistently made by Opposition Leader McKeeva Bush in various public forums about their track record. With six months to go before Nomination Day and the official s [...]

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Alden warns against ‘hatred and bigotry’

Alden warns against ‘hatred and bigotry’

| 12/09/2016 | 165 Comments
(CNS): The premier called for tolerance and respect for human rights when he spoke at an anti-gay rally Sunday. Alden McLaughlin told an audience at the religious event, billed as supporting biblical family values, that his government won’t introduce same-sex marriage but he also warned against cr [...]

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