Tag: New Year’s Message

Bush makes no mention of crimes in rambling message

Bush makes no mention of crimes in rambling message

| 31/12/2020 | 100 Comments

(CNS): In a disjointed and rambling New Year Message, Speaker McKeeva Bush found time to take aim at unidentified individuals who have criticised him and the government, but made no apology for his violent and shameful conduct that led to his assault conviction earlier this month. Bush said there were people who had “conducted themselves […]

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Miller wants end to corrupt politics in 2021

Miller wants end to corrupt politics in 2021

| 31/12/2020 | 80 Comments

(CNS): As the election campaign gets underway in what is going to be another challenging year, the independent MP for North Side, Ezzard Miller, is calling for an end to the corruption that dominates Cayman’s political landscape. Miller has created a new party that aims to eradicate entrenched undemocratic and corrupt practices, which he says […]

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Cayman Islands borders to reopen in March

Cayman Islands borders to reopen in March

| 31/12/2020 | 193 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands will be reopening its border to tourists in just a few months, according to Premier Alden McLaughlin. In his New Year’s Eve message, he said that with the arrival next week of enough coronavirus vaccines to protect the most vulnerable, the borders can open in March. However, visitors must be vaccinated […]

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Arden takes aim at trickle-down economics

Arden takes aim at trickle-down economics

| 31/12/2019 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The opposition leader has said that he and members of his team reject the government’s policy of relying on trickle-down economics because it is not benefiting the Caymanian people. In his New Year message, Arden McLean said it was time the economy was built by expanding opportunities for local people rather than depending on […]

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Gov’t to tackle traffic in 2020

Gov’t to tackle traffic in 2020

| 31/12/2019 | 66 Comments

(CNS) Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that in the New Year it will be up to businesses and individuals as well as government to protect the economic prosperity and progress that he claimed Cayman is enjoying. But his government will tackle some of the challenges that this growth has caused, such as the increasing traffic […]

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Speaker calls for Cayman skyscraper

Speaker calls for Cayman skyscraper

| 01/01/2019 | 218 Comments

(CNS): The speaker of the Legislative Assembly has said he wants the Government of National Unity to allow at least one building of 50 storeys for tourism, residential and commercial businesses “to make a mark” and encourage “the wealthiest among the wealthy” to live here and set the Cayman Islands apart in the region. In his New Year’s […]

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Premier pushes port project in NY message

Premier pushes port project in NY message

| 01/01/2019 | 70 Comments

(CNS): In his 2019 New Year’s message Premier Alden McLaughlin said the cruise berthing facility and expanded cargo project in George Town remains an important element in the Cayman Islands’ economic future, still citing figures that have been called into question during the course of 2018. Despite the continued opposition to the project as well […]

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