Bodden, Osbourne

Name: Osbourne Bodden

District: Bodden Town East

Affiliation: Progressives



Record-setting Nomination Day: 63 hopefuls compete for 19 seats

A record 63 candidates will contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24 after a frantic day of nominations across the country generated some surprises.

AS IT HAPPENED: This is how nomination day played out

Returning officers will hear candidate nominations between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. today. Cayman Compass reporters will submit updates on location from the country's 19 nominating locations as they develop. — Ed.

Author encourages women to embrace their differences

New York Times best-selling author Jeannette Walls brought a message of resilience and hope to Grand Cayman during Friday’s third annual “Power of the Purse” fundraiser. Ms. Walls appealed to the common humanity of the audience, encouraging women to embrace their stories.

Legislators consider older persons policy

An older persons policy before the Legislative Assembly outlines a vision for legal protections and community infrastructure that would support Cayman Islands residents over age 65.

Barbadians donate new bed to Cayman seniors home

East End seniors got a welcome boost earlier this month thanks to the donation of a specialized bed. A medical bed was donated to Sunrise Cottage, East End’s residential home for seniors, on Feb. 11 by Barbadians in the Cayman Islands, represented by Honorary Consul Juliette Gooding-Michelin.

Foster parenting draws interest on the Brac

Several potential foster parents from the Brac had the opportunity to meet with government officials last week to learn more about how they can help vulnerable young children.