Bush, Bernie

Name: Bernie Bush
District: West Bay North
Affiliation: Cayman Democratic Party
Previous elected office experience: 2013-2017
Current profession: MLA
Website: www.caymandemocraticparty.com/bernie-bush




Deputy governor concerned about ‘politicized’ civil service

A heated Legislative Assembly exchange Monday over the fate of a Cayman Islands senior prisons manager brought warnings against “politicizing” the public service from Deputy Governor Franz Manderson.

Legislature may go until last day

Government is running out of time to consider a long list of potential laws, including the Legal Practitioners Bill, the elimination of independent FOI and complaints commissioner’s offices and the establishment of local fuel market regulations, as lawmakers face the final three weeks of their current term.

Political coalitions forming ahead of May 2017 election

At least four, and potentially five political coalitions or political parties are readying to contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24. Both major political parties, the Progressives and the Cayman Democratic Party, intend to field a slate of candidates.

More than 600 attend senior citizens social

The annual senior citizens social, hosted by the West Bay Community Council and West Bay MLAs McKeeva Bush, Capt. Eugene Ebanks and Bernie Bush, attracted more than 600 people when it was held on Dec. 17 at the Sir John A. Cumber Primary School Hall.

EDITORIAL – The troubling issues surrounding the Hewitt bankruptcy

In May 2013, Velma Powery-Hewitt ran for legislative office in West Bay, finishing fifth in the four-member district. The winners included fellow United Democratic Party candidates McKeeva Bush, Bernie Bush and Eugene Ebanks – as well as one independent candidate, Tara Rivers, who would go on to join the Progressives government in a ministerial position.

‘We need unity’: Former foes Anglin, Bush bury hatchet before election

Former Premier Mckeeva Bush and his one-time education minister Rolston Anglin publicly buried the hatchet Monday night as they appeared on the same political stage for the first time since their acrimonious split prior to the 2013 election.