Name: McKeeva Bush
District: West Bay West
Affiliation: Cayman Democratic Party
CANDIDATE IN THE NEWS
Cayman Islands leaders took time out from the business of running the country Wednesday to join hands in prayer.
The territory’s Constitutional Commission is calling for the creation of “Advisory District Councils” to act as intermediaries between elected representatives and their constituents. This is one call that lawmakers should let ring, and ring, and ring … without picking up.
Cayman’s three-member Constitutional Commission on Thursday called for creation of Advisory District Councils as part of efforts marking the annual “Day of Democracy” on Sept. 15.
George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan said he has been “pushed out” of an alliance with opposition leaders and now will be independent of any voting blocs in the Legislative Assembly. The first sitting of the 2017-18 legislative session begins Wednesday, Aug. 23
The Florida battery case against Cayman Islands Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush was dropped last week due to insufficient evidence, according to documents obtained through the state’s open records law. Mr. Bush, 62, was arrested following a July 17 incident at the Seminole Coconut Creek Casino in South Florida.
Three weeks after he was arrested at a Florida casino, House Speaker McKeeva Bush’s name has been cleared. This is welcome news, of course, for Mr. Bush and his family — but also for our country. And yet, we are certain there are those among us who are not cheering, who were hoping for a different outcome.