Name: Joey Hew
District: George Town
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The opposition Democratic Party will field at least 10 party candidates, in addition to supporting some independents for the upcoming election. One of those CDP candidates is Denniston Tibbetts, the older brother of Progressives party founder and former leader, Kurt Tibbetts.
A Cayman Islands government minister signaled Tuesday that some changes to a controversial proposal seeking to further regulate the practice of law in the islands would have to be made before the bill is approved.
For the second year in a row, Seven at The Ritz-Carlton won the people’s choice award of Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant at Taste of Cayman, held on the Festival Green, Camana Bay on Jan. 28. For the second year in a row, Seven at The Ritz-Carlton won the people’s choice award of Cayman’s Favourite Restaurant at Taste of Cayman, held on the Festival Green, Camana Bay on Jan. 28.
Unlicensed businesses, carelessly discarded trash and dangerous watercraft operations are adding to a “lawless mentality” on Grand Cayman’s Public Beach that residents have warned is in danger of being “destroyed by a growing horde of unlicensed vendors,” according to complaints filed last week with the government’s Ministry of Tourism.
With just nine members on the ruling government bench, the Progressives-led coalition was left to consider this week whether it would seek to muddle through the next 14 months via the slimmest of majorities or call for elections ahead of the usual May 2017 date.