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Political hopefuls looking to secure the Newlands vote say traffic, infrastructure, cost of living and healthcare are the main issues facing their constituents.
Candidates for Newlands Alva Suckoo, Roydell Carter, Wayne Panton and Raul Gonzalez join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
Independent candidate Alva Suckoo has joined the Progressives alliance team, bringing to 12 the number of nominees running as part of the group in the 14 April general election.
Cayman’s legislatures continued to distance themselves from rumours of a no-confidence motion against Premier Alden McLaughlin over the Domestic Partnership Bill.
LGBTQ advocate and barrister Leonardo Raznovich wants Cayman’s MLAs to stop what he calls a “political contest” with the rights of same-sex individuals.
Lawmakers have voted in favour of amending the Youth Justice Law which will now prevent criminal trials from being called off, simply because the only evidence is the testimony of a child.
With the urgency of international projections, where does Cayman stand in preparing for climate change? Recent debate on the floor of the Legislative Assembly sent a reminder that, in fact, Cayman does not have a climate change policy.
For politicians anywhere east of George Town, traffic is the number one issue on the minds of their constituents.
Local legislators’ agreement to create a climate change policy has been welcomed by Sustainable Cayman’s Linda Clarke.
Opposition politicians say they are “deeply concerned” by the visit of cruise line executives to the Cayman Islands to promote a $200-million project to build a new cruise berthing facility in George Town harbour.
Hurricane Dorian left the Bahamas Tuesday after lingering in the area since Sunday night, and several of the country’s regional neighbours have begun putting together donations to support its recovery.
When ‘king tides’ sweep across Grand Cayman, the residents of North Sound Estates often find the ocean at their doorstep.
Opposition legislators issued a response Thursday to remarks made by Premier Alden McLaughlin about how groups of Independent candidates are not equipped to run the country.
Ezzard Miller officially remains Leader of the Opposition, despite a letter from all four members of the political group requesting he does not speak on their behalf.
Cayman Islands legislators unanimously backed a private members’ motion last week supporting government to appeal the decision by the chief justice that legalised same-sex marriage to the “full extent of the appeals process”.
A prison officer who was charged in connection to an alleged rape is still on active duty, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson said on Friday in the Legislative Assembly.
North Side legislator Ezzard Miller claims he still commands majority support on the Opposition benches and will remain as leader.
Opposition leader Ezzard Miller is facing calls for him to step down from his role amid division among the political group.
Police will have community officers patrol Newlands later than the previous 6 p.m. cut-off time and will install more cameras around the area, Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo announced this week.
Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo has stepped down as deputy leader of the official Opposition. Suckoo confirmed his resignation Friday, saying he would remain part of the Opposition group.
The tools allotted to the police, the courts and our prisons, unfortunately but realistically, are very crude tools indeed. They are fashioned to deal with malefactors AFTER they have misbehaved.
The coalition of independents led by Leader of the Opposition Ezzard Miller plans to form a political group that will run a candidate in every constituency at the next general election.
Cayman’s new governor, Martyn Roper, meets with members of the Opposition on Tuesday, his second day on the job.
A neighborhood in Newlands has become ground zero for a slew of concerns and disputes over use of Grand Cayman’s residential canals.
Opposition politicians were back in the Legislative Assembly Thursday after staging a one-day walkout on proceedings in protest over disciplinary action taken against Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo.
Opposition members walked out of the Legislative Assembly in protest Wednesday after Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo was suspended from the House for the day.
A relatively light legislative agenda is expected when Cayman Islands lawmakers head to the Brac next week.
Government’s summer work program for jobless Caymanians has divided opinions, politically.
The Cayman Islands government is plugging an additional $2 million into the poor relief budget this year, fearing the current funding provided for some of the public welfare efforts will run out by next month if more money is not provided.
A swirling vortex of political gamesmanship, played against the backdrop of a crucial Brexit vote and a weakened U.K. coalition government, left the Cayman Islands and its sister British Overseas Territories on the losing end of Tuesday’s House of Commons vote.
Residents of North Sound Estates met with community leaders, RCIPS officers, and Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo Monday to discuss crime, delays in garbage collections, hurricane preparedness, and derelict vehicles in the area.
One advantage to being the governor in a tourist destination is getting to play the tourist.
It seems Cayman Islands motorbike enthusiasts do not want to hang out with the police during their rides.
They were political opponents during the May 2017 general election, but Newlands MLA Alva Suckoo has announced that local businessman Raul Gonzalez, Jr. will now serve as deputy chairman of a new advisory council for the district.
A group of local motorbike enthusiasts and opposition MLAs were surprised to hear what Royal Cayman Islands Police Commissioner Derek Byrne told them during a private meeting Thursday night.
Documents purporting to draw up a legal agreement for the formation of a coalition government in Cayman following the May 2017 general election surfaced last week, indicating that Cayman Democratic Party officials viewed the current Progressives-led National Unity Government as “the nuclear option” at the time discussions were taking place.