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Bill mandating vaccines for work-permit holders heads to Parliament

Government is moving ahead with plans to mandate vaccinations for new and renewing work permit holders in the Cayman Islands.

New MPs severance payment criticised

A new provision which gives all Members of Parliament a three-month severance payment, should they lose their seat or chose not to stand for election, has been drawing criticism within the community.

EDITORIAL – MPs need to hold Bush accountable

Holding Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush fully accountable for his behaviour is the only acceptable step commensurate with the respect that should be conferred to a parliamentarian. 

Bush presides over Parliament opening

House Speaker McKeeva Bush presided over the ceremonial renaming of the Cayman Islands Parliament on Friday, 4 Dec., one day after his defence team...

LA renamed Parliament as premier, opposition eye more constitutional changes

As Premier Alden McLaughlin welcomed the renaming of Cayman's Legislative Assembly to Parliament on Friday he signalled the need to continue to clear what he termed "anomalies" in the constitution.

Lawmakers mark final day of Legislative Assembly

The Privy Council is set to meet on 11 Nov. to ratify constitutional changes which will rename the Legislative Assembly to Parliament of the Cayman Islands, Premier Alden McLaughlin said Monday night.

Lawmakers meet for final time as Legislative Assembly

Lawmakers will sit for the last time as a Legislative Assembly on Monday, 2 Nov. as they are set to become Members of Parliament the next time they convene.

EDITORIAL – LA ‘lunacy’: Let’s blame it on the eclipse

We thought “lunacy” was in vogue during the solar eclipse that swept across North America on Monday — but apparently some of it carried over into Wednesday’s opening of the Legislative Assembly. We aren’t referring to anything that took place on the floor of the Cayman Islands parliament, but rather to the treatment of a Compass journalist sent there to cover this public event.

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