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Cayman's official Opposition has described the assenting of the Civil Partnership Law Friday as a "sad day" for the country as its Leader Arden McLean called on Premier Alden McLaughlin to end what he called "the blame game".
George Town Central MLA Kenneth Bryan rejects North Side MLA Ezzard Miller's call for no confidence motion in House Speaker McKeeva Bush.
West Bay North MLA Bernie Bush has resigned as Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.
North Side MLA Ezzard Miller maintains his call for House Speaker McKeeva Bush to resign, saying there is no legal provision for his "leave of absence."
Today’s U.S. ships are more capable than ever, but too few for comfort, as Lehman’s readers will realize when they consider what only the Navy can do.
It is a law of arms control: Significant agreements are impossible until they are unimportant, which means until they are not significant.
Any determined person can legally get around the campaign finance restrictions with the aid of a smart lawyer.
Perhaps half-hearted Brexit officials secretly hope, if they manage to bungle the negotiations sufficiently, that the people of the U.K. will change their minds about leaving the EU.
Rob Goldman, Twitter’s head of advertising, was roundly criticized for stating the easiest way to fight a Russian campaign is a “well educated citizenry,” but he is right.
Today, only a few U.S. diplomats remain in Havana after suspicious “health attacks” did physical damage to two-dozen Americans – likely with the complicity of the regime.
Globalism (or globalization, or internationalism, or the policies of “Davos Man,,” or whatever you want to call it) increasingly is perceived to be about more than free trade and comity between nations. In the minds of market-oriented people, it is getting linked with other policies that cause considerable angst.
Requiring social media organizations to work with federal authorities to ferret out Russian operatives and similar malefactors and cancel fictitious accounts is fine, but personalities should not be banned because they upset our biases.
Large charitable organizations, such as Oxfam, and UN military missions operate in a bubble of private security, sense of immunity and deference from their grateful hosts.
The “real victims” of divorce are often the children. We hope that doesn’t hold true for “colonial children,” including the Cayman Islands, in the context of England’s protracted separation from the European Union, known commonly as “Brexit.”
In an ideal world, the central government would allow towns to formally secede, and those towns could then contract to have private management. But that will never happen since politicians would not want real-world examples showing the superiority of markets over government.
Our MLAs need to listen to the people and adhere to their wishes. A petition should never be necessary. They are supposed to be working for us; we are their employers!
There’s good news, there’s bad news and then there’s … gray news. Developments out of Brussels this week fell in the last category, as the European Union placed the Cayman Islands on a so-called “graylist” — meaning our government has made certain commitments in writing to address EU criteria on tax transparency and “fairness."
These days, politics poses more threats to the economy than the machinations of the bond market as measured by the slope of the yield curve or any other metric.
A week after voting in a bitterly contested presidential election, Hondurans still do not know who their next president will be.
A 13-member government was sworn in by Cayman Islands Governor Helen Kilpatrick Wednesday morning in a Legislative Assembly ceremony.
It’s Premier Alden McLaughlin and Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush … again.
Today's editorial cartoon
McKeeva Bush is set to become premier of the Cayman Islands, striking a deal with a group of independents, and reversing an announcement made hours earlier with the Progressives.
Today's editorial cartoon
Premier Alden McLaughlin confirmed that Mr. Tibbetts will not seek re-election in the upcoming May 24 vote.
Little more than a decade ago, Turkey appeared to be an emerging democracy with vibrant civil society and somewhat independent media. No longer. President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has abandoned democracy and is building a strongman cult of personality.
Labour has been here before. In 1981 [...] a group of moderates broke away to form the Social Democratic Party. The adventure ended in failure, and the 1983 election saw Margaret Thatcher lead the Conservatives to their most decisive postwar victory.
There are far, far more good things going on in Cayman than bad. Our society is on a solid footing. Our economy is strong. Our future is bright.
A heated discussion on same-sex marriage is guaranteed to draw attention away from unemployment, failed government policies, the ever-increasing welfare state, etc.
The Cayman Islands traditionally has been a political polling-free zone, but the serpent may be about to enter the garden.
On a dark January night, an unmarked cargo plane filled with $400 million in unmarked bills took off for a secret destination, which we now know was Mehrabad Airport in Iran’s capital city of Tehran.
We don’t want another report. We want a new landfill.
The Brexit decision should have been made by the U.K.’s elected representatives, not by individual voters in polling booths throughout the nation.