On The Rock What to do when you keep getting the same cards Let's reshuffle. That's what Premier Alden McLaughlin has done with the ministries. Who's got what? Premier McLaughlin: Immigration, Human Resources (aka employment ministry. It deals with work permits, employment issues), Community Affairs, RCIPS (financing) Cabinet Office. Hon. Dep. Premier Moses Kirkconnell: Tourism,… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: Cheer up it mango season!
On The Rock Warning: Gross Indecency Errington Webster claims he doesn’t remember committing an act of gross indecency that was caught on camera by a teenage girl. Reminder: You know Webster as a one-time political hopeful and a former firefighter. But now he’s being investigated for indecent assault. Okay. Give us the deets The teenage… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: Smile, it’s no longer Monday
On The Rock In the case of death by dangerous driving Guilty, that’s the plea entered by Conroy Nairne, the driver that caused a car crash back in 2015. Remind me… In the early hours of 14 Sept. 2015, Jessie Perry was the passenger in a car collision near SM Public Beach. The car exploded,… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: It’s Monday, Don’t forget to be awesome!
On The Rock House in session The first formal meeting of the L.A. took place on Wednesday 31 May. During the meeting MLAs sang the “let’s work together” song. Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller agreed to disagree with the govt. in a respectful manner. While MLA Kenneth Bryan promised not to hold any grudges against the… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: “Don’t worry be happy”
On The Rock Full house Finally, we have a government and this time it's official. The swearing in ceremony for the 19 elected officials took place on Wednesday 31 May at the L.A. So who's the King in this deck? The Hon. Alden McLaughlin. This is the first time in a long time that an… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: A new day, a new govt.
On The Rock An unfortunate tale The body of a woman was found in a submerged BMW in the canal on Marina Drive in Prospect. Police and fire officers were able to pull the woman from the car and she was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead. The car had a smashed… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: Happy Movember!
On The Rock Be careful what you say... Cause you never know who's listening. The gov. will not be campaigning on a Nat'l lottery, said Minister Bodden. This clarification comes after a Bahamian article quoted him expressing his views on a Nat'l lottery. Although Minister Bodden is personally all for a Nat'l lottery, as he believes… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News:May the odds be ever in your favor
On The Rock The police have 99 problems and discrimination is one... 10 Caymanian police officers who brought a human rights case based on discrimination have had their case put on hold. The officers claim they were being discriminated against on the basis of age and nationality and that they were being forced to retire… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: What’s done in the dark
On The Rock No, never, absolutely not... This week DG Franz Manderson testified in the trial of Paul Ebanks (you know him as the man accused of running an immigration scam). When questioned on his alleged involvement in the scam DG Manderson said that Ebanks was never employed on his behalf and that he never… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News: Do you feel it too?
On The Rock I bid you farewell CoP David Baines has officially left his post and the country this week; but not before he did a little finger pointing. Baines made sure to point out that politics had a lot to do with why he couldn't continue as CoP. "The entire probe was a political… Continue reading Daily Nutshell News