Cayman premier arrested on theft charges

McKeeva Bush

Cayman Islands has been thrown into political turmoil as officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) Financial Crimes Unit (FCU) swooped down on the home of Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush in the early hours of this morning to arrest him

According to the Cayman Islands News Service, Bush was arrested at around 7.00 am this morning (December 11) at his home in West Bay on suspicion of theft in connection with financial irregularities relating to the alleged misuse of a government credit card.

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35 Comments

  1. DA/NY nurse
    December 11, 2012

    What a man sows it will come like a hurricane sooner or later. Dominica was never corrupt like that. No one is being held accountable. What are we teaching the future generation. We have been independent for years, but these past ten years, is like everyting is out of control. Lord, please show us what is happening in the darkness, and bring it to light. Dominica is on the way to self distruction, if everything in hush, hush. These people in position don’t realize that they have children. And when things starts happening to their family they saying is vodoo. You sew corruption you will get the just reward. Corruption is like cancer. If u don’t treat the bad cells, it will spread to the whole body and will eventually kill the human being. Accountability , responsibility, punishment forgiveness, then healing. This is what we need.

  2. shy
    December 11, 2012

    yes lord help us to have patients because you all over this world and watching how your children been lied to and everything has been stolen away from us even our pride to work hard with our hands so we can eat our bread witout fear so father thier time is coming in Dominica for them greedy bastard i know it coming for espercially that AM & Pm he think he is untouchable but i know you will deal with him in dew time, i don’t want to be in his shoe right now when he seeing what is going on round about him time will tell Skerrt take note,

  3. 1979
    December 11, 2012

    LOL CHABAY CHUCKIE!!!

    THESE ARTICLES ALWAY RESONATE WELL WITH ME….

    unscrupulous neanderthals dressed in jacket and tie..

    baych!

    • 1979
      December 11, 2012

      always**

      • 1979
        December 11, 2012

        to hades with corruption!

  4. Truth
    December 11, 2012

    :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: :?: You all see,Cayman Island is still under the British,so these guys can’t escape.I bet if they were independent he would not have been arrested,as the the police commisioner would be his friend or from his village.This is one of the reasons i always think Dominica should not be independent,the white man does a better job when it comes to these issues in as much i don’t really favor them. :oops: :oops: :twisted: :mrgreen: :?:

  5. lisad
    December 11, 2012

    Way papa!! Why is there so much excitement among Dominicans over this?

  6. Shameless
    December 11, 2012

    I hope Mr. Carbon (Chief) and Mr. Hobbs (Deputy) of the CDPF are taking notice. Law and order MUST be maintained at all cost. Let me take this opportunity and applaud the Command staff and brave officers of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Force for a job well done. To the Dominicans on the force back there I say keep up the good work and be mindful we may need your help to do the same in Dca some day.

    Assertive, NOT Agressive!

    • Jay
      December 11, 2012

      Amen, no fear or favour. Wishe we could say the same about Dominica.

  7. December 11, 2012

    The real architects of economic slavery through corruption and self serving interests.
    There is a time for everything – that our PM know for sure. The long arm of the law seem short of a length but is far reaching.For now we have popcorn pretenders who are suppose to be looking out for the interest of the people of Dominica. When the oil is hot they become soft and fluffy.

  8. Zeb
    December 11, 2012

    ‘on suspicion of theft’,,, Dcans take note,, ‘on suspicion’

  9. william
    December 11, 2012

    Heard you said earlier after C is D. This can never be done because the Task Force is next to his office when it should not be so.
    Espeocially the policemen in d office don’t have integrity . So they can do their job.

  10. helper
    December 11, 2012

    wat a shame :oops:

  11. December 11, 2012

    Doh hoNO the former premier of the Turks and Caicos islands was also arrested while on the run in Brazil. He too was ridding private jets together with our prince dimples.oh how birds of the same feather flock together.
    This is the beginning of a new era where the corrupt Caribbean politicians will face justice.
    I hope too that the facilitators like me peeping tom, my friend and Conrad passport lawyer, the ex priest, preachers lime bubbles will also be punished for obstruction of justice.

    • Formula 1
      December 11, 2012

      I had to take a double take to see if it is really the cayman Island I was reading about because just a few months ago the previous premiere was arrested for similar activities.

    • Peeping Tom
      December 11, 2012

      Now, why would you do this? Why would you use my handle to make your statement. I understand that mimickry is a compliment. However, if you are going to use my handle in a pathetic and desperate effort at discrediting me, at least, write a statement that persons can read and understand. Do some justice to the «Peeping Tom» handle. Please. Sigh!!

      In any case, Peeping Tom’s style is well-known. Still, don’t be so lazy, create your own handle. May i suggest one? How about: Tchenbé Sa’w?

  12. Anonymous
    December 11, 2012

    Yes we have a Financial Intelligence Unit here in Dominica.

    • Anonymous
      December 11, 2012

      Who heads it? Any recent action on their part at all?

  13. Lang Dough
    December 11, 2012

    Dem polices in de caymans have no respect. That is where the Dominica police excel over them. in Dominica the police have plenty respect and will never try to disrespect their beloved pm like dat.

    • CIA on the Watch
      December 11, 2012

      The Cayman Islands is a colony of Britain, Please have some literacy classes, thats why he can be arrested. Dominica is an independent country where all things are corrupt with the leadership of the country, so anything goes

    • Anonymous
      December 11, 2012

      I guess you are being sarcastic. I guess Dominicans should beg to a be a British colony so that our colonial masters can discipline us for bad behaviour by jailing our corrupt politicians.

    • me
      December 11, 2012

      nonsense u talkin. if the PM did something wrong,, he is human and should be treated the same way as if i was me

    • December 11, 2012

      I SUSPECT SACARSM

  14. Hate ignorance
    December 11, 2012

    i can just wonder and wonder after C is D . After Cayman is Dominica well at least alphabetically . lol In dominica thats just a far fetch dream like TREND SETTER new song “espwi mal pa pi”

  15. Piper
    December 11, 2012

    This is only happening because they are a British Overseas Territory. That would never have happened in one of the independent Cribbean countries, where the commissioner of police are under the thumb of the PM.

    We are not a lot different from the other failed African countries.

  16. YES I
    December 11, 2012

    WE HAVE A LOT TO LEARN IN DOMINICA… THAT IS A GOOD EXAMPLE TO FOLLOW…. :?:

  17. Doc. Love
    December 11, 2012

    Does Dominica have a Dominica Financial Crime Unit. If we dont,then one is required immediately.I would like to see somebody arrested for the bin and fertilizer bobol.I would like to see someboby arrested for the forty six counts brought against the easy door at a lawyer’s office.I would like to see somebody arrested for the short payment of approximately $56,000 to the treasury even though it was returned.I would like to see someboby arrested for the fiasco at Petro Caribe. I would like to see someboby arrested for giving wrong information that a house cost $400,000 when infact it cost over $1.5 million.I would like to see someboby arrested for the disappearance of approximately $54 million belonging to a Chinese man.I would like to see somebody arrested for the misuse of US $400,000 given by a Chinese woman to an alledged red political party.

    • Peeping Tom
      December 11, 2012

      Actually this unit has been up and running fr a while now. And, guess what…?

  18. Truth be told
    December 11, 2012

    This is how we do it Dominica, watch and learn – this is how we protect the public purse!

  19. Anonymous
    December 11, 2012

    WOW and in DOminica so much going on and nothing being done. WOW is all I can say. Something is wrong with us to tell me we cannot do better.

  20. Anonymous
    December 11, 2012

    That’s how INDEPENDENT offices do their work.

  21. Dominica_Lover
    December 11, 2012

    Well done!!!!

  22. Anonymous1
    December 11, 2012

    Could that ever happen here with the kind of institutions we have here and how they are constituted? Arresting a leader of the country????????not here

  23. oo
    December 11, 2012

    sorry feel

  24. oo
    December 11, 2012

    The table turning round . Now the oppressors are the oppressed ones. Take heed those who fell they can exploit others in their quest for the spoils of the land . Greed does not pay

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