Archive for March 29th, 2017

Warren may take cannabis debate to new level

Warren may take cannabis debate to new level

| 29/03/2017 | 16 Comments
(CNS Election): Dennie Warren Jr, who was nominated on Wednesday to contest the seat of George Town West, is expected to take the cannabis debate in Cayman to a new level, putting it squarely on the agenda for the general election campaign. But he is also keen to promote other aspects of his platfor [...]

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63 candidates line up for 2017 race to the LA

63 candidates line up for 2017 race to the LA

| 29/03/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Elections): The finally tally after nominations closed Wednesday for the May 2017 General Election was 63 candidates. This included 15 Progressives, eleven running with the Cayman Democratic Party and 37 people declaring themselves as independent candidates, including the current education mini [...]

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The Lion and Aunt Sookie to challenge Mac

The Lion and Aunt Sookie to challenge Mac

| 29/03/2017 | 20 Comments
(CNS Elections): Veteran MLA and opposition leader, McKeeva Bush, may have been the first candidate to be nominated in West Bay West on Wednesday but he wasn’t the last. At around 2:30pm Daphne Orrett (a.k.a. Aunt Sookie), who served in the Legislative Assembly in the 1980’s, was nominat [...]

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PPM in surprise GT candidate shuffle

PPM in surprise GT candidate shuffle

| 29/03/2017 | 47 Comments
(CNS Election): Marco Archer, the current finance minister and one of the Progressives’ most popular candidates, will be running in George Town Central instead of Premier Alden McLaughlin, who was expected to be in a head-to-head fight with his former assistant, Kenneth Bryan. The party had be [...]

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PPM and independent candidates emerge for nomination

PPM and independent candidates emerge for nomination

| 29/03/2017 | 118 Comments
(CNS Elections): After keeping a very tight lid on exactly who they would be fielding and where, the Progressive candidates began to emerge Wednesday morning for nomination. The current speaker of the House, Julianna O’Connor-Connolly, was nominated for the first time as a PPM candidate for Cayman [...]

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Mac confident he can beat challengers

Mac confident he can beat challengers

| 29/03/2017 | 18 Comments
(CNS Elections): After he went through the official nomination process Wednesday morning, Cayman Democratic Party Leader McKeeva Bush said he was confident that he would win the district of West Bay West. Bush was the first candidate to appear at the library in his constituency before noon but two o [...]

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Nomination Day to deliver political surprises

Nomination Day to deliver political surprises

| 29/03/2017 | 8 Comments
(CNS Elections): As the Progressives keep their line-up for the May 2017 election campaign under wraps until the eleventh hour, the Cayman Democratic Party re-jigs its George Town team and a few more independents limber up to declare, Nomination Day could throw a few political curve balls as strateg [...]

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