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Tag: Progressives

Premier presses party message home

Premier presses party message home

| 21/04/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS Elections): The importance of having a strong team bound by agreed and cohesive policies was a major theme in Premier Alden McLaughlin’s speech as he launched the PPM’s election campaign on Cayman Brac Thursday night. With 35 independents running in the May General Election, McLaughlin stre [...]

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PPM to launch campaign on Brac

PPM to launch campaign on Brac

| 18/04/2017 | 27 Comments
(CNS Elections): The ruling People’s Progressive Movement has taken the unusual decision of launching their formal election campaign on Cayman Brac, rather than beginning the political roadshow in the capital, where the majority of voters live. While the two seats on Cayman Brac are being cont [...]

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Local business leader backs PPM and party politics

Local business leader backs PPM and party politics

| 10/04/2017 | 35 Comments
(CNS Elections): One of Cayman’s leading homegrown businessmen who has enjoyed success in the offshore sector threw his backing behind the principle of the party system as well as the PPM when he gave the keynote address at the party conference Saturday. Don Seymour said he believed that the party [...]

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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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Rate the performance of current Cabinet members

Rate the performance of current Cabinet members

| 21/03/2017 | 12 Comments
(CNS Elections): The 2013-2017 administration is the Progressives’ second term and the first with Alden McLaughlin as premier. The PPM leader during the party’s first administration, Kurt Tibbetts, stayed on in the government, taking up a portfolio that included planning. Moses Kirkconne [...]

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PPM postpone party conference

PPM postpone party conference

| 06/03/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS Elections): The People’s Progressive Movement has postponed its party conference due to the workload in the Legislative Assembly, leaving the date of the announcement of the full slate of PPM candidates and where they will be running unclear. Party officials told CNS Monday night that d [...]

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Will candidate affiliation affect your vote?

Will candidate affiliation affect your vote?

| 08/02/2017 | 19 Comments
(CNS Elections): So far, two parties have said that they will be fielding candidates in the May elections: the ruling Progressives (a.k.a. the PPM) and the Cayman Democratic Party (CDP), which was formerly the United Democratic Party (UDP). Two of the declared candidates have said that they are runn [...]

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PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

PPM to reveal candidates in six weeks

| 06/02/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS Elections): The Progressives will not be unveiling the slate of candidates it will field in the forthcoming general election and the constituencies they will stand in until Saturday 18 March — just 11 days before Nomination Day. The ruling party’s pre-election conference will take place at [...]

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Politics of fear can’t be ignored, says McLaughlin

Politics of fear can’t be ignored, says McLaughlin

| 03/02/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Elections): The Cayman Islands premier and leader of the Progressives remains confident that under his leadership the people of Cayman are going to give his party a second term. Alden McLaughlin’s confidence comes from the improvements to the economy and fall in unemployment. But yesterday he [...]

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