Archive for May 31st, 2017

JOCC leads ethics, Miller stays at PAC, Rivers takes on OCC/ICO

JOCC leads ethics, Miller stays at PAC, Rivers takes on OCC/ICO

| 31/05/2017 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Following the pomp and ceremony of Wednesday morning’s proceedings in the Legislative Assembly, in the afternoon members got down to their first task to elect the chairs and members of the various parliamentary committees. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly will lead the Register of Interests Committee, which deals with the financial ethics, interests and potential conflicts of […]

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Premier laments near election miss

Premier laments near election miss

| 31/05/2017 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin pointed out that the PPM was a hair’s breadth away from having a majority government, as he spoke about the election result in his address following the Swearing-in Ceremony Wednesday. He said things “could have been very different”, but that was how things were in a democracy. The margin between this […]

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Fraudulent email on election scandal circulating

Fraudulent email on election scandal circulating

| 31/05/2017 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Officials are warning that an apparently salacious but totally fraudulent email that purports to be from Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell is not coming from the Elections Office email servers and that anyone who recieves the email should not forward it or click on the links. The email claims that a candidate in the […]

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Mac sets out his speaker’s stall

Mac sets out his speaker’s stall

| 31/05/2017 | 48 Comments

(CNS): As he was sworn in as speaker of the Legislative Assembly Wednesday, McKeeva Bush, the leader of the CDP, signaled that he is likely to be a less conventional supervisor of the parliament than Cayman has been accustomed to. Bush told the other 18 members of the LA that the role of speaker could […]

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Ezzard to lead opposition benches

Ezzard to lead opposition benches

| 31/05/2017 | 39 Comments

(CNS): As MLAs were sworn into the Legislative Assembly this morning, the only surprise in the proceedings so far was when Ezzard Miller, the independent member for North Side, was appointed as the opposition leader and not Arden McLean, as many expected. With the government benches full, at least for right now, Miller will be […]

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More officials arrested in immigration corruption case

| 31/05/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Two more public officials have been arrested in connection with the ongoing corruption investigation into the immigration department. A statement released by the Anti-Corruption Commission Wednesday said that this morning its own investigators along with RCIPS officers picked up a man from the Bodden Town area and woman from Spotts Newlands, both aged 42, […]

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