Archive for April 15th, 2021

PPM refuses to concede power

PPM refuses to concede power

| 15/04/2021 | 151 Comments

(CNS): The Progressives have issued a press statement in which they challenge Wayne Panton’s claim to have formed a majority government and refuse to concede election victory to the independents. In a short statement issued by the party leader, Roy McTaggart, the Progressives claim that they had “arrangements” with Jay Ebanks and Isaac Rankine before […]

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7 people involved in COVID-19 isolation breach

7 people involved in COVID-19 isolation breach

| 15/04/2021 | 42 Comments

(CNS): Six people have reportedly been caught by the Travel Cayman compliance team breaching the home isolation protocols for COVID-19 and have been placed into a government quarantine facility, along with an additional contact of the group. Officials said the breach was reported on Tuesday, 13 April, when the monitors, acting on information from a […]

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Independents pull together new government PACT

Independents pull together new government PACT

| 15/04/2021 | 128 Comments

(CNS): Wayne Panton, the newly elected member for Newlands, is set to become the next Cayman Islands premier with Chris Saunders as his deputy in a coalition of ten independent members who have agreed to support him. The potential new administration was confirmed in a statement Thursday afternoon from the “Office of the Premier Designate”, […]

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Observers note complaints but give early thumbs-up for vote

Observers note complaints but give early thumbs-up for vote

| 15/04/2021 | 13 Comments

(CNS): The team of nine domestic election observers watching Cayman’s election have said that their first impressions of the Election Day led them to be “very confident” in the electoral process in what appears to be free and fair elections. They commended the work of the election team, which they described as “very professional”, on […]

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PPM-Alliance road to power turns rocky

PPM-Alliance road to power turns rocky

| 15/04/2021 | 75 Comments

(CNS): When the polls closed Wednesday night, Roy McTaggart appeared to be in pole position to take the premiership, heading up another PPM-led coalition government, but in the cold light of day on Thursday morning, there was no news from the PPM camp and its new leader about their path to government. Meanwhile, although both […]

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