Archive for April 16th, 2021

Over 7,000 more people need vaccine for border opening

Over 7,000 more people need vaccine for border opening

| 16/04/2021 | 77 Comments

(CNS): According to the latest figures from Public Health, 33,808 people have been received the first shot of the COVID-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, or 52% of the population. With just 264 people being vaccinated over the last day, the numbers are slowing again and stalling at around half of the population. Cayman needs at least another […]

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McTaggart fails to confirm deal with Roper

McTaggart fails to confirm deal with Roper

| 16/04/2021 | 95 Comments

(CNS): While Roy McTaggart claimed late last night that the PPM-Alliance has broken Wayne Panton’s PACT, he has yet to confirm that with Governor Martin Roper. McTaggart has also failed to indicate who his alliance has agreed will be speaker. To keep his working majority he will need to nominate an external speaker, as Panton […]

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The Pro-Development vs Pro-Caymanian battle

The Pro-Development vs Pro-Caymanian battle

| 16/04/2021 | 49 Comments

Johann Moxam writes: Fellow Caymanians: Understand who owns or sponsors the candidates, politicians and political party. This is about big business, control and making good on lots of expensive promises in exchange for campaign funds. When in doubt, follow the money. Remember hearing on the campaign trail about “special interests”? They are directly involved in […]

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Transparency required for terms of backroom deal

Transparency required for terms of backroom deal

| 16/04/2021 | 38 Comments

Alric Lindsay writes: The independents (i.e. not the Alliance members and not Mr Bush) made a commitment to each other within 24 hours of winning their respective electoral districts. This was followed by a notice to the governor to form the next government. These two steps were taken after careful consideration of the wishes of […]

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Indie PACT cracks under donor pressure

Indie PACT cracks under donor pressure

| 16/04/2021 | 222 Comments

(CNS): Sabrina Turner, the newly elected MP for Prospect, and the new member for East End, Isaac Rankine, have been picked off by the PPM-Alliance from the Independent PACT group, according to PPM Leader Roy McTaggart, who released what is claimed to be the signature page of an agreement document last night. According to sources […]

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