Tag: Johann Moxam

CPR expects New Year referendum

CPR expects New Year referendum

| 18/09/2019 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Campaigners for a people-initiated referendum on the question of the proposed cruise dock have formally handed over the fully verified petition document to Cabinet. While no dates have been confirmed for the national ballot, all indications are that it is likely to take place in January next year. On Wednesday three representatives of the […]

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Activists urge people to vote in historic referendum

Activists urge people to vote in historic referendum

| 12/09/2019 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Following confirmation from the Elections Office yesterday that it had fully verified the petition calling for a people-initiated referendum on the cruise port, activists behind the campaign are urging voters to turn out in record numbers and have their say on the day of the ballot. Meanwhile, the governor has committed to ensuring the […]

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99% of petition names confirmed

99% of petition names confirmed

| 10/09/2019 | 81 Comments

(CNS): The Elections Office has now verified 99% of the required number of signatures on the petition calling for a referendum on the question of government’s proposed cruise berthing facility. As the full verification becomes tantalizingly close, officials said that as of 11:00am on Monday 9 September, there were just 56 more names to confirm […]

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Cruise port project and possible global recession

Cruise port project and possible global recession

| 22/08/2019 | 75 Comments

Johann Moxam writes: I would like to state for the public record that MLAs Kenneth Bryan, Chris Saunders, Alva Suckoo and Ezzard Miller all assisted the Cruise Port Referendum group to gather signatures for the petition to trigger a people-initiated referendum under S.70 of the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009.

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Referendum edges ever closer

Referendum edges ever closer

| 20/08/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): By Monday evening the Elections Office had confirmed 4,772 of the signatures on the petition calling for a people’s referendum on the question of government’s proposed cruise berthing project in George Town, which is more than 90% of the number required. Just 520 more are needed to reach the target of 25% of registered […]

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Moxam’s leak claims earn CS a warning

Moxam’s leak claims earn CS a warning

| 19/08/2019 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Public sector workers have been indirectly told to plug leaks after CNS reported claims made by Johann Moxam that information was being leaked from inside “their own shop” about government’s proposed port project. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson sent an internal memo to civil servants after he saw the media report about leaks. While civil […]

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Roper rejects interference concerns

Roper rejects interference concerns

| 07/08/2019 | 73 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has dismissed concerns that government is backing pro-port advocates pushing for people to withdraw their signatures from the Cruise Port Referendum petition. But the Elections Office has now revealed that it is allowing people to “un-verify” their names, even after their signatures and right to vote had been confirmed by the […]

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Some petitioners are fed up PPM supporters

Some petitioners are fed up PPM supporters

| 06/08/2019 | 128 Comments

(CNS): Johann Moxam, one of the activists behind the petition to trigger a people-initiated referendum on the cruise berthing facility, has said that many people supporting it are disgruntled PPM supporters. Moxam told CNS that the signators are not all political opponents of the premier but regular voters, many of whom voted for government members. […]

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80% of petition confirmed

80% of petition confirmed

| 06/08/2019 | 50 Comments

(CNS): The prospect of a people-initiated referendum on the cruise project is inching towards a reality, as the Elections Office revealed Tuesday that it has now verified 80% of the signatures on the petition required to trigger the poll. In the latest update on the petition calling for a referendum on government’s cruise proposal, officials […]

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Teen activists ‘asking right questions’

Teen activists ‘asking right questions’

| 28/06/2019 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Local teenagers at the forefront of the growing green movement in Cayman were applauded and urged to press on with their activism at a public meeting on Wednesday. Johann Moxam, who has been one of several activists behind the petition for a people’s vote on government’s proposed controversial cruise project, said they “were the […]

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Tenders used for medivac from Oasis class ship

Tenders used for medivac from Oasis class ship

| 13/06/2019 | 79 Comments

(CNS): A passenger on a mega cruise ship who was in need of emergency medical assistance was brought to shore on Grand Cayman Thursday with the help of a local tender service, despite government’s continued insistence that these ships cannot use tender vessels. Royal Caribbean’s Allure of the Seas can carry almost 5,500 passengers and […]

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