Tag: Johann Moxam

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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Financial services neglected by candidates

Financial services neglected by candidates

| 08/04/2021

(CNS): The importance of the financial service sector in keeping the Cayman Islands economy afloat over the past year has been highlighted in the latest reports from the Economics and Statistics Office. No other private sector employs as many Caymanians as finance, and the revenue the next government will need to navigate its way through […]

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CI economy boosted  by residency ‘sales’ for over 10yrs

CI economy boosted by residency ‘sales’ for over 10yrs

| 05/04/2021 | 112 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands economy has seen a boost of almost half a billion dollars over the last decade from what is effectively the sale of residency to foreign investors. According to research conducted by Christian Henrik Nesheim, the founder of Investment Migration and an expert on the subject, Cayman has been one of the […]

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Moxam claims polls are in his favour

Moxam claims polls are in his favour

| 29/03/2021

(CNS): Johann Moxam, the challenger for the George Town North seat, believes that the race is going in his favour after the results of the Progressives’ polling show Joey Hew trailing against him in one of the hottest head-to-head races in this campaign. In a fiery exchange at the Chamber of Commerce Candidates Forum, the […]

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PlanCayman a farce, Moxam tells Hew in feisty debate

PlanCayman a farce, Moxam tells Hew in feisty debate

| 18/03/2021

(CNS): Johann Moxam, who is challenging the George Town North incumbent and current planning minister, Joey Hew, in the April elections, took him to task over what he said were a multitude of failings over the last four years, including Hew’s claim that he is reviewing the national development plan, which Moxam called a farce. […]

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Moxam plots path to alternative government

Moxam plots path to alternative government

| 04/03/2021

(CNS): Johann Moxam has revealed a developing alliance between himself and at least another seven candidates that will present the country with a genuine alternative to the current administration. Moxam, the challenger for George Town North, said that the group, which includes Alric Lindsay, Sammy Jackson, Bernie Bush and Chris Saunders, will be growing over […]

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Four development deals still secret

Four development deals still secret

| 02/03/2021 | 179 Comments

(CNS): Government signed at least four non-disclosure agreements with developers for major projects over the last administration in which duty or fees have been waived. But voters will not get to see what revenue has been forfeited, for what reason and who benefits, at least not before the elections. CNS made a freedom of information […]

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Corruption is a growing problem in Cayman

Corruption is a growing problem in Cayman

| 11/12/2020 | 139 Comments

Johann Moxam writes: In my opinion, unfortunately, corruption is systemic in the Cayman Islands. The lack of leadership demonstrated by elected and non-elected leaders and the application of a sliding scale used to investigate, charge and convict public officers is consistently displayed for all to see.

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Bush’s guilty plea is a test of character for MPs

Bush’s guilty plea is a test of character for MPs

| 04/12/2020 | 71 Comments

Johann Moxam writes: It is unfortunate that it has all come to this. It really does not matter which politician is involved in this sort of situation considering the details now in the public domain. This is now a test of the character of each elected member of Parliament. If the premier, the Cabinet members […]

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Cayman Finance floats option to contentious bills

Cayman Finance floats option to contentious bills

| 10/11/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Finance has proposed an alternative approach to the amendments government plans to make to several laws in order to address compliance issues regarding transparency of accounting records for offshore service providers. The list of bills stirred up controversy with stakeholders when they were circulated to industry players, raising alarm that they posed a […]

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Gov’t must explain how it’s financing JGHS project

Gov’t must explain how it’s financing JGHS project

| 29/10/2020 | 76 Comments

Johann Moxam writes: The legacy of mismanagement by former Minister of Education (2005-09) and now Premier Alden McLaughlin (2013-21) will feature many chapters on project mismanagement and his government’s penchant towards initiating institutional or infrastructural projects without the ability to manage them. This determination to build big shiny structures or black shiny roads regardless of […]

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