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Opposition rejects push for local governor

Opposition rejects push for local governor

| 02/08/2018 | 78 Comments

(CNS): Deputy Opposition Leader Alva Suckoo has said that appointing a Caymanian governor would be incompatible with the Cayman Islands Constitution and believes the petition calling for Acting Governor Franz Manderson to be given the job is a political ploy to push the country towards independence. The member for Newlands said there were real constitutional implications with the […]

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New petition wants Manderson as governor

New petition wants Manderson as governor

| 31/07/2018 | 156 Comments

(CNS): As Cayman continues to be unsettled about the empty Government House, a new petition is calling on the United Kingdom to give the governor’s job to Franz Manderson. Posted online around four days ago, the petition has more than 480 signatures supporting the idea of the deputy governor and long-time civil servant taking up […]

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Civil servants cleared to sign petition

Civil servants cleared to sign petition

| 30/07/2018 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the portfolio of the civil service have cleared government workers to sign the petition now circulating that is demanding the return of Governor Anwar Choudhury. Acting Chief Officer in the portfolio, Andrea Fa’amoe, confirmed in response to CNS inquiries that the current policy does not bar public sector employees from putting their name […]

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Volunteers wanted for ‘bring back governor’ petition

Volunteers wanted for ‘bring back governor’ petition

| 27/07/2018 | 125 Comments

(CNS): The group of anonymous people who have begun a petition to get suspended Cayman Islands Governor Anwar Choudhury reinstated in his job are asking for volunteers to help them circulate the petition this weekend after receiving considerable public support for the project. Organisers said that people will already be able to sign the petition at […]

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Petition seeks legalisation of non-lethal weapons

Petition seeks legalisation of non-lethal weapons

| 05/07/2017 | 66 Comments

(CNS): Another petition is circulating on local social media sites that is destined for the premier’s desk. By Wednesday afternoon more than 530 people had signed the petition asking for government to legalise non-lethal weapons for local citizens to carry if they do not have convictions. The petitioners claim that with a local spike in […]

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Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

Activists want people’s vote on PR grants

| 21/06/2017 | 364 Comments

(CNS): A group of local activists are making a bid for a people-initiated referendum to stop government from granting permanent residency to the backlog of applicants until the more than 1,200 unemployed locals and the 600 new graduates expected to hit the job market this year have found work. Worried that government will offer all […]

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