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New Government Announces Ministries.

| 26th April 2021 | 0 Comments
New Government Announces Ministries.

The new Cayman Islands Government has assigned Cabinet-level ministerial responsibilities as follows: Hon. Wayne Panton, JP, MP Premier Cabinet Office and Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency (“MSCR”) (The Premier also retains responsibility for the Royal Cayman Islands Police’s Budget). Hon. Christopher Saunders, MP Deputy Premier Finance, Economic Development & Labour   (“FEDL”) Hon. Julianna O’Connor-Connolly, […]

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New PACT Government sworn in.

| 21st April 2021 | 0 Comments
New PACT Government sworn in.

A new Government of The Cayman Islands has been sworn in. Independent Members of The PACT were sworn in as the Government, with Wayne Panton as Premier, Chris Saunders as Deputy Premier, and McKeeva Bush as Speaker of Parliament. Speaking at the ceremony, Premier Panton outlined a “New Direction” for the country. He thanked former […]

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Isaac Rankine, Julianna O’Connor Connolly join PACT Government.

| 21st April 2021 | 0 Comments
Isaac Rankine, Julianna O’Connor Connolly join PACT Government.

Independent MP for East End Isaac Rankine, and Progressives MP for Cayman Brac East Julianna O’Connor Connolly, have joined the PACT Government, and will vote for Mr. Wayne Panton to be Premier of The Cayman Islands. Julianna O’Connor Connolly will have a ministerial position, according to Premier Designate Wayne Panton. Former Premier, and Progressives Party […]

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McKeeva Bush to join PACT, Turner,Ebanks, bush get ministries.

| 19th April 2021 | 2 Comments
McKeeva Bush to join PACT, Turner,Ebanks, bush get ministries.

Over the past weekend, the PACT Independent Group had several discussions regarding the composition of Cabinet and the following was agreed: Premier – G. Wayne Panton, MP Elect, Newlands Deputy Premier – Christopher Saunders, MP Elect, Bodden Town West Minister – Kenneth V. Bryan, MP Elect, George Town Central Minister – Sabrina Turner, MP Elect, […]

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Covid-19 Update, 19 April 2021:

| 19th April 2021 | 0 Comments
Covid-19 Update, 19 April 2021:

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 502 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 16 April 2021. Six were positive. The individuals are travellers who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The number of people in isolation, either at […]

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Alric Lindsay Speaks out

| 16th April 2021 | 0 Comments
Alric Lindsay Speaks out

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 many voters expressed […]

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Wayne Panton to be Premier of The Cayman Islands.

| 15th April 2021 | 0 Comments
Wayne Panton to be Premier of The Cayman Islands.

Early this morning, the 10 Independent candidates elected following yesterday’s General Election (noted further below) met and agreed the following: Speaker of the House: Alric Lindsay Premier: Wayne Panton Deputy Premier: Chris Saunders Premier Designate, Wayne Panton officially met with the Governor this morning to formally request that the Parliament be called to convene on […]

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General Election Anti-Corruption Campaign Update

| 12th April 2021 | 0 Comments
General Election Anti-Corruption Campaign Update

On Monday 15 March 2021, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in collaboration with the Elections Office launched the General Election Against Corruption Today ‘ACT’ education campaign. The campaign has been highlighted via press releases and email correspondence, promoted via online banners on select local news websites, the ACC and Elections Office websites and the Elections Office […]

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Officer Assaulted During Call for Service:

| 31st March 2021 | 1 Comment
Officer Assaulted During Call for Service:

Officers responded to a call for service on Eastern Avenue near Godfrey Nixon Way. Upon the officers’ arrival, they saw and spoke with a woman who appeared to be in distress. The officers took her into the police vehicle to be transported to the Cayman Islands Hospital.  While on route to the hospital the woman […]

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Mckeeva Bush files complaint against Cayman Marl Road, over meme.

| 29th March 2021 | 0 Comments
Mckeeva Bush files complaint against Cayman Marl Road, over meme.

Former Speaker of Parliament, Mckeeva Bush, has filed a police report against Media House “Cayman Marl Road.” The Speaker claimed that Cayman Marl Road breached s.90 of ICTA law after they shared a meme of the Speaker. A police officer contacted Sandra Hill, the Administrator of Cayman Marl Road, claiming that the Speaker was very […]

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