January 27, 2021

Dominica protesters block airport roads in Election fight/Saint Lucian police deployed to Dominica ahead of General Election

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AP From VOA News Dominica protesters block airport roads in Election fight ROSEAU, DOMINICA – Protesters trying to cancel national elections have blocked roads leading to the main airport on the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica. Supporters of the opposition United Workers’ Party set up burning roadblocks on the two main roads leading to Douglas-Charles […]

Cayman Islands People Initiated Referendum

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Date: Thursday, 30 May 2019 Issued by: Elections Office  The Supervisor of Elections met with the Cruise Port Referendum group on Tuesday, 29 May 2019 to discuss the process of the People Initiative Referendum according to the Cayman Islands Constitution Order 2009. It should be noted that whilst the process was discussed no signatures were […]

Cayman Islands Election Observation Mission presents final report

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Recommendations to review election laws and further comply with international obligations have been made by the Election Observation Mission (EOM) of 6 Observers, led by Hon. Steve Rodan MLC, President of Tynwald (Isle of Man) in their Final Report on the May 2017 General Election. The EOM which was arranged by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association […]

Cayman Islands Pre-election Economic Report released

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Section 26 of the Public Management and Finance Law (2013 Revision) (the PMFL), as amended, provides for the Chief Officer of the Ministry responsible for Finance to Gazette a Pre-Election Economic and Financial Update (PREFU) not more than forty-two days, nor less than twenty-eight days before the date of a General Election. The Cayman Islands’ […]

Jamaica’s PNP admits to election unpreparedness in latest post-mortem

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By Alphea Saunders From Jamaica Observer THE People’s National Party (PNP) yesterday admitted that it made several grave errors, including snubbing the political debates and initiating a row over Andrew Holness’ house, which caused the party to lose the February 25 General Election to the Jamaica Labour Party (JLP). A 13-member appraisal committee that was […]

Jamaican PM Andrew Holness to be sworn in Thursday

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By Balford Henry From Jamaican Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prime Minister-designate Andrew Holness is scheduled to be sworn in at King’s House in St Andrew on Thursday. The ceremony is set to begin at 4:00 pm. Kamina Johnson-Smith, Jamaica Labour Party spokesperson, confirmed the date of the swearing-in ceremony for OBSERVER ONLINE a short while […]

The Editor Speaks: Bush can be likened to an old stuck gramophone record

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It’s like listening to a worn out old gramophone record with the needle stuck in the groove when it comes to the verbal diarrhea that emanates from our former premier and now leader of the opposition Hon. McKeeva Bush when it comes to the Auditor General Alastair Swarbrick. I know most of you won’t know what […]