November 13, 2019

Bahamas: Dr Hubert Minnis sworn in as Prime Minister

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From Caribbean News Service NASSAU, Bahamas, May 12 2017 – Dr Hubert Minnis was on Thursday sworn in as the fourth Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas since the country gained political independence from Britain in 1973. Minnis, a medical doctor and former minister of health was sworn into office at Government House […]

Service for candidates

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A Service of Worship with the Candidates in the Cayman Islands 2017 General Elections By Georgina Wilcox Elmslie Memorial Church last Sunday was packed to capacity last Sunday (7) when the large majority of the 61 candidates standing in the May 23rd General Elections were present along with their supporters, friends and interested members of […]

CITN/CAYMAN 27 to host Cayman Islands National Debates

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GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, April 10, 2017– Local TV channel Cayman 27 is set to host a series of televised National Debates in the run up to the May 2017 General Elections. Selected political candidates will debate each other on the national issues that affect us all. As we embark on uncharted territory for the […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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The Spring 2017 Cayman Islands Labour Force Survey Starts on Sunday March 5th he Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will commence the Labour Force Survey (LFS) for Spring 2017 on Sunday (March 5th). The LFS seeks to collect data on the employed and unemployed persons in the Cayman Islands, as well as those who are […]

Cayman Islands: ICCI students help 13 register to vote

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Students from the public speaking class of the International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI) held a student voter registration drive at “The Office” on Friday evening, 9 December 2016. The students participating were Nadia Martinez, Lisbeth Gratereaux, Justin Ebanks, Doran Kelly and Jamie Lee Wood. They got 13 persons to complete voter registration forms, […]

Cayman Islands General Elections exactly a year away

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General Elections in the Cayman Islands are scheduled to take place exactly one year from today (Tuesday, 24 May 2016). The 24 May 2017 elections are expected to usher in major changes to the Cayman Islands, as for the first time 19 single member electoral districts (constituencies) will each elect one Member to the Legislative […]

Cayman Islands Elections Office trains Returning Officers

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The Elections Office conducted its first training sessions for 19 Returning Officers as well as Deputies. They will each play vital roles from the nomination process for candidates to the return of the successful candidate after votes are cast and counted during the General Elections on 24 May 2017. The training on Monday, 2 May […]

Cayman Islands Elections Office gets ready for Wed. May 24th 2017 General Elections

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George Town, Cayman Islands, 2016 The Elections Office team has already begun its preparations for the 2017 General Elections. Training of elections workers has already started and a series of public awareness campaigns is set to begin. A focus of the office will be on improved communications. In addition to a new, modern logo, the […]

Cayman Islands General Elections progress update

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From The Elections Office Cayman Islands George Town, Cayman Islands, 2016 – The Elections Office continues preparations for General Elections under the 19 single member electoral districts system in the areas of legislative amendment recommendations, voter registration, voter education, allocation of voters to single member districts and staffing and logistical resourcing for the elections. Legislative […]