Archer, Marco

Name: Marco Archer

District: George Town Central

Affiliation: Progressives

 

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Report: More Caymanians looking for work

While the Cayman Islands’ overall unemployment rate stayed about the same, the number of unemployed Caymanians grew by 197 people between October 2015 and October 2016, according to a Labor Force Survey government released Wednesday. The Caymanian unemployment rate went from 6.2 percent in October 2015 to 7.1 percent in October 2016.

Record-setting Nomination Day: 63 hopefuls compete for 19 seats

A record 63 candidates will contest the Cayman Islands general election on May 24 after a frantic day of nominations across the country generated some surprises.

Government pays off $10 million debt early

The Cayman Islands government this year will pay off up to $10 million in debt early, according to Finance Minister Marco Archer.

Former PPM leader’s brother on opposition party team

The opposition Democratic Party will field at least 10 party candidates, in addition to supporting some independents for the upcoming election. One of those CDP candidates is Denniston Tibbetts, the older brother of Progressives party founder and former leader, Kurt Tibbetts.

Finance minister warns against imposing petrol price controls

Warning that government overreach can “cause more harm than good” in certain instances, Cayman Islands Finance Minister Marco Archer warned opposition MLAs against the rush to implement fuel price controls in the local petroleum market.

Government removes 114 from seamen/veterans health coverage

The Cayman Islands government took 114 people out of the healthcare coverage plan for retired veterans and seamen during the last budget year. Finance Minister Marco Archer told the Legislative Assembly on Monday that 22 of those beneficiaries had died.
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