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Crosstalk debate: George Town West

Candidate for George Town West Ellio Solomon joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues he is campaigning on for his district.

Cayman to create organ donor registry

Five years after legislation passed supporting human organ and tissue harvesting and transplants in Cayman, the government has produced regulations to the law that will make it easier for the medical procedures to be performed here.

Rival supporters clash as campaign rallies heat up

Rival supporters crossed paths in the streets on Saturday as two political rallies intersected on a busy final weekend of campaigning ahead of Wednesday’s general election. There were no reports of any physical violence.

Candidates bemoan debate no-shows

Two political hopefuls for the district of George Town West bemoaned poor attendance during recent candidate debates, not by audience members, but by the candidates themselves.
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Candidates clash over work permits, education at debate

Five candidates discussed work permits, employment and education, among other topics, at another in a series of national debates Monday night at the Arts and Recreation Centre in Camana Bay.

More independents, more women in 2017 general election

The 2017 general election has brought out more independent candidates and more female candidates than its predecessor in 2013, according to figures reviewed by the Cayman Compass.

Candidates concerned about ‘marketability’ in one man, one vote election system

Well more than 100 people turned out for last week’s candidacy announcement by former George Town MLA Ellio Solomon, and at least 10 of them were hopeful candidates for the May general election seeking to determine which direction the political winds were blowing.

Solomon, Ellio

Ellio Solomon is an independent candidate for George Town West.

Ex-MLA Solomon to launch campaign

Former United Democratic Party backbencher Ellio Solomon will announce his candidacy for the May 24 general election Tuesday night. Mr. Solomon is not expected to contest the upcoming election as a member of his former party, now known as the Cayman Democratic Party.

101-year-old man gives FC International camp a boost

Wellesley Howell never played football in his life, but the 101-year-old shoemaker recently scored a huge goal with a group of young players at the Ed Bush playing field. The players were attending the Cayman Islands FC International West Bay football camp on Oct. 29.

Windsor Park area gets free Wi-Fi hot spot

A community park in the Windsor Park area of George Town gained a public Wi-Fi hot spot this month, thanks to an initiative from former legislator Ellio Solomon. Residents in the community, one of the least privileged areas in the capital, will be able to get free Internet access in the park.

Brexit response not robust enough

The government must take this issue of the U.K.’s exit from the EU as a very serious matter ….

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