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Following Cayman's May 2017 general election, official observers from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association issued a report listing 21 recommendations for updating local electoral processes and laws. To date, there has been no movement on them.
Compass news editor Caroline James and political panel Roy Bodden and Richard Barton discuss this week's debates and election happenings.
Political hopefuls looking to secure the Newlands vote say traffic, infrastructure, cost of living and healthcare are the main issues facing their constituents.
Candidates for Newlands Alva Suckoo, Roydell Carter, Wayne Panton and Raul Gonzalez join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
How should the Cayman Islands reform health care coverage?
With an increasing number of housing developments popping up in their communities, it is perhaps of little surprise that traffic congestion and the environment are top agenda items for Red Bay and Prospect voters.
From COVID to the cost-of-living we examine where some of the key players stand on 10 key issues ahead of Wednesday's general election in the Cayman Islands.
Police have said they are reviewing a complaint lodged this afternoon (Thursday) against Premier Alden McLaughlin following his comments at a recent Progressives meeting.
The Official List of Electors which will be used in the 2021 General Election has been finalised and comes into effect today, Thursday, 1 April.
Candidates for Prospect Michael Myles and Sabrina Turner join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell has confirmed his office has forwarded a number of complaints of election offences to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service for investigation.
Candidate for Red Bay Sammy Jackson joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues he is campaigning for in his district.
While campaigns ramp up efforts to attract voters, the Elections Office and police are urging caution regarding candidates’ claims while canvassing for support. The warning comes as accusations of vote buying have circulated unverified in the community.
Of the 808 COVID-19 tests carried out since Friday, a dozen travellers have returned positive results, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported Monday.
Compass news editor Caroline James and panel Tammi Sulliman and Richard Barton discuss this week's debates and election happenings.
Nine residents have been appointed to serve as domestic election observers in the 2021 General Election, Governor Martyn Roper announced Monday.
Progressives leader Roy McTaggart said Monday there would be no place for McKeeva Bush in his Cabinet if he becomes Premier after the election on April 14.
Candidates for George Town East, Roy McTaggart, Emily DeCou, Frank McField, Christina Hislop Rowlandson, and Richard Bernard join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
With first round of mobile voting in 2021 General Election complete, turnout for early voting has so far been encouraging, according to Supervisor of Elections, Wesley Howell.
With 16 days left to the 14 April general election, the Progressives-led alliance unveiled its manifesto outlining why it should it be returned to...
Cayman has registered four new cases of COVID -19 in its latest round of routine screening tests, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has reported.
Candidate for George Town South Alric Lindsay joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues he is campaigning on for his district.
Firefighters remain at the George Town landfill this morning after bringing the fire that broke out at the dump yesterday under control.
While 14 April is coming up quickly, more than 300 people have already had their say in the general election this week as they cast their ballots using the Elections Office mobile voting.
While boundary lines may separate the four constituencies that make up the district of West Bay, residents are united when it comes to the challenges impacting their communities.
Candidate for George Town West Ellio Solomon joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues he is campaigning on for his district.
Compass journalist Reshma Ragoonath and panel Tammi Sulliman, Paul Byles and Richard Barton take a closer look at insurance, education and election theatrics.
Seven people have tested positive for COVID-19, according to the chief medical officer's daily report.
Do you support policies that would allow for the children of Caymanians and the children of expats to mix more freely in the islands' schools?
George Town Central candidate Kenneth Bryan joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues affecting his district.
According to Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee's daily COVID-19 update, 41% – or 26,321 – of the jurisdiction's total population have received at least one dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.
COVID-19 vaccination schedule 22 March – 10 April for residents of the Cayman Islands
Crosstalk District Debate: George Town North candidates Joey Hew and Johann Moxam join host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues facing their district.
Starting Monday, Elections Office staff will be heading out to Cayman's 19 constituencies to kick off mobile voting.
It may be almost two years since Sunrise Cottage closed its doors in East End, but the absence of the residential facility for senior citizens is still being felt in the constituencies of East End and North Side.
West Bay South candidates Raul Nicholson-Coe and André Ebanks squared up on Wednesday's eighth Cayman Crosstalk district debate. Nicholson-Coe and Ebanks are both independent candidates...
Davenport Development has refuted Premier Alden McLaughlin's statement announcing an agreement had been reached for a local access road. But McLaughlin says, "I simply reported what I understood".
A total of 50 people have, so far, applied to be domestic election observers for the 14 April general elections, Governor Martyn Roper has...
Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe welcomes West Bay South candidates Raul Nicholson-Coe and André Ebanks to talk about the upcoming election and answer questions about voter’s top issues.
A Cayman Crosstalk district debate was momentarily derailed on Tuesday as West Bay North incumbent Bernie Bush refused to participate in the discussion after...
May 26 has been officially removed as a public holiday, Government Information Services has confirmed.
Premier Alden McLaughlin has said agreement has been reached with Grand Harbour and Davenport Development for a local access road for the Red Bay and Prospect communities to ease traffic woes in the area.
West Bay North candidates Bernie Bush and Rolston Anglin join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discuss the issues affecting their district.
In the run-up to almost every Cayman Islands general election over the past 30 years, the same issues of immigration, education and training, development and cost-of-living have dominated the debate.
Compass news editor Caroline James and panel including Tammi Sulliman, Paul Byles and Richard Barton as they discuss this week's debates and announcements.
Cost of living is an issue top of mind for many voters heading to the polls. Aside from mortgage/rent, what is your biggest expense?
As Cayman's election season gets into its stride, in run-up to the 14 April, a team of police investigators are on hand in case their services are required.
Independent candidate Alva Suckoo has joined the Progressives alliance team, bringing to 12 the number of nominees running as part of the group in the 14 April general election.
Traffic on North Sound Road between the Butterfield roundabout and Shedden Road was backed up Saturday morning after a cyclist appeared to be struck by a vehicle.
A brushfire Windsor Park has been brought under control, but fire crews will remain at the scene until it is deemed there is no further risk to the surrounding area.
One person has been charged with two breaches of quarantine, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service confirmed Thursday.
Cayman voters will be heading to the polls on 14 April to choose a candidate to be their representative in Parliament. Here, the Compass breaks down some of the most frequently asked questions about the local electoral process.
West Bay Central candidate Katherine Ebanks-Wilks joins Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to discus the issues she is campaigning for in her district.
Historian and political analyst Roy Bodden joins us to discuss the run-up to the 14 April elections, the future of party politics, and the female influence in politics.
The mandatory quarantine period will be reduced to 10 days from 22 March, Premier Alden McLaughlin announced Wednesday, as Cayman reached its target of vaccinating more than 90% of the over-60 population.
East End incumbent Arden McLean and challenger McCleary Frederick say, if elected, they will not join forces with McKeeva Bush to form a coalition government.
Governor Martyn Roper confirmed Tuesday that there will be no international election observers coming to Cayman to oversee the 2021 general elections.
East End candidates Arden McLean, McCleary Frederick and Isaac Rankine join Crosstalk host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
Over the past two decades, Cayman’s legislators have dedicated countless days of debate to discuss proposals put forward by backbenchers or opposition members.
Cayman knows who the candidates will be at the general election. But the choice facing voters is far from clear.
Three individuals became the first to vote in the 14 April general election through postal ballots issued Monday by the Elections Office.
Editor-in-chief Kevin Morales, Tammi Sulliman and Paul Byles review the week's political debates, and offer insight analysis leading up to the 14 April elections.
Sitting MPs Moses Kirkconnell and Juliana O'Connor-Connolly are both facing off against one opponent each, as they fight to secure re-election to represent Cayman Brac West and Little Cayman and Cayman Brac East, respectively.
What is the most pressing environmental issue in the Cayman Islands you would like to see candidates address if elected?
Candidates vying for the North Side constituency provided mixed views about whether they would work with West Bay West MP McKeeva Bush if he is re-elected to Parliament.
Cabinet has not yet made a decision on whether 26 May will remain a public holiday, Elections Supervisor Wesley Howell has said.
Candidates for North Side Ezzard Miller, Johany Ebanks, Justin Ebanks and Debra Broderick join host Barrie Quappe to debate the issues affecting their district.
As political meetings increase Cayman's Standards in Public Life Commission has called on candidates who set sights on the House of Parliament to follow ethical principles on the campaign trail and in office.
Cayman is fielding 11 female candidates in the upcoming election, representing just over one-fifth of the total number of contenders, with fewer women running compared to 2017.
Premier Alden McLaughlin on Thursday night announced the official line-up of the alliance that is running with the Progressives party in the 14 April general election.
A swimmer reported missing this morning has been located and is in "good health". Police have confirmed that Cole Morgan has been found and is safe and well.