CJ Politics

Cayman Premier: “I Have Done Nothing Wrong and I Shall Not Be Resigning”

 Above: Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush By Alexander Britell Cayman Premier McKeeva Bush has issued his first public statement since his arrest Tuesday on suspicions of corruption, maintaining his innocence and vowing not to yield to increasing public pressure to step …

Cayman Premier Released on Bail; Investigations “Still Very Active”

 Above: the Cayman Islands Legislative Assembly (CJ Photo) By Alexander Britell Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush, who was arrested Tuesday in a corruption investigation, has been released and placed on bail until February 2013, according to the Royal Cayman Islands …

US Virgin Islands Governor Joins Letter Urging Deal on Fiscal Cliff

 Above: US Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh By the Caribbean Journal staff United States Virgin Islands Governor John de Jongh has signed on to a letter urging US leaders to prevent the looming “fiscal cliff.” The letter was addressed …

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 Above: Cayman Islands government offices in Georgetown (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Governor Duncan Taylor has issued a statement that he was “aware” of the arrest of Premier McKeeva Bush Tuesday morning and that the conduct …

 Above: Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush By the Caribbean Journal staff Cayman Islands Premier McKeeva Bush has been arrested and is in police custody, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service announced in a statement Tuesday. The arrest came “in connection …

 Above: Basseterre (CJ Photo) By the Caribbean Journal staff St Kitts and Nevis Opposition Leader Mark Brantley has filed a motion of no confidence against the government of Prime Minister Dr Denzil Douglas. The motion has not yet been tabled …

 Above: Deputy Governor Anya Williams presenting Opposition Leader Mrs. Sharlene Cartwright Robinson with the keys to her office inside the NJS Francis Building. By the Caribbean Journal staff The Turks and Caicos Islands has its first-ever female opposition leader in …

 Above: Turks and Caicos Premier By the Caribbean Journal staff Portfolios have officially been assigned to the Turks and Caicos’ new Ministers, Governor Ric Todd announced Friday. In accordance with the advice of Premier Dr Rufus Ewing, the Governor has …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Governor Ric Todd swore in the new slate of Cabinet Ministers in the territory at a ceremony Wednesday. While the actual ministerial portfolios have …

 Above: Dr Rufus Ewing being sworn in on Tuesday By the Caribbean Journal staff Dr Rufus Ewing has been sworn in by Governor Ric Todd as the new Premier of the Turks and Caicos Islands. The ceremony took place Tuesday …

 Above: TCI (Photo: Turks and Caicos Tourism) By the Caribbean Journal staff The results from Friday’s election in Turks and Caicos have been confirmed following a recount held Monday. The Progressive National Party finished with eight seats in the House …

 Above: Turks and Caicos By the Caribbean Journal staff Last Friday’s elections in the Turks and Caicos were an “important step in returning to democratically-elected government,” according to a statement from the mission that observed the vote. The Commonwealth Parliamentary …

 Above: the Turks and Caicos House of Assembly By the Caribbean Journal staff The long-awaited election in Turks and Caicos has brought the territory’s Progressive National Party a thin majority of seats in the House of Assembly, according to provisional …

 Above: British Foreign Secretary William Hague (Photo: FCO) By the Caribbean Journal staff Turks and Caicos Islanders will head to the polls on Friday, a “significant step” on the path to democracy, according to British Foreign Secretary William Hague. The …

 Above: Alejandro Garcia Padilla By the Caribbean Journal staff Challenger Alejandro Garcia Padilla won an exceedingly close election over incumbent Governor Luis Fortuño. Padilla, the leader of Puerto Rico’s Popular Democratic Party, won by the narrowest of margins, less than …

 Above: Haiti President Michel Martelly By the Caribbean Journal staff Haiti President Michel Martelly is sending congratulations to US President Barack Obama on his re-election Tuesday night. Obama won an extremely tight race over challenger Mitt Romney, a longtime businessman …

 Above: Mia Love casts her ballot Tuesday By the Caribbean Journal staff Haitian-American Mia Love narrowly lost the election Tuesday for Utah’s District 4 to incumbent Democrat Jim Matheson. Love, the former city councilwoman and mayor of Saratoga Springs, Utah, …

 Above: Kingston   By Kent Gammon Op-Ed Contributor The trade union movement’s early days in Jamaica The trade unions of Jamaica came into prominence in the workers’ riots of 1938. At that time the workers were protesting the level of …

 

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