Cayman Island’s former Deputy Premier, Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, has turn into the brand new Premier of the British Abroad Territory.
This alteration in management follows a collection of political occasions which have shaken the political panorama of the Cayman Islands.
The transition of energy occurred within the aftermath of a movement of no confidence towards the incumbent Premier, Wayne Panton, and his PACT coalition authorities.
The movement, which had threatened to destabilize the administration, was narrowly defeated, permitting Mr. Panton to retain his place quickly.
Resignation of speaker paves the way in which for Panton’s new function
In a transfer aimed toward sustaining stability and supporting the federal government in fulfilling its constitutional obligations, Speaker Katherine Ebanks-Wilks submitted her resignation.
Because of this, Panton, now relieved of his function as Premier, will assume the place of Speaker of the Parliament, marking a big shift in his political duties.