Premier of Cayman ousted in no-confidence motion

CAROL MARTINDALE, carolmartindale@nationnews.com

Added 19 December 2012

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GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands - The embattled Premier of the Cayman Islands, McKeeva Bush was removed from office in a no-confidence vote by lawmakers in the Cayman Islands House of Assembly yesterday afternoon. The legislators voted 11-3 in favour of a “no confidence” motion against the ruling government. Bush abstained from voting on the motion. According to the news website CayCompass.com - for the first time since the so-called 2001 government “coup d’état”, lawmakers have effectively removed the head of the current administration,. However, it is not known whether the country would have a reconstituted government or if it would have to dissolve parliament and call for early elections. (CMC)

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