Archive for February 28th, 2020

Gov’t begins travel bans to combat COVID-19

Gov’t begins travel bans to combat COVID-19

| 28/02/2020 | 69 Comments

(CNS): As the new strain of coronavirus, COVID-19, hovers on the edge of becoming a global pandemic, the Cayman Islands Government has formalised a series of travel bans and restrictions on people entering the country that it announced earlier this month. On Friday Cabinet issued regulations, which it approved on 10 February, to control the […]

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Regs to come after ethics law starts

Regs to come after ethics law starts

| 28/02/2020 | 16 Comments

(CNS): More than four years after passing the original legislation, government has issued the commencement order for the Standards in Public Life Law, but the regulations will not be published until after the fact. Last month the premier said the issues that had concerned those serving on public sector boards had been addressed through the […]

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We all know someone who is experiencing violence

We all know someone who is experiencing violence

| 28/02/2020 | 34 Comments

Cayman Islands Crisis Centre Board of Directors: Last weekend’s situation at Coral Beach has attracted a great deal of attention on social media. As the Cayman Islands’ only women’s shelter, we are committed to combating any form of violence, especially to the most vulnerable amongst us. We share the concerns expressed by the community, especially […]

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Miller calls for LA meeting to debate ousting Mac

Miller calls for LA meeting to debate ousting Mac

| 28/02/2020 | 115 Comments

(CNS): Now that the speaker of the Legislative Assembly has taken a leave of absence and the deputy speaker has resigned, the LA has been left “with a procedural void” if urgent legislation needs to be passed, North Side MLA Ezzard Miller has said. He is calling on the opposition members to join him in […]

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