Archive for April 15th, 2020

Evacuation flight starts with Miami

Evacuation flight starts with Miami

| 15/04/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The first flights taking expats here to their home countries around the region will begin with two Miami flights on Friday, Governor Martyn Roper said on Wednesday. An inbound flight from Miami, chartered by World Atlantic Airlines, will bring 85 Caymanians and residents home and will return to Miami with a full load of […]

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Appeal set against people’s port vote

Appeal set against people’s port vote

| 15/04/2020 | 75 Comments

(CNS): Listings for the Court of Appeal spring session published Wednesday show the Cayman Islands Government is still, regardless of the circumstances, pursuing its appeal against a court ruling on how it handled the people’s referendum for the cruise port project. However, Premier Alden McLaughlin, who is instructing the government lawyers making the appeal, said […]

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‘Nothing short of lunacy’ to open economy

‘Nothing short of lunacy’ to open economy

| 15/04/2020 | 338 Comments

(CNS): Demands from the business community to open up the economy continue regardless of the government’s aim to prioritise saving lives over economic concerns. At Wednesday’s press briefing Premier Alden McLaughlin stated yet again that this is not going to happen until the coronavirus has been contained. He said, “It would be nothing short of […]

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Six new COVID-19 cases, two transmitted locally

Six new COVID-19 cases, two transmitted locally

| 15/04/2020 | 44 Comments

(CNS): Two more people in Cayman have acquired COVID-19, despite not having a recent travel history or a direct connection to another person known to have the virus. Six samples from the latest batch of 56 proved to be positive. While four of the patients were contacts of those who previously tested positive, two are […]

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Work continues to facilitate evacuation flights

Work continues to facilitate evacuation flights

| 15/04/2020 | 79 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper has confirmed that work on evacuation flights is making good progress and flights to Miami, Canada and Nicaragua will be organised in the first instance to help get expatriates home in the face of the COVID-19 lockdowns. While organising a flight to Jamaica has proved more challenging, he said, work continues […]

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