Archive for May 8th, 2020

Premier hints at ‘freedom’ before end of June

Premier hints at ‘freedom’ before end of June

| 08/05/2020 | 251 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin once again urged people to be patient as government continues with the strategy to fully suppress the coronavirus before opening up the local economy and lifting the curfew restrictions. He said that, given the success of government’s strategy to prevent the virus spreading and save lives, it would be tragic to […]

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One more front-liner COVID positive

One more front-liner COVID positive

| 08/05/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): From a batch of 297 tests, mostly screening samples, one more front-line worker has tested positive for the COVID-19 virus, Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez revealed Friday. He said the person had no symptoms but had been isolated and the contact tracing had begun. With another 296 negative samples, continuing the optimistic […]

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Dump fire ‘under control’ say officials

Dump fire ‘under control’ say officials

| 08/05/2020 | 17 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED SATURDAY: Firecrews were still on site at the George Town landfill on Saturday, working to dampen down the latest flare up of burning at the dump. Officials said the small but deep-seated fire discovered at the top of the garbage pile Friday afternoon was now under control.

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Public ‘freaks’ over CUC bills

Public ‘freaks’ over CUC bills

| 08/05/2020 | 147 Comments

(CNS): Grand Cayman’s power provider, Caribbean Utilities Company, was at the centre of a social media storm this week as power bills began arriving in people’s inboxes. The public freaked out over higher than expected charges, accusing the power providers of gouging. CUC has not answered direct inquiries on this yet but it appears there […]

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CPR lawyers defend judge’s ruling

CPR lawyers defend judge’s ruling

| 08/05/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The judge presiding over the successful legal challenge by Shirley Roulstone, a member of the Cruise Port Referendum campaign, to the bill government passed last year paving the way for a people’s vote did not get it wrong when he found it was unconstitutional, lawyer Chris Butler said Thursday.

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Tourism plan coming, claims minister

Tourism plan coming, claims minister

| 08/05/2020 | 149 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet will be issuing a formal order shortly that Cayman airports and ports will be closed until 31 August. But officials have all indicated this is unlikely to mean the borders will be opening the next day. At the press briefing on Thursday Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell failed to send a clear message to […]

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