Archive for May 12th, 2020

COVID-19 test results close to daily goal

COVID-19 test results close to daily goal

| 12/05/2020 | 97 Comments

(CNS): A COVID-19 testing target of 400-450 results daily, which was outlined by Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel William-Rodriguez at Monday’s press briefing, fell short on Tuesday, when results for 397 tests were reported. But the good news was that there was only one positive sample among them, which was connected to a previous […]

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EU blacklist a ‘major worry’

EU blacklist a ‘major worry’

| 12/05/2020 | 78 Comments

(CNS): With the COVID-19 pandemic decimating the tourism sector in the Cayman Islands for at least the rest of this year and probably well beyond, financial services will be the main driver for any economic recovery as the country emerges from lockdown. But Premier Alden McLaughlin said that Cayman must be removed from the European […]

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QC stresses untruths over port marine damage

QC stresses untruths over port marine damage

| 12/05/2020 | 51 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government engaged in what was “little short of a propaganda campaign”, misleading the public about the impact the proposed cruise port development would have on the marine environment, a lawyer representing the National Trust argued last week. Tom Lowe QC told the appeal court that the Trust “was shocked” by this […]

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Childcare posing challenge with return to work

Childcare posing challenge with return to work

| 12/05/2020 | 91 Comments

(CNS): Childcare issues for parents physically returning to work present a real challenge, Premier Alden McLaughlin has acknowledged. Some 6,000 more workers went back into the field last week and another 8,000 may be added to that next. But helpers are still not allowed to return to work and nurseries are not yet able to […]

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