Archive for June 4th, 2020

CAL takes home just 77 Jamaicans

CAL takes home just 77 Jamaicans

| 04/06/2020 | 186 Comments

(CNS): The Honorary Jamaican Consulate has confirmed that 77 Jamaican nationals were on board the Cayman Airways charter flight to Kingston Thursday, the first repatriation flight to the neighbouring island since the lockdown began. Officials confirmed that they have a list of more than 130 people who have registered to leave Cayman on further emergency […]

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Number of new COVID-19 cases remains small

Number of new COVID-19 cases remains small

| 04/06/2020 | 91 Comments

(CNS) There were just four more COVID-19 positive results reported Thursday, as the national screening of workers continued this week. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee released the results of 745 samples today, with one positive result coming from a contact of an existing positive person and three more from the random screening that are […]

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Airport worker positive for coronavirus

Airport worker positive for coronavirus

| 04/06/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): One staff member of the Cayman Islands Airports Authority working at Owen Roberts International has tested positive for COVID-19, officials said Thursday. Some 300 people at the airport, including support services and those working on the airfield expansion, have been tested as part of the coronavirus screening programme and all the rest were negative.

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CoP accepts findings in rogue rider arrest

CoP accepts findings in rogue rider arrest

| 04/06/2020 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has said that he accepts the findings of the Ombudsman Sandy Hermiston, following an independent review of the arrest of a rogue rider on 4 April, where an officer was accused of using unnecessary force. In a short statement in response to the report, Byrne said a discipline investigation has […]

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Nurse shark killed in ghost net

Nurse shark killed in ghost net

| 04/06/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): A couple paddle-boarding in South Sound on Saturday alerted the Department of Environment about a ghost net floating in the sea that had ensnared several sharks, one of which was dead.

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Anti-plastic campaign persists under lockdown

Anti-plastic campaign persists under lockdown

| 04/06/2020 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Plastic Free Cayman has continued its campaign to rid Cayman of unnecessary plastic throughout the shelter-in-place curfew using technology to organise virtual events. Despite the challenges, the group wants to keep reminding people of the dangers of plastic and recently successfully hosted a free screening of a new full-length documentary, The Story of Plastic, […]

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