Archive for June 22nd, 2020

Border opening date a ‘moving target’

Border opening date a ‘moving target’

| 22/06/2020 | 209 Comments

(CNS): The chances of Cayman opening its borders on 1 September appear very slim after the date was described as a “moving target” by Premier Alden McLaughlin on Friday. Over the last week or so, the premier has outlined on a number of occasions the challenge of opening up the Cayman Islands to visitors while […]

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Local cop to take over ‘super’ role

Local cop to take over ‘super’ role

| 22/06/2020 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Superintendent Robert “Robbie” Graham returned to the UK and his family this weekend after four years in the job heading up all of the Uniform Services across the islands. And with succession planning finally working in the RCIPS, he has handed the baton to local senior police officer Brad Ebanks, who becomes the acting […]

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Latest COVID-19 samples all negative

Latest COVID-19 samples all negative

| 22/06/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS): There have been no positive cases of COVID-19 since Friday, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported Monday. The laboratories have processed 461 more samples, all of which were negative for COVID-19, as Cayman emerged from the shelter-in-place orders. While 20,831 tests have now been carried out, Dr Lee told CNS that, as of […]

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Over 3,500 permits processed during lockdown

Over 3,500 permits processed during lockdown

| 22/06/2020 | 40 Comments

(CNS): Since the government agency dealing with work permits and labour issues closed down in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic and boards stopped meeting, administrators still reviewed 3,577 permits remotely. But Jeremy Scott, the managing director of WORC, said changes to the law have enhanced the tracking of local job applicants, giving them more […]

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Dog owners must pick up poop in public places

Dog owners must pick up poop in public places

| 22/06/2020 | 90 Comments

(CNS): Following complaints about dogs being walked on beaches and public areas that are not on leashes, the RCIPS and the Department of Agriculture’s Animal Welfare Unit have issued a reminder to pet owners about keeping dogs under control. They have also said that dog owners who fail to clean up after their pets if […]

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Ministry: Students suffer COVID trauma

Ministry: Students suffer COVID trauma

| 22/06/2020 | 42 Comments

(CNS): The education ministry believes schools will have to deal with many students who are traumatized as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic when they return in September. These metal health issues will need to be dealt with before effective learning can take place and gaps the addressed, officials have said. Following a recent critical […]

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