Archive for July 3rd, 2020

Premier: ‘No we won’t’ hold port vote

Premier: ‘No we won’t’ hold port vote

| 03/07/2020 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin has said that his government will not hold the port referendum vote on General Election Day, even though those who campaigned for and secured the necessary signatures to trigger a people’s referendum have asked that the vote goes ahead. Asked by CNS on Friday if his administration would organise that vote, […]

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Latest COVID-19 tests all negative

Latest COVID-19 tests all negative

| 03/07/2020 | 65 Comments

(CNS): There were no positive cases of COVID-19 from the latest batch of 316 tests, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported Friday. This week public health officials have reported 1,980 test results with five positives, two of which were samples taken from returning travellers in quarantine. There are now just six active, asymptomatic cases […]

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New coral disease found off north coast

New coral disease found off north coast

| 03/07/2020 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Department of Environment researchers believe that Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD), a major threat to coral reefs in the region, has turned up in local waters. Following a potential disease report by Tom Byrnes from Cayman Marine Lab on 21 June, the department’s own marine experts visited the location off the north coast […]

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Speaker denies assault charges

Speaker denies assault charges

| 03/07/2020

(CNS): McKeeava Bush (65), the speaker of the Legislative Assembly and MLA for West Bay West, denied three charges of assault and one of being drunk and disorderly, when he appeared via video link in Summary Court on Friday. The veteran politician is accused of beating up the bar manager at Coral Beach bar in […]

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