Archive for July 9th, 2020

Negative COVID-19 test trend continues

Negative COVID-19 test trend continues

| 09/07/2020 | 39 Comments

(CNS): COVID-19 test results from the latest batch of 210 samples were all negative, Medical Officer for Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez reported Thursday. It has now been seven days since the test screening programme turned up any positive results. During that time public health personnel have carried out 1,671 PCR tests, which have all been […]

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Bank needs collateral for cheap loans

Bank needs collateral for cheap loans

| 09/07/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Development Bank is offering 1% interest loans with “excellent terms and conditions” to small businesses as part of the government’s economic recovery package. However, borrowers will still need to provide an acceptable form of “security to be held as collateral for the loan”, the bank’s CEO and director, Tracy Ebanks, told […]

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Atlantic storm predictions increase for 2020

Atlantic storm predictions increase for 2020

| 09/07/2020 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Experts from the University of Colorado have released their revised prediction for this hurricane season, adding another named storm to what they believe will be an active period in the Atlantic. The world renowned hurricane forecasters said that current cool neutral ENSO conditions may transition to weak La Niña conditions later this summer.

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Quarantine questions raised over private flights

Quarantine questions raised over private flights

| 09/07/2020 | 99 Comments

(CNS) The question of potential quarantine breaches has been a persistent public concern since government closed Cayman’s borders and introduced a mandated 14-day quarantine for all returning residents in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. But allegations that some, especially those arriving on private charters, have avoided the government isolation have not been substantiated. Officials […]

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MLA persuaded to drop beach access motion

MLA persuaded to drop beach access motion

| 09/07/2020 | 38 Comments

(CNS): The minister responsible for lands has convinced MLA Anthony Eden that the Public Lands Commission is working to protect beach access rights and his private member’s motion on the matter is not needed. Despite the ongoing court battle over the government’s failure to register access rights and the day to day challenge for locals […]

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