Archive for July 27th, 2020

Three men stabbed in fight on Eastern Avenue

Three men stabbed in fight on Eastern Avenue

| 27/07/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Three men landed in hospital this morning following a fight outside the Bananas Bar at the Dolphin Plaza on Eastern Avenue, George Town, early Monday morning. Police said that at around 2:00am they were called to the brawl in the car park, where they found that a large group had been involved in the […]

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No COVID-19 positive tests for two weeks

No COVID-19 positive tests for two weeks

| 27/07/2020 | 31 Comments

(CNS): It is now two weeks since anyone in the Cayman Islands tested positive for COVID-19. On Monday Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported 269 test results that were carried out over the weekend and all of them were negative. Cayman also retains the status of having no current active cases of the virus. […]

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Driver refuses DUI test after major crash

Driver refuses DUI test after major crash

| 27/07/2020

(CNS): A woman failed to provide a specimen for testing after a she was treated in hospital following a crash on Shamrock Road on Saturday night. Police said she has been warned for intended prosecution. The woman was driving a black Audi A4 towards George Town when the car collided with a trailer being pulled […]

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Green turtle rescued from cemetery

Green turtle rescued from cemetery

| 27/07/2020 | 16 Comments

(CNS): An endangered green turtle was rescued from a cemetery on Sunday by a volunteer with the Department of Environment after the animal became disorientated and got trapped between graves. Amanda Brown found the turtle on her beach walk at the cemetery in West Bay. This is another example of how beachfront development and the […]

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COVID-19 estimated cost is $46.7M

COVID-19 estimated cost is $46.7M

| 27/07/2020 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The auditor general has found that government’s estimated spending and committed expenditure on the COVID-19 pandemic, as at 19 June, is CI$46.7 million. This unaudited estimate does not include lost revenue and is based on available information supplied by government. With more work to come on the wider costs of this healthcare crisis, Sue […]

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The growing pains of a colonial territory

The growing pains of a colonial territory

| 27/07/2020 | 46 Comments

Gilbert Connolly writes: The growing pains of a small colonial territory, such as the Cayman Islands, are today varied and complex. Traditionally, the growing pains of a British colony, or territory, have revolved around the removal of the colonial administration, or at the very least the struggle for greater internal self-government. At some point in […]

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DP law still discriminates, say marriage officers

DP law still discriminates, say marriage officers

| 27/07/2020 | 59 Comments

(CNS): One of Cayman’s leading marriage registrar teams has said that the Domestic Partnership Bill is not fit for purpose as it is discriminatory and ignores commercial considerations of the modern wedding industry. The owners of Simply Weddings, leaders in the local marriage business, have said the law will create an “undignified regime” by creating […]

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Restrictions lifted on people leaving

Restrictions lifted on people leaving

| 27/07/2020 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Government has removed the restrictions on people leaving the Cayman Islands. Outbound travel is now open to anyone in Cayman who needs to leave using Cayman Airways, charter or private flights. Passengers can now make their travel arrangements directly with the carriers. But the air and sea ports remain closed until 1 September, so […]

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