Archive for July 28th, 2020

Nightclubs waived from gathering limit

Nightclubs waived from gathering limit

| 28/07/2020 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Nightclubs and most commercial operations are exempt from the public meeting gathering limit of 50 people, according to the latest change to the COVID-19 suppression regulations. Concerns had been raised that nightclubs were hosting hundreds of people in contravention of the limit, but such establishments are bound only by the headcount limit under their […]

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$220k spent from port vote $1.32M budget

$220k spent from port vote $1.32M budget

| 28/07/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): An additional CI$1,320,000 was budgeted for the people-initiated referendum on the cruise port project, but in the end the Elections Office spent only $220,000 on the verification and early prep work. Deputy Governor Franz Manderson revealed that, since it was a non-election year, the office had needed the $1.32 million above its 2019 budget […]

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McLean: Gov’t should have appealed the appeal

McLean: Gov’t should have appealed the appeal

| 28/07/2020 | 55 Comments

(CNS): Opposition Leader Arden McLean said that government should have appealed the appeal it won in the controversial gay marriage case last year because of the directive delivered by the senior justices that the legislature implement some form of marriage equivalence for same-sex couples. As he confirmed his objections to the Domestic Partnership bill, McLean […]

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Premier: DP bill about rule of law

Premier: DP bill about rule of law

| 28/07/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The Domestic Partnership Bill isn’t about marriage or sexual morality but the rule of law and the need for the Legislative Assembly to uphold it, Premier Alden McLaughlin told MLAs as he presented the bill to the Legislative Assembly on Monday. As what was expected to be another controversial debate began, the premier asked […]

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