Archive for August 19th, 2020

Political cults of personality

Political cults of personality

| 19/08/2020 | 67 Comments

Johann Moxam writes: The Cayman Islands does not have political parties which are distinguishable based on some clear political ideology or vision for the country. The current political parties are best described as “cults of personality” led by a dominant public figure or a big personality, for example Mr McKeeva Bush leads the UDP/CDP. The […]

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Power outage affects 16,054 customers

Power outage affects 16,054 customers

| 19/08/2020 | 14 Comments

(CNS): More than 16,000, around half of CUC’s customers across Grand Cayman, were without electricity during the middle of the day Wednesday for a brief period. The power outage began at 1:37pm but was restored to customers by 2:15pm, the company said in a release. The outage was caused when when one of the company’s […]

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Positive travellers end COVID-free streak

Positive travellers end COVID-free streak

| 19/08/2020 | 159 Comments

(CNS): Two people currently in government mandated quarantine have tested positive for COVID-19. The individuals arrived in the Cayman Islands on different flights and the positive results emerged when they were tested on completion of their 14-day isolation period. Until these two people return two negative tests, they and the people they travelled with will […]

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Sensitive personal data found at dump

Sensitive personal data found at dump

| 19/08/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Documents containing confidential, sensitive information, including court records and autopsy reports, were recently found at the George Town dump by a member of the public, though the Office of the Ombudsman has been unable to connect to a specific entity. But the watchdog responsible for the oversight of data protection, has warned that these […]

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Local jobseekers ‘not suitable’

Local jobseekers ‘not suitable’

| 19/08/2020 | 266 Comments

(CNS): Plans to vigorously enforce the part of the immigration law that call for ‘Caymanians first’ when filling job vacancies, using an improved online system, do not appear to be working for all jobseekers. CNS has received concerns from readers using WORC’s job portal who were told they are “not suitable” by employers, despite having […]

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