Archive for August 21st, 2020

Local COVID-19 patients record no lingering effect

Local COVID-19 patients record no lingering effect

| 21/08/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): With reports from around the world of serious post-COVID medical problems in patients who weren’t necessarily very ill with the virus, officials here have also been monitoring local patients. But so far there has been no record of anyone having significant health concerns since being infected. On Friday another 230 COVID-19 test results were […]

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West Bay man arrested after two home raids

West Bay man arrested after two home raids

| 21/08/2020

(CNS): Police recovered what is assumed to be just a small quantity of ganja from a West Bay home and arrested a 34 year-old-man for possession after two organised busts yesterday in the district. Officers executed two search warrant on Thursday morning, the first just after 7:00am at an address on Capt Reginald Parsons Drive, […]

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Police hunt smash and run driver

Police hunt smash and run driver

| 21/08/2020 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Officers investigating a crash on Hirst Road at the junction of Moonbeam Drive earlier this year are asking for help in tracking down the driver of a black pickup truck who fled the scene. At around 6:20pm on Wednesday, 15 April, during the middle of the COVID-19 lockdown, police responded to the serious crash. […]

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Tropical Storm Laura forms as Cayman soaks up TD14

Tropical Storm Laura forms as Cayman soaks up TD14

| 21/08/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS) As Cayman sat under a deluge of rain Friday dumped by Tropical Depression 14 over the western Caribbean, in the east TD13 became Tropical Storm Laura. By 2pm Friday the storm was some 175miles ESE of the Northern Leeward Islands heading west at about 18mph. At present the storm presents no threat to the […]

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Plan afoot to save extremely rare plant

Plan afoot to save extremely rare plant

| 21/08/2020 | 19 Comments

(CNS): The critically endangered Aegiphila caymanensis is a woody, clambering shrub with soft, downy leaves that is unique to Grand Cayman and so rare that it has no common name and until recently was believed to be growing only in two places on the island. The National Conservation Council has drafted a species conservation plan […]

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Outrage grows with speaker’s return to job

Outrage grows with speaker’s return to job

| 21/08/2020 | 215 Comments

(CNS): McKeeva Bush’s decision to return to his job as speaker of the Legislative Assembly while facing charges of assault on a female beach bar manager has fuelled public outrage this week. Meanwhile, Bush has reaffirmed his support for the premier, along with the education and health ministers, who had all been cited as part […]

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