Archive for September 25th, 2020

Quarantine numbers jump back up

Quarantine numbers jump back up

| 25/09/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Following the release of around 100 people who had completed their quarantine period yesterday, the figure has since jumped back up to 349 people now that everyone who went into isolation either at the government facility or at home with a geofence wristband this week has been officially counted. Chief Medical Officer Dr John […]

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HRC breaks silence as CP law comes into effect

HRC breaks silence as CP law comes into effect

| 25/09/2020 | 64 Comments

(CNS): Local same-sex couples will finally be able to have their relationships legally recognised next week and gain access to similar rights afforded to married couples. The Civil Partnership Regulations have been gazetted and Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has confirmed that the civil service will be ready to take applications. Following that announcement, the Human […]

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FOI requests fall to lowest level

FOI requests fall to lowest level

| 25/09/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Whether it is because government has made more documents available or because the process of making a freedom of information request is increasingly burdensome, the number of requests made for public records last year fell to its lowest ever level. From a high of 739 the year after the law was implemented, requests fell […]

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Historic land records must be released

Historic land records must be released

| 25/09/2020 | 94 Comments

(CNS): The Lands and Survey department has been ordered to release records showing how one decision was made during the Cayman Islands’ cadastral survey in the 1970s over land ownership. In what could turn out to be an important case for local families who believe land was wrongly taken from them, the Office of the […]

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