Archive for October 19th, 2020

COVID cases increase to 22 with positive travellers

COVID cases increase to 22 with positive travellers

| 19/10/2020 | 46 Comments

(CNS): While the Cayman Islands still seems free of COVID-19 in the community, the number of people in quarantine or isolation testing positive at the beginning or end of their 14 days has pushed the current active case level to 22. Over the weekend officials carried out almost 1,000 tests, two of which were positive. […]

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LA law defines separation of powers

LA law defines separation of powers

| 19/10/2020 | 31 Comments

(CNS): The Legislative Assembly Bill, which is expected to be passed later this month, will, after more than sixty years, finally formalise a fundamental part of Cayman’s democracy, which is the separation of the political house with the administrative arm of government and the governor. As he presented the draft law on Friday, Premier Alden […]

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Dangerous coral disease  closes dive sites

Dangerous coral disease closes dive sites

| 19/10/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environment has closed 45 dive sites, from Delia’s Delight in Cayman Kai across the North Sound to Bear’s Paw near the Gustus Channel, in an effort to contain an outbreak of Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD). This latest threat to coral was first spotted in local waters this summer. It […]

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All MLAs to review district council law

All MLAs to review district council law

| 19/10/2020 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin and opposition MLA Kenneth Bryan (GTC) came to a compromise in the Legislative Assembly on Thursday over a private member’s motion to immediately implement the long outstanding legislation providing for district councils. Bryan brought the motion because there is popular demand for these MLA advisory bodies, but the law, passed in […]

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Red Bay families released from isolation

Red Bay families released from isolation

| 19/10/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Students, families and teachers all associated with the suspected case of COVID-19 in a child at Red Bay Primary School have now all been released from isolation after tests were completed at the weekend and no one was positive for the virus. However, two travellers who were also tested this weekend were positive as […]

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Suspected drunk driver brings down power lines

Suspected drunk driver brings down power lines

| 19/10/2020

(CNS): A 27-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of DUI and driving without being qualified after the Green Honda Civic he was driving crashed on Seaview Road early Sunday morning, which brought down a light-pole and power lines. The man was taken to hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries before he was bailed by police.

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Police track down missing man

Police track down missing man

| 19/10/2020

(CNS) UPDATED: After opening a missing person inquiry on Friday, police have now tracked down Maroe Shaw (25). Just one day after he was reported missing, officers on patrol located and spoke with Shaw, who was said to be in good health when he was found. He was taken home by the police to his father’s […]

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