Archive for October 21st, 2020

Over 730 travellers in quarantine

Over 730 travellers in quarantine

| 21/10/2020 | 23 Comments

(CNS): Government officials have confirmed that there are now 738 people in isolation, having returned to the Cayman Islands from overseas. The majority are in home-isolation using geofencing wristbands, while some are in government quarantine facilities. Today it was reported that one of them tested positive for COVID-19 and will remain in isolation until they […]

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Eden calls for independence from UK ‘noose’

Eden calls for independence from UK ‘noose’

| 21/10/2020 | 188 Comments

(CNS): One of the Legislative Assembly’s most conservative members made a radical call on Wednesday, when he said the next administration needed to consider independence for the Cayman Islands. Anthony Eden (SAV) implied that the British do not wish this country well and things had gone “haywire under this administration”. He said that whoever takes […]

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MRCU leadership inquiry still unresolved

MRCU leadership inquiry still unresolved

| 21/10/2020 | 20 Comments

(CNS): Neither the minister responsible for mosquito control nor the deputy governor responsible for the civil service were prepared to offer an update into the current leadership inquiry at the Mosquito Research and Control Unit when they were asked on Wednesday. Answering an MLA’s question in the Legislative Assembly about the status of the director […]

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Localised weather trough unlikely to develop

Localised weather trough unlikely to develop

| 21/10/2020 | 14 Comments

(CNS): The possibility of another sudden storm developing in the Cayman area this week is now extremely unlikely due to upper level winds, weather experts have said. The trough across the Western Caribbean is still expected to produce scattered showers and thunder across the Cayman Islands for the next 24 hours but any significant development […]

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Pope gives same-sex legal unions the thumbs up

Pope gives same-sex legal unions the thumbs up

| 21/10/2020 | 91 Comments

(CNS): Pope Francis has endorsed same-sex civil unions for the first time since he became pontiff in 2013. The leader of the Catholic Church gave his public support for LGBTQ rights during an interview in a film documentary “Francesco”, which premiered in Rome on Wednesday. “Homosexual people have the right to be in a family. […]

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