Archive for October 22nd, 2020

More travellers test positive for COVID-19

More travellers test positive for COVID-19

| 22/10/2020 | 68 Comments

(CNS): With people being tested on arrival as well as at the end of their 14-day isolation period and the arrival numbers increasing substantially, Cayman is seeing an increase in positive COVID-19 tests among travellers. On Thursday Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee reported that another two individuals had tested positive for the virus in […]

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Pandemic trims pirate party

Pandemic trims pirate party

| 22/10/2020 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Not even pirates have escaped the long arm of COVID-19. While this year’s Pirates Week Festival has not been completely lost at sea, the sails have been trimmed on the party. Officials said that the 43rd annual festival, entitled ‘Cay-munity’ sums up the Cayman Islands’ response to every challenge this year. The event kicks […]

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West Bay man arrested for daylight robbery

West Bay man arrested for daylight robbery

| 22/10/2020

(CNS): A 30-year-old man from West Bay, has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and possession of an imitation firearm in relation to a daylight mugging in George Town this week. Police said the man remains in custody as the investigation continues into the stick-up on Eastern Avenue near the junction of Shedden Road on […]

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Hospital security officers acquitted

Hospital security officers acquitted

| 22/10/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Dominic Dacres (42) and Nick Smith (58) have both been cleared by a jury of fraud allegations and falsely claiming overtime while they worked as hospital security officers. Smith was found not guilty of two counts of false accounting and a single count of breach of trust, while Dacres was acquitted on one count […]

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Global Citizen launch conflicts with travel rules

Global Citizen launch conflicts with travel rules

| 22/10/2020 | 60 Comments

(CNS): The Global Citizen initiative to woo rich, working visitors for a two-year stay was formally launched yesterday, but it seems the programme is in conflict with the current inbound travel rules. The categories of people who may enter the Cayman Islands are still restricted to Caymanians, residents, workers, students, property owners and relatives, and […]

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