Archive for November 3rd, 2020

Latest COVID-19 tests all negative

Latest COVID-19 tests all negative

| 03/11/2020 | 11 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said Tuesday that all of the 276 COVID-19 tests carried out over the last day were negative. As many countries are currently seeing spikes in the spread of infection, the Cayman Islands remains largely free of the virus, with no indication that the isolation programme is failing. There […]

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Eta could swing back into Caribbean as storm

Eta could swing back into Caribbean as storm

| 03/11/2020 | 9 Comments

(CNS): As the Cayman Islands was drenched by the outer-bands of Hurricane Eta as it merged with another weather system in our area, forecasters at the US National Hurricane Center predicted a possible return of the system. As the extremely dangerous Hurricane Eta made landfall just south of Puerto Cabezas in Nicaragua, the forecast path […]

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Politicians bid farewell to LA, hello to parliament

Politicians bid farewell to LA, hello to parliament

| 03/11/2020 | 67 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands’ politicians talked into the small hours of Tuesday morning as they bid farewell to the Legislative Assembly and hello to what will become a parliament later this month. The UK Privy Council is expected to confirm the agreed changes to the Cayman Islands Constitution that will include the upgrade for the […]

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Raid on doctors ‘malicious’, argues lawyer

Raid on doctors ‘malicious’, argues lawyer

| 03/11/2020

(CNS): A raid by HM Customs at a medical centre prescribing legal cannabis oil was unlawful and malicious, a lawyer argued on Tuesday. At a judicial review into the 2019 incident, in which legal medicines were seized from Doctors Express, James Austin-Smith presented a list of damning evidence about how the entire operation was planned […]

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CDC lifts cruise ban as coronavirus rages

CDC lifts cruise ban as coronavirus rages

| 03/11/2020 | 53 Comments

(CNS): The US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has not renewed its no-sail order on cruise ships based at American ports after it expired Saturday. Instead, as COVID-19 rages around the world and especially in the US, the CDC has announced a framework for a phased resumption of cruise operations, though no date […]

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Road reopens following morning house fire

Road reopens following morning house fire

| 03/11/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 1:42pm Tuesday: Police say that Hirst Road has now been cleared and is open to the public, having been closed during today’s morning commute after a fire at a home on that road, near the junction of Rex Crighton Boulevard in Newlands. There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire, […]

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Hurricane Eta bringing strong winds and rain

Hurricane Eta bringing strong winds and rain

| 03/11/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands National Weather Service is warning residents of windy conditions over the next few days as it issued a strong winds advisory due to Hurricane Eta. While Eta poses no direct threat to these islands, it is still causing unsettled weather, including an 80% chance of rain throughout the rest of this […]

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