Archive for November 4th, 2020

Eta expected in Cayman this weekend

Eta expected in Cayman this weekend

| 04/11/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands National Weather Service has issued a severe weather bulletin due to the expected return of Tropical Storm Eta. The storm is currently over Honduras but it is expected to make a turn towards the northeast on Thursday. The US National Hurricane Center has said that on the current forecast track it […]

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Woman charged with stabbing partner

Woman charged with stabbing partner

| 04/11/2020

(CNS): A woman is facing serious charges of assault GBH after she allegedly stabbed a man believed to be her partner at a home in George Town. The 35-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday after the man was taken to hospital, where he is still being treated for serious but non-life-threatening injuries. The woman appeared […]

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Driver crashes after police chase

Driver crashes after police chase

| 04/11/2020

(CNS): The teenage driver of a White Honda Civic landed in hospital on Sunday morning with serious, though not life-threatening injuries, after he was pursued by the police having failed to stop at a check point. The man drove straight through the RCIPS road block near Yacht Drive, West Bay, at around 12:30am and sped […]

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Man dodges muggers in George Town

Man dodges muggers in George Town

| 04/11/2020 | 15 Comments

(CNS): Police are investigating a report of an attempted street robbery at around 10:15pm yesterday after a man evaded muggers by running into a medical facility located off Smith Road, near Maple Road. The man was leaving the medical office when the suspects approached him and demanded that he hand over his wallet. Instead he […]

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Civil servants encouraged to get on a bike

Civil servants encouraged to get on a bike

| 04/11/2020 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Public sector workers are being given the chance to use bicycles to get around with a three-month bike-share trial at the government HQ on Elgin Avenue. The Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, in partnership with Cycle Cayman, is providing five bicycles on a dock by the staff entrance that can be released free […]

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Key West votes to ban mass cruise tourism

Key West votes to ban mass cruise tourism

| 04/11/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): Voters in Key West, Florida, supported curtailing mass cruise tourism in their ports in a down ballot referendum choice in Tuesday’s elections. While the majority of electors statewide showed that the environment was not their primary concern, as they voted for the re-election of President Donald Trump at the top of the ticket, residents […]

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Two travellers test positive for coronavirus

Two travellers test positive for coronavirus

| 04/11/2020 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, reporting on Wednesday’s test results, said there were two positive cases from 125 screen tests for COVID-19 carried out over the last day. Both of the individuals are travellers who are asymptomatic. They will remain in isolation until they are recovered from the virus and no longer […]

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Bush not seeking leadership after elections

Bush not seeking leadership after elections

| 04/11/2020 | 60 Comments

(CNS): McKeeva Bush declared from the speakers chair on Monday that he will be running in the 2021 General Election to defend his West Bay West seat but he is not seeking to be premier or even a minister, as he said younger people should now be taking the reins. During his address on the […]

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Sister Islands to join COVID isolation system

Sister Islands to join COVID isolation system

| 04/11/2020 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Residents on Cayman Brac and Little Cayman who return to those islands will be able to quarantine at their homes from Saturday after the government extended this option to the Sister Islands based on the success of the programme in Grand Cayman. Those on either island who meet the established criteria will be able […]

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