Archive for November 5th, 2020

Active COVID-19 cases in isolation increase

Active COVID-19 cases in isolation increase

| 05/11/2020 | 17 Comments

(CNS): Another positive case of COVID-19 found in a traveller during routine screening Thursday has increased active cases to 11. There was just one positive test, however, in the batch of 275 samples over the last day, increasing the country’s ongoing tally of the virus cases to 245. The latest positive individual is asymptomatic and […]

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Miller urges resurrection of respect

Miller urges resurrection of respect

| 05/11/2020 | 60 Comments

(CNS): Ezzard Miller (NS) has urged his fellow politicians to reverse the destruction of the Legislative Assembly as it transitions into a parliament after years of disrespect for the institution that has led to ‘brain dead’ MLAs making life-changing decisions for people in the middle of the night. While other members chose to mark Monday […]

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Cayman under Tropical Storm Watch

Cayman under Tropical Storm Watch

| 05/11/2020 | 42 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Schools and several other government entities announced that they would be closed Friday as civil servants will be working from home. The Cayman Islands is now under a tropical storm watch. At 4pm Thursday expectations were that a re-intensified Eta would emerge over the Caribbean Sea tonight and approach the Cayman Islands by […]

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Pirates washed out by stormy weather

Pirates washed out by stormy weather

| 05/11/2020 | 15 Comments

(CNS): With this year’s pirate capers already curtailed by COVID-19, the trimmed Pirates Week festivities have now been postponed as a result of the deluge of rain expected this weekend as Tropical Storm Eta returns. Officials from the Cayman National Cultural Foundation, which now runs the annual shindig, said they were moving most of the […]

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Crown: Raid on doctors can’t be declared unlawful

Crown: Raid on doctors can’t be declared unlawful

| 05/11/2020

(CNS): The Attorney General’s Chambers has argued that the court cannot declare that the actions of customs and police officers who wrongly raided a medical centre prescribing medicinal cannabis oil were unlawful because they were acting in accordance with a warrant. Nigel Gayle, representing the crown in the judicial review brought by Doctors Express, claimed […]

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