Archive for November 11th, 2020

Ritz boss attacks CIG’s lack of vision

Ritz boss attacks CIG’s lack of vision

| 11/11/2020 | 276 Comments

(CNS): Marc Langevin, the general manager of the Ritz-Carlton resort, pulled no punches Wednesday, as he accused government of abandoning the tourism sector through fear and emotion over the COVID-19 pandemic. Speaking at a private sector tourism event at the hotel, the Ritz boss attacked government for a lack of vision or plan and an […]

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Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

Driver 4x over limit stopped in wrong lane

| 11/11/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Police are once again urging drivers not to get behind the wheel when they have been drinking, after averting what could have been another tragic road smash this week. At 6:00 on Tuesday evening officers pulled over a driver who was driving in the wrong lane. Given his slurred speech and the strong smell […]

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Customs targetted doctors, court hears

Customs targetted doctors, court hears

| 11/11/2020

(CNS): Customs and Border Control targetted Doctors Express to seize legal cannabis stocks last year after the facility circulated an advert announcing the arrival of the medicine through vaporization. Their attorney, James Austin-Smith, accused customs of planning the raid on the clinic, messing it up and then trying to cover it up, all because the […]

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Almost 900 people now in COVID isolation

Almost 900 people now in COVID isolation

| 11/11/2020 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The number of people isolating as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19 reached a new high Wednesday, when public health officials confirmed that 898 travellers are currently in either a government quarantine facility or isolating at home. Meanwhile, 184 coronavirus tests carried out over the last day were negative, according to Chief Medical […]

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10-storey buildings coming to George Town

10-storey buildings coming to George Town

| 11/11/2020 | 63 Comments

(CNS): Amendments to the development plan regulations have paved the way for office blocks and buildings to rise to ten storeys in the capital. Planning Minister Joey Hew presented the changes last week that, among other things, will enable mixed-use buildings in George Town allowing apartments, shops and offices in one development, all of which […]

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Post office wrestling with volume

Post office wrestling with volume

| 11/11/2020 | 64 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Postal Service said that it is taking longer than normal for it to process parcels and merchandise arriving from the US and the UK as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. Because of mail transportation limits, sanitation requirements and the large volume of packages arriving at the same time, the service is wrestling […]

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