Archive for November 18th, 2020

Isolating traveller tests positive for COVID-19

Isolating traveller tests positive for COVID-19

| 18/11/2020 | 28 Comments

(CNS): One more person in isolation was added to Cayman’s positive tally of COVID-19 cases on Wednesday, when Medical Officer of Health Dr Samuel Williams revealed the results of 397 tests carried out over the last day. There are currently 13 active cases of the virus in travellers, with just one person said to be […]

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Landowner files suit over fish market

Landowner files suit over fish market

| 18/11/2020 | 196 Comments

(CNS): Fishermen and sellers who have been plying their wares from the George Town fish market at Red Spot Bay for decades are facing legal action as the landowner has filed suit in an effort to evict them. However, the fishermen and those who sell the fish at the waterfront location have vowed to fight […]

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FAA’s clearance doesn’t release CAL’s Max 8s

FAA’s clearance doesn’t release CAL’s Max 8s

| 18/11/2020 | 32 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED with CAACI statement: News on Wednesday that the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States had given the green light for Boeing’s troubled 737 Max aircraft to resume passenger flights is only the first step in a long road to the planes returning to service. Cayman Airways officials welcomed the recertification but said […]

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Witnesses sought to smash after cop chase

Witnesses sought to smash after cop chase

| 18/11/2020

(CNS): Police are calling for witnesses to an early morning smash in West Bay on 1 November that resulted in a Honda Civic crashing into a wall and overturning just past the district fire station. The 19-year-old driver, who was badly injured in the crash, had sped through a police road block shortly before the […]

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Six BA air-bridge links set for next two months

Six BA air-bridge links set for next two months

| 18/11/2020 | 116 Comments

(CNS): Officials have confirmed that there will be just six British Airways flights in December and January, as the air-bridge between London and Grand Cayman will not be operating after the 15 December flight until 5 January. Since last week there has been a surge in public complaints and concerns about ‘ghost flights’ and confusion […]

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UCCI beefs up security after campus ruckus

UCCI beefs up security after campus ruckus

| 18/11/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The arrival of at least two armed men at the University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) campus on Tuesday, which led to some sort of altercation believed to have involved at least one student, has seen the college beef up security at the site on Olympic Way. Police were apparently called to the […]

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Turtle farm accounts delayed by fraud case

Turtle farm accounts delayed by fraud case

| 18/11/2020 | 33 Comments

(CNS): The delayed release of three years worth of the Cayman Turtle Centre’s accounts was due to a “very complex” audit resulting from financial irregularities uncovered in 2017, the Public Accounts Committee heard Wednesday. Four people have been charged with fraud-related offences in the case of corrupt procurement at the government-owned farm that has sucked […]

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PAC mum on removal of OfReg chairman

PAC mum on removal of OfReg chairman

| 18/11/2020 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Public Accounts Committee Chair Ezzard Miller has said he is unable to confirm or deny reports that Speaker McKeeva Bush refused to allow PAC’s OfReg report on the House floor because it calls for the firing of Linford Pierson, the regulator’s board chairman. Miller told CNS that he could not comment on a post […]

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