Archive for December 1st, 2020

Active COVID tally at 29 with three more cases

Active COVID tally at 29 with three more cases

| 01/12/2020 | 84 Comments

(CNS): Another three travellers have tested positive for COVID-19, according to Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee’s daily report. The three latest cases were in a batch of 227 tests carried out over the last day and bring the active case load to 29. Four people in that group are showing symptoms of the virus […]

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Testing remains key in fight against HIV

Testing remains key in fight against HIV

| 01/12/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS): While the world is preoccupied by the impact of COVID-19, World Aids Day serves as a reminder that it is not the only contagious virus in our communities. However, the HIV/AIDS pandemic has passed on some valuable lessons. Given the enormous strides being made in the treatment of HIV, over 38 million people around […]

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Turtle farm bosses to give back pay-hike ‘mistake’

Turtle farm bosses to give back pay-hike ‘mistake’

| 01/12/2020 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The CEO and chief operating officer of the Cayman Turtle Centre, aka the Turtle Farm, will be paying back the salary hike they and other senior staff received by mistake. COO Peggy Hamilton told the Public Accounts Committee Tuesday that, following a board meeting, she and CEO Tim Adam would be returning the cash […]

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Dart reveals plans for hotel off Seven Mile Beach

Dart reveals plans for hotel off Seven Mile Beach

| 01/12/2020 | 166 Comments

(CNS): The Dart Group has unveiled proposed plans for the group’s latest hotel project. The development will be sandwiched between the Esterley Tibbetts bypass and the Seven Mile Public Beach, with beach access for guests in the area by the once popular now closed bar, Calico Jacks. In a press release issued Monday, the islands’ […]

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Multi-generational Caymanians are disadvantaged

Multi-generational Caymanians are disadvantaged

| 01/12/2020 | 77 Comments

You (a first generation Caymanian) aren’t different under the laws, but you have an unfair advantage over multi-generational Caymanians. Your parents and your friend’s parents were smart and worldly and brave enough to move to another country and make a life there. Your average expat is always going to be a higher calibre individual than […]

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Constitutional amendments now official

Constitutional amendments now official

| 01/12/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Over a dozen amendments to the Cayman Islands Constitution 2009 are now official after the order was gazetted Monday. Described as a modernisation of the Constitution, the order comprises the most significant set of changes to the document since it was implemented eleven years ago. However, it is not as fundamental a change as […]

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DoE queries LNG as viable future option

DoE queries LNG as viable future option

| 01/12/2020 | 27 Comments

(CNS): In its initial response to a proposal to build a liquid natural gas depot in Bodden Town, the Department of Environment not only raised concerns about the negative impact it would have on the immediate environment but also the wisdom of choosing LNG. The DoE said the proposal must be considered against the National […]

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