Archive for December 30th, 2020

UK vaccine is a global game changer

UK vaccine is a global game changer

| 30/12/2020 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The approval of the Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine in the UK this week will make a significant impact on the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus as it is the most accessible shot approved so far and is likely to remain that way. Given the global demand for vaccinations against SARS-CoV-2 for all countries to emerge from […]

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Activists say no to Chinese lanterns

Activists say no to Chinese lanterns

| 30/12/2020 | 52 Comments

(CNS): Local green activists are urging hotel, restaurant and bar managers across the Cayman Islands not to release Chinese lanterns this year as part of the New Year’s Eve celebrations. Environmental scientist Tammy Kelderman of Cayman Eco said the lights, even those marked as biodegradable, still pose a threat to marine life.

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Cayman keeps virus at bay as it rages round world

Cayman keeps virus at bay as it rages round world

| 30/12/2020 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Another nine travellers have tested positive here for COVID-19 since Christmas Eve, but as the coronavirus rages around the world, putting more countries back into lockdown, Cayman is keeping the virus at the door. The UK and the rest of Europe, the US, South Africa and many more nations continue to battle with surges […]

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Christmas Eve murder suspect in jail

Christmas Eve murder suspect in jail

| 30/12/2020

(CNS): Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson (20) from Prospect was remanded in custody by Magistrate Valdis Foldats on Tuesday, after making his first appearance in court following a charge for murder. Johnson is accused of killing Michael Aaron Bush (22) from West Bay during a fight outside a nightclub complex in the Strand Plaza in the […]

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