Archive for January 13th, 2021

Minister unsure on extent of health cover problems

Minister unsure on extent of health cover problems

| 13/01/2021 | 72 Comments

(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne Seymour has said he is not sure if there are many furloughed workers or small business owners in the tourism sector still struggling to pay health insurance premiums, despite claims to the contrary coming from those on the ground. Responding to a CNS question at last week’s press briefing about the […]

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Stops added as shuttle bus use grows

Stops added as shuttle bus use grows

| 13/01/2021 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the ministry responsible for roads and infrastructure have said that the free hop-on-hop-off shuttle service launched in November is gaining in popularity and so the routes have been extended to include more key locations, including major supermarkets. Minister Joey Hew said the service designed to cut traffic congestion was now gaining traction.

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Dart and CBPL silent over potential sale

Dart and CBPL silent over potential sale

| 13/01/2021 | 36 Comments

(CNS): Officials from the Dart Group have neither confirmed nor denied rumours that have emerged on social media that the islands’ largest property developer is buying the Cayman Brac Power and Light Company. In response to questions from CNS, a communications manager from Dart said they would not comment on any potential business deal.

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World not taking ‘ghastly’ future seriously

World not taking ‘ghastly’ future seriously

| 13/01/2021 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Humanity is running an ecological Ponzi scheme in which society robs nature and future generations to pay for boosting incomes in the short term, scientists have said in a new study reviewing the dangers presented by the rapid loss of bio-diversity. No leaders are taking seriously the mounting, imminent threats, posing what they described […]

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Next vaccines not due until end of month

Next vaccines not due until end of month

| 13/01/2021 | 88 Comments

(CNS): Demand by residents in the Cayman Islands for the COVID-19 vaccine appears to have exceeded expectations and the 4,875 courses of the Pfizer vaccine that arrived in Cayman last week will have been administered and allocated by the beginning of next week unless there is a marked slowdown in demand. Officials have indicated that […]

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