Archive for March 18th, 2021

Over 900 people vaccinated over last day

Over 900 people vaccinated over last day

| 18/03/2021 | 12 Comments

(CNS): Thursday’s COVID-19 vaccination figures reflected a slight increase in pace, as 940 people were recorded as being vaccinated since the last report from Public Health. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said that 39.9% of the estimated population, or 25,957 people, have now had at least one shot. Of those 12,347 have also had […]

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Hundreds of shoes cleared from Little Cayman beaches

Hundreds of shoes cleared from Little Cayman beaches

| 18/03/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Volunteers collected hundreds of shoes from several beaches on Little Cayman and Owen Island this weekend during the latest Plastic Free Cayman clean-up event. More than 3,000lbs of garbage was cleared from three beaches by the 30 volunteers, and most of what they picked up was plastic, especially plastic slippers. The NGO, which is […]

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PlanCayman a farce, Moxam tells Hew in feisty debate

PlanCayman a farce, Moxam tells Hew in feisty debate

| 18/03/2021

(CNS): Johann Moxam, who is challenging the George Town North incumbent and current planning minister, Joey Hew, in the April elections, took him to task over what he said were a multitude of failings over the last four years, including Hew’s claim that he is reviewing the national development plan, which Moxam called a farce. […]

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Landowner ignores warnings to stop ripping out mangroves

Landowner ignores warnings to stop ripping out mangroves

| 18/03/2021 | 93 Comments

(CNS): A landowner clearing land in Selkirk Drive, Red Bay, has reportedly ignored at least two notices from the Department of Environment to stop removing mangroves. Meanwhile, Alden McLaughlin, the outgoing premier who is fighting to retain the constituency, has said the government cannot deny the wner the right to develop it, despite the fact […]

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