Archive for April 23rd, 2021

Three more travellers positive for COVID-19

Three more travellers positive for COVID-19

| 23/04/2021 | 54 Comments

(CNS): With the COVID-19 pandemic still raging around the world, another three people arrived in the Cayman Islands over the last few days carrying the coronavirus. There are now 18 active cases of the virus among the 773 people currently in isolation and quarantine, three of them are suffering symptoms, public health officials said. According […]

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Last week ‘left a stain’ on Cayman, says Hew

Last week ‘left a stain’ on Cayman, says Hew

| 23/04/2021 | 163 Comments

(CNS): The member for George Town North appeared reluctant to put the election behind him when he stood to make his debut address as a member of the opposition on Friday. Joey Hew said he had been “characterized as the villain” in the recent campaign, as he pointed the finger at, but did not name, […]

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Roy to review his own work as chair of PAC

Roy to review his own work as chair of PAC

| 23/04/2021 | 27 Comments

(CNS): The absence of the former member for North Side, Ezzard Miller, was felt immediately in the Legislative Assembly on Friday morning, as members met for the first time to form the various standing committees and other business required at the start of every new parliament. Given the current make-up of the House, the new […]

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A sliding scale of judgement

A sliding scale of judgement

| 23/04/2021 | 73 Comments

Public Servant writes: I listened tentatively to conversations about the re-appointment of William McKeeva Bush as speaker of Parliament. Some viewpoints were positive. Some were negative. Others were in-between and hopeful. Overall, though, there seems to have been a shifting of accountability from the previous government to the new one. I believe that this shift warrants […]

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Dagarro: We’re here to ‘save and protect lives’

Dagarro: We’re here to ‘save and protect lives’

| 23/04/2021 | 83 Comments

(CNS): Myles Newlove, the CEO of the aviation company about to start work on the disaster and evacuations facility for its helicopter project on Cayman Brac, has told CNS that residents’ fears about the work they will be doing are entirely groundless and Daggaro is about tracking disasters, evacuations, air support, and protecting and saving […]

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People must stay engaged in political process

People must stay engaged in political process

| 23/04/2021 | 42 Comments

REAL Representation writes: Another four years of PPM government would have left Dart in charge – specifically hotel tourism monopoly, mass tourism policies, high property costs, erosion of environmental protections, more office buildings (when corporates globally are downsizing their real estate in favour of much better and more acceptable flexible working), more traffic congestion, harmful/toxic […]

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