Archive for April 27th, 2021

Just 122 people vaccinated over last day

Just 122 people vaccinated over last day

| 27/04/2021 | 170 Comments

(CNS): The pace of COVID-19 vaccine take-up continues to slow as the number of people who got their shot over the last day fell to just 122. According to the latest figures from public health, 35,429 people aged 16 and over, or 55% of the estimated full population, have now received at least one shot […]

Continue Reading

Dart mum on plans for Deckers or Hyatt

Dart mum on plans for Deckers or Hyatt

| 27/04/2021 | 116 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s largest landowner has still not revealed any specific plans for the derelict former Hyatt site, even as Deckers closes its doors, freeing up another piece of Dart property linking the old hotel site to Palm Heights, which although leased also belongs to the network of companies. Patrons bid farewell to the popular West […]

Continue Reading

NCC directs CPA to reject Boggy Sand house plan

NCC directs CPA to reject Boggy Sand house plan

| 27/04/2021 | 67 Comments

(CNS): The National Conservation Council has made a rare move to direct the Central Planning Authority to reject an almost unbelievable application for a house along Boggy Sand Beach, which the CPA is due to hear this week, after experts pointed out that there are absolutely no mitigating measures that could be deployed to make […]

Continue Reading

CUC begins home battery pilot for green energy

CUC begins home battery pilot for green energy

| 27/04/2021 | 14 Comments

(CNS): CUC is about to begin a pilot project, testing home battery storage for domestic solar panels and wind turbines. In a press release issued Tuesday, the power provider for Grand Cayman said it has partnered with a California-based company to try out its energy storage, management and monitoring system in ten test homes across […]

Continue Reading

Director: Harbour marine park not ‘safe or sensible’

Director: Harbour marine park not ‘safe or sensible’

| 27/04/2021 | 26 Comments

(CNS) Joseph Woods, the director of the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands (PACI), has said that having the George Town Harbour designated as a marine park was not practical or sensible given that it is an anchorage area.¬†Explaining why so much of the harbour, which was previously designated as a marine park under local […]

Continue Reading