Archive for June 22nd, 2021

Brief window for more tourism workers to get cash

Brief window for more tourism workers to get cash

| 22/06/2021 | 32 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Tourism has announced that a window of opportunity to register for the tourism stipend for those not already receiving it will open tomorrow for just one week. Government has already spent around $70 million to support displaced workers in the sector since the borders closed due the COVID-19 pandemic. Those already […]

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Officials report ‘non-breach’ COVID-19 contact

Officials report ‘non-breach’ COVID-19 contact

| 22/06/2021 | 92 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials have released a limited statement revealing what they described as a non-breach contact between a traveller in quarantine and a resident last Friday. The officials said that contact tracing and testing had been conducted and all the impacted individuals had been placed in isolation and measures for public safety had been […]

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We never had ganja on boat, says canoe captain

We never had ganja on boat, says canoe captain

| 22/06/2021

(CNS): Marvin Brown, a Jamaican national and admitted captain of a suspected ganja canoe intercepted by the RCIPS and coastguard earlier this year, told a court Tuesday that he had no ganja on the boat when he and three other men were arrested after an ocean chase off the coast of East End. Brown and […]

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Two dozen weekend crashes reported

Two dozen weekend crashes reported

| 22/06/2021 | 57 Comments

(CNS): Police attended two dozen crashes, one of them serious, over the Father’s Day weekend. They also issued 50 tickets, most of them for speeding, and arrested eleven drivers for drinking and driving, as the road safety campaign, Operation Quaker, continued. According to the RCIPS, officers on Grand Cayman carried out high visibility patrols and […]

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GT 10-storey hotel to tower over 19th century home

GT 10-storey hotel to tower over 19th century home

| 22/06/2021 | 119 Comments

(CNS): The developers behind a proposed $80 million ten-storey hotel in downtown George Town that exceeds the maximum height would tower over an old Caymanian house built in 1865 if the Central Planning Authority gives the project the green light. Representatives for HPW Investments Ltd, the applicants for what has been named “One GT”, are […]

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Weather brewing east of Windward Islands

Weather brewing east of Windward Islands

| 22/06/2021 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Forecasters at the National Hurricane Center are watching an area of disturbed weather around 500 miles east of the Windward Islands, the first weather system so far this hurricane season that could head towards the Cayman area if it develops. However, the weather experts believe this increase in showers and thunderstorms has less than […]

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