Archive for June 24th, 2021

Cabinet decision on dock not ‘rational or logical’

Cabinet decision on dock not ‘rational or logical’

| 24/06/2021 | 112 Comments

(CNS): The court has ruled that a coastal works licence granted for a dock at Vista Del Mar by Cabinet in December 2018 was neither logical nor rational and has quashed the decision following a successful judicial review by the residents in the luxury community. The permit was granted to Marcus Cumber to build a […]

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‘Numbers’ man robbed in George Town

‘Numbers’ man robbed in George Town

| 24/06/2021 | 50 Comments

(CNS): A man suspected to be running a numbers game was robbed in a barber’s shop off Eastern Avenue Wednesday night by armed men, CNS has learned. At least one shot was fired during the incident, as three men burst into the shop, which is located by the junction of School Road. According to police, […]

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Cayman finally on UK green list for entry

Cayman finally on UK green list for entry

| 24/06/2021 | 129 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands has been added to the UK’s green list of countries, which means that inbound travellers to England from Cayman will no longer have to self-isolate or quarantine when they arrive under the COVID-19 rules. UK Transport Minister Grant Shapps revealed the update to the the red, amber and green (RAG) rating […]

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Dart presses on with case against Britannia owners

Dart presses on with case against Britannia owners

| 24/06/2021 | 156 Comments

(CNS): Dart officials have confirmed plans to press ahead with the case challenging their obligation to provide beach access and other amenities to the owners of the Britannia resort, which the group acquired when it bought all of the properties associated with the former Hyatt Hotel. The islands’ largest property owner is going to appeal […]

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Tourism workers getting stipend must take survey

Tourism workers getting stipend must take survey

| 24/06/2021 | 35 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Tourism has launched a mandatory survey that must be completed by all recipients of the tourism stipend by Friday, 2 July. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan said the objective was to collect accurate data that will enable the ministry to plan for the future needs of the industry, in preparation for reopening. […]

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Isolation cut to 5 days for vaccinated travellers

Isolation cut to 5 days for vaccinated travellers

| 24/06/2021 | 213 Comments

(CNS): Travellers who have a negative pre-arrival PCR COVID-19 test and have had a full course of a recognised vaccine against the coronavirus that can be verified can reduce the period of quarantine or isolation to just five days under new government regulations that came into effect Wednesday. The vaccine course must have been completed […]

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