Archive for June 28th, 2021

Fully vaccinated rate inches up to 63%

Fully vaccinated rate inches up to 63%

| 28/06/2021 | 99 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials said Monday that 63% of the population has now been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, while 68%, or 48,262 people, have had at least one dose, as the national rate inches up towards the still undefined level of coverage that government wants to see before opening the borders to tourists and lifting […]

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Father organises summer flights to Canada

Father organises summer flights to Canada

| 28/06/2021 | 163 Comments

(CNS): Travel Cayman and the Cayman Airport Authority have given the green light to the father of a student attending university in Canada who is organising two charter return flights in July and August to Toronto. The borders are expected to remain closed to regular commercial air traffic until at least September, so Peter McKiernan […]

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Harbour Drive renamed for mariners

Harbour Drive renamed for mariners

| 28/06/2021 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Harbour Drive and sections of both North and South Church Streets have been renamed Seafarers Way. Cabinet Secretary Samuel Rose said the change in name was “to correct a glaring omission by recognising the undeniable role of our seafarers and shipbuilders and their connection to this stretch of road”. Rose said the renaming, which […]

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Police investigate quarantine bus mix-up

Police investigate quarantine bus mix-up

| 28/06/2021 | 3 Comments

(CNS): Police say there was no intentional breach of COVID-19 isolation rules surrounding a mix-up over the transport to take a group of people at the end of their quarantine for their PCR exit test. It appears that the group, who were isolating at a home and not in a government facility, got into the […]

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Johnson disputes CCTV evidence in murder trial

Johnson disputes CCTV evidence in murder trial

| 28/06/2021

(CNS): During three days in the witness box giving evidence on his own behalf and attempting to explain the video evidence, Jashawn Owen Anthony Johnson (21) continued to claim that he killed Michael Aaron Bush (22) on the morning of Christmas Eve in self-defence and that he had sustained a neck injury during the fight. […]

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Cayman needs constituency boundary review

Cayman needs constituency boundary review

| 28/06/2021 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Among the many recommendations made by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association British Islands and Mediterranean Region (CPA BIMR), which conducted a ‘virtual’ mission to observe the Cayman Islands General Election 2021, the experts said the difference in voter numbers across Grand Cayman’s constituencies is too great and the boundaries should be reviewed.

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