Archive for July 16th, 2021

Cayman gets over 9,600 more vaccines

Cayman gets over 9,600 more vaccines

| 16/07/2021 | 274 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands received another 9,653 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine from the UK on Wednesday’s British Airways flight, officials have confirmed to CNS, which means that the country now has enough doses to reach the 80% national target. The problem now is getting them into arms. Once again, the ‘needle’ on the vaccination […]

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Man arrested after West Bay stabbing

Man arrested after West Bay stabbing

| 16/07/2021

(CNS): One man was arrested yesterday evening and another was taken to hospital to be treated for a stab wound after an altercation in West Bay between the two men turned violent. Police said they were called to an address on Powell Smith Road where two men who knew each other were involved in a […]

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Balboa’s ironshore slab heading back to CPA

Balboa’s ironshore slab heading back to CPA

| 16/07/2021 | 47 Comments

(CNS): The ongoing controversial Balboa Beach project on the George Town waterfront will be going back before the Central Planning Authority for reconsideration of an after-the-fact grant of planning permission after a successful appeal by a neighbouring landowner. The Planning Appeals Tribunal released a ruling this week about the CPA’s decision to grant permission for […]

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PACT plans to decriminalise ganja

PACT plans to decriminalise ganja

| 16/07/2021 | 204 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton has announced plans to decriminalise ganja to help address one of the major barriers to employment for many young Caymanians. The policy proposal was one of several revealed Thursday in a detailed address by Panton that outlined the agenda proposed by the PACT Government to directly improve the lives of ordinary […]

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Second GTC shooting victim dies

Second GTC shooting victim dies

| 16/07/2021

(CNS): Eldon Charles Walton, one of the victims in the Martin Drive shooting on 1 July, has died. Police confirmed that the 55-year-old George Town man was receiving treatment at the Cayman Islands Hospital when he passed away suddenly Friday morning. While no one has yet been charged with murder in relation to either the […]

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