Archive for July 28th, 2021

Over-water resort planned for Little Cayman

Over-water resort planned for Little Cayman

| 28/07/2021 | 149 Comments

(CNS): Developers have submitted an application to the Cayman Brac and Little Cayman Development Control Board for Cayman’s first ever over-water bungalow resort, which they want to build on Little Cayman. According to drawings available online by architect John Doak, owners of the land currently home to the Kingston Bight Beach Bar off Guy Banks […]

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Needle still stuck on national vaccine rate

Needle still stuck on national vaccine rate

| 28/07/2021 | 101 Comments

(CNS): Following the reopening on the clinic on Tuesday, the number of additional people vaccinated, released by public health officials, revealed that the needle on the national rate remains stuck. Just 113 people received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccination over the last day and another 90 got their second. This means the national […]

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NT sets sights on critical habitat for conservation

NT sets sights on critical habitat for conservation

| 28/07/2021 | 4 Comments

(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is hoping to boost the coffers of its Land Reserve Fund in order to acquire three separate pieces of land for conservation after the owners offered to sell to the charity. The Trust said the pieces of land have been prioritised for purchase, including acreage in the […]

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Plans for climate change resilience emerge in SPS

Plans for climate change resilience emerge in SPS

| 28/07/2021 | 34 Comments

(CNS): With Premier Wayne Panton at the helm of the PACT Government, Cayman’s environmental and conservation activists will be hoping to see concrete policies being rolled out as soon as possible to begin reversing the trend of over-development and building resilience to the impending impacts of climate change. In his closing remarks after presenting the […]

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POF activists target reef conservation

POF activists target reef conservation

| 28/07/2021 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The local students behind one of Cayman’s most effective environmental advocacy groups, Protect Our Future, are launching a new campaign to get the country to focus on protecting the reefs around the Cayman Islands. Following a trip to Little Cayman, where they documented an area of coral reefs that are still some of the […]

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To those who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine

To those who refuse to take the COVID-19 vaccine

| 28/07/2021 | 228 Comments

Anonymous writes: When your human rights infringe mine, your argument is no longer valid. When did we become such an individualistic, selfish society? Cayman, the Caribbean region and the world as a whole? No longer do we think of the collective, everything is about the individual. The level of narcissism that has permeated throughout our […]

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Crooks sets personal best in Tokyo heats

Crooks sets personal best in Tokyo heats

| 28/07/2021 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Jillian Crooks placed second on her heat and set a personal best time of 57.32 in the 100m freestyle heats in Tokyo in a stunning performance for the young swimmer which also set a new CIASA and national record. Despite this great Olympic debut, the 15-year-old swimmer will not advance to the semi-finals. However, […]

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