Archive for November 2nd, 2021

Officials reveal over 1200 active COVID cases

Officials reveal over 1200 active COVID cases

| 02/11/2021 | 164 Comments

(CNS): More than five days after government last released a set of figures relating to the current level of COVID-19 transmission through the community, at 6pm on Tuesday evening officials finally revealed that there are currently 1,205 active cases of the coronavirus across all three islands, an increase of 659 cases since the last report […]

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Suspect gunman charged after turning himself in

Suspect gunman charged after turning himself in

| 02/11/2021

(CNS) UPDATED: Michael Lopez Watler (22) from West Bay has now been charged with possession of an unlicensed firearm. He has been remanded in custody and his case transferred to Grand Court. Watler was arrested on firearms charges Tuesday after he turned himself into the Cayman Islands Detention Centre. The police issued a wanted notice […]

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‘Wanted’ raccoon rounded up in West Bay

‘Wanted’ raccoon rounded up in West Bay

| 02/11/2021 | 36 Comments

(CNS): A raccoon that spent ten days on the run on Grand Cayman was captured Tuesday after it was spotted by a local bus driver across the street from Foster’s Republix in West Bay, which is where it had escaped from, having stowed away in a shipping container from Miami. A second raccoon had been […]

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Traffic cops’ pleas fall on deaf ears

Traffic cops’ pleas fall on deaf ears

| 02/11/2021 | 60 Comments

(CNS): Despite their warnings and prosecution efforts, police responded to around two dozen crashes over the weekend as Operation Quaker, the current RCIPS road safety campaign, continued. However, it appears that drivers are not listening. Several of these collisions saw those involved injured, including the couple that were badly injured in the early morning crash […]

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Harbour bar gets go-ahead to work on seawall

Harbour bar gets go-ahead to work on seawall

| 02/11/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): Cabinet has approved a coastal works licence for a bar in a small cove in the George Town Harbour to enable the owners to mend a seawall that is deteriorating and undermining the main structure. An application by Little Liquor Store Ltd, which is currently trading as a bar, for permission to repair a […]

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70 cases of COVID-19 on Sister Islands

70 cases of COVID-19 on Sister Islands

| 02/11/2021 | 97 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: The Sister Islands have gone from zero to 70 in a matter of a week in regards to the spread of COVID-19, according to the first official figures released by health officials since last Thursday. The numbers were compiled by staff at the Faith Hospital in what appears to be the new reporting […]

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Cayman Airways retires last two 737-300s

Cayman Airways retires last two 737-300s

| 02/11/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): Cayman Airways bid farewell to its last two Boeing 737-300 jets last week as Captain Perry Panton and First Officer Geoffery Connolly flew the 25-year-old planes to the Southern California Logistics Airport in Victorville, where they will be stored pending sale. CAL operated the 737-300 jets for three decades but it has now switched […]

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