Archive for November 22nd, 2021

$10k fines extend to COVID testing under new rules

$10k fines extend to COVID testing under new rules

| 22/11/2021 | 96 Comments

(CNS): New regulations to control the new lateral flow testing regime, which have replaced isolation requirements for verifiably vaccinated travellers, extend the $10,000 fine first rolled out under the COVID-19 rules for breaching quarantine to people who fail to take a test on the stipulated days during the first ten days for after arrival.

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DoE director calls for ‘maturity’ in development

DoE director calls for ‘maturity’ in development

| 22/11/2021 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands must take a more mature approach to the country’s development goals and consider the environment rather than just the financial benefits of development and put the best interests of everyone here first, the director of the Department of Environment has said. The apparent short-term profits will easily be lost in the […]

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CBC carries out mystery raid at GT port

CBC carries out mystery raid at GT port

| 22/11/2021 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control (CBC) say they are not commenting on the results of a “high visibility, joint agency risk based operation” that was led by the agency and took place overnight on Friday and into Saturday morning, in which containers and other cargo were searched at the port in George Town. Officials issued […]

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Caymanian woman wins CI$100k vaccine draw

Caymanian woman wins CI$100k vaccine draw

| 22/11/2021 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Dawn Bodden, an executive with KPMG, has won the CI$100,000 vaccine prize draw sponsored by DMS. Bodden was handed her surprise giant cheque during a televised presentation on CIGTV Monday. Bodden said she had been invited to the GIS studio as a finalist but she had no idea she had won the big prize.

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Civil service drags feet on vax mandate for expats

Civil service drags feet on vax mandate for expats

| 22/11/2021 | 87 Comments

(CNS): Although many public servants are on the front line of efforts to curtail the spread of COVID-19, dozens are still unvaccinated. However, there is no sign of a vaccine mandate for expatriate government employees working in healthcare, border control, education and other support services. Government has said it will not implement a mandate for […]

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Fugitive tracked down in West Bay

Fugitive tracked down in West Bay

| 22/11/2021

(CNS): Police have now arrested a 44-year-old man from George Town for a number of offences after he threatened police with a knife outside the Government Administration Building on Elgin Avenue last week. The man was caught at around 2pm Friday in West Bay by firearms officers. He was arrested on suspicion of possession of […]

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