Archive for November 24th, 2021

Active COVID cases reach another new high

Active COVID cases reach another new high

| 24/11/2021 | 105 Comments

(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee has revealed that, as at 8am on Wednesday, 24 November, another 176 people had tested positive for SARS-CoV-2 from a batch of 1,139 samples, raising the number of active cases to another new high of 4,140. One of these positive cases was in traveller and the rest were […]

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Gov touts merits of UK unis after loan extension

Gov touts merits of UK unis after loan extension

| 24/11/2021 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper encouraged Caymanian students to apply for British universities, as he announced that students from the overseas territories planning to study in England in the 2022 to 2023 academic year will be eligible for tuition fee loans. This loan offer does not appear to apply to students at colleges in Scotland, Wales […]

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First cruise ship to dock in George Town next month

First cruise ship to dock in George Town next month

| 24/11/2021 | 241 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED: Holland America is scheduled be the first cruise line to call on Grand Cayman since the borders were closed in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Ministry of Tourism has now confirmed that the Nieuw Statendam will be arriving on Tuesday, 28 December, and not on 30 December as stated on […]

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NCC to consider protection plans for seabirds

NCC to consider protection plans for seabirds

| 24/11/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): When it meets today, the National Conservation Council will be considering a proposed Species Conservation Plan to protect nesting seabirds of the Cayman Islands and help stabilize and grow increasingly threatened populations. On the agenda for the NCC’s first public meeting for more than four months are a number of local environmental issues, including […]

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Rejected NWP condo project returns to CPA

Rejected NWP condo project returns to CPA

| 24/11/2021 | 20 Comments

(CNS): An application for a luxury condo project along the coast of North West Point in West Bay that was turned down earlier this year for a list of reasons, not least its height and density, is back before the Central Planning Authority at its meeting today, Wednesday. But once again the proposed development is […]

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