Archive for December 23rd, 2021

Major mystery development planned in Crystal Harbour

Major mystery development planned in Crystal Harbour

| 23/12/2021 | 149 Comments

(CNS): An application for a major development in the Crystal Harbour area appeared on the planning website this week but there is no indication who is behind the project, which includes five apartment blocks, a ten-storey hotel, dozens of town houses on canal lots with boat docks, duplexes, a parking garage, six swimming pools and […]

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Suspected daily omicron cases rising rapidly

Suspected daily omicron cases rising rapidly

| 23/12/2021 | 40 Comments

(CNS): As expected, given the increased transmissiblility of this latest variant of the SARS-CoV-2 virus, the number of new Omicron cases is rising, and there were 18 new suspected cases on Wednesday, compared to ten on Tuesday. There are 72 suspected cases of the new variant, which are going through genomic sequencing, in addition to […]

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George Town joins in bid to become a city

George Town joins in bid to become a city

| 23/12/2021 | 74 Comments

(CNS): The capital of the Cayman Islands is one of three overseas territory towns that has been allowed for the first time to make a bid to get city status as part of the Queen’s Jubilee celebrations. The application for George Town to become a city was submitted by the London Office and supported by […]

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Booze shops and bars to close Christmas Day

Booze shops and bars to close Christmas Day

| 23/12/2021 | 29 Comments

(CNS): The Liquor Licensing Board has said that bars and retail liquor stores will not be able to sell alcohol on Christmas Day. Only hotels and restaurants will be allow to sell liquor on Saturday, 25 December. All other licence holders, such as retail bar, retail nightclub, package, distributor and retail mobile, must abide by […]

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Christmas cruise ship visit cancelled

Christmas cruise ship visit cancelled

| 23/12/2021 | 84 Comments

(CNS): The plans for a test run with cruise tourism have been cancelled. Officials have confirmed that the controversial proposed call on 28 December by the Holland America’s Nieuw Statendam will not happen, a move that is likely to be broadly welcomed, given the public anxiety over the spread of COVID-19 on cruise ships and the […]

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Two more lives lost to COVID-19

Two more lives lost to COVID-19

| 23/12/2021 | 48 Comments

(CNS): The death toll from the SARS-CoV-2 virus increased to eleven on Tuesday as two more patients died who were positive for COVID-19. No specific details were released about the victims but officials said that from the nine deaths this year in Cayman in patients who acquired the virus during the community outbreak which began […]

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