Archive for June 1st, 2022

Local sample under investigation for monkeypox

Local sample under investigation for monkeypox

| 01/06/2022 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The Public Health Department has said that it is investigating a potential monkeypox case in a young patient with a rash and fever that has been diagnosed as chickenpox. A sample from the patient has been sent to the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA), “out of an abundance of caution”, to check for the […]

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Lost trees will be replaced in George Town revamp

Lost trees will be replaced in George Town revamp

| 01/06/2022 | 39 Comments

(CNS): At least 30 trees will be planted as part of the Central Business District Enhancement Project in George Town, according to officials from the planning ministry. When CNS readers recently spotted some trees being removed from Cardinal Avenue, we contacted the ministry to find out what was happening. They confirmed that the two black […]

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HSA cardiology clinic moves out of hospital

HSA cardiology clinic moves out of hospital

| 01/06/2022 | 5 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority (HSA) Cardiology Clinic is moving from the hospital campus to the second floor of the Smith Road Medical Centre. The clinic will close at noon on Thursday at its current location at the Women’s Health Building and reopen at the new site on Tuesday, 7 June, officials said. The move […]

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Witnesses sought for fatal crash on West Bay Road

Witnesses sought for fatal crash on West Bay Road

| 01/06/2022 | 9 Comments

(CNS): Traffic police are making another appeal for witnesses to the early morning collision last week in which Anwar Ali Bakari Abdurrahman (41), a Kenyan national residing in the Cayman Islands, was killed. The crash happened at around 4am on Thursday, 26 May, on the West Bay Road by the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. A 24-year-old man […]

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Premier urges public to prepare for busy storm season

Premier urges public to prepare for busy storm season

| 01/06/2022 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Government will do all it can to help the country get through any storms during the next six months or more, Premier Wayne Panton has said in a message marking the start of the 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season. But he urged everyone to ensure they have a plan and said families need to stock […]

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Activist’s legal battle with developer rolls on

Activist’s legal battle with developer rolls on

| 01/06/2022 | 43 Comments

(CNS): Caymanian environmental scientist Linda Clark’s free speech battle with luxury condo developer Morne Botes is rolling on through the courts towards a costly defamation trial. In the latest ruling from the court in the year-long libel case, a judge has dismissed efforts by Botes to seek costs from Clark following an earlier hearing in […]

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Rain stops play for several Jubilee events

Rain stops play for several Jubilee events

| 01/06/2022 | 18 Comments

(CNS): A number of the planned activities to mark Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, including the Air Show and the Wee Royal Tea Party and Concert, have been postponed due to the rainy forecast. With Grand Cayman expecting a deluge of rain over the next few days, several outdoor events have been moved or rescheduled. […]

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Expected gas price hike still shocks drivers

Expected gas price hike still shocks drivers

| 01/06/2022 | 58 Comments

(CNS): The price of a gallon of fuel shot up Tuesday, when the Seven Mile Beach Esso became the first local gas station to break the CI$7 mark, but the rest will soon follow, OfReg has confirmed. With an increase of more than 60 cents, regular gas jumped from around $6:31 at the Esso stations […]

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