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Cabinet defers tourist bubble plan as new cruise season looms

Cabinet defers tourist bubble plan as new cruise season looms

The government has decided to defer approval for its draft operational plan to implement cruise ship bubble areas within which cruise passengers would be confined when they visit the territory in the next few weeks. A task force from the […]

by / on October 1, 2021 at 8:07 AM /
Low scores on cultural test unlikely to prevent Belongership — Penn

Low scores on cultural test unlikely to prevent Belongership — Penn

Chief Immigration Officer Ian Penn has revealed that low test scores are unlikely to prevent an applicant from being granted Belongership status in the territory. Persons applying for Belongership are required to do a cultural test as well as be […]

by / on October 1, 2021 at 8:00 AM /
Taxi & Livery being given greater powers; to become ‘body corporate’

Taxi & Livery being given greater powers; to become ‘body corporate’

The Cabinet is putting plans into action for the Taxi & Livery Commission to become its own stand-alone legal body. At its September 21 meeting, Cabinet decided that the Road Traffic (Taxi & Livery Commission) Regulations, 1997 would be amended […]

by / on October 1, 2021 at 7:45 AM /
Letty delivers impassioned plea for missing granddaughter in US

Letty delivers impassioned plea for missing granddaughter in US

Local businesswoman Violet ‘Letty’ Delville is appealing to the authorities in Orlando, Florida to bring her missing granddaughter home. Letty pleaded for deputies to move swiftly in locating her granddaughter, Miya Marcano, one week after she disappeared from her Arden […]

by / on October 1, 2021 at 6:30 AM /