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Archives for June 13, 2019

Fraudulent social media reported by Cayman Islands Deputy Premier

The Office of the Hon. Deputy Premier has notified the Royal Cayman Islands Police Financial Crimes Unit and the Cyber Crime Team, of a recent surge in fraudulent Social Media pages that has been contacting constituents and friends both in the Islands and overseas. If persons have been contacted by someone perpetrating to be the […]

Improvement continues but more still to do in Cayman Islands Government Financial Reporting

From Office of the Auditor General of the Cayman Islands Today (13) the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) published its compendium report “Financial Reporting of the Cayman Islands Government: General Report 31 December 2017” which summarises the results of the audits of 39 of the 44 public sector entities in the Cayman Islands. The […]

Cayman Islands Ombudsman issues Hearing Decision 70 involving the Ministry of Health, Environment, Culture & Housing

An Applicant requested details of any payment/settlement with the Director of Environmental Health in relation to his resignation/retirement from the civil service, including salary, pension, healthcare and any other financial settlement. The Ombudsman agreed with the Applicant that the requested record involves the expenditure of public funds and that there is a legitimate public interest […]

Cayman Turtle Centre to celebrate World Sea Turtle Day with releasing turtles into the sea

The Cayman Turtle Centre spent World Turtle Day, May 23rd, much the same as they do every other day of the year, working tirelessly to save sea turtles through conservation and educational efforts. World Sea Turtle Day is June 16th and The Centre will celebrate with a special Turtle Release on Governor’s Beach that same weekend.   […]

The Editor speaks: We ran out

“A regrettable time lag between the depletion of the previous product and the arrival of the new product has meant that aerial spraying will be unavailable to us for up to a week-and-a-half. We understand any concerns the public may have, and in addition to increasing ground spraying during this period are working to land […]

Blood import decrease moves Cayman Islands in the right direction

With a decrease in blood and blood product importation and an increase in the number of local blood donors, the Cayman Islands Blood Bank confirmed that the country is moving in the right direction towards universal access to safe blood transfusion. Five hundred and sixteen lives were saved or improved in 2018 as a result […]

Cayman Islands Minister of Health’s Message – World Blood Donor Day 14 June 2019

Message by Minister of Health, Hon. Dwayne Seymour on World Blood Donor Day 14 June 2019 Each year the Cayman Islands is proud to join the global family celebrating World Blood Donor Day. This year’s theme “safe blood for all” seeks to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products. It is also […]

North Side MLA calls on government for immediate remedy for mosquito infestations

The Member of the Legislative Assembly for North Side, Mr. Ezzard Miller, is calling on the Government to immediately remedy the serious mosquito infestation plaguing the district of North Side.  “In North Side the mosquitoes have not been this thick since the 1960s,” Mr. Miller said. “In areas residents cannot go outside even in the […]

HSA and Cystic Fibrosis Trust enhances respiratory care throughout the Cayman Islands

With a donation of approximately $38,000 from the Cayman Islands Cystic Fibrosis Trust, the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) acquired a state-of-the-art respiratory machine that improves the diagnosis and treatment for patients with breathing and chronic lung problems. The new technology is an all-in-one respiratory function test solution that guarantees highly accurate results and […]

Cayman Islands: Elgin Ave Traffic Diversion

The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractor Island Paving  (IPL) will be carrying out upgrades to the pavement at the small roundabout near NAPA as part of the larger Elgin Avenue & Crewe Road extension project.  The small roundabout will require full closure on Sunday 16th June from 7am to 4pm in order to install a new pavement […]