May 27, 2020

Archives for March 13, 2020

C I Baptist Church – online

Cayman Islands Baptist Church – Online Service on Sundays From Cayman islands Baptist Church Until further notice, Cayman Islands Baptist Church is cancelling all major gatherings at their church facilities, including Sunday worship and Friday evening youth and children’s activities. Everyone is welcome to join for church via their livestream on the Cayman Islands Baptist […]

Cayman travel restrictions

Cabinet Approves Travel Restrictions To Manage Threat of COVID-19 Cabinet issues travel restrictions as Ministry of Health and Public Health Department work to contain coronavirus (COVID-19) in Cayman Islands. ·         Visitors from specified countries with significant transmission will be denied entry for 60 days from Monday, 16 March. ·         All cruise ships will be denied entry from the […]

Suriname closes JAP Airport

SURINAME CLOSES THE JOHAN ADOLF PENGEL INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FROM MARCH 14-21, 2020 From Caribbean Airlines Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. March 13, 2020. At 6.30 p.m. on Friday March 13, all airlines operating into Suriname were advised by notice SMJP A0009/20 that the Johan Adolf Pengel International Airport, also known as Paramaribo-Zanderij International Airport […]

Coronavirus Roundup– Friday 13 March

Governor’s statement http://www.gov.ky/portal/page/portal/cighome/pressroom/archive/March%202020/Governor’s%20Statement%20on%20COVID-19 Travel Restrictions http://www.gov.ky/portal/page/portal/cighome/pressroom/archive/March%202020/Travel%20Restrictions%20Approved Supporting  Regulations http://www.gov.ky/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/12934501.PDF Ban on Public Gatherings http://www.gov.ky/portal/page/portal/cighome/pressroom/archive/March%202020/Temporary%20Ban%20on%20Public%20Gatherings Coronavirus Press Conference 13 March—Starts around 22.30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EnZvUX6q494 Friday 13 March News Update Includes three coronavirus stories back to back https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAtrkchWg5w Minding your mental health (also mentioned in news update) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e6Y6vCxTHEU School closures http://www.gov.ky/portal/page/portal/cighome/pressroom/archive/March%202020/government-schools-to-close Home isolation tips above Video links: Corona […]

Cayman: HSA amends visitor policy to safeguard community against COVID-19

The Health Services Authority today announced changes in its visitor policy to protect the health of its employees, patients, visitors and the community. As part of the announced changes, the hospital is appealing to visitors who are experiencing cold or flu symptoms to refrain from visiting patients.   In addition, visitors who have traveled to China, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: CISA Social cancelled Sat March 14 2020 The Cayman Islands Seafarers Association will be closed for the next 2 weeks with cancellation of the upcoming March Social on Tuesday.  The President on behalf of the Association will keep all its members up to date, be in touch by phone and extend our prayers for […]

Cayman Airways further extends and adjusts change-fee waiver

No change fees for Caymanian students studying abroad As Cayman Airways continues to closely monitor developments related to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), the change-fee waiver currently in effect has been further extended and adjusted. Any passenger wishing to make changes to an existing ticket for either international or domestic travel may do so without being […]

Cayman: Statement by HE the Governor on COVID 19

The announcement that we have COVID 19 in the Cayman Islands will be of great concern to everyone.  However, this was not unexpected and the Government has been putting plans in place to minimise the impact. I support the Government’s sensible measures to restrict public gatherings, close schools and to introduce travel restrictions. We have […]

Cayman: Temporary ban on Public Gatherings

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS)– In light of the global spread of the coronavirus, the Cayman Islands government has announced a temporary ban on all public gathering of 50 people or more. The ban is in effect immediately and will stay in effect until further notice. Excluded from the ban are hospitals, pharmacists and supermarkets. Work sites […]

Cayman: Linford Pierson Traffic Advisory, 13 March

From RCIPS 5:05 PM Linford Pierson Traffic Advisory, 13 MarchShortly before 2:30PM today officers responded to a traffic collision involving a dump truck on the Linford Pierson Highway, in the vicinity of the roundabout closest to the Crewe Road junction. As a result of the collision an oil spill occurred and in response gravel has […]