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Archives for March 17, 2020

The Agnelli Family respond

The Agnelli Family and its Companies respond to the COVID-19 Emergency In response to the COVID-19 emergency, the Agnelli Family and itsCompanies have put in place a series of measures, in coordination with the Italian Civil Protection Department, to support the Italian national health service in its care of the sick and to provide assistance to those who currently require it, […]

The Editor speaks: Did you forget it was St Patrick’s Day today (17)?

I did. With all the panic and laws being passed to try and save us from the coronavirus this cultural and religious celebration slipped by. Actually, it’s not a day I actually celebrate and I especially dislike my beer (when I used to drink it) being coloured green. Although we think of ireland, because Patrick […]

OPINION: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Is It Worse Than Misbehaviour in Office? By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, March 14, 2020. When Ralph Gonsalves stepped down as Minister of Finance, he appointed his son Camillo Gonsalves to take over the Ministry of Finance. Keeping it in the family as one may say, or even in the dynasty. Why was that ministry handed […]

Cayman: DSC outlines changes in client-services due to COVID-19

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Department of Counselling Services (DCS) has made operational changes in response to the confirmation of the COVID-19 in Cayman. The following amendments to service reflect the department’s priority to maintain the health and well-being of clients, minimise risk of exposure to staff and help prevent the spread of the virus: ■          Admissions […]

Cayman Coronavirus Update 17 March: Government Agency Press Releases/Notices

Clarification of Self-Isolation Requirements. CBC Visitor Extension Process Varied – COVID-19 Measures The Cayman Islands Government recently announced the decision taken to close our airports for a period of 3 weeks starting from Sunday, 22nd March 2020 through to Sunday, 12th April 2020.  To assist persons who will be departing the islands, the visitor extension process […]

Cayman: HMCIPS takes steps to protect prisoners against COVID-1

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Consistent with the approach of the Cayman Islands Government, Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) has taken proactive steps to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 to prisoners and staff.             With immediate effect, a number of control measures have been introduced including essential restrictions to visitation at both HMP Fairbanks […]

Cayman: Island Heritage Insurance office closure

Cayman Islands, 17 March, 2020—In light of the global outbreak of COVID-19 and in support of the Cayman Islands government’s efforts to limit the transmission of the virus, Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd. (“Island Heritage” or “the Company”) is closing its office to walk-in customers from Wednesday, 18 March until further notice. Customers can continue […]

Cayman Airways: New ticket office hours & booking procedures

As Cayman Airways continues to adjust its operations for the health and wellness of customers and employees, the airline is advising the travelling public that, effective immediately: Agents at the Cayman Airways airport counters and at ticket offices on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac will not be making changes to existing reservations or issuing new […]

Cayman: Meals on Wheels prepared for serving the most vulnerable during COVID-19 Pandemic

By now we all know that with the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) the most vulnerable are our elderly and those with underlying health issues. For us at Meals on Wheels this brings great concern because many of our clients are both elderly and infirm; this disease puts them at an even greater risk, however what they […]

Cayman: Clarification of self-isolation requirements

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Ministry of Health has provided the public with clarification on who should self-isolate to ensure full understanding and compliance. Individuals in the Cayman Islands Anyone who believes they may have come in contact with someone who has coronavirus should self-isolate at home for 14 days.   Anyone who shows symptoms of coronavirus […]