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Archives for March 20, 2020

Cayman: CBC Extensions & Visa counters closing 23 March

Customs & Border Control would like to let the public know that the Extensions & Visa Counters at CBC office on Elgin Avenue will be closed as of 23 March 2020 until further notice. Persons whose time expires between 22 March to 31 March, 2020 and are unable to exit by 11:59pm on Sunday 22, March 2020, are […]

Cayman: Coronavirus update 20 March – new online coronavirus dashboard is available

Medical News Twenty-three negative test results were returned today. A new online coronavirus dashboard is available. See the latest figures at https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/6430568/Coronavirus/Coronavirus%20Dashboard%2020%20March.pdf?hsCtaTracking=e63a48f1-0f23-4ebf-b02d-552445bddc3e%7Ce5ef6f41-cc90-4e45-a1bd-95b25d5f7da4 Chief Medical Officer orders self-isolation of returning travelers under Section 24 of the Public Health Law with immediate effect. CMO also urged doctors to be cautious in their prescription of a drug currently used […]

Cayman Airways Revised flight schedule Mar 23-Apr 12, 20202

Issued Mar 20 2020 Further to the release sent on Wednesday, the Cayman Airways Express flight schedule for the Sister Islands has been revised, and the updated flyer is below. It has also been updated on the Cayman Airways website:https://www.caymanairways.com/revised-express-flight-schedule

Friday, 20 March 2020 COVID-19 Update: All 23 new test results tested negative

    All 23 new test results tested negative for COVID-19 infection. ·        All returning residents are now required to self-isolate or else will be breaching the Public Health Law and are liable for action under Section 24 of that law. ·        Rubis cuts prices of fuel by 40 cents while Cayman Water Company offers three-month payment holiday of […]

Caribbean tourism will emerge stronger after coronaviris scourge, tourism leaders say

MIAMI (March 20, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) urged its stakeholders to take advantage of coronavirus (COVID-19) resources it has set up to contain the spread of the virus in the region, and reminded the world of the Caribbean tourism sector’s proven ability to strongly bounce back from adversity. Recalling the […]

Cayman: National Museum Closure (Extension)

March 20, 2020, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands: The Cayman Islands National Museum has extended the closure of the National Museum Admissions and Shop until further notice, while we monitor the local emergence of COVID-19 (‘Coronavirus’) in the Cayman Islands. As previously advised, until given the all clear, the Museum has suspended group activities: including our […]

Cayman Islands Blood Bank remains open for donations

The Cayman Islands Blood Bank would like to advise the public that it will remain open for donations and is encouraging members of the public who are eligible to continue to donate blood. While some healthcare services have been cancelled or reduced to minimise potential transmission of COVID-19 the blood bank remains fully operational at […]

IMF refuses aid to Venezuela in the midst of the coronavirus crisis

By Vijay Prashad, Paola Estrada, Ana Maldonado, and Zoe PC On March 16, 2020, the chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Kristalina Georgieva wrote a blog post on the Fund’s website; it represents the kind of generosity necessary in the midst of a global pandemic. “The IMF stands ready to mobilize its $1 trillion […]

Cayman: RCIPS Business Centre introduces changes to processing of applications, 23 March

From RCIPS The RCIPS is advising the public that, beginning on Monday, 23 March, the RCIPS Business Centre, located in Windjammer Plaza, will be implementing the following changes to how it processes applications for non-essential services (services not related to documentation for emergency medical purposes): ·         Persons will only be able to submit applications for non-essential […]

Cayman: COVID-19 procedures at WORC Apollo House West

During this time of national uncertainty, we appreciate the spectrum of vulnerability across our diverse customer base of individuals, families, corporate entities, and public sector partners alike. Given the potential for COVID-19 to cause significant socio-economic impact to the Cayman Islands, the team at Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) is actively evaluating and making […]