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Archives for March 23, 2020

Kia Telluride named winner

Kia Telluride named winner among Automobile All-Stars Brand’s Winningest SUV is a Standout Among 21 World-Class Contenders Award from Automobile comes on the heels of Telluride winning the “Triple Crown” of the auto industry’s top accolades…now the “Grand Slam” Recognized as a stylish, well-built SUV and one of the best new cars of the year The 2020 […]

Cayman: New confidential mental health helpline launches

Persons having difficulty coping and managing stress during these difficult times can call a new confidential mental health helpline, operated by the Cayman Islands Government in collaboration with private partners. The number is 1-800-534-6463 and hours are Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm. Additional hours will be added as needed.

The cost of this pandemic must not bankrupt the people

By Vijay Prashad and Manuel Bertoldi The global pandemic of COVID-19 has spread to almost every country on the planet earth. The virus will take many lives, disrupt communities and institutions, and leave behind trauma and a devastated world economy. The United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) estimates that by the end of 2020, global […]

RBC Royal Bank announces temporary branch changes to help protect clients and employees

TORONTO (CANADA) – March 23, 2020 — Today, RBC Royal Bank (RY on TSX and NYSE) (“RBC”) announced plans to temporarily close select branches in four Caribbean countries due to the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. To protect the health and well-being of employees, clients, and communities, RBC is encouraging clients to limit in-branch interactions by […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean offers special financial assistance to clients affected by COVID – 19

Bridgetown, March 23, 2020CIBC FirstCaribbean is committed to working with our clients, in our Retail, Business Banking, Wealth Management and Corporate Banking Segments to offer special assistance on a case by case basis for those adversely impacted by the COVID -19 pandemic. This could include deferred payments; special loan financing and other concessions aimed at […]

Cayman Airways reservations hours adjusted

For the health and safety of customers and employees, operating hours for the Cayman Airways Reservations call center will now be 8am to 6:30pm daily, effective March 24, 2020, until further notice. As previously announced: Cayman Airways Ticket Offices on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac will only be open from 10am-1pm, only for cash payments […]

Cayman: Fatal collision involving a motorcyclist

From RCIPS Mon March 23 2020 Just after 12:10AM today, 23 March, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to Hurley Merren Blvd, located between the Red Bay and Chrissy Tomlinson roundabouts; where it was reported that a motorcycle was involved in a collision and the rider was found unresponsive. […]

Cayman: Overstayer arrested following search/Woman arrested in relation to Governor’s Square robbery/Man charged for West Bay Burglary

From RCIPS: Overstayer Arrested Following Search, 23 March Shortly before 12:00PM on Friday, 20 March, officers were conducting a search warrant at an address in West Bay when they observed a man who attempted to flee upon seeing them. The man was apprehended and it was determined that he had been overstaying since December, 2019. […]

Cayman: Logic statement re- coronavirus

Cayman: Coronavirus update 23 March

From GIS Today’s need to know is as follows: Medical News Two positive test results were reported today. Both cases are at Health City. Government Decisions, Policies, Programmes A 9pm-5am curfew will take effect starting tomorrow night, for all but essential personnel. RCIPS will issue procedures for designating essential personnel tomorrow. The curfew will last until 3 April. […]