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Archives for March 25, 2020

Caribbean Airlines cargo operations continue providing essential freighter services

Port-of-Spain March 25, 2020. Caribbean Airlines is pleased to advise that its Cargo freighter flights and ground transport trucking services continue to operate; moving cargo between the United States and the Caribbean. Caribbean Airlines Cargo, in addition to providing an essential service for businesses to ship pharmaceuticals and restock dwindling supplies locally and regionally, is […]

Cayman: HSA closure update due to 24-hour curfew – Mar 25 2020

The Health Services Authority will be further limiting services and hours following today’s announcement by the Cayman Islands Government to impose a 24-hour curfew effective 7pm, Wednesday 25th March  – 5am, Saturday 28th March.   Please read the full statement below. Closures ·         Cayman Islands Hospital Pharmacy – If you require an urgent refill between Thursday 26 […]

Cayman: Coronavirus Update 25 March 2020

Medical News A further two test results have come back positive. Both patients have travel history.  View the updated dashboard  at https://cdn2.hubspot.net/hubfs/6430568/Coronavirus%20Dashboard%2025%20March.pdf?hsCtaTracking=e63a48f1-0f23-4ebf-b02d-552445bddc3e%7Ce5ef6f41-cc90-4e45-a1bd-95b25d5f7da4 Government Decisions, Policies, Programmes At 7pm tonight the Cayman Islands moved into a period of extended curfew that will continue until 5 am on Saturday 28 March. During this time non-essential  members of the public  are required […]

Zero hour: Our region in the face of the pandemic

By Alicia Bárcena Ibarra* Everything seems to be one gigantic mistake. We console ourselves by saying that everything has happened as it should not have happened. But it is we who are mistaken, not history. We must learn to look reality in the face; if necessary, we must invent new words and new ideas for […]

Cayman: DEH implements changes to service delivery, management

In accordance with the Civil Service’s COVID-19 Continuation of Operations Plan, the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) will be implementing changes to its service delivery and management from Friday, 27 March 2020 until further notice. These changes are necessary to manage the welfare of DEH employees while ensuring the delivery of essential services from the […]

UPDATE: Fatal collision involving a motorcyclist

From RCIPS March 25 2020 Police can now confirm the identity of the deceased in the fatal collision which took place on Monday 23 March, on Hurley Merrin Blvd, involving a black Ducati motorcycle. He is Mario Spirto, age 44, an Italian national living in Cayman. The RCIPS offers condolences to the family of the […]

We Love Colors

We Love Colors COVID-19 Update As of 3/24/2020, We Love Colors is operational on a significantly reduced basis. We are implementing safety precautions to keep our staff safe. We will be shipping orders 1-2 times per week and plan to continue to do so until the delivery companies stop operation or we are required to […]

Cayman: One man arrested on suspicion of possession of an unlicensed firearm (ammunition) and other offenses

From RCIPS March 25 2020 Just after 8PM yesterday, 24 March, police were on patrol in the George Town District when a man was observed walking along Saturn Close, George Town, in breach of the imposed COVID Curfew. He was spoken to by the patrolling officer and was observed to be carrying a knife and […]

Early Learners Programme

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) to Implement virtual learning and coaching for teachers and students amidst unprecedented times! Wednesday, March 25, 2020 — COVID – 19 is posing new and extraordinary challenges for education systems across the world, including the OECS Member States. With the recent closure of schools from 16th March 2020 in many of […]

Cayman: ATM vandalised in East End, 25 March

From RCIPS March 25 2020 Just after 1AM today, 25 March, police responded to a report that a banking machine located at the East End Post Office had been vandalized. Officers attended the location and carried out investigations at the scene. The extent of the damage was recorded by the officers. No cash was stolen […]