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Archives for April 9, 2020

Cayman: HSA Clinics and Pharmacy Easter Holiday Hours

The Health Services Authority (HSA) would like to advise the public of the following Easter holiday hours: Accident & Emergency will remain open throughout the Easter holiday The Flu Clinic will be opened the entire weekend 8:30 – 4:00pm The Acute Care Clinic at the George Town General Practice Clinic will be closed Good Friday, […]

Thursday, 9 April 2020 COVID-19 Update – no results announced

No results announced today; test kits from South Korea have all passed validation checks conducted by Cayman laboratory. Premier thanks US Ambassador to Jamaica for intervening to ensure container full of ventilators and masks is released by US authorities. Curfew exemption team and emergency travel hotline team will close over Easter and restart operations on […]

Cayman – Update: Second man arrested & charged in relation to biking incident

From RCIPS April 9 2020 Update: Second Man Arrested & Charged in Relation to Biking Incident, 9 April A second man, age 32 of George Town, was arrested on Tuesday, 7 April, in relation to the below incident. He has been formally charged with Breach of Curfew, Dangerous Driving, Using an Unregistered Vehicle, Driving Without […]

Chamber of Commerce commends CIG on its Small Business initiatives

The Chamber has commended the Cayman Islands Government on the initiatives that have recently been announced to support small and micro businesses in our community.  “We applaud the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure for taking action to implement these economic relief measures, which include low interest loans, technical assistance, training and grants,” Chamber President, […]

Caribbean hoteliers invest in downtime to manage crises and prepare for the future

MIAMI (April 9, 2020) – The Caribbean tourism industry has a proven track record of bouncing back from crisis, often better and stronger, a message which resonated throughout the first in a series of online training programs being conducted by the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) aimed at equipping the industry to cope with its immediate […]

COVID-19 crisis proves the Internet is indeed a Caribbean right

 by Rhea Yaw Ching Thursday, April 9, 2020 — The coronavirus pandemic has, in the most emphatic way, shown us all just how interconnected everything and everyone is. A worldwide race is underway to minimize human interactions in order to avoid a global catastrophe. The inescapable consequence of these initiatives is an unprecedented shut down of […]

Blue Light Distillery commits

Blue Light Distillery commits to the fight against COVID 19 in Grenada OECS-Chamber of Commerce of Martinique Joint Media Release Tuesday, April 7, 2020 — Many spirits and liquors producers across the Caribbean are mobilizing efforts in response to the growing need for sanitising solutions which are critical to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Grenada-based Blue […]

Belize refuses donation of testing kits from the Republic of Korea to the region

From News 5 Belize April 8 2020 There is a most worrisome report coming out of the region tonight. Heads of Government of SICA met in March and adopted a Regional Contingency Plan to combat the novel coronavirus. A release from SICA says that the region is benefitting from one hundred and eighty thousand testing […]

Essential shopping and zoning regulations continue ahead of COVID-19 Lockdown beginning tonight (April 9th) from 7:01pm in St. Kitts-Nevis

April 9th, 2020The general public has been given the opportunity to stock up on grocery and medicine essentials over two consecutive days (yesterday and today, Thursday, April 9th, 2020), as the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis prepares to go into a nationwide lockdown from 7:01pm tonight to Thursday, April 16th at 6:00am. This lockdown measure […]

OffshoreAlert launches FREE live webinars

From OffshoreAlert Temporarily unable to hold conferences as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, OffshoreAlert will start holding free live webinars, starting next week. The OffshoreAlert Webinar Series will comprise weekly sessions over an indefinite period on a variety of topics within the theme of high-value, cross-border finance. Some of the leading experts in insolvencies, funding, […]