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Archives for April 24, 2020

Cayman: Friday, 24 April 2020 COVID-19 Update – 4 Positives making 70 total

Out of 154 tests, there are four positives, with two determined to be community based infections. ·        All educational institutions are closed for the rest of the 2019-2020 school year. ·        Flight to Cancun, Mexico will take place next week. ·        Pension contributions are not required by law for the next six months. Grand Cayman (GIS) – Cayman Island […]

First turtle hatchlings for the season at Cayman Turtle Centre

The Green sea turtle nesting season at the Cayman Turtle Centre has started early. The Centre’s first turtle hatchlings for the season have made their appearance, emerging from a nest that was laid within the Centre at the end of February. “It is such a wonder when these small turtle hatchlings decide to show up […]

Youth in St. Vincent and the Grenadines sharing key education messages while at home!

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS riday, April 24, 2020 — As the Early Learners Programme (ELP) Team in St. Vincent and the Grenadines grapples to find ways to continue to execute the early grade reading programme with current school closures, they have engaged students to help spread […]

Cayman: George Town Man Charged with Assaulting Police and other Offenses

From RCIPS April 24 2020 ust after 2AM on Thursday, 23 April, officers were dispatched to a report of a disturbance at an address in George Town, between a man and a woman who are known to each other. The 26-year-old-man of George Town was arrested by the attending officers on suspicion of damage to property, at […]

Cayman: Chamber COVID-19 economic assessment reveals extent of jobs losses

A recently commissioned Chamber of Commerce economic impact study on COVID-19 projects that between 10,712 and 14,048 jobs may be lost in the Cayman Islands as a result of the pandemic, depending on the ‘lockdown’ period assumed. The Chamber said that the study was carried out to better understand the likely impacts and assist both […]

St K-N: Prime Minister Harris addresses the nation today, Friday, April 24th, 2020

TRANSCRIPT  Address (No. 6) to the Nation by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on the State of Emergency   Friday, 24th April 2020 My Fellow Citizens and Residents:  Last Friday, the 17th of April, after a long debate in the National Assembly, a Resolution was passed by a two-thirds majority as required by the Constitution, to extend for six […]

UWI: Vice-Chancellor’s Forum: RACE, CLASS & COVID-19

A VIRTUAL EVENT As the global count of COVID-19 cases approaches 3 million, the virus pandemic seems to be a disease that is dividing us by demographics and affecting some groups more than others. Underlying health issues, socioeconomic inequality, downright poverty and discrimination are among the factors that have been highlighted in all conversations about […]

How to start a business in the Caribbean?

Have you ever wondered what it would take to start a business in the Caribbean? If you’re looking to “live the dream” in an area of the world-renowned for sun, beaches and easy living, then you’ve come to the right place. This guide will help you fire your boss…you heard that right, you get to […]

Cayman: Next CAL repatriation flight to Miami confirmed for May 1, 2020 -UPDATE – CAL adds EXTRA repatriation flight to Miami for May 1, 2020

UPDATE: Cayman Airways adds extra repatriation flight to Miami Due to increased demand, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has added an additional repatriation flight from Grand Cayman to Miami for May 1, 2020, in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government. Flight KX3104 is scheduled to depart Grand Cayman at 3:30pm and arrive at Miami International Airport […]

West Bay Man charged in relation to February Bar Disturbance, 24 April, 2020 – [Speaker of the House McKeeva Bush]

From RCIPS On Friday 21 February, 2020, RCIPS responded to an incident that took place at Coral Beach located on West Bay Road. It was reported that a 65-year-old-man of West Bay, who is also a public figure in the Cayman Islands, was behaving disorderly and assaulted a staff member present at the location. The […]