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Archives for May 8, 2020

COVID-19 Update for Friday, 8 May 2020 – 1 new positive increases total to 81

Out of 297 test results today, 296 were negative and one positive, who had no symptoms, no travel history or contact with COVID-19 patient or positive person. ·        The Cayman Islands’ ethos in the fight against COVID-19 continues to be that saving lives, especially those of the elderly, is more important than any other consideration. ·        Two field hospitals […]

Repat. flights confirmed

Miami and Dominican Republic repatriation flights confirmed Miami and Dominican Republic repatriation flights confirmed In partnership with the Cayman Islands Government, Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has confirmed the following repatriation flights from Grand Cayman to Miami, and to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Immigration requirements Persons travelling to the United States must be US citizens or […]

Health City – beds & vents

HEALTH CITY OFFERS BEDS, VENTILATORS TO NATIONAL TREATMENT OF COVID-19 PATIENTS Tertiary care hospital has highest number of ventilated beds in the Cayman Islands CAYMAN ISLANDS (May 8, 2020) – The COVID-19 pandemic has pushed hospitals around the word into a state of high alert. In the Cayman Islands, there is still a state of […]

Cayman: Traffic Advisory – Increase in Speeding Offenses on the roadways,

From RCIPS Officers from the RCIPS Traffic and Roads Policing Unit have notice a significant increase in the number of vehicles that are not only exceeding the speed limits but also driving in a reckless manner on the roadways. Today, 8 May, so far, fifteen (15) tickets have been issued by officers for speeding, and officers […]

The Publisher Speaks: Mother’s Day

Remembering my Mama By Joan Watler Wilson Blanche (nee Bodden) Watler was born in George Town, Grand Cayman on 20thSeptember 1890 and died 29th April 1977. Always remember your Mama – keep her close to you heart The Poem I wrote for my Mother but I dedicate to EVERY MOTHER A VERY HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY THIS […]

Eastern Caribbean Cancer Centre continues to serve the region amidst COVID-19 lockdown

Thursday, May 7, 2020 — In the face of border closures and other challenges related to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, the Cancer Centre Eastern Caribbean (TCCEC) is pleased to announce ongoing access to its state-of-the-art cancer treatment facility by OECS residents. Intra-regional collaboration in the health sector is indispensable and this is particularly significant in light […]

St K-N: Prime Minister Harris’ National Address on Thursday, May 7th, 2020

Address (No. 7) to the Nation By Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris On the State of Emergency  Thursday, 7th May 2020 My Fellow Citizens and Residents: As we continue the fight against COVID-19 here in St. Kitts and Nevis, I must update you as to the state of affairs when the present SR&O No. 15 of 2020 Emergency […]

Cuckoo photo wins

Photo of cuckoo being ‘mobbed’ near York wins top prize By Simon Walton From York Press A DRAMATIC shot of a cuckoo being mobbed by a tiny warbler has won an international photo prize. The shot that beat hundreds of others to the top place of the Living World competition run by the Society of […]

Cayman Islands: The impact of Cayman’s EU Blacklisting

By Matt Mulry and Jonathan Law From Dillon Eustace SOURCE: Mondaq At the ECOFIN meeting of 18 February 2020 the EU finance ministers added Cayman to the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. It was reported at that time that the Cayman Islands has been listed because it “does not have appropriate measures […]

Cayman and Jamaica will receive no financial support to host NORCECA Beach Tournaments – therefore cancelled

From NORCECA Extensive virtual meeting of CAZOVA PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, April 24, 2020 –   The global pandemic has impacted sports generally as we are unable to train with our respective teams and clubs, nor participate in competitions. Most countries have been practising social distancing measures and have implemented travel restrictions which also impact the […]