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Cayman: Friday, 22 May 2020 COVID-19 -8 add positives

Those who have been tested and are awaiting results are asked to login in through the HSA patient portal. However, if you are having difficulty, please contact [email protected] . Since last Sunday, 1,935 tests have been run, placing the Cayman Islands in the top 10 jurisdictions in overall tests per million of population. Out of 467 additional […]

Cayman Airways pilots complete operational training flight

Grand Cayman’s airspace was busy for a change on Friday May 22, 2020, as a series of take-offs and landings were conducted by the Flight Training Department for Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) in order for some of its pilots to maintain their “Pilot Recency of Experience” certification – a regulatory requirement in the Cayman Islands. The operational training flight was part of […]

Plastic Free Cayman to host free virtual movie screening & discussion Sat May 30

Plastic Free Cayman will host a virtual screening of the new full-length documentary The Story of Plastic George Town — Local environmental advocacy group, Plastic Free Cayman, will host a free, virtual screening of the new full-length documentary, The Story of Plastic. Hoping to give people who are staying at home something new and inspiring to watch and discuss, […]

OECS Commission launches video on building resilience with nature and gender to mark International Day for Biological Diversity 2020

By Joan John-Norville Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management Coordinator, Environmental Sustainability Cluster, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Friday, May 22, 2020 — As the world observes International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD), under the theme, “Our Solutions are in Nature”, the OECS Commission is pleased to announce the release of a 3-minute video entitled: Building Resilience with […]

Cayman: DCFS, HMCI partner in annual hurricane shelter training

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is partnering with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) to hold shelter management training for the 2020 hurricane season on Wednesday, 27 May. There is a special need for volunteers to support the eastern districts shelters. Volunteers will hear presentations and ask questions on how to: ▪ […]

Cayman: RCIPS confirms two COVID-19 cases

The Royal Cayman Island Police Service (RCIPS) today (Friday, 22 May 2020) confirmed that two uniformed officers have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Both officers are asymptomatic and are in isolation. These results are part of extensive, service-wide testing that began for uniformed and civilian RCIPS personnel earlier this month, as part of the […]

Com. mask distribution

Community Mask Distribution Underway As of yesterday nearly 24,000 reusable cloth masks had been distributed across the Cayman Islands by the Community Policing Branch of the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service.  These include some 21,500 on Grand Cayman, 2,300 on Cayman Brac and 87 on Little Cayman. A further 41,000 are still to be distributed. […]

Experts meet to discuss the role of technology in Cayman’s economic recovery

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, (22 May 2020) – Cayman Tech City, the technology-focused special economic zone within Cayman Enterprise City, in partnership with Digital Cayman, hosted a live virtual panel of industry experts on Friday, 15 May 2020 to discuss the role of technology in Cayman’s economy. Members of the public working within the Cayman Islands’ digital tech […]

Cayman Islands: Postal Service resumes mail to US

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) has resumed outgoing international mail service, limited to items destined for the United States, including: letter mail, parcel, registered and express mail service (EMS). While service is back with immediate effect, Postmaster General Sheena Glasgow cautions customers not to expect pre-lockdown delivery times for any class of […]

2021 Cayman Islands General Election Date Set

The Governor’s Office has confirmed that the Cayman Islands General Election will be held on Wednesday, 26 May 2021. In just over twelve months Cayman Islands voters will go to the polls, exercising their democratic right to vote for elected members. This is the second General Election to be held under the one person one […]