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Archives for May 2020

Cayman: Premier announces expansion of allowed activities within current Level 3 Moderate Suppression

Premier’s notes read at Friday (29) Press Briefing Good Day, Today we are at another significant milestone as we maintain our efforts to respond to the Covid 19 Pandemic yet moving closer to the Recovery and Rebuilding of our economy. Our testing results continue to indicate that whilst the virus is still amongst us, because […]

Cayman: DCFS, HMCI shelter management training outlines challenges

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – More than hundred and fifty people attended shelter management training on Wednesday (27 May). According to organisers, the figure was a significant increase on previous years despite COVID-19. The three-hour-long Zoom meeting for volunteers was coordinated by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and Hazard Management Cayman Islands Services (HMCI). […]

Coronavirus: Law 360 Fri May 29 Briefing

From Media & Entertainment Law360 TOP NEWS Is Pandemic Stunting The Next Generation Of Lawyers? With COVID-19 shuttering courtrooms, and firms canceling their summer programs or shifting them online, young lawyers may have trouble gaining experience. But seasoned attorneys are finding new ways to mentor the next generation during the pandemic. Coronavirus: How Law Firms […]

Cayman: Non-essential travel prohibited between Islands

The National Emergency Operations Centre reminds the public that travel remains restricted between the three Cayman Islands until further notice. Persons may only travel between Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman to provide essential services, or for emergency medical purposes, as outlined by the most recent version of the Prevention, Suppression and Control of […]

Teachers in St. Vincent and the Grenadines going the extra mile for students!

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS Friday, May 29, 2020 — With the commencement of distance learning across the OECS, educators have had to quickly adapt to and navigate new online learning platforms. Students have experienced a major shift as well, from interactive learning in familiar classroom settings, […]

29 May Weather in Cayman

29 May Fri 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate northeasterly winds and seas along with isolated showers are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a high pressure system moves over the central Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area moving west. Humidity: […]

PAHO Director says fight against COVID-19 pandemic must include chronic disease care

With more than 2.4 million cases and over 143,000 deaths the Americas became the epicenter of the COVID-19 pandemic Washington D.C., May 26, 2020 (PAHO)—The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, today said the response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the Region of the Americas must include chronic disease care, […]

The United Kingdom contributes $3.8m for COVID-19 response in the Caribbean

The financial contribution to PAHO will help Antigua and Barbuda, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Saint Lucia, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines contain the spread of the novel coronavirus disease and mitigate its impact Washington D.C., May 22, 2020 (PAHO)— The United Kingdom has agreed to contribute 3 million Pounds (USD $3.8 m) to the […]

Air Transport: Connecting the Caribbean

Op-ed by Tahseen Sayed, World Bank Director for the Caribbean Thursday, May 28, 2020 — Living in the time of COVID-19 has underscored how difficult it is to maintain our distance. Many of us are longing for a time when we can feel comfortable to reconnect with our family and friends and restart regular economic activity. […]

Cayman: Ombudsman clarifies FOI exemption for “free and frank” discussions

28 May 2020 Ombudsman Hearing Decisions 76 & 77 clarify FOI exemption for “free and frank” discussions Two recent decisions on Freedom of Information (FOI) appeals by the Ombudsman have helped clarify when government’s internal discussions are protected from disclosure and when information around those matters should be released to the public. The FOI Law, […]