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Archives for August 13, 2020

Cayman: MRCU Spraying Operations 13 August

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has announced the following aerial and truck operations beginning tonight (Thursday, 13 August 2020). Operations start at 7.10 p.m. Aerial Spraying ·         Cottage – COT1 Block –       Block includes East of Frank Sound Road, Botanic Park, Seaview Road up to Health City, Old Man Bay, Old Robin Road. Fogging Trucks ·         One […]

Ombudsman orders the Registrar of Companies to stop collecting personal data from individuals holding company shares or voting rights

The Ombudsman has ordered the Registrar of Companies to stop collecting personal data from individuals who hold company shares or voting rights in circumstances where it has no legal basis to do so. The Ombudsman was made aware via a complaint that the Registrar requested personal information about individuals who were 1% shareholders in a […]

Is there a me-too moment for racial economic – equity and justice in the Caribbean region

By R.D. Miller Soon after George Floyd, an African American was killed during an encounter with members of the Minneapolis, Minnesota, police department; a global social consciousness emerged with immense demonstration some of which turned violent calling for broad reversal of laws and practices that many deemed socially and economically devastated local communities of colour […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 13 August 2020 – No new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 220 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Wednesday, 12 August. All were negative. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes at the request of the Chief Medical Officer, is currently 228.

Cayman: Annual Healthcare Conference to focus on life around a pandemic

Organisers of the annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference have announced that the popular event will happen this year but on a smaller scale due to the restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic. The Conference, which is usually a three-day affair, will take place for one day only on Saturday, 17 October 2020 as a virtual event. […]

Cayman: Ombudsman releases FOI decision 80 relating to records of decisions made by Labour Tribunals and Appeals Tribunal

The Ombudsman has ordered the release of dozens of records of decisions made by the government’s Labour Tribunals and the Labour Appeals Tribunal over the past five years following an appeal hearing under the Freedom of Information (FOI) Law. A FOI applicant sought decisions where the respective tribunals ruled on unfair dismissal under the Labour […]

13 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TD.

13 Aug Thu 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Thu Aug 13 2020 DEPRESSION IS DISORGANIZED AT THIS TIME BUT STILL EXPECTED TO STRENGTHEN INTO A TROPICAL STORM Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Thu Aug […]