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Archives for September 7, 2020

2020 U.S. Presidential Election and American Citizens Health Characteristics

The upcoming U.S. Presidential Election is highly anticipated by many across the globe. However, with the onset of COVID-19 and the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, America has been hit with many different problems all at once. We decided to take a survey to see how these events are impacting the health of […]

Cayman: Firearms recovered and man charged with Drug Offenses following search

Sep 7 2020 On Friday, 4 September, RCIPS officers arrested a man, age 29 of North Side, in connection with an offence of indecent assault. A subsequent search of his address in North Side under the Misuse of Drugs law led to the discovery and recovery of approximately 12lbs of suspected ganja (with an approximate […]

Clarification on the Governor’s role in assenting to the Civil Partnership Law

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 7 September 2020:Colours Cayman would like to remind the public that the Cayman Islands is a constitutional democracy with a codified written Constitution and, hence, it is not a parliamentary based democracy like that of the United Kingdom. Therefore, the Legislative Assembly and the Premier have a legal duty to act in accordance with the Constitution, regardless of […]

Cayman: East End Post Office Reopening Update

The East End Post Office has reopened to the public today (Monday,7 September 2020).  Opening hours are Mondays – Thursdays 9am – 4pm and Fridays 9am – 4:30pm until further notice.(GIS)        

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 7 September 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 79 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 4 September. All were negative. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 393. 

Cayman: Fall 2020 Labour Force Survey Starts 27 September

From The Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office. The Fall Labour Force Survey (LFS) conducted by the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will begin on Sunday, 27 September 2020. The LFS seeks to collect data on employed and unemployed persons in the Cayman Islands, as well as those who are not in the labour force. […]

Cayman: Stabbing incident in George Town

From RCIPS UPDATES: SEP 8 2020 The second court appearance of the man, age 19 of George Town, who was charged with Wounding in relation to a stabbing on Sound Way on 31 August, was brought forward to yesterday, 7 September. He appeared in court and was remanded into custody until 18 September. Correction: The […]

Cayman: NRA rolls out sharrows on roads

In its continued effort to improve safety for all road users, the National Roads Authority (NRA) will be rolling out sharrows on roadways across Grand Cayman, starting today (Monday, September 7). Sharrows or shared lane markings are either white or green symbols showing two chevrons and a bike, used to indicate a shared lane environment […]

OPINION: George Orwell V Ralph Gonsalves

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green. September 06, 2020. This fine Sunday morning while strolling along the Villa boardwalk. I was thinking about all the horrible sayings that Ralph Gonsalves has said about people. I often read the phrases of famous people from the past. So, decided to compare the famous George Orwell with the infamous Ralph […]

7 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 TD, 2 Dist

7 Sep Mon 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon Sep 7 2020 TD 17 MOVING SLOWLY WEST-NORTHWESTWARD OVER THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC… …EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM LATER TODAY TD 18 EXPECTED TO BECOME A TROPICAL STORM SOON… …FORECAST […]