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Archives for September 17, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 17 September 2020 – NO new positives

Date: Thursday, 17 September 2020 Issued by: Ministry of Health COVID-19 Testing Update 17 September 2020 The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 133 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 16 September. All were negative. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility […]

Cayman: The 20th CUT-A-THON 2020 ! The theme will be different, but the aim is the same! Please help us share Breast Cancer Awareness

By Darla Dilbert We are pleased to announce that Eclipze Hair Design & Day Spa will still be hosting our 20th Annual Cut-A-Thon for Breast Cancer awareness for the month of October! The theme will be different, but the aim is the same! The Annual Cut-a-thon primary aims are to continue to raise awareness of […]

Cayman: RCIPS requests public assistance to locate wanted man

From RCIPS Today, Thursday, 17 September, the RCIPS is requesting public assistance in locating Conway Clive Whittaker, age 41 of North Side, who is currently wanted in relation to a domestic assault, making threats to kill, as well as violating a probation order. See picture of Mr. Whittaker above. Mr. Whittaker is approximately 5’9” tall, weighs […]

Cayman: Police disrupt drug activities in West Bay and Bodden Town

From RCIPS The RCIPS continue to carry out operations in an effort to reduce drug activities and antisocial behaviour in our communities. On Tuesday, 15 September officers had cause to conduct out an operation at a residence in West Bay. A search was conducted at the residence and drug utensils were located and recovered from […]

Cayman: Longest serving member of Rotary honoured

At the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman this past Thursday, Chris Johnson was honored with a Paul Harris, the founder of Rotary, award by past president Malcolm Eden, for his contributions as a Rotary treasurer spanning the past twelve years. Chris is the longest serving Member of the club having joined […]

Jamaica: COVID-19 Clinical Management Summary for Wednesday, September 16, 2020

From JIS * The five (5) new COVID-19 Related deaths are: • An 81-year-old female from Kingston & St Andrew who had Congestive cardiac failure, Diabetes and Hypertension • A 71-year-old-female from St Catherine, who had Diabetes and Hypertension • A 69-year-old male from Kingston & St Andrew **Two (2) deaths were formerly placed under […]

Cayman: New telemedicine suite offers HSA patients continuity of care during COVID-19

Visiting specialists who have not been able to travel due to COVID-19 restrictions are offering their patients continuity of care through a new dedicated telemedicine suite, the most recent addition to the Health Services Authority (HSA) continuously expanding telemedicine services. The new telemedicine suite, located in the Specialist Clinic includes a consultation room, an examination […]

FinCEN overhauls AML rules

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR In the first significant change to its Bank Secrecy Act regulations in four years, US enforcement agency FinCEN has released proposals that would more explicitly define the statute’s requirements for “effective and reasonably designed” anti-money laundering programmes. The US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN), a division of the US Treasury, announced the […]

The National Trust announces its new 2020/21 Council

September 17, 2020 – The National Trust for the Cayman Islands held its annual general meeting on Wednesday, September 16th at the George Town Yacht Club where Members cast their vote for the 2020/21 Council. Despite some Members choosing to avoid attending due to Covid-19, the AGM still had an impressive turnout with many also […]

Cayman’s Third Annual Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference becomes virtual event

CTEC 2020, organised by the Caribbean Renewable Energy Association (CREA, will bring the best of local, regional and international clean energy experience and expertise to the Cayman Islands. CTEC affords its attendees in depth insight into the Cayman energy roadmap and unique access to public and private sector leaders. The event will now take place virtually on 19th November […]