December 2, 2020

Archives for October 2020

Remembrance Ceremony cancelled in Grand Cayman due to Covid

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Protocol Office wishes to inform the public that due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the risks posed to elderly and vulnerable veterans as well as other attendees, the annual Remembrance Sunday Parade and Ceremony will not take place this year on Grand Cayman. “This decision was taken by the […]

Cayman: New acting FSD Registrar appointed

Hardworking and dedicated staff member appointed to newly created position in Judicial Administration. Ms Bridget Myers is the new Acting Financial Services Division Registrar. Grand Cayman (GIS) – A hardworking and dedicated Judicial Administration staff member has seen her diligent work duly recognised by her elevation to a newly created position within the Courts’ service. Court […]

31 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

31 Oct Sat 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Sat Oct 31 2020 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Sat Oct 31 2020 CLIMATE PREDICTION Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Isolated showers with moderate northeasterly winds and seas can […]

ECCB to host Digital Dialogue on the “Pandemic and Digital Transformation

Join the discussion on Thursday, November 5! Friday, October 30, 2020 — The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), as part of its ongoing Digital Dialogues series, will host a panel discussion on the “Pandemic and Digital Transformation” on Thursday, November 5th 2020 at 10:00am. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, every facet of our lives – from […]

Cayman: Government launches Cyber Security Public Education Campaign

The Cayman Islands Government, through the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI), joined the rest of the international community in observing Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. As part of its activities, the Office of Cyber and Information Security in the Ministry of CPI is launching its first cyber security public education campaign under […]

As COVID−19 spread accelerates, IHR Emergency Committee urges focus on measures that work

Geneva, Switzerland, 30 October 2020 — The Emergency Committee on COVID-19 met on 29 October to review the situation and progress made on the temporary recommendations.  They advised that the pandemic still constituted a public health emergency of international concern, and urged a focus on response efforts based on lessons learned and strong science. WHO Director-General […]

LA Statement by the Hon. Premier: Update on the Order of the Cayman Islands

Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise today to provide this Legislative Assembly with an update on a matter of national identity and pride.   At the beginning of this Government’s term, we embarked on a journey to revive and relaunch the Order of the Cayman Islands society of Honours.   I previously […]

Cayman Premier’s statement in LA on COVID-19

Mr. Speaker, it has been over seven months since our first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on 12 March. On 14 March we closed our borders as we started our response to the COVID virus by introducing the hard and soft curfew regimes. But thinking back, it seems so much longer than that. I thank […]

Cayman: Youth Ambassadors give “Hope” to hospital patients and visitors

Visitors and patients of the Cayman Islands Hospital were given a reminder to be hopeful by the Alex Panton Foundation’s Youth Ambassador programme earlier this month as a part of the HSA’s “Be Kind For Your Mind – Mental Health Through Service” initiative. Students from five local high schools and home school programmes proposed the […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 30 October 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 189 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 29 October 2020. 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 844.