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Archives for October 7, 2020

UPDATE: Traffic Advisory: Portion of Harbour Drive Closed, 7 October

UPDATE: Due to an increase in wave action along the waterfront, a section of Harbour Drive has once again been closed to traffic. Traffic diversions are now in place at the junctions of Harbour Drive at Goring Avenue, and Harbour Drive at Fort Street. The RCIPS and NRA will continue to monitor road conditions overnight, […]

Cayman – UPDATE: Traffic Advisory: Harbour Drive Re-Opened,

UPDATE: Harbour Drive has now fully re-opened to allow improved traffic flow. However, wave activity continues along a small portion of Harbour Drive, between Goring Avenue and Cardinall Avenue, with some seawater washing onto the roadway.  The public is advised to exercise caution when travelling in this area, and to take an alternate route if […]

Month to celebrate the older person: “Month of the Older Person”

In case it was thought I haven’t written a poem really suitable for the ‘month to celebrate older persons’!!! This was written a long time before Miss Olive Miller sadly died and I have now updated two of the verses. Month of the Older Person By Joan “Watler” Wilson “Ageing is a life-spanning process of growth […]

Cayman: Office of Education Standards launches new framework

OES launches Successful Schools and Achieving Students 2 to improve process of school evaluations and provide schools with a self-evaluation tool. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – Successful Schools and Achieving Students 2 – the latest publication from the Office of Education Standards (OES) – is now available online.              The document builds on the framework provided by the first iteration, published […]

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

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 131 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 5 October. 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 385.

Cayman: DEH operations post Delta

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) wishes to inform the public that notwithstanding the interruption to operations due to the storm, the planning and hard work by staff has allowed DEH to continue collection services with minimal disruption.  Garbage collection was completed in West Bay on Monday ahead of the storm. Areas completed today are: […]

Hurricane Delta enters Gulf of Mexico; Hurricane, Storm Surge Watches issued for Gulf Coast ahead of Friday landfall

From Weather Channel At a Glance Hurricane Delta made landfall in the Yucatan Peninsula early Wednesday. Delta is now over the Gulf of Mexico, and expected to regain some strength. Delta is then expected to landfall along the northern U.S. Gulf Coast Friday. Delta is still expected be a formidable and larger hurricane at landfall […]

Royal Caribbean cancels all November 2020 cruises amid COVID concerns

By Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog Royal Caribbean announced on Tuesday it has extended its voluntary cruise suspension by canceling all of its November 2020 cruises. A statement on its website states all of its sailings are cancelled through November 30, 2020 and the new goal to restart cruises is December 1, 2020. “After […]

SEAT begins construction on a pioneering, one−of−a−kind battery laboratory in Spain

The new Test Center Energy requires an investment of more than 7 million euros Vehicles, cell modules and battery groups can be tested in the facility’s 1,500 m2 area and 1.3 megawatts of testing capacity The future centre will position the company as a benchmark in the development of solutions for electromobility Martorell, 07/10/2020 – SEAT continues […]

CUPRA Formentor

CUPRA Formentor: the first vehicle exclusively designed and developed by the brand has arrived The CUPRA Formentor mixes the benefits of a performance car with the qualities of a SUV Available from the launch, the CUPRA Formentor VZ 2.0 TSI 310PS DSG 4Drive delivers high performance It will be available with a wide range of […]