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Archives for October 26, 2020

Cayman: Finance Minister speaks to Supplementary Appropriations Bill in House

HON MINISTER FOR FINANCE’S Speaking notes on THE SUPPLEMENTARY APPROPRIATION (JANUARY 2020 TO DECEMBER 2020) BILL, 2020 By Hon Roy McTaggart, JP, MLA Mister Speaker, I beg to move the Second Reading of a Bill entitled, “The Supplementary Appropriation (January 2020 to December 2020) Bill, 2020.” Mister Speaker, the purpose of this Bill is to seek […]

Nominations open for Order of the Cayman Islands Cayman order

Relaunched Order of the Cayman Islands national honours system will be overseen by a council of five persons. The public have until 27 November to nominate persons whose contributions have enriched the lives of those in the community. The new system has also introduced caps on the number of persons who may be  awarded membership […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 26 October 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 338 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 23 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 598.

Scholarships available for CARICOM students in the Green Economy Sector

Applications open in January 2021! Kalima Ali-JagnarineDevelopment Officer, High Commission of Canada Monday, October 26, 2020 — Global Affairs Canada is pleased to introduce the Canada–CARICOM Skills Training for the Green Economy Scholarship program – a new short-term exchange opportunity in Canada for students from the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Member States who wish to pursue certificates, diplomas and associate degrees […]

Travel Cayman launches new travel portal

Travel Cayman has launched its new online portal which enhances the travel application process and provides a more streamlined experience for applicants.    The new, user friendly online gateway collects information from prospective travellers, and manages the travel application through a multi-agency vetting process. Since the site launched on 19 October, 2020, over 750 travel requests […]

Cayman Arts Festival presents Organ and Violin Musical Soirée

Cayman Arts Festival presents Organ and Violin Musical Soirée by Heidi Ordaz-Nyack (Organ) and Sarah Elizabeth Newman (Violin) Thursday, October 29th, 2020 at 6:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.  All are invited. The Musical Soirée will take place at St George’s Anglican Church at 6PM Tickets: $25 Adults $5 Students (up to 18 years old)

Maples Group’s clients donations support Cayman Islands Red Cross General Appeal

The Maples Group recently made a donation of US$49,373 on behalf of its clients to the Cayman Islands Red Cross (“CIRC”), following a general appeal by the organisation for essential funding.  In addition to a number of other charitable contributions, the CIRC donation is a continuation of the Group’s philanthropic efforts to support local organisations […]

Cayman: Robbery in George Town

From RCIPS Mon Oct 26 2020 Shortly before 3:00PM on Sunday, 25 October, officers responded to a report of a robbery on Eastern Avenue, in the vicinity of Watlers Drive. A man was approached by two other men, one of whom brandished a machete and demanded cash. The men robbed the victim of cash, then […]

26 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TS

26 Oct Mon 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon Oct 26 2020 NOAA HURRICANE HUNTER AIRCRAFT FINDS TS ZETA RAPIDLY STRENGTHENING… …HURRICANE CONDITIONS AND STORM SURGE EXPECTED ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE YUCATAN PENINSULA BY LATE TODAY Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical […]