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Archives for December 2, 2020

Cayman: Quarantine breach referred to DPP

Issued by: Travel Cayman George Town, Cayman Islands (2 December, 2020) Public Health have confirmed that all primary contact tracing protocols have been observed by the public health department following a breach of Quarantine at Residence (QAR) protocols which occurred on Sunday.  The traveller, who left their quarantine residence to attend a public jet ski event […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 2 December 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 147 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 1 December 2020. All were negative. The number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 1,074.

Cayman: Update on Search and Recovery for Missing Person at Sea off East End Coast

LATEST UPDATE From RCIPS Dec 2 2020 The RCIPS and CICG wishes to advise that the search and recovery efforts to locate the missing male who jumped overboard on Tuesday 24 November, have been ongoing over the past seven (7) days with negative results. Due to the elapsed time, and weather conditions with no positive […]

Cayman: Statement on Cuban Migrant Incident

Issued by: Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs and Ministry of Employment and Border Control The ongoing inquiry by the Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) into the recent departure of a group of Cuban migrants from the jurisdiction, has confirmed that the electronic monitoring technology and the operating procedures utilised by the Department […]

EU bailout fund to get greater powers over bank rescues

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR European finance ministers have agreed to the long-awaited reform of the EU’s bailout fund, giving it greater powers over future bailout programs and positioning it as a backstop in the case of another financial crisis. The Eurogroup released a statement on 30 November confirming it has agreed to reform the European Stability […]

Cayman: Enjoy the best of both worlds at the Blue Iguana Conservation Facility and the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park

2nd December 2020 –The National Trust for the Cayman Islands (NTCI) and The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park (QEIIBP) have come together to offer a special promotion that benefits both the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and the NTCI’s Blue Iguana Conservation (BIC) programme. Although separate organizations, we recognize the need to support one another […]

Cayman: Health City streams live endoscopic procedure at medical education event

Close to 100 local doctors attend CAYMAN ISLANDS (December 1, 2020) –Most guests heading to an event at the Kimpton Seafire Resort & Spa don’t expect to witness a medical education first during their cocktail hour. Nor do they usually watch a live medical procedure streamed in real time directly from a hospital operating theatre […]

Cayman: National Housing Development Trust set to begin Phase 3 of Affordable Homes Project in East End

Last Friday, 27th November, the Ministry of Housing along with the National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) broke ground on phase 3 of East End’s affordable home project. During the COVID-19 pandemic, housing has become an issue for so many around the world and the saying, “your home is your sanctuary – a place of safety and […]

US: DOJ will continue to probe claims of Election Fraud

By Jeffrey Rodack  From Newsmax The Justice Department is reiterating it has not concluded its investigation of possible election fraud and is vowing to pursue all specific and credible allegations of ballot fraud stemming from the presidential contest. A statement from a DOJ spokesperson came after The Associated Press interviewed Attorney General Bill Barr about the […]

Rare December tropical storm could brew in Caribbean

From AccuWeather A December storm hasn’t occurred since an unnamed subtropical storm developed near the Azores on Dec. 5, 2013. AccuWeather Global Weather Center – December 2, 2020 –  Even though the Atlantic hurricane season has officially come to an end, additional tropical development is possible through the end of December. One disturbance over the Caribbean […]