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Archives for January 18, 2021

OPINION: Saint Vincent Judas Style

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green Let us discuss Judas Law, Judas Politics, and Judas Business. The Vincentian Judas syndrome. Pontious Pilate and Herod were murderous statesmen, but unlike today’s political leaders they were then and are now historically called statesmen.  Today in Saint Vincent, few political leaders can be classed as statesmen or even stateswomen. Today’s […]

Energy Cayman launches free DIY Energy Audits

To kick off 2021, Energy Cayman, the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure’s energy efficiency public education campaign, has launched a series of free DIY energy audits aimed at helping people in the Cayman Islands save money whilst saving energy. Three audits have been produced; one aimed at creating savings around the home, one for […]

Cayman: Trench and Serpell named High Point Champions

By Eve van den Bol An intense burst of rain and cool, breezy weather this past weekend did not deter Cayman’s equestrians as they competed at the third national dressage show of the season held by the Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) at the Equestrian Center in George Town. Meris Greges (USEF – r) judged […]

Amplify Cayman launches Environmental Survey

Amplify Cayman has launched an online survey aimed at gauging public opinion on local and global environmental issues impacting the Cayman Islands. Survey questions are based on the Guiding Principles of the Cayman Islands’ Environment Charter upheld by the Cayman Islands Constitution Section 18 (Protection of the Environment), and United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal #12 […]

Cayman: Ministry of Lands installs fourth mobi-mat

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) announces the installation of the fourth mobi-mat (14 January). The mobi-mat was installed at the Coe Wood Beach in Bodden Town. In his welcome remarks at the mobi-mat installation ceremony, Premier Hon. Alden McLaughlin thanked all who made the day’s events a reality and underscored […]

Cayman: Covid-19 Update 18 January 2021 – SIX New positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 459 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 15 January 2021. Six were positive. The individuals are asymptomatic travellers who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The number of people in isolation, either […]

Cayman: Small fire at landfill

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) reports a small surface fire at the landfill around 4.00 pm on Monday, 18 January 2021.  The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) worked alongside colleagues from DEH and the fire is now extinguished. DEH crews will continue to monitor the area throughout the night and notify CIFS […]

Armie Hammer: Actor pulls out of film over ‘vicious’ online abuse

From BBC w US actor Armie Hammer has pulled out of a new film with Jennifer Lopez after what he described as “vicious and spurious online attacks against me”. Hammer had been set to appear in the action comedy Shotgun Wedding. However, the star’s role will now be re-cast after private messages he supposedly sent […]

Miss Cayman Islands Universe Committee says ‘Hammer’ video circulating is not the reigning ‘Miss Cayman’

SOURCE: Instagram The Miss Cayman Islands Universe Committee is aware of a video allegedly posted by Armie Hammer referring to a scantily clad young woman as ‘Miss Cayman.’ The Committee is very disturbed by the video and would like to confirm that the woman is not the reigning Miss Cayman Islands and has no affiliation to […]

Cayman: NRA appoints new Managing Director

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The National Roads Authority Board has confirmed Mr. Edward Howard as its new Managing Director after the position remained vacant for almost three years. Mr. Howard has held the position of Deputy Managing Director at the NRA for the past 17 years. During that period, he has completed several stints as Acting […]