February 27, 2021

Archives for January 19, 2021

Cayman: Road accidents

From RCIPS Single Vehicle Collision in South Sound 19 January 2021 Shortly after 4:20AM on Saturday, 16 January, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on South Sound Road, in the vicinity of Anne Bonny Crescent, where a black Honda Fit had collided with a tree and a utility pole. Emergency services attended […]

Cayman: CIFS respond to fire at Landfill

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) is responding to an incident at the George Town landfill this evening, Tuesday, 19 January.  CIFS crews were dispatched just before 7pm when open flames were observed from the top of the landfill. CIFS crews have worked hard with DEH colleagues to extinguish the small fire. They […]

2020 Turtle Record Season

2020 Turtle Season: a record year The Department of Environment (DoE) reports a record turtle season in its efforts to protect endangered sea turtles in the Cayman Islands. The DoE’s Sea Turtle Monitoring programme has been in operation since 1998, when they began conducting systematic annual surveys of our beaches to identify signs of turtle […]

Antigua & Barbuda MoU

MoU signed between Government of Antigua and Barbuda, The UWI and Association of Commonwealth Universities Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, January 19, 2021. The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and Chair of the Association of Commonwealth Universities (ACU) have today signed a Memorandum of Understanding […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 19 January 2021 – One New positive, 5,339 people vaccinated

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 444 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 18 January 2021. One was positive. The individual is an asymptomatic traveller who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The number of people in isolation, […]

Skylar Mack back in USA

Georgia teen, 18, who spent 32 days in Cayman Islands jail for breaking quarantine to see her boyfriend compete in a jet ski contest is ‘happy to be home’ as family meet her at the airport By MARLENE LENTHANG FOR DAILYMAIL.COM The Georgia teen who was jailed for 32 days on the Cayman Islands for breaking […]

Reverend Al Sharpton: “Sir Hilary personifies the global fight for human rights and dignity in the African diaspora”

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Tuesday, January 19, 2021— For his global advocacy, academic scholarship and intellectual leadership in support of social justice, institutional equity, and economic development for marginalised and oppressed ethnicities and nations, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Chairman of the CARICOM Reparations Commission and President […]

MoU signed establishing Centre for Excellence for Oceanography and the Blue Economy at The University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus

By Ms. Angelica. A. O’Donoghue Assistant Director-General of Communications, Office of the Prime Minister|Queen Elizabeth Highway| St. John’s|Antigua and Barbuda Office of the Prime Minister (Antigua and Barbuda) Media Release Wednesday, January 20, 2021 — ST. JOHN’S, Antigua and Barbuda: The Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon. Gaston Browne, the Vice-Chancellor of The University […]

Twitter decries CNN as it seeks Newsmax ban

By Brian Trusdell  From Newsmax   Social media users came to the defense of Newsmax after CNN and its commentators openly called for Newsmax and other conservative television outlets to be virtually thrown off the air. Decrying what they see as a new fascism, socialism, and even the totalitarian theme of the novel George Orwell’s “1984,” […]

Cayman: Panton, Bodden and Bodden declare candidacies in respective electoral districts

Wayne Panton and Heather Bodden Announce Bids For 2021 General Election Wayne Panton and Heather Bodden have announced their candidacies for the upcoming 2021 Cayman Islands General Election where they will once again contest seats in the Newlands and Savannah Electoral Districts respectively, this time as aligned independents. Mr. Panton says it is his compelling […]