February 27, 2021

Archives for February 2, 2021

Cayman: Judicial Administration issues response to recent articles

Following recent articles that have appeared in Cayman News Service (21 January 2021 and 1 February 2021) and in Loop Cayman (1 February 2021) and following comments made in a public statement released by Colours Cayman, it has become necessary to correct the record. Justice Williams heard the ex parte application for Judicial Review on […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 2 February 2021 – TWO NEW Positives, COVID vaccines administered is 10,062

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 219 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 1 February 2021. Two 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 […]

T&T: No carnival doesn’t mean no calypso! UnCrowned QUEENS to feature this Friday

[Port of Spain, 2 February, 2021] Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley’s October 2020 announcement that, “Carnival in Trinidad and Tobago in 2021 is not on” has not stopped local artistes and Carnival stakeholders from keeping the culture and festivities of the season alive. Among them stands Warrior Empress, who, in collaboration with […]

Cayman: Two fire officers to sue government over incident on Cayman Brac

After it was revealed that an accident involving a fire truck overturning was due to a rusty bolt, the two fire officers, Jason Phelan McCoy and Garfield Marcelo Ritch who were injured, have been given leave to sue. The incident happened on 5th  Jan. 2017 at he Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac. Both […]

Cayman: NAU pilot initiative gets off to a strong start

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Needs Assessment Unit’s (NAU) newest initiative, to help vulnerable clients better access its services, has been well-received following its first six district visits. According to the unit’s Director Ms Tamara Hurlston, in its first 24-hours-in-total operation, The NAU in Our District pilot, has assisted 41 persons. Two-person teams completed six three to four-hour […]

Cayman: Economy, education and pension reform top priorities for Chamber in 2021

The economy, education, pension reform and health insurance as well as membership and industry engagement were all top priorities for the Chamber this year, President Mike Gibbs said at the Chamber AGM last week.  The Chamber’s relationship with Government would continue to be at the forefront of its advocacy agenda. “We intend to continue our […]

Cayman: Camana Bay has love to give this Valentine’s Day

If you have plenty of love to give but need some ideas on how to show it, Camana Bay is here to help this Valentine’s Day. In the spirit of the holiday, the shops, services and restaurants of Camana Bay have a number of opportunities on offer to help you give love to those special […]

Cayman Chamber honours donors and volunteers at AGM

Two hard-working and selfless volunteers were honoured at last week’s Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce AGM. Immediate Past President Woody Foster said that contributions made to the Chamber by Volunteers of the Year 2020 Roz Griffiths and Jan Gupta were “priceless”.  Roz Griffiths is the Director/Senior Speech and Language Therapist with Chatterbox and she previously […]

Premier presents to Chamber of Commerce: Strong economy helping Cayman through the crisis – names his choice for next leader

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce’s January 28th AGM gave Premier Alden McLaughlin the opportunity to outline to the business community the steps the Government had taken during his eight years as leader to strengthen the economy. The country as a whole had therefore been in a strong place to weather the storm that the […]

Perry, Provost endorse Mercedes Narcisse for 46th CD

 By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Brooklyn Democratic Assemblyman Jamaican N. Nick Perry and his compatriot Democratic State Committeeman Cory Provost have endorsed Haitian-born Mercedes Narcisse for the 46th Council District seat in Brooklyn, saying that Nascisse is “a hard-working and bold leader who will stand up and fight for all the families” of […]