February 27, 2021

Archives for February 5, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 5 February 2021 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 409 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 4 February 2021. 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 736. An […]

RCIPS service vehicle involved in collision in George Town

Just before 12:00PM today, 5 February, an RCIPS service vehicle was involved in a two-vehicle collision with a Chevrolet Aveo at the roundabout at Anthony Drive and Smith Road. Both vehicles received minor damage, and no injuries were reported. Traffic officers responded to the collision and spoke with the drivers of both vehicles. It was […]

Cayman: RCIPS warns against Security Licensing infractions

Following checks conducted by the RCIPS at certain business establishments, including nightclubs and bars, several of these establishments were found to be in breach of the Private Security Services Act by employing security personnel who were not licenced or whose licenses were expired.  Businesses and persons operating a Security Company or working as a technician […]

Cayman: Roadworks – Shamrock Road & Bodden Town Roads Feb 8-10

The National Roads Authority (NRA) and its subcontractor will complete resurfacing works on Shamrock Road, Bodden Town Road, Manse Road junction in Bodden Town from Monday, February 8 to Wednesday, February 10, between 9:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. Motorists should expect some details as traffic will be stop and go during these times. Members of […]

Cayman: Petition issued by Colours Caribbean

Petition Requesting The Governor To Initiate An Investigation Pursuant To Section 96(4) Of The Constitution GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 5 February 2021:Colours Caribbean has issued a petition to the Governor’s Office requesting HE The Governor to initiate an investigation pursuant to Section 96(4) of the Constitution of the Cayman Islands concerning the authorisation by Justice Richard […]

Fast-tracking Caribbean Covid-19 recovery and resilience

COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc in 2021. BBC has reported that as of 1st of February 2021, more than 100 million people have been infected with the virus, 2.2 million people have died across nearly 200 countries. There are still over 382,000 new cases every day. Although both rich and poor countries have faced the full wrath […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean hosts region’s only in-person Walk for the Cure with 9th annual event to benefit Cancer Society

George Town, Cayman Islands, 4, February 2021 – In a year where many events were forced to go virtual, CIBC FirstCaribbean was able to work within COVID-19 restrictions to host the region’s only in-person Walk for the Cure Event in 2020. Including in-kind donations which are used to help stage the live walk/run, CIBC FirstCaribbean’s […]

Cayman: DEH to relocate recycling depot in Red Bay

The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) wishes to inform the public that the recycling depot located at Hurley’s will be closing as of Saturday 13February, 2021.  DEH noted that this was the end to a long standing and successful partnership and thanked Hurley’s and Grand Harbour for their support of the recycling scheme to this […]

#SDM2021 CEO Breakfast features exciting lineup of speakers

Invitation to participate in the FREE Virtual Event on Friday, February 26! Friday, February 5, 2021 — The OECS Commission will host the Sustainable Development Movement (SDM) 2021 Summit under the theme “More Disruptions. Solid Innovations. Necessary Agility. Inclusion for All” on September 19-20, 2021.  The OECS CEO Breakfast, scheduled for February 26, 2021, is being held under […]

Jeffries reflects on Black History

By Nelson A. King From Caribbean Life Brooklyn Democratic Congressman, Hakeem Jeffries on Monday reflected on Black History, saying “African Americans have been here since before there was a country.” “We arrived on these shores in 1619 in shackles and as a result of our blood, our sweat, our tears, our intellect, our ingenuity, our […]