May 14, 2021

Archives for April 15, 2021

Cayman: HRC keeps human rights at the forefront of COVID regulation and Public Health discussions

The Cayman Islands remains in good stead in comparison to many countries around the world which continue to battle with the COVID-19 pandemic. Through early actions and preventative measures the Islands now enjoy a minimal suppression level which translates to minimal requirements to wear masks in select locations and instances, limited social distancing, removal of […]

Cayman: Quarantine Breach reported to Police

From Travel Cayman Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands An alleged breach of isolation protocols on 13 April 2021 by travellers quarantining at residence and members of the public has been reported to the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) and is currently under investigation. The Mobile Compliance team conducted a routine compliance and welfare check, in […]

Cayman Islands to join in One Minute Silence in honour of Prince Philip

As a mark of respect, a one minute of silence will be observed throughout the Cayman Islands beginning at 9am on Saturday 17th April 2021 in remembrance of His Royal Highness, Duke of Edinburgh.   At the same time, a National minute’s silence will be held in the UK to coincide with the start of […]

Cayman: Elections Office confirms complaint

The Elections Office confirms that it has received a complaint 14 April 2021 from a candidate concerning the handling of ballot boxes during the General Election. Supervisor of Elections Wesley Howell notes that section 51 (4) of the Elections Act (2021 Revision) empowers Returning Officers to make provisions for the safe custody of ballot boxes, […]

Cayman: Statement from the Leader of the Progressives Political Party Roy McTaggart

The election is over and the people have spoken. The Progressives Alliance secured eight seats and we had arrangements with Isaac Rankine and Jay Ebanks for them to help to form the Government when they won. We recognise that North Side and East End have not been in Government for twelve long years and so […]

Cayman: Elected Candidate Mr. Wayne Panton meets Governor

Newly elected candidate from the Newlands electoral district, Mr. Wayne Panton met with His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper at the Governor’s Office today, Thursday, 15 April 2021. Mr. Panton presented to the Governor his letter confirming that he has the support of the majority of the elected candidates who were successful in yesterday’s […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 15 April 2021, NO new positives, 60,637 vaccines administered

he Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 337 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 13 April 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 717. The […]

How IPTV changes the way we watch television

The internet has changed how things are done. This is especially apparent when it comes to how we watch television. Internet protocol television, or IPTV, has completely reinvented just how we experience our favorite movies and TV shows. The ways it changes things, however, aren’t always readily apparent. Still, they are there and when you […]

Antigua and Barbuda’s response to the eruption of La Soufrière Volcano

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 — As the volcanic disaster in Saint Vincent and the Grenadines continues to unfold, regional solidarity is once again at the forefront of relief efforts.  The Government of Antigua and Barbuda began its response efforts on Thursday April 8, 2021 after Prime Minister Hon. Gaston Browne consulted with his counterpart in Saint […]

Two female, two male scientists appointed newest professors at The UWI Mona Campus

he UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. Wednesday, April 14, 2021— An epidemiologist, pharmacologist, physiologist and psychologist were recently promoted from Senior Lecturers to Professors.  The scientists who ascended to the highest academic rank at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) are all from the Mona Campus. Professor Trevor Ferguson, Professor Maxine Gossell-Williams, Professor Chukwuemeka […]