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Archives for April 20, 2021

Cayman: Road Closures for Swearing In of Parliament, 20-22 April

From RCIPS Fort Street will be closed between Harbour Drive and Constitution Hall from 7:00PM this evening, Tuesday, 20 April, until 6:00AM Thursday, 22 April, in order to facilitate the swearing-in of the newly elected Members of Parliament. Traffic travelling north along Edward Street will be diverted right onto Fort Street. Traffic travelling along North […]

US: Chauvin likely to Appeal, claiming trial tainted by civil settlement, media coverage

Derek Chauvin listens to the reading the verdict against him on Tuesday. (AP) From Newsmax Former Minneapolis policeman Derek Chauvin will likely seek to overturn his murder and manslaughter convictions by arguing that the jury was prejudiced by media coverage and a settlement in the civil case brought by George Floyd’s family, though his odds […]

Cayman: Sister Islands Commissioner appointed

By: Gina Matthews     George Town, Cayman Islands (20 April, 2021)  The Ministry of District Administration Tourism and Transport has announced today that District Commissioner, Mr. Ernie Scott will retire from the civil service on 21st April, 2021 and will be succeeded by Mr. Mark Tibbetts, who has been appointed as the new District […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 20 April 2021 – NO new positives, 63,314 vaccines administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 206 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 19 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 668. The […]

Cayman: Governor receives revised submission from Mr Panton

From the Office of the Governor Elected candidate from the Newlands electoral district, Mr. Wayne Panton, this morning (Tuesday, 20 April 2021) presented a revised letter of support for his appointment as Premier, to His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper.    The new letter confirmed that a majority of elected candidates who were successful […]

Cayman: Man arrested following stabbing incident in Bodden Town

From RCIPS Shortly before 10:30AM on Sunday, 18 April, the 911 Communications Centre dispatched officers to a report of an assault involving a knife at Coe Wood Beach in Bodden Town. It was reported that two men had been involved in an altercation when one man brandished a knife and struck the other in the […]

Cayman: Update on Formation of Government from the Office of the Premier Designate

Earlier today (20), Premier Designate, G. Wayne Panton met with H.E. the Governor, Martyn Roper to provide him an update on the swearing in of Parliament and the formation of the Government. In attendance were MP Elects, Christopher Saunders, Kenneth Bryan, and Andre Ebanks. It was agreed that to ensure that there was a smooth […]

Beach hut house prices climb 41% as holidaymakers invest in staycation bricks and mortar

According to the latest research by Hoo, the hotel room offer platform, the price being paid for beach huts has surged by 41% in the last year, although continued lockdown restrictions have caused beach hut rental prices to fall by -4.1%.  Hoo analysed the beach hut property market looking at both the asking price of sale […]

George Floyd officer convicted of murder

Summary After less than a day of deliberation, jurors find Derek Chauvin guilty of all charges over George Floyd’s death The jury returned guilty verdicts of second degree murder, third degree murder and manslaughter Barack and Michelle Obama welcomed the verdict but warned ‘true justice’ is more than one trial President Joe Biden has called […]

QuillBot’s new grammar checker uses cutting-edge AI to perfect your writing

The AI writing platform now has an arsenal of productivity-enhancing tools that are already changing the way the world writes. Chicago, IL – March 18, 2021 – QuillBot announced the release of its highly anticipated grammar checker today. QuillBot’s AI-based writing platform now hosts a variety of time-saving tools that help make writing painless for […]