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Archives for May 6, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 6 May 2021, THREE NEW Positives, 69,404 vaccines administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 447 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. Three were positive.   The positive travellers will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The total number of COVID-19 vaccines administered to date is 69,404. So far, 37,113 (57% […]

PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation donate $100,000 to St. Vincent volcano relief efforts

30 April 2021 – PwC in the Caribbean and the PwC Charitable Foundation have collectively donated $100,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. On 9 April 2021, the La Soufriere volcano erupted, sending ash and gas plumes miles into the sky and affecting neighbouring islands. The disaster has displaced about […]

IMF / Tunisia, India, Uganda, and United States of America

The IMF confirmed on Thursday (May 6th) in Washington, DC that discussions took place in recent days between IMF staff and Tunisian authorities regarding their economic reform program. “I can confirm that the Fund staff met with the Tunisian authorities here in Washington earlier this week, and they shared with us indeed their economic reform […]

Cayman: CUC announces net earnings decrease First Quarter Results for the period ended March 31 2021

CUC Announces First Quarter Results for the Period Ended March 31 2021 Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. is listed for trading in United States dollars on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol “CUP.U”. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands- Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX: CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today its consolidated unaudited results for the […]

Cayman: Life Saver, Youngest Proud of Them Gets Child Month Prize

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Clifton Hunter High School student, Trevor Carmola, Jr. was recognised by both the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Duchess of York at Child Month’s first event. The 14-year-old recipient was announced as the observance’s Child Month 2021 (High Schools) awardee during the opening church service on Sunday, 2 […]

Cayman: CAL repatriation flight schedule confirmed for June 2021

Extra flights added for Kingston and Miami in May In partnership with the Cayman Islands Government, the repatriation flight schedule has been confirmed for travel in June between Grand Cayman and Miami, Kingston, and La Ceiba. Due to demand, extra flights have also been added for travel between Grand Cayman and Kingston in May, as […]

Cayman: RCIPS Community Officers interact with Primary School students in inclusion units

Last Monday, 26 April, officers from our Community Policing Unit joined staff from the Education Department’s Primary Inclusion Units, to assist in hosting a swimming session at the Lions Aquatic Centre, for the students in the programme. The Primary Inclusion Units assist Caymanian primary school students who are having challenges at their home schools. They […]

How to ensure that your house is all safe and clean for your family

A clean home is a happy home. If there’s one thing the pandemic has taught us, it’s that cleanliness is always followed by good health. The best way to start ensuring that you and your family are safe from diseases and viruses is by keeping the home clean. Here are some ways to ensure that […]

Wed May 5 COVID-19 press conference

At the COVID-19 press conference today, Wednesday 5 May 2021, Premier Hon. Wayne Panton and members of Cabinet urged Cayman Islands residents who have not yet been vaccinated to get their first vaccination before 9 June, as existing vaccine stocks expire on 30 June. Premier Panton announced the new PACT government would take a conservative […]

Cayman: Fire at GT Landfill – UPDATED

UPDATE: May 6 2021 Landfill Fire Extinguished Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) and Department of Environmental Health (DEH) crews working overnight on the fire at the George Town Landfill, report that a small flare-up occurred at approximately 1.30 a.m. this morning (Thursday 6 May 2021).    The flare-up was quickly extinguished using safe systems of work […]