June 20, 2021

Archives for June 3, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 3 June 2021, NO new positives, 83,970 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 464 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 2 June 2021. There were no positive test results. There have been 83,970 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 45,195 (70% of 65,000) have had at least […]

Grant Thornton announces office expansion in Grand Cayman

Global audit, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton is pleased to announce that as of May 2021, its two member firms located in the Cayman Islands have come together to share their physical office space. Together, both firms employ over 75 people, with plans to increase to 100 before the end of the year. They […]

Cayman: CAL repatriation flight schedule confirmed for July 2021

In partnership with the Cayman Islands Government, the repatriation flight schedule has been confirmed for travel in July between Grand Cayman and Miami, Kingston, and La Ceiba.  Due to increased demand, the frequency of flights between Grand Cayman and Miami has increased, with flights now operating on Sundays in addition to the usual Wednesdays and […]

Cayman: New Process for Production of Police Clearance Certificates

From RCIPS In order to streamline the application and issuing of Police Clearance Certificates (PCC), the RCIPS Criminal Records Office (CRO) has made changes to their processes. There are some important changes that applicants need to be aware of. The production process is now system-generated and certificates will look a bit different to previous versions. […]

Benjamin Netanyahu calls to block Israel’s newly formed coalition

From BBC Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu has lashed out at a newly agreed coalition which looks set to remove him from power after 12 years as prime minister. Mr Netanyahu called on right-wing members of parliament to block the coalition from taking office. Eight opposition parties reached an agreement to work together to form a new […]

Covid travel rules: Portugal removed from UK’s green list as seven others join red list

By Dulcie Lee From BBC News Portugal will be removed from the government’s green travel list from Tuesday, amid rising coronavirus cases and concern over a “Nepal mutation of the so-called Indian variant”.  It will join the amber list, meaning holidaymakers should not visit and arrivals must self-isolate for 10 days. Seven countries including Egypt, […]

Governor Statement on Traffic Light Listings for Inbound Travel to England – Cayman remains at Amber

From The Governor’s Office The UK Transport Minister, Grant Shapps has today announced an update of the red, amber and green (RAG) rating lists for inbound travel to England. This rating determines what inbound travellers must do on arrival, linked to the Covid situation in the country from which they are travelling, vaccination rates and the […]

UK: Delays and higher house prices see homebuyers fall out of love with the stamp duty holiday

By James Lockett Research by estate and lettings agent, Barrows and Forrester, has revealed that the shine is starting to come off the stamp duty holiday for disgruntled homebuyers who are experiencing long delays and higher house prices as a result of the initiative.  85% of those asked said that the current market bottleneck caused […]

2022 K5 launches with new GT−Line AWD Premium Package; additional safety and convenience features

2022 K5 Overview For 2022, the head-turning K5 gains the new Kia badging and also convenience features such as Surround View Monitor, additional wireless chargers and standard navigation on the GT-Line, EX and GT trims. Entering its second year, K5 offers a new GT-Line AWD Premium package with a panoramic sunroof, heated steering wheel, LED projection […]

PM Browne engages MEPs on Regional Development issues

Media Release Courtesy Office of the Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda Wednesday, June 2, 2021 — Antigua and Barbuda’s Prime Minister, Hon. Gaston Browne, yesterday continued his diplomatic outreach and engagement with members of the European Parliament (MEPs) on issues affecting Antigua and Barbuda’s national interest, as he held a virtual meeting with Hon. Pierrette […]