December 8, 2021

Archives for October 2021

Cayman: Premier heads to COP26

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier and Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency Hon. G. Wayne Panton travels to Glasgow, Scotland, Saturday to participate in COP26 where global leaders will meet to discuss strategies to confront climate change. While at COP26 Mr. Panton will join the United Kingdom delegation and will have access to the […]

Cayman: National COVID-19 Testing Guidelines for Children and Students Issued

Grand Cayman, 29 October 2021 – Government today issued national guidelines for COVID-19 testing, including both lateral flow testing and polymerase chain reaction (PCR) testing, in Early Childhood Care and Education (ECCE) centres and other educational institutions.             The guidelines offer advice on when and how to test in various potential scenarios, as well as instructions on when individuals […]

Cayman: DCI Introduces Dropbox

Fromthe Department of Commerce and Investment The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) is requiring customers to place new applications for licenses and renewals in a dropbox, where payment is being made by cheque. As soon as payment is received, a receipt will be issued via email.  The dropbox at the business licensing counter can […]

Cayman: Police investigate single vehicle collision on Shamrock Road, Bodden Town

From RCIPS Shortly after 1.15am this morning, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 911 Communication’s Centre to a report of a single vehicle collision on Shamrock Road, in the vicinity of Tuckerman Lane, Bodden Town. The Cayman Islands Fire Service officers who attended the scene extricated the two occupants from the vehicle, […]

31 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TS, 1 Dist.

31 Oct Sun 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*)800 AM EDT Sun Oct 31 2021 Subtropical Storm Wanda WANDA MOVING EAST-SOUTHEASTWARD ACROSS THE CENTRAL ATLANTIC.. EASTERN PACIFIC Tropical Weather Outlook Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*)800 AM EDT Sun Oct 31 2021 Weather in Cayman Scattered thunderstorms are expected today as a cold […]

30 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, Dist.

30 Oct Sat 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*)800 AM EDT Sat Oct 30 2021 EASTERN PACIFIC Tropical Weather Outlook Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*)800 AM EDT Sat Oct 30 2021 Weather in Cayman Scattered thunderstorms are expected today as a cold front moves across our area. Moderate northwesterly winds with strong […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 29 October 2021, 154 NEW Positives, 114,351 vaccinations given

Grand Cayman, 29 October 2021 – The Public Health Department is reporting that as of 8a.m. Thursday, 28 October, there had been 1,845 PCR tests conducted since the last report on Wednesday, 27 October. Of these, there were 154 positive tests comprising one positive traveller and 153 positive tests from the community.  As of Friday, 29 […]

Renewable Energy Auction Scheme to be adopted and implemented

The Utility Regulation and Competition Office (‘OfReg’) has made its final determination on a Renewable Energy Auction Scheme (REAS). The REAS design for the Cayman Islands, reflects OfReg’s position which took into consideration all submissions received from the general public, licensees, and other interested parties via two public consultations. Under the REAS potential energy producers […]

Vaping Vs. Smoking: 7 must-know things

There is an increasingly popular debate right now about the safety of vaping compared to smoking. Today, more people are using vaping as a smoking cessation tool and a safer alternative. However, experts still raise concerns regarding the safety of vaping. If you are one of those caught in this debate, this article examines the […]

OECS Commission hosts successful COVID-19 resurgence contingency planning workshop

Three virtual capacity building workshops provided education professionals with the skills and tools to build resilient education systems in the face of pandemics and other emergencies. Thursday, October 28, 2021 — In February 2021, the Education Development Management Unit (EDMU) of the OECS Commission hosted 3 virtual workshops on COVID-19 Resurgence Contingency Planning for 130 education officials […]