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Archives for October 3, 2021

Cayman Premier offers aid, sympathies to Bonacca

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton has released the following statement regarding the devastating fire on the cay of Bonacca in the Bay Islands, Honduras. “Good afternoon, “It has been heart-breaking to see the videos and images this morning of the devastating and wide-spread fire that ravaged the cay of Bonacca […]

Pandemic exacerbates agricultural trafficking in U.S

October 3, 2021 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Forced laborTrafficking in U.S. agriculture worsened over the pandemicMigrant workers traveling to the U.S. under temporary agricultural visas are at risk of forced labor. Traffickers are able to exploit the fact that workers’ right to be in the country is directly tied to their employment. Freedom United is […]

Elders manage pandemic travel – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (September 27, 2021)

“Then you will go on your way in safety and your foot will not stumble.” – Proverbs 3:23  We, as elders in retirement mode, had grown quite accustomed to annual visits from or to our combined grandchildren, who are scattered far and wide.   The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a change in lifestyle from freedom to […]

3 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 HC, 1 TD, 1 Dist

3 Oct Sun 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*)800 AM EDT Sun Oct 3 2021 Hurricane Sam SAM CONTINUES TO WEAKEN AS IT MOVES NORTHEASTWARD OVER THE OPEN NORTH ATLANTIC… …EXPECTED TO BECOME A LARGE AND POWERFUL POST-TROPICAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM ON MONDAY Tropical Depression Victor VICTOR REMAINS A TROPICAL […]

Cayman: RCIPS Investigate Report of Robbery and Stabbing Incident

From RCIPS Sat 2 Oct 2021 Shortly after 10.45pm, last night, Friday 1 October, police received a report from the 911 communication centre of a robbery and stabbing incident in the vicinity of Marquee Plaza, George Town. On arriving at the scene EMS were attending a man with minor head injuries. The man was transferred […]