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Archives for October 8, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 8 October 2021, 21 NEW Positives, 108,614 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that as of 9a.m. Friday, 8 October there have been 763 PCR tests processed since the last report on Thursday, 7 October.  Of these, there are 21 positive test results from the community including 16 children, one of whom is an infant under one year old.  This […]

IMF / 2021 Annual Meetings Advancer

The IMF and World Bank are set to launch a hybrid version of their Annual Meetings in Washington, DC next week (October 12-23). The Fund will launch the World Economic Outlook forecast for global growth on Tuesday showing that COVID-19 vaccinations are helping economies but growth is expected to moderate slightly this year. IMF Managing […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Tourism Commissioner calls for Caribbean Cruise collaboration

MIAMI – (October 8, 2021) – “One destination does not make an itinerary,” saidU.S. Virgin Islands Commissioner of Tourism Joseph Boschulte as he highlighted the importance of greater collaboration among Caribbean destinations and cruise line partners to ensure the safe and successful return of cruises to the region. Speaking at the 35th edition of Seatrade […]

Best books about Education every teacher should read

By Anna Johnson In today’s era of social media, no one hardly reads books anymore. Yet, books are one of the best ways to gain new knowledge. As a teacher, it’s important to embrace reading because it enables you to be of more value to your students. Even though digital content comes in handy today, […]

Cayman: Free mulch now available at North Side and East End

Grand Cayman, October 8, 2021 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) would like to inform residents that “free mulch” is now available for collection at North Side and East End Temporary Sites from as early as 7:00 a.m. Residents are invited to come out early and to bring their shovels and bags for the removal of […]

Cayman: Department of Public Safety Communications promotes from within

Grand Cayman, 8 October 2021 – The Ministry of Home Affairs is pleased to announce two internal management level promotions in the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC). The appointments of Mr. Sean Vasquez, as the Department’s Acting Director, and Ms Chelsea Blake as its Acting Assistant Director, show commitment to succession continuity. Having served as […]

World Bank Delegation meets with OECS Youth Advisory Network

Friday, October 8, 2021 — Challenges facing the region’s youth were at the fore of an inaugural meeting with the World Bank and the OECS Youth Advisory Network held on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. The World Bank delegation, led by Country Director for the Caribbean Country Management Unit Lilia Burunciuc, engaged the grouping of young people […]

Cayman: Letters to confirm Mandatory Isolation to Employers available from Public Health

Individuals requiring letters to their employers confirming they have been placed in mandatory isolation due to ongoing COVID 19 contact tracing requirements can obtain these by request to Public Health. Please request by email only to [email protected]

Cayman: ReGen project shifts to Premier’s Ministry

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The newly created Ministry of Sustainability and Climate Resiliency now has responsibility for the ReGen Cayman’s Energy and Recycling Centre. “Given the national importance of the ReGen project and its intended benefits of creating a more sustainable waste management system for the Cayman Islands, I believe the Ministry of Sustainability […]

Cayman: RCIPS Financial Crimes Investigation Unit investigates forged notes

The RCIPS Financial Crimes Investigations Unit, have received two separate reports of forged notes that were turn over by two separate financial institutions in the Cayman Islands. From the reports, a forged KYD $100 note was turned over and from the other was a forged KYD $1 note. The serial number on the forged KYD […]