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Archives for January 26, 2022

Cayman Islands COVID-19 Situational Report (SitRep)

Cayman: Second Weekly COVID-19 Situation Report (16-22 January 2022 – 2,739 NEW Positives)

Grand Cayman – From 16 – 22 January 2022, 2,739 new cases were reported by Public Health. This represents an average of 391 cases per day across all three Cayman Islands. There were 4,553 confirmed cases of Omicron by the end of this period. There were 6,578 known active cases during this period, representing 19.4 per cent […]

Cabinet of the Cayman Islands – Post Special Meeting Summary, 19th January 2022

His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the Special Meeting of the Cabinet held on Wednesday, 19th January 2022 in the Cabinet Conference Room, Government Administration Building. All Ministers and Members of Cabinet were present with the exception of the Hon Juliana O’Connor- Connolly, Minister for Education, District Administration and Lands. At this […]

Cabinet of the Cayman Islands – Post Meeting Summary 18th January 2022

His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the meeting of the Cabinet held on Tuesday, 18th January 2022 in the Cabinet Conference Room, Government Administration Building. All Ministers and Members of Cabinet were present with the exception of the Hon Juliana O’Connor- Connolly, Minister for Education, District Administration and Lands. Mrs. Katherine Ebanks-Wilks […]

Who is Winning the Culture War?

You may have noticed that there has been a major shift in the perception of politics over the past couple of years. I think 2016 was the year that everything exploded. It was the year that I noticed that change in myself, as I switched from being completely apathetic to politics to following it like […]

Exposing the massive hypocrisy of International Insurance Companies

A new report calls out the two-faced global insurers that are fueling climate change. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute Despite the pro-climate rhetoric of the insurance industry—and warnings by the world’s climate scientists calling for an end to fossil fuel exploration—leading global insurers are backing the Brazilian government’s massive offshore oil expansion, according […]

Cayman: George Town’s Cardinall Avenue Begins Transformation into Pedestrianised Street

George Town, Grand Cayman, Tuesday 25 January 2022: Phase one of the Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure’s Cardinall Avenue enhancement project starts on Monday, 31 January, as part of the ongoing George Town Revitalisation Initiative. This first phase includes the pedestrianisation of the section of road between Seafarers Way and Albert Panton Street, […]

Cayman: Exciting Mangrove Celebrations for World Wetlands Day

he Mangrove Rangers announce an exciting series of special events to celebrate the 25th World Wetlands Day in early February.  The day is celebrated to mark the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands on February 2, 1971, in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. World Wetlands Day was […]

Happening Tomorrow (27): RSVP Today (26) – Cayman Islands National Museum

The National Museum and the University College of the Cayman Islands present our joint Speaker Series programme—where academic experts, along with members of our community, gather to share their knowledge of Cayman’s History & Culture. All Sessions take place via Zoom. To register for a lecture, email [email protected] with the title of the lecture in the subject.

Deputy Premier reassures public on Debt Refinancing, calls out Opposition “Hypocrisy”

Grand Cayman, 26 January 2021 – Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance Hon. Chris Saunders issued a video statement today (Wednesday, 26 January) to reassure the public about the Government’s enquiries into a potential bond issue. He said, “Refinancing Government debt and borrowing to finance much-needed capital projects is exactly what it says on the label.  Nothing more. […]