May 20, 2022

Archives for April 2022

Grand Marshalls for Atlanta Caribbean Carnival

Skinny Fabulous & D.A. Fani Willis will be Grand Marshalls for Atlanta Caribbean Carnival 2022 Atlanta, GA (Sonique Solutions) – As excitement builds for the 35th annual ‘Atlanta Caribbean Carnival’ the event has received even more mainstream attention with the news that Fulton County, Georgia District Attorney, Fani Willis will join Vincentian Soca Star Skinny […]

Cayman: CBC Mass Migration Contingency Plan In place

With the recent increase in the number of migrants arriving on the shores of Cayman Brac, the Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) is taking a proactive measure and recently hosted a multiagency Mass Migration Committee meeting to discuss the Cayman Islands Mass Migration Contingency Plan. “There is no benefit from intercepting seaborne migrants […]

Cayman: Start of 2022 CSEC Examinations Delayed

The Department of Education Services (DES) announces that the written portion of the 2022 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) Examinations will commence on May 23, 2022, three weeks after the previously scheduled start date of May 2, 2022.  The decision was revealed by the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) on Wednesday afternoon (April 27), following a […]

Cayman: Updated COVID-19 Regulations – mandatory wearing of masks inside public buildings and public transport will remain in effecy

Cayman Islands COVID-19 Situational Report (SitRep) Highlights International Situation The number of cases reported to WHO worldwide have continued to decline for the seventh consecutive week. However, the number of COVID deaths (even accounting for differences in death classifications) has not been showing a similar downward trend, which is concerning as it might indicate an […]

Cayman: Weekly COVID-19 Report – 27 April

Public Health has issued the COVID-19 Situational Report for Epidemiological, or Epi., Week 16 (17 – 23 April 2022) tonight, Wednesday 27 April. During Epi. Week 16, there were a total of 460 new cases of COVID-19 reported by Public Health. This was 87 cases more than what was reported in the previous Epi. Week […]

Cayman: Statement on the shocking murders in our community

From The Leader of the Opposition For the second time this week we have had a shocking murder in our community.  I offer my deepest condolences to the families of the deceased. And I pray that the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service can quickly identify and arrest the perpetrators. I know that these killings are […]

Cayman: Migrants Arrive Dehydrated and In Need of Care

The Cayman Islands Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) confirms that 11 migrants have arrived in Grand Cayman today, 28 April. The vessel arrived with 7 males and 4 females. The migrants are severely dehydrated and 2 require medical assistance which is being rendered by Health Services Authority on the scene.  Further information will be provided […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update – 28 April (173 NEW Positives 26 & 27 Apr)

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 28 April. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: Tuesday 26/04/2022 81 Wednesday 27/04/2022 92 There are 1,013 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Five persons are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 related causes, two of whom are unvaccinated. The 7-day rolling average for 28 April is 74. […]

British Virgin Islands: Premier Andrew Fahie arrested in US drug sting

By Adam Durbin From BBC News The leader of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has been arrested for alleged drug smuggling and money laundering in the US. Premier Andrew Fahie was detained in Miami by US agents posing as cocaine traffickers from a Mexican drug cartel. He agreed a $700,000 (£560,000) payment to allow traffickers […]

CABINET OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS – POST MEETING SUMMARY- 12 April 2022

His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the meeting of the Cabinet held on Tuesday, 12th April, 2022 in the Cabinet Conference Room, Government Administration Building. All Ministers and Members of Cabinet were present. Mr. Isaac Rankine was Acting Temporary Minister for Youth, Sports, Culture and Heritage. MSCR Letterhead Template At this meeting […]