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Archives for June 9, 2022

Cayman: Statement to House of Parliament re Swim Free Programme

By: Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, Minister for Education Date: 9th June, 2022 Mr. Speaker, I rise to offer a statement about an extremely important programme that can help save the lives of our children. Mr. Speaker, Swim Free is a public and private partnership programme that is fully endorsed by the Caucus and Cabinet and supported […]

Cayman: Statement to House of Parliament UK’s Decision on British Virgin Islands

By Hon. G. Wayne Panton, JP, MP 9 June 2022 Thank you, Mr. Speaker. Mr. Speaker, yesterday I was invited by the Rt. Hon. Amanda Milling, UK Minister of State with responsibility for the Overseas Territories, to join a call with other Overseas Territory Heads of Government for an update on the UK’s decision in […]

Cayman: Temporary Change for DCI Counter Hours

Grand Cayman, 9 June 2022 – The Department of Commerce and Investment advises the public of its temporary business licensing counter hours, from 9a.m. to 12p.m. daily, beginning tomorrow 10 June 2022. These hours will remain in effect for the next two weeks. Clients are encouraged to utlitise DCI’s online application services, visit the counter during the operation hours […]

Cayman: Cabinet Post Meeting Summary 9 June 2022

Cabinet Post Meeting Summary of the meeting held by the Cabinet on Tuesday, 31 May 2022 and published by the Cabinet Office on Thursday, 9 June 2022.  His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the meeting of the Cabinet held on Tuesday, 31st May, 2022 in the Cabinet Conference Room, Government Administration Building. […]

Fiocruz, Brazil’s Ministry of Health and PAHO train laboratory technicians from seven Latin American countries in the detection of monkeypox

Rio de Janeiro, June 9, 2022 (PAHO) – The Oswaldo Cruz Foundation (Fiocruz), the Brazilian Ministry of Health and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) are conducting training today and tomorrow, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on the detection and laboratory diagnosis of monkeypox, in which experts from seven Latin American countries are participating. The training seeks […]

9 June Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report

Thu June 2022 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Thu June 9 20221205 UTC Thu June 9 2022 Tropical Weather Outlook Text Tropical Weather Discussion Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Thu June 9 2022 Tropical Weather […]

‘Cayman: Saturdays in the Park’ QPJ Event

The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Heritage is hosting a ‘Saturdays in the Park’ event on Saturday, 11 June, Dart Family Park amphitheatre, South Sound, 4.30-7pm. The free, family-friendly event, in Dart Family is the first in a quarterly initiative and is being celebrated as a Jubilee event. The celebration will feature: Local food, […]

PAHO/WHO strengthens relationship with the Cayman Islands

Grand Cayman, 8 June 2022 – Mr. Ian Stein, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)/ World Health Organization (WHO) Representative to Jamaica, Bermuda and the Cayman Islands, was in the country for a two-day visit, last week, to re-engage partnerships affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and bolster public health initiatives. The PAHO/WHO visit commenced on Monday, 30 […]

OECS Commemorates World Oceans Day – Supporting the Vision for A Blue Economy

By David RobinProgramme Director – Ocean Governance & Fisheries, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Wednesday, June 8, 2022 — Perhaps nowhere is the ocean economy more germane to social and economic development than in the Caribbean. It directly supports the economies of 37 coastal small island countries and territories, including the OECS. In fact, it is […]

Cayman: Police investigate stabbing incident in George Town

From RCIPS Shortly after 6:00PM yesterday, 7 June, officers responded to a report of a wounding in the vicinity of Albert Panton Street in George Town. It was reported that two women and a man became involved in an altercation, during which one of the woman stabbed the man then left the location shortly afterward. […]