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Archives for August 1, 2022

Cayman: Leading orthopaedic surgeon hails new advanced technology solution at Health City as ‘game changer’ for improved clinical outcomes

With more than 20 years of experience in arthroscopic procedures and joint replacements, Dr. Alwin Almeida, Chief Orthopaedic Surgeon and Head of the Department of Orthopaedics at Health City Cayman Islands, has successfully completed more than 6,000 surgeries. One thing he appreciates is the need to continually invest in and leverage technological advances for the […]

Cayman: CUC defers base rate increase until January 2023

August 1st 2022 Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (“CUC” or “the Company”) has deferred its base rate increase for all customers. This action will provide some relief to customers as they will continue to see a consistent rate for the energy charge component of their bills throughout 2022. The Company took the decision not to increase […]

Cayman: CIIPA provides input on international sustainability disclosure proposals

• The International Sustainability Standards Board, created on the heels of COP26, sought global input on two exposure drafts related to sustainability-related financial information and climate-related disclosures. • CIIPA supports including a broader range of information in corporate reporting and welcomed the opportunity to comment on the drafts. • CIIPA anticipates the completion of the ISSB’s work on […]

Cayman: Tertiary Institutions offer alternatives for acceptance amid CXC results delay

From Department of Education Services The Caribbean Examination Council’s (CXC) release of examination results may impact students beginning tertiary or A-level studies in the academic year 2022-23. To mitigate this risk, the following decisions have been taken after consultations with the tertiary institutions in the Cayman Islands: a)    Tertiary institutions have agreed to accept students into […]

Recyclables from Cayman Brac successfully removed

Grand Cayman, 1 August 2022 – Two 40-foot containers with recyclable items from Cayman Brac have been received at the George Town Landfill as part of the ongoing removal of recyclables from the Sister Islands. A total of 35,407 lbs. of aluminium cans, plastic (type 1 & 2) containers, lead acid batteries and used tires, as well as […]

Cayman: Department of Commerce and Investment Shares Anti-Money Laundering Update

From Department of Commerce and Investment Grand Cayman – Realtors, as well as dealers in precious metals and stones, learned the findings from the latest national risk assessment to focus on anti-money laundering and counter financing of terrorism (AML/CFT), at a Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) workshop last week (Monday, 25 July, 2022).  These […]

Cayman: Three persons rescued by the RCIPS and CICG

From RCIPS Just after 8:00PM yesterday, 31 July, the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) and the RCIPS Air Operations Unit, were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of an overturned vessel. The vessel in question was at an unknown location, potentially the south side of 12-mile bank.  Just after 8:45PM, only minutes […]

Cayman: Five arrested for Drug related offences at Public Beach

Frim RCIPS Police carried out an operation on Thursday 28 July, assisted by partners from the Customs and Boarder Control, Department of Commerce and Investment and the Public Lands Commission, in the area of the Seven Mile Public Beach in response to community concerns around the consumption and sale of illegal substances on the beaches. […]

Cayman: Man Charged for Armed Robberies in George Town

From RCIPS A 27-year-old-man of George Town has been formally charged by the police on two counts of Robbery and one count of Possession of an Imitation Firearm with Intent. The charges are in relation to two separate reports of robberies that took place in the early morning of 30 March where two men stated […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update – 1 August

As COVID-19 testing has drastically decreased over the last few weeks, the daily estimate of active cases no longer provides a true representation of how COVID-19 is currently being transmitted within the community.  Public Health will continue to provide an overall seven-day rolling average of positives and current hospitalisations each day. A detailed synopsis of the epidemiological […]