August 9, 2020

UPDATED: Cayman Appeals Court finds in favour of Government re – port vote

Original Story  A victory won by Shirley Roulstone from the Cruise Port Referendum campaign and the National Trust in the Grand Court last year has been overturned by The Cayman Islands Court of Appeal today (2). According to a brief summary of the decision, the senior justices said the government’s port referendum law, was constitutional […]

Rocket debris found off Cayman Brac similar to debris found off Barkers Grand Cayman

The rocket debris found off the coast of Cayman Brac by two fishermen, Larry and Tyrone Scott, last week is very similar to the debris from a rocket found on Barkers Beach, Grand Cayman on November 10 2018. We reported the finding in our story “Fuselage section of Ariane 5 launch vehicle found on Grand […]

Cayman: Local cases of coronaviris rises to 28 positive UPDATE – April 5: 39 total – 4 more today (5)

April 5 2020 Four more cases of positive coronavirus victims today. (5) April 4 2020 Six more cases of positive coronavirus victims including one in Cayman Brac. April 3 2020 One new case was announced today (Apr 3) bringing the total of cases to twenty-nine. new regulations announced below have been ratified by law. April […]

Cayman: 2 new Coronavirus cases confirmed – no travel link

At today’s (Tue 31) daily coronavirus press briefing update Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said two of the latest batch of 13 test sample results for COVID-19 are positive. Unfortunately, these were from patients with no travel history to countries. with confirmed coronavirus cases or direct connection to someone who has. The patients are […]

Cayman: Supermarkets to close at 8pm/New Hours for Treasury GAB Counter

Further to the HSI announcement today that they have confirmed a further 2 cases of Covid-19 in Cayman and in an effort to update everyone so that we are all; 1. Compliant with the law 2. Safe in terms of ensuring the spread of Covid-19 is kept to an absolute minimum or halted. Please be advised […]

14 new suspect cases of COVID-19 in Cayman being tested

Cayman Islands Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, has confirmed local testing of fourteen suspected cases of having contracted the novel coronavirus COVID-19. There are approx. 480 test kits available and more are on order. Premier Alden McLaughlin has just announced that all bars, salons, gyms, and public swimming pools will be closed from this […]

Cayman: Wayne Panton leaves the Progressives

CNS are reporting that former financial services and environment minister, Wayne Panton, has left the Progressives – the PPM. It comes as no surprise to me as another former colleague ,who lost his seat at the last election recently, told this publication he has reservations about how the Progressives are progressing. With CNS also hinting […]

Cayman: Bush is reported to be standing down as Speaker of the LA

It is widely being reported that the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, McKeeva Bush, is expected to formally announce he is taking “a leave of absence” after the allegations of assault against him last weekend.  Bernie Bush, also from West Bay as Bush is, is the Deputy Speaker. A “leave of absence” does not mean […]

Cayman: Concerned Citizen’s Group fight to preserve Beach Accesses hits snag

The Concerned Citizen Group have filed a Notice of Intent to preserve beach accesses and in particular Dart Group’s plan to move four public beach access points at its Kimpton hotel site on the northern end of 7MB and the two access points surrounding the tunnel on West Bay Road. The Central Planning Authority last […]

Senior citizens Boxing Day

Cayman: Rotary Club’s Senior Citizens Boxing Day Bash Last Thursday (26) was Boxing Day, and a huge contingent of our Senior Citizens, from all over Grand Cayman, made it to the First Baptist Church Hall for the Rotary Club’s annual Christmas party. This was the 54th year Rotary Club of Grand Cayman have put on […]