August 8, 2020

8 Aug Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

8 Aug Sat 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Sat Aug 8 2020 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Sat Aug 8 2020 CLIMATE PREDICTION Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and seas are expected across […]

OECS keeps the spotlight on Ocean Governance

Friday, August 7, 2020 — Two of the region’s preeminent experts on Ocean Governance will lead a panel to discuss the importance of Good Ocean Governance to the OECS, in the transition towards a Blue Economy. Commander David Robin and Alwyn Ponteen are panelists on a Webinar dubbedRethinking How We Use Our Oceans on August 12, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. […]

Concacaf launches plan to resume suspended Club Competitions

Updates on Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield; Flow Caribbean Club ChampionshipNew format and dates agreed for Scotiabank Concacaf LeagueMiami, FL (Friday, August 7, 2020)- Concacaf has today agreed a plan to resume the Confederation’s club competitions across the region. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Confederation suspended several competitions and, in some cases, postponed start dates. […]

13th Annual Caribbean Plant Health Directors Forum to be held virtually

Meetings will be held on August 11th and 12th, 2020 Friday, August 7, 2020 — The Caribbean Plant Health Directors (CPHD) Forum will convene the 1st virtual session of the 13th Annual CPHD meeting on 11th and 12th August 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the CPHD adjusted its regional work plan by moving away […]

Cayman: Pedro St. James presents Movies on the Lawn

[Savannah, Grand Cayman – Friday 7th August 2020] Pedro St. James is pleased to announce a new community initiative Movies on the Lawn, a series of FREE family friendly films held under the stars on the historic site’s Great Lawn. Beginning on Tuesday 11th August, families can catch the sunset, enjoy a kid friendly movie, […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 7 August 2020- NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 191 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Thursday, 6 August. All were negative. The number of antibody tests that have been conducted at the Health Services Authority and Health City Cayman Islands now stands at 2,096.  Of these, there have been […]

Jeffrey Webb new sentencing date announced

UPDATE: We have just received confirmation that the date September 15, 2020 for his sentencing hearing as shown above still stands. Jeffrey D. Webb (born 24 September 1964) is the former president of CONCACAF, Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA), and FIFA vice president. Webb was arrested for corruption charges on 27 May 2015 by Swiss police acting at the request of the U.S. Department […]

World Breastfeeding Week 2020: Support breastfeeding for a healthier planet

By Avril Isaac Communications Officer, Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) Tuesday, August 4, 2020 — In the Caribbean, breastfeeding initiation within the first hour of birth is fairly high, however, continued exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months is low at approximately 39%. The benefits of breastfeeding are tremendous for both mother and baby.  This nutrient-rich product is the first […]

St K-N: PM Harris gave two speeches on 50th Anniversary of the Christena Disaster

Link to VIDEO: GO HERE Link to Transcript of Remarks by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on the Occasion of the Mounting of the Exhibition to Commemorate the 50thAnniversary of the M.V. Christena Disaster at the St. Christopher National Trust and National Museum on Saturday, August 1st, 2020 at 3:30pm: https://mcusercontent.com/bb7c8b2d02cf287e7132078a2/files/6c6e2337-4f56-417e-a453-090dc0fa2037/Prime_Minister_Harris_mv_christena_speech_at_the_national_museum_august_1st_2020.pdf

WKU Basketball to open Cayman Islands Classic against University of Miami

By Keden Gayford From WKUHerald The fourth annual Cayman Islands Classic has been moved to Niceville, Florida due to COVID-19. Originally the tournament was to be played at George Town, Cayman Islands.  WKU is slated to play Miami University Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. The Hilltoppers have met the Hurricanes 14 times and lost once. […]