May 9, 2021

Dominica invites you to work in nature

The Extended Stay Visa allows you to relocate to Dominica and work remotely for up to 18 months! Friday, May 7, 2021 — The Work in Nature (WIN) Programme is the answer for digital nomads and those working remotely who want to escape to a stress free and unrestrictive living and working environment. Dominica’s management […]

Letter to the Editor

Painful times ahead All autocracies and dictatorships have a habit of working from the same play-books and sadly all with the same resultant sad consequence, that is, namely gross poverty for the governed masses. Indeed what would that English philosopher, the father of liberalism John Locke, have to say about such? A case in point […]

9 May Weather in Cayman

Sun May 9 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate easterly winds and slight seas are expected across the Cayman area from this afternoon as a high pressure system builds over the southeastern US. Humidity: 89% (UP from yesterday)UV: 11.0 EXTREME (Same as yesterday) Expected temperatures – 75°F to 89°F. Yesterday: H 89.4°F L 74.7°FWinds: Today: […]

Statement of Condolence on the passing of Hubert Hughes, former Chief Minister of Anguilla

OECS Media Statement Saturday, May 8, 2021 — The OECS extends sincere condolences to the Hughes Family and to the Government and people of Anguilla on the passing of the Honourable Hubert Benjamin Hughes, former Chief Minister. The late Honourable Hubert Hughes served as Anguilla’s Chief Minister from 1994 to 1999, 1999 to 2000 and […]

Cayman: PWD/NRA teams prepare for Hurricane Season

Organisers Address Inspection Teams The Public Works Department (PWD) and National Roads Authority (NRA) completed their 34th consecutive joint hurricane preparedness exercise on Wednesday, 5 May 2021. Hurricane Shuttering Exercise Horizontal Line Up of Cars 050521 Teams testing for overall hurricane readiness, shuttered up key government buildings and shelters, checked and started standby generators and […]

Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people soar due to COVID-19, PAHO Director reports

Countries will need to maintain or increase ICU bed capacity even further if infections continue to rise at current rates. In the past week, nearly 40% of all global COVID-19 deaths took place in the Americas.  Washington, D.C. May 5, 2021 (PAHO) – Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people are surging as the COVID-19 pandemic […]

St. K-N: PM Harris’ Statement on the passing of the Hon. Hubert Benjamin Hughes, former three-time Chief Minister of Anguilla

Pictured above are the Honourable Hubert Benjamin Hughes and his beloved wife, Mrs. Norma Hughes.  On his 87th birthday, the Government and people of Anguilla celebrated his life and legacy with a road naming ceremony and thanksgiving service in South Hill (Photo Credit: The Anguillian Newspaper).   Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris of St. Kitts […]

8 May Weather in Cayman

Sat May 8 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light easterly winds and smooth seas will continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours as a cold front moves across Cuba. Humidity: 71% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: 11.0 EXTREME (Same as yesterday) Expected temperatures – 75°F to 89°F. Yesterday: H 89.1°F L 74.5°FWinds: Today: ENE […]

Cayman: Resignation of Director of Public Prosecutions

His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper, OBE has received and accepted the formal resignation of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Patrick Moran. His final day in office will be 18 May 2021 followed by a period of annual leave to 28 July 2021. Mr. Moran has tendered his resignation for personal reasons. Mr. Moran […]

Cayman: Governor statement on Traffic Light System for inbound travel to England

The UK Transport Minister, Grant Shapps has today announced a gradual re-opening of international travel to and from England from 17 May.  Included in the announcement is information on the Government’s new traffic light system which assesses countries as red, amber and green (RAG) for inbound travel. This rating determines what inbound travellers must do on […]