June 20, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 18 June 2021, SEVEN NEW Positives, 87,517 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 782 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 17 June, 2021. There were seven positive results, all in travellers. To date, 87,517 COVID-19 vaccinations have been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 47,001 (66% of 71,100) had […]

18 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 PTC

18 Jun Fri 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Fri Jun 18 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W)   Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Fri Jun 18 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and slight to moderate seas […]

COVID-19 Update 17 June 2021, TWO NEW positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 782 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 16 June, 2021. There were two positive results in travellers.  As of Monday, 7 June 2021, 86,711 COVID-19 vaccinations had been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 46,928 (66% […]

Strengthening ties with the OECS diaspora

Thursday, June 17, 2021 — A new cooperation is emerging between the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Diaspora and their home countries! Beyond regular remittances, the overseas OECS diaspora and home country governments are seeking to enhance the levels of connectivity, through a diaspora mapping project and a comprehensive communication campaign. Building more meaningful engagement […]

Cayman: Dart Real Estate welcomes Arepa 345 food truck to Regatta Office Park

Food truck is open 7 a.m. to midnight daily, offering authentic Venezuelan arepas for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dart Real Estate announces Regatta Office Park’s newest amenity – Arepa 345, a food truck offering Venezuelan arepas for breakfast, lunch and dinner seven days a week. Arepa 345 will begin operations in early July. John Yssele […]

Economic crisis pushes many workers into the informal Labor Market in Latin America and the Caribbean

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2021 – Economic crises like the one that Latin America and the Caribbean is suffering now, have long-lasting effects on the structure of employment and may permanently drive many from the formal economy, according to a new World Bank report.   The Covid-19 pandemic is having the biggest impact on low-skilled workers and exacerbating […]

Cayman: Wounding Incident in George Town

Shortly after 10:30PM yesterday, 16 June, officers responded to a report of a serious assault at an address on Patrick’s Avenue, George Town. It was reported that a man and a woman known to each other had been involved in an altercation, during which the man was wounded in the neck with an object. The […]

17 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist.

17 Jun Thu 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Thu Jun 17 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W)   Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Thu Jun 17 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate winds and slight to moderate seas […]

Cayman: Government, Community Police Officers meet

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service Community Safety Officers Programme in the Eastern Districts will continue following a review of the initiative on Thursday. Premier Hon. Wayne Panton, Deputy Premier Hon. Chris Saunders and Cabinet colleagues, met with Royal Cayman Islands Police Service officers and Community Safety Officers to discuss […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Briefing – Wednesday, 16 June 2021

At the COVID-19 press conference today, Wednesday 16 June 2021, Premier Hon. Wayne Panton and members of Cabinet announced changes to travel and quarantine regulations that will go into effect on Wednesday 23 June 2021. Premier Panton announced the reduction of mandatory quarantine to five days for verifiably vaccinated incoming travellers; the reinstatement of 72-hour […]