April 9, 2020

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson hospitalized with virus

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been admitted to a hospital with the coronavirus. Johnson’s office says he is being admitted for tests because he still has symptoms 10 days after testing positive for the virus. Downing Street said Sunday the hospitalization is a “precautionary step” and he remains in charge of the government. “On […]

Cayman: Residents at isolation facility are tested

Grand Cayman (GIS) – People who have been staying at the government provided isolation facilities will be tested for COVID-19 disease prior to returning home.  Thanking the students for their willingness to protect the community by self-isolating, Government officials say the test is a final means to reassure the young people, their families and the community […]

St. K-N: PM Harris will be the Special Guest this Sat. from 11:00am on WINNFM’s Inside the News, which will be simulcast LIVE on major media outlets

April 3rd, 2020 Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris will be the Special Guest on WINN (98.9) FM’s Inside the News (listen live at www.winnfm.com) tomorrow, Saturday, April 4th, 2020, from 11:00am.  The Prime Minister’s Inside the News appearance will be simulcast LIVE on ZIZ TV (Channel 5 or https://zizonline.com/tv/channel-5/), ZIZ Radio (95.9, 96.1, 96.3, 96.9 FM or https://zizonline.com/radio/live/), Freedom (106.5) FM, […]

Cayman: Litigation expert William Jones joins Ogier partnership

Caymanian litigation expert William Jones has been appointed as partner in Ogier’s Cayman Islands Dispute Resolution team. Described in Legal 500 Caribbean as “industrious and meticulous – a litigation heavyweight”, William has worked on many of the most important cases in Cayman, with a practice covering commercial litigation, trusts disputes and contentious insolvency matters. His […]

Cayman: FDA recall – Ranitidine Products

From Health Services Authority Please be advised, The FDA has ordered a recall of all Ranitidine products, due to manufacturing issues. Patients taking any form of prescription Ranitidine (tablets or liquids) have been asked to discontinue and contact their doctor for an alternative. Persons have also been advised not to purchase over-the-counter Ranitidine products (e.g. […]

Cayman: CCMI extends digital and live resources to provide engaging activities during Lock Down

The Central Caribbean Marine Institute (CCMI) has further developed it’s digital programming, including Reefs Go Live and the Reef Lecture series, so people at home (at any age) can tune in to learn more about local reefs and the research news from the CCMI team. During this time of global lock-down, the team at CCMI […]

Cayman: Atlantic Hurricane Season Prediction

from The Weather Service of the Cayman Islands As we start to look at the upcoming hurricane season it is critical to take a look back at the past season: The 2019 hurricane season produced 18 named storms, 6 hurricanes and 3 major hurricanes. The season will be remembered for the significant destruction and loss […]

Cayman: Beware of COVID-19 scams

The Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) cautions financial services providers and their clients of the increased risk of fraud as more companies work remotely and offer more non-face-to-face solutions in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. As fraudsters take advantage of this new environment, licensees and registrants should apply extra care to identify new threats and […]

Cayman: HSA expands pharmacy services to new location

tarting Saturday 4th April 2020, the Health Services Authority will be dispensing prescription refills for CINICO and private insurance members with 100% coverage from our new location at Smith Road Centre, first floor. Pick up from this location will be for refills requested on or after Friday 3rd April. Prescription refills requested before April 3rd […]

Cayman: CBC measures for fishing vessels that returned to Cayman

The Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) would like to inform the public that the fishing vessels that had cleared outbound prior to the imposition of the travel restrictions and curfew will be cleared inbound with the following stipulations : The crew would have to self-isolate on board the vessel for 14 days, as per […]