July 7, 2022

Cayman: Two Arrested Following Recovery of Ganja

Shortly before 10:40PM on Saturday, 2 July, officers conducting traffic checks on the Esterley Tibbetts Highway in the vicinity of the Camana Bay Roundabout, had cause to stop a vehicle. As the officers spoke to the lone occupant of the vehicle, they detected the strong scent of ganja. Officers then conducted a search of the […]

COVID-19 Update – 6 July

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 6 July. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: There are 817 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Seven patients are currently hospitalised, of these one is unvaccinated. The 7-day rolling average for 6 July is 49.

House of Lords Peer, Lord Cashman, introduces Bill to legalise same-sex marriage for all Caribbean British Overseas Territories

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 6 July 2022: Colours Caribbean, Stonewall and a select group of academics, along with key members of UK Parliament have been overseeing the preliminary draft of a bill introduced today by Michael Cashman CBE (Lord Cashman) to make same-sex marriage lawful in those British Overseas Territories where it is currently unlawful. If passed, […]

Cayman Islands Premier tests positive for COVID

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton tested positive for COVID-19 this morning using a lateral flow test at home and  awaits the results of a a confirmatory PCR test, which he took this morning. The Premier, who is mildly symptomatic, will remain at home for the next seven days. He is […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update – 5 July

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 5 July. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: There are 837 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Eight patients are currently hospitalised, of these two are unvaccinated. The 7-day rolling average for 5 July is 46. There were […]

Outstanding young hero in the Cayman Islands receives award in memory of Princess Diana

Dejea Lyons from the Cayman Islands is honoured with The Diana Award for going above and beyond in her daily life to create and sustain positive change in our world. Dejea Lyons, aged 19, from the Cayman Islands has been recognised with the highest accolade a young person can achieve for social action and humanitarian […]

Cayman Government gives residential customers electricity cost relief

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Cayman Islands Government is offering a fuel cost credit to residents across all three islands to help alleviate the price of electricity this summer. In anticipation of the sharp increases in electricity costs due to rising global fuel prices, in May the Cayman Islands Government approached Caribbean Utilities Company […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update – 1 July, Positive cases from 23-30 June

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 1 July. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: There are 818 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Eleven patients are currently hospitalised, of these two are unvaccinated. The 7-day rolling average for 28 June is 50. There were […]

Cayman: RCIPS Investigate Murder in Bodden Town

From RCIPS Shortly after 5:30PM, Friday 1 July,  police responded to a report of a firearm incident in the vicinity of Gun Square Road, Bodden Town, where it was reported a man had been shot. On arriving at the scene, emergency services attended to a man who appeared to have gunshot injuries.  The man was […]

Cayman: Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 30 June; 124 NEW Positives (28 & 29Jun)

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 30 June. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: There are 841 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Seven patients are currently hospitalised, of these one isunvaccinated. The 7-day rolling average for 28 June is 54. There were no new  or active cases in the Sister Islands.