May 24, 2020

Cayman: CIFS redeployed to GT Landfill Site -FURTHER UPDATE (Sun May 24)

FURTHER UPDATE- SUN MAY 24 2020 Work Continues at Landfill for CIFS and DEH Crews from the Cayman Islands Fire Service and the Department of Environmental Health will continue to work throughout today (Sunday, 24 May) to fully extinguish a deep vein of burning waste material at the George Town Landfill. A watching brief was […]

BASIL SPRINGER: Stay at home – A new norm?

(MAY 18, 2020) By Basil Springer STAY AT HOME: A NEW NORM? – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (MAY 18, 2020) Do everything in love.” – 1 Corinthians 16:14  Those of us who are occupied as housewives or househusbands, are retired, home-school children, have a virtual job enabled by digital technology or conduct business from home, tend to naturally […]

Cayman: Prisoner transferred to UK

Elemer Wright, a prisoner from HMP Northward,  was today (Saturday, 23 May 2020) transferred to a prison in the United Kingdom under the Colonial Prisoners Removal Act 1884. The transfer was authorised by the UK and Cayman Islands Governments in the interest of national safety and security.

ST.K-N: Churches in ST. Kitts & Nevis are allowed to open from this weekend, as long as COVID-19 protocols are observed when their congregations gather/PM address to the nation/People can now be out and about at w-ends

May 22nd, 2020Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris announced today, Friday, May 22nd, 2020, that churches throughout St. Kitts and Nevis will open their doors again for worship on Saturday and Sunday, starting this weekend between the hours of 7:00am and 5:00pm. “There will be conditions, of course, as we continue to seek to […]

Cayman: Friday, 22 May 2020 COVID-19 -8 add positives

Those who have been tested and are awaiting results are asked to login in through the HSA patient portal. However, if you are having difficulty, please contact [email protected] . Since last Sunday, 1,935 tests have been run, placing the Cayman Islands in the top 10 jurisdictions in overall tests per million of population. Out of 467 additional […]

Cayman Airways pilots complete operational training flight

Grand Cayman’s airspace was busy for a change on Friday May 22, 2020, as a series of take-offs and landings were conducted by the Flight Training Department for Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) in order for some of its pilots to maintain their “Pilot Recency of Experience” certification – a regulatory requirement in the Cayman Islands. The operational training flight was part of […]

Plastic Free Cayman to host free virtual movie screening & discussion Sat May 30

Plastic Free Cayman will host a virtual screening of the new full-length documentary The Story of Plastic George Town — Local environmental advocacy group, Plastic Free Cayman, will host a free, virtual screening of the new full-length documentary, The Story of Plastic. Hoping to give people who are staying at home something new and inspiring to watch and discuss, […]

OECS Commission launches video on building resilience with nature and gender to mark International Day for Biological Diversity 2020

By Joan John-Norville Biodiversity and Ecosystems Management Coordinator, Environmental Sustainability Cluster, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Friday, May 22, 2020 — As the world observes International Day for Biological Diversity (IBD), under the theme, “Our Solutions are in Nature”, the OECS Commission is pleased to announce the release of a 3-minute video entitled: Building Resilience with […]

Cayman: DCFS, HMCI partner in annual hurricane shelter training

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is partnering with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) to hold shelter management training for the 2020 hurricane season on Wednesday, 27 May. There is a special need for volunteers to support the eastern districts shelters. Volunteers will hear presentations and ask questions on how to: ▪ […]

Cayman: RCIPS confirms two COVID-19 cases

The Royal Cayman Island Police Service (RCIPS) today (Friday, 22 May 2020) confirmed that two uniformed officers have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Both officers are asymptomatic and are in isolation. These results are part of extensive, service-wide testing that began for uniformed and civilian RCIPS personnel earlier this month, as part of the […]