September 19, 2021

Cayman: Prison Employee Tests Positive for COVID-19

Grand Cayman, 16 August 2021 –  Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS is applying operational restrictions at both Northward and Fairbanks Prisons after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19 last night (15 September 2021).  The employee, who was tested at Northward Prison after reporting feeling unwell during shift, is now isolating. The Prison Service had this week engaged the Public Health Department to undertake a comprehensive […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: On the heels of COVID, Climate Change swings a wrecking ball

By Sir Ronald Sanders From MENAFN – Caribbean News Global)  The public health and economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has rightly focused the attention and resources of governments around the world on suppressing and containing it. The cause has been made more costly and more prolonged by those who resist inoculating themselves against a disease […]

Cayman: New closing dates for DEH Temporary Sites

From The Department of Environmental Health Grand Cayman, September 17, 2021 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is advising residents of a change of policy regarding the closing dates of the temporary sites at Bodden Town, East End and North Side. The last day for disposal of post storm vegetative waste at these location is September […]

Cayman: World Clean Up event models partnership and a path forward during a pandemic

From Plastic Free Cayman Alongside the uncertainty many Caymanians felt this week with rising COVID-19 numbers in the midst of an active hurricane season, many community members were able to come together in support of our islands’ natural environment.  On September 18th, in celebration of World Clean Up Day, an international event with more than […]

Single-Vehicle Collision in Cayman Brac

From RCIPS Shortly before 4:00AM today, 19 September, officers responded to a report of a single-vehicle collision on West End East Road in Cayman Brac. A white Hyundai Santa Fe had been travelling eastbound when it left the roadway, collided with a vehicle parked nearby and then collided into a house, causing damage to both. […]

Garden Gourmet launches Sensational range in UK retail

Nestlé is bringing Garden Gourmet to UK supermarkets with the next generation of plant-based alternatives, the Sensational range. From September 20, plant-based fans in the UK will be able to get their hands on the vegan products, which have already been very popular in the UK’s out-of-home channel. The range initially includes four delicious and versatile plant-based products, consisting of the incredibly […]

Ministers of Health from across the Americas to address the COVID-19 pandemic and other health priorities at the PAHO Directing Council

The meeting will take place virtually from September 20-24. The presidents of Chile and Costa Rica, as well as the highest health authorities of the Americas will speak at the opening session on Monday, which can be followed live on the organization’s channels Washington, D.C., 17 September (PAHO/WHO)- Ministers of Health and other high-level authorities of […]

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Do Retired Seniors Pay Lower Taxes?

Are you nearing retirement? Do you have some worries about what will happen about the taxes that you are paying? Will you pay lower tax because you have retired? All these questions are to be answered in this piece of content. Just keep reading. Many people when they retire, usually move far from their hometown, […]

US: FDA Approved Covid Booster For 65 and Older

From Newsmax Dealing the White House a stinging setback, a government advisory panel overwhelmingly rejected a plan Friday to give Pfizer COVID-19 booster shots across the board, and instead endorsed the extra dose only for those who are 65 or older or run a high risk of severe disease. The twin votes represented a heavy […]