September 16, 2021

Cayman: Press Conference – Talking Points COVID UPDATE

Premier Hon. Wayne Panton’s Talking Points Thank you for once again joining us for a COVID update. I thank Public Health officials for their diligence and hard work to help protect us and keep us safe. I also thank the Programme Board for the speed in which it has offer4r constructive advice on the way […]

Cayman: Pausing Reopening Plan Among New COVID-19 Measures

Grand Cayman, 14 September 2021 – Premier Hon. Wayne Panton advised today that the Government will be “pausing Phase Three” of the Cayman Islands’ border reopening plan “for the rest of this year”.                The Premier was speaking at a COVID-19 update press conference called to announce the Government’s response to a rash of new positives […]

Cayman: Three more adults and two more children tested POSITIVE today Government Press Briefing reveals

By Georgina Wilcox Main points from Cayman Government Briefing Tuesday 14 Sept Three more adults and two more children have tested positive today. a There is seven separate households where a person has the virus. All appear to be three unrelated separate incidences of community transmission. Cayman Islands Government will not be lifting quarantine measures […]

Cayman: Public Health and Education Officials advise all GTPS households to stay in isolation

Public Health officials along with the Ministry of Education advise that all George Town Primary School (GTPS) households must continue to isolate, whether results have been received or not, until they are contacted by a Public Health or Education official. GTPS remains closed until clearance to return to school is given by Public Health. Both […]

SEAT breaks the mold in its latest digital driven campaigns to show its strongest range ever

Modernizing classic fairy tales into a “whole other story” echoes Leon’s positioning in the mid-size hatch/estate segment. #AllMyFriends portrays the youthful and social spirit of the new SEAT Ibiza A fresh perspective new passions discovered in lockdown is the main message of the SEAT Arona campaign An optimistic ode to the escapism, after times of […]

WHO Director−General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID−19 − 14 September 2021

WHO’s global targets are to support every country to vaccinate at least 40% of its population by the end of this year, and 70% of the world’s population by the middle of next year. So far, just two countries in Africa have reached the 40% target, the lowest of any region. More than 5.7 billion doses […]

The Texas Abortion Ban ensures only the privileged get access to reproductive care

For too long, politicians relied on the Supreme Court to uphold the right to an abortion. Now that the Texas law has been allowed to take effect, its prime targets are low-income people of color.  By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute Texas, with the help of conservative justices on the U.S. Supreme Court, has made […]

February 2022 Book Release: Cayman Writer Peter Polack’s Soviet Spies Worldwide: Country by Country, 1940–1988

Book Extract On 24 September 1971 the UK expelled 90 Soviet diplomatic and other representatives on espionage charges and barred the return of 15 others who were temporarily out of the country. The names of the 105 Soviet intelligence operatives had been provided one month earlier to British counterintelligence officers by a KGB defector, Oleg Adolfovich Lyalin, who also […]

Cayman: Temporary Suspension of Training Courses at DEH

Grand Cayman, September 14, 2021 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) is advising residents of the temporary suspension of its Food Hygiene and Cosmetology training sessions from September 15, 2021 until further notice.  Mr. Richard Simms, DEH Director explains that the decision to put on hold the training courses is a precautionary measure to […]

Cayman: Education Officials Implement Protocols for Handling Confirmed COVID-19 Case in George Town Primary School

Public Health officials along with the Ministry of Education have activated their planned response measures, in line with the current Public Health COVID-19 protocols, following the Chief Medical Officer’s report of the COVID-19 test results for one Year 6 student at George Town Primary School on 13 September 2021. “Since receiving notification late Monday evening […]