April 9, 2020

8 Apr Weather in Cayman

8 Apr Wed 2020 SYNOPSIS Light easterly winds and smooth seas are expected to continue across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours in association with a weak pressure gradient across the northwest Caribbean. Radar images show no showers around the Cayman area. Humidity: 70% (UP from yesterday)UV: 12.1 EXTREME (UP from yesterday)Temperature: Today’s […]

Free online acting classes

Cayman Drama Society: Free online acting classes this week, free theatre streaming! We have three free classes for you this week, if you are available to join us online for a workshop, click below for the FB event:Wed 8th April 7-8pm: ADULT MONOLOGUE CLASSThu 9th April 12-12.30pm – YOUNG PERSON FAIRYTALE CLASSThu 9th April 2-3pm TEEN MONOLOGUE CLASSThese […]

Cayman: CIFS adapt to support emergency services

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The closure of borders to international passengers has presented the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) with the opportunity to further support emergency service colleagues.             CIFS firefighters have been redeployed following a reduced demand for dedicated on-duty aviation cover at the Owen Roberts International Airport. As Chief Fire Officer, Paul Walker QFSM […]

Island Heritage Insurance responds to community needs arising from Covid-19

Grand Cayman, 7 April 2020- Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd. announced today its community support efforts in response to the Covid-19 crisis, pledging $20,000 USD to two organisations currently working under greater pressure than ever. Island Heritage has pledged $10,000 USD to Cayman Islands Meals on Wheels, which is seeing a rapidly growing waiting list […]

UK: Coronavirus – Raab ‘confident’ prime minister will recover from illness

From BBC Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab has said he is “confident” Boris Johnson will recover from coronavirus, describing the prime minister as a “fighter”. Speaking at the daily coronavirus briefing, Mr Raab said Mr Johnson remained in “good spirits” and was breathing without assistance. He also described the PM as not only a colleague – […]

Cayman: Chatterbox updates their services

From Chatterbox We just wanted to update you on what has been happening at Chatterbox since Covid-19 crashed into all of our lives just three weeks ago, even though it feels sooo much longer!)  Our Playschool was closed on 16th March by Government, along with all other licensed Educational Institutions and is set to reopen […]

Lufthansa Group decides on first restructuring package

Significant decline in air travel also expected for period after the Coronavirus crisis  Suspension of aircraft leads to the first permanent capacity reduction The inevitable downsizing of flight operations shall be implemented in a socially responsible manner, among other things, through collective employment models The Executive Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG does not expect the […]

Cayman: HSA and Cancer Registry observe National Cancer Registrars Week

The Health Services Authority and the Cayman Islands Cancer Registry join communities and medical professionals across the world to observe Cancer Registrars Week, April 6-10, 2020 and recognise the country’s progression in voluntary cancer registration. This year’s theme ‘2020 Vision for the Future’ reflects the critical role cancer registrars play in capturing data that informs […]

Florida man dies days after hundreds exposed to COVID-19 walked around busy airport

By CNN Newsource From CBS12 News SARASOTA, Fla. (CNN) — Kevin and Ryan Sheehan will never know whether their father heard them say goodbye on speaker phone. Tom Sheehan, 68, was fighting for his life in Sarasota, Florida, with what he thought was bronchitis, but turned out to be Covid-19. He was hospitalized on March 21, a […]

Martin: Breathing in life during the pandemic

By Melissa Martin The coronavirus has infected more than 1.2 million people and killed more than 68,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. Death from the coronavirus catapults the religious to seek answers from celestial places. Crying out, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken us?” But we know from the beginning of the beginning, death entered humanity—and […]