April 3, 2020

Cayman: CBC measures for fishing vessels that returned to Cayman

The Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) would like to inform the public that the fishing vessels that had cleared outbound prior to the imposition of the travel restrictions and curfew will be cleared inbound with the following stipulations : The crew would have to self-isolate on board the vessel for 14 days, as per […]

Cayman: Thursday, 2 April 2020 COVID-19 Update – 6 new positive test results announced

Six positive test results were announced today. ·        Of 15 new test results received, five have tested positive and 10 negative. ·        Additionally, one inconclusive result, which was sent off to CARPHA for retest, has returnedpositive. ·        All positive patients are being monitored closely. ·        Hard curfew currently scheduled to expire tomorrow (Friday, 3 April) is being extended for further two weeks. ·        The soft curfew, to be varied […]

Cayman: Sister Islands flights temporarily reduced to once-weekly

In accordance with the Cayman Islands Government’s ongoing measures to safeguard the Cayman Islands from the Coronavirus (COVID-19), commercial passenger flights between Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands have been reduced to one flight per week. These flights are restricted to essential travel only. Cargo will also be permitted on these weekly flights and additional cargo-only flights will be […]

Caribbean Airlines Travel Waiver Advisory for tickets booked for travel from July 01, 2020 up to August 30, 2020

Port-of-Spain April 2, 2020. Caribbean Airlines advises of the following update to its current travel waiver, to include customers with travel plans between July 01, and up to August 30, 2020, which may be impacted by the COVID-19 (Novel Coronavirus). The airline is allowing persons the opportunity to rebook their tickets without attracting change fees, […]

PM Harris makes national address on further Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations under the State of Emergency now existing in St. Kitts and Nevis

Address to the Nation by Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on the State of Emergency  Thursday, April 2, 2020  My Fellow Citizens and Residents: Today, Thursday, 2nd April 2020, I have asked His Excellency, the Governor General, to make further Emergency Powers (COVID-19) Regulations under the State of Emergency now existing in St. Kitts and Nevis. These Regulations […]

Factual findings: Real world impact of Covid-19

The Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak has caused unprecedented disruption and uncertainty throughout the globe. As the virus spreads, movement and interaction worldwide has already begun to change. To help understand the impact of what’s happened thus far, Factual examined visitation to physical locations in various business categories over the past four weeks, from Feb. 17 through […]

Coronavirus: Why are British travellers struggling to get home?

By James Landale From BBC Around the world there are thousands of Britons desperate to get home. And yet many are stranded. Airports have been closed and borders shut. Cities have been placed in lockdown. Many are trapped in hotels, often with money and food running out. They are sitting on the phone calling airlines […]

UK: Coronavirus – Health experts ‘frustrated’ by low UK virus testing

From BBC Health officials say they are “frustrated” by a lack of progress in expanding UK coronavirus testing. Prof Paul Cosford of Public Health England (PHE) said “everybody involved” is unhappy testing has not “got to the position yet that we need to get to”. Prime Minister Boris Johnson responded to criticism of the UK’s […]

Enrollment now open for Kia’s The Great Unknowns Scholarship Programme

Applications for Kia’s The Great Unknowns Scholarship Now Being Accepted; Recipients To Be Announced in June Kia’s scholarship program returns for second year to reward students that “Give It Everything” Information regarding eligibility requirements and the application process can be found athttps://www.kia.com/us/en/give-it-everything Kia Motors America announced today that applications are now being accepted for the […]

Clear nights skies

Clear nights skies delight photographers From BBC With most people spending many hours at home, photographers are having to find new ways to express their creativity. And with fewer aircraft in the skies, those who venture out at night to photograph the heavens no longer have to spend hours removing passing aeroplanes from their pictures. […]