August 3, 2021

Cayman: MRCU reminds community to protect against disease carrying mosquitos

Grand Cayman, 2 August 2021 – The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) will begin efforts to control Aedes aegypti on Tuesday, 3 August.   This mosquito breeds in and around houses, giving rise to its household name – “Domestic Mosquito”. It lays eggs primarily in man-made containers that hold water. It is also the mosquito responsible for transmitting […]

Cayman: Minister joins CIFSP Committee Meeting

Minister of Agriculture Hon. Jay Ebanks joined members of the Cayman Islands Food and Security Policy (CIFSP) Steering Committee during their recent meeting at the Government Administration Building. The Committee, which comprises a wide-cross section of stakeholders including business, industry and academia has been tasked with completing the draft policy by the end of this […]

Reebok athletes and inaugural bonus program make big impact in Madison

Reebok’s Rich Froning Jr. and Mayhem Freedom Continue Reign in Team’s Division, while Pat Vellner, Brent Fikowski and Annie Thorisdottir Make Heroic Returns to the Podium Boston, Mass. – August 2, 2021: After nearly a two-year hiatus of in-person events in the sport, Reebok’s top athletes were not playing games in Madison, WI this weekend where […]

Cayman: Police report no evidence of plane crash at sea

From RCIPS On Sunday 1 August, at around 10.45am a report was received by the 911 Centre of something falling from the sky out over the horizon in line of sight from the Westin Hotel and dark smoke being seen right after, it was suggested by the caller that it might have been a small […]

Cayman: PRIDE IS NOT THAT BLACK-AND-WHITE

A Statement by Billie “Bee” Bryan, Colours Caribbean “Baby steps.” Those are the words so many have tried to placate me with whenever I’m enquired about my response to “Cayman Gay Pride.” As if to suggest that any action taken to uplift LGBTQIA+ people in the Cayman Islands is without scrutiny and that the event was […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 2 August 2021, ONE NEW Positive, 50,171 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 717 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 30 July, 2021. There was one positive test result in a traveller. There have been 98,117 COVID-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 50,171 (71% of 71,106) have […]

IOC President visits Tokyo 2020 Recovery Monuments

01 Aug 2021 – The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, visited the Tokyo 2020 Recovery Monuments today, paying tribute to those affected by the 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake. Inspired by the Tokyo 2020 concept of “Recovery and Reconstruction Games”, the monuments are part of a project which aims to connect the world […]

UK: Landlords are failing tenants with cheap, dated and unhygienic furnishings

From James Lockett The latest research by Manor Interiors has revealed that: –  –          59% of tenants found the items in their furnished rental property simply weren’t fit for purpose.  –          When asked what the predominant reason was, the majority stated that the furniture supplied was cheap and of poor quality.  –          Old and dated furniture was the […]

FIFA launches #ReachOut campaign for better mental health

FIFA has launched #ReachOut, a campaign designed to raise awareness of the symptoms of mental health conditions, encourage people to seek help when they need it, and take actions every day for better mental health. With the support of past and current football players, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Association of Southeast Asian […]

Parliament of the Cayman Islands welcomes international experts to virtual CPA Post-Election Semina

Issued and Distributed by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) A cohort of experienced Parliamentarians and Clerks will address Members of the Parliament of the Cayman Islands at a virtual Post-Election Seminar hosted by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) this week. New and returning MPs, elected at the 2021 General Election held on 14 April, will […]