July 24, 2021

Cayman: Delta Variant Detected in Samples from Two Quarantined Travellers

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Grand Cayman, 22 July 2021 – The Delta variant of the virus which causes COVID-19 has been detected through genomic sequencing in the samples of two travellers currently in quarantine in the Cayman Islands. Both of these unrelated travellers had been fully vaccinated with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine at the Health Services Authority earlier this year. Delta […]

Cayman: PACT Government publishes Post Meeting Summaries

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Grand Cayman, 20 July 2021 – The PACT Government today (Wednesday, 21 July 2021) published a summary of last week’s meeting of Cabinet, held on Tuesday, 13 July. This is the first time in the history of the Cayman Islands that a summary of Cabinet decisions has been made available immediately following a meeting. The post-meeting summaries […]

UK Quarantine requirement removed for vaccinated British Overseas Territories residents travelling via Amber List Countries

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From the Cayman Islands Governor’s Office Grand Cayman, 21 July 2021 – Entry requirements for people arriving in England via countries currently on the United Kingdom’s amber travel list and also vaccinated under the UK’s vaccination programme delivered in UK Overseas Territories were updated on Monday, 19 July to remove the requirement for quarantine on arrival.  […]

Cayman’s First NFT Art Auction Helps to Raise Funds for Charities and a Growing Interest in New Technology

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NFT Art Auction of works by Shane Aquârt ‘dready’ Marks a First of its Kind in the Cayman Islands  George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (21 July 2021) – Cayman Tech City in Partnership with Digital Cayman and the Blockchain Association of the Cayman Islands (BACI) held the first Non-Fungible-Token (NFT) Art Auction in the Cayman Islands. The event helped to raise funds […]

Cayman: Department of Commerce & Investment Sponsors Anti-Money Laundering Training Seminar

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Grand Cayman –Some 60 local realtors and developers attended a half day training seminar at the Grand Cayman Marriott, on 6 July 2021, that aimed to create awareness of anti-money laundering (AML) practices. FTS Management and Training Solutions organised the seminar, and sponsors included: the Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI), the government agency with responsibility for licensing […]

CI Flag at Half-mast for Haitian President’s Funeral

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Grand Cayman, 18 July 2021 – Government buildings will fly the Cayman Islands flag at half-mast all day on Friday 23 July 2021. The flag-lowering by the Cayman Islands is part of a tribute by CARICOM members to mark the official funeral of Haitian President Jovenel Moises. CARICOM also requested members to fly flags at […]

Cayman: Amendments to COVID-19 Regulations Issued

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Grand Cayman, 14 July 2021 – Amendments to COVID-19 regulations and a notice to extend by two months current inter-island travel and boating regulations were Gazetted on Wednesday, 14 July 2021. An amendment of Regulation 5 of the Prevention, Control and Suppression of Covid-19 (No.2) Regulations, 2021, relating to the wearing of masks provides business […]

CIAA Conducts Full-Scale Emergency Exercise at CKIA

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (13 July 2021) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) on Grand Cayman and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA) on Cayman Brac, will be conducting a full-scale “emergency” exercise at Charles Kirkconnell International Airport today, Tuesday, 13 July 2021, in partnership with emergency […]

Cayman: Liquor Licence Applications Move Online

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Grand Cayman, 30 June 2021 – Grand Cayman Liquor License holders – including those with music and dancing licences – are reminded of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licensing Meeting which will be held on September 13, 2021. The deadline for applications is August 13, 2021. The Liquor Licensing Board in conjunction with the Department of Commerce and […]

Cayman: DVDL Offices to Close on Thursday, July 8

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Grand Cayman – The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) wishes to advise the public that all its offices will be closed on Thursday, July 8, 2021 to facilitate a staff meeting and training workshop. All offices of DVDL will resume business as usual on Friday, July 9. Customers are reminded that they can renew their vehicle […]