As part of its business continuity plans for the coronavirus pandemic, the Ministry of Financial Services held a virtual meeting with heads and delegates of financial services industry associations on ...
Butterfield Bank is donating $15,000 each to the Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman and Meals on Wheels as they continue to provide meals for children, the elderly and vulnerable people in the community dur ...
Initial forecasting for the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season predicts a slightly above average year, according to analysis released Thursday by Colorado State University’s Tropical Meteorology Project ...
The Customs and Border Control Service has outlined some details of how businesses and individuals can clear and collect their cargo that arrived by air before or during the COVID-19 public health eme ...
(CMR) A Bronx Zoo tiger tested positive for the latest coronavirus, COVID-19, according to Zoo officials on Sunday. The tiger’s positive test is the first known infection in an animal. Reports are that the tiger was tested among seven other animals who had recently fallen ill. The four-year-old Malayan tiger fell ill on March 27, […]
(CMR) Local steakhouse Copper Falls has announced that they are closing permanently and will not be re-opening one day after their 15th anniversary. The decision was made on Friday and announced in a letter that was sent to employees earlier today. The statement indicates that whilst some businesses have closed temporarily because of the COVID-19 […]
(CMR) During today’s COVID-19 briefing Police Commissioner, Derek Byrne, confirmed that an investigation has been launched surrounding a voice note that was sent out by Mario Rankin of CPR Cayman. The information was given after a media question from Cayman New Service. Bryne indicated that pursuant to section 64 (1) of the Penal Code (2017) […]
(CMR) Four additional cases of COVID-19 disease were confirmed for the Cayman Islands today at the daily press briefing. Three of the court had connections with existing persons who have had also tested positive. One person has a known travel history. Police Commissioner’s Report CoP Byrnes commented on the biker arrest yesterday evening. The Commissioner […]
(CMR) British Prime Minister, Boris Johnson was on Sunday hospitalized after suffering with what has been described as “persistent” coronavirus symptoms which have been on-going for 10 days. According to a spokesperson from Downing Street, the PM’s hospitalization is a precautionary measure, despite rumours swirling that Johnson’s condition had been worsening. “On the advice of […]
(CMR) Going into any major establishment in Jamaica, prepare to stretch out your hands and be sprayed with an unknown chemical. A chemical most security guards, who administer the substance, say is hand sanitizer or alcohol. The now almost routine practice did not go down well with a popular businesswoman who visited Scoops Unlimited, the operators […]
(CMR) The Health Services Authority (HSA) today said that come Monday maternity patients will be allowed one person to accompany them during the labour process. The news is a welcome relief for soon-to-be mothers, who were previously told that they would have to go through the labour process alone or with assisted virtual companion systems, […]
(CMR) Cayman Marl Road has spoken exclusively to a representative from the Governor’s office to address a voice note in circulation this evening accusing Governor Martyn Roper of arranging Tuesday’s British Airways airbridge flight for personal reasons. The voice note began going viral shortly after 6:00 pm and was received by numerous times. It elected […]
(CNS): British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, who announced ten days ago that he had COVID-19, has been admitted to hospital as his symptoms, including a high fever, have worsened. While questions have been raised about his ability to continue leading the UK and its response to the pandemic, officials at No 10 Downing street have […]
(CNS): Another four patients have tested positive for COVID-19, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said Sunday, as cases in Cayman continue to rise steadily. Three of these samples came from people connected to others who previously tested positive. The fourth had a travel history, showing that the virus can still emerge even after 14 […]
(CNS): Residents in Newlands as well as police officers all appeared to forget the social distancing rules when the public came out to watch the police chase a rogue biker on Saturday. Dozens of officers were involved in the arrest of the 23 year-old man from Bodden Town after he crashed the bike into the […]
(CNS): The current restrictions across the community designed to contain the spread of COVID-19 were not about making judgements over whether people should be allowed to drink alcohol or not, Premier Alden McLaughlin said at Saturday’s press briefing. Facing questions about closing the liquor stores, he made it clear it was not sustainable to shut […]
(CNS): The first positive COVID-19 case has been confirmed on Cayman Brac in a patient who had contact with a person with a travel history. This was one of six positive cases reported by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee on Saturday, one of whom had no connection with anyone who previously tested positive or […]
(CNS): The 200,000 test kits that the Cayman Islands government has ordered from a South Korean company will be ready for delivery next Wednesday, and Governor Martyn Roper said he believes that a means of getting them here has been identified. He also said that, despite getting so many kits, government will not be forcing […]
On Sunday, February 23, 2020, the International College of the Cayman Islands (ICCI) held its 47th commencement ceremony at the Marriott Resort and Spa to celebrate the Class of 2019. In addition to honouring its 23 Master’s, Bachelor’s and Associate degree candidates, the college also launched its Golden Year of Jubilee Celebration: 50 Years of […]
Some of the islands best debaters come together to compete in the Conyers Interschools Debate Tournament. Our Cayman First Classroom of the Month showcases a program that provides young people at all local schools with an opportunity to exercise their ability to argue skill-fully and with decorum. Congratulations to all the students who participated in […]
Today, we shared three videos at the Cayman Heart Fund Heart Heroes Brunch at Pappagallo’s. The first two are the stories of survivors – but the third, is the story of a heart angel. Nolan Evans didn’t have a very long life, but his parents Ailian and Sean and big sister Ashlyn, are ensuring that […]
It’s good to know what your future will look like. Thanks to a collabration between Cayman Academy, the Youth Services Unit and Home Gas, these students at Clifton Hunter High (as well as those at several other local schools) got a chance to see what colleges have to offer and the options available to them […]
A fantastic shout out to Cayman Brac in the December article in Thrillist.com of Best Caribbean Islands to visit. Acknowledging that Grand Cayman’s Seven Mile usually gets all the attention, the article gives Cayman Brac a bit of the spotlight for a change. Cayman Brac is a sleepy 14 square-mile hideaway and magnet for divers […]