One of Butterfield Bank's employees has tested positive for COVID-19, the bank stated in a press release on Tuesday evening.
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Prison authorities have confirmed that three prisoners were on hunger strike Tuesday at a low-security holding facility at Fairbanks.
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Last month, just off the coast of Cayman Brac, fishermen discovered debris from a Russian rocket. Early Wednesday morning, stargazers may get a glimpse of a satellite launched from that same rocket.
A 9-year-old child has tested positive for the coronavirus in the Cayman Islands, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee said Tuesday.
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(CMR) A woman was charged with murder after she was alleged to have poured hot oil on her boyfriend. Reports from the Jamaican police are that at around 11:30 am on May 14, Melissa Sinclair was involved in a domestic dispute when she poured hot oil over her partner. The man was taken to hospital […]
(CMR) The Ombudsman, Sally Hermiston, has expressed concern over the police’s use of force in an April 2020 incident involving a motorcycle rider in the Newlands community. In a release from the office on Tuesday (June 2), it was revealed that at least one of the police officers’ conduct in the incident was deemed to […]
(CMR) Cayman Marl Road was on location earlier today after receiving a phone call that inmates at the Detention Centre at Fairbanks started a hunger strike late last night and wished to speak directly with us. Our attempts to interview them around midday today was promptly stopped by a prison guard. CMR was not permitted […]
(CMR) Dr. John Lee, Chief Medical Officer for the Cayman Islands has confirmed that a nine-year-old child has been the latest COVID-19 positive case. This result came in yesterday and is the seventh known positive case involving a child in Cayman. The child is symptomatic and continues to exhibit “mild symptoms.” The revelation was made […]
(CMR) The families of two young girls from Cayman Brac are reaching out to the community for support as they reel from the financial strain caused by cancer treatment expenses. Charlotte Tibbetts and Ashlee Walton are both cancer patients and they also have another similarity-they are also the children of Cayman Airways employees. The families […]
(CMR) Is there a homelessness problem in Cayman? That was the response of some on social media after Alric Lindsay, one of the unsuccessful independent candidates in the 2017 General Elections, raised the issue on his Facebook page on Monday (June 1). “If arrangements can’t be made with family or friends, is there a homeless shelter […]
(CMR) Monday, June 1, 2020, was the official first day of the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season but two storms had already formed in late May. The early start to the season marks the sixth consecutive year that the hurricane season has got off to an early start. What’s more, is that forecasters are already monitoring […]
(CMR) A Caymanian, 50-year-old Ena Whyte, who is stuck in Jamaica was featured on TVJ News on Friday after expressing to the local media there she wishes to return home with the assistance of the Cayman Islands Government. Whyte shared that she has depleted her pension funds and has now fallen on tough financial times […]
(CNS): Three prisoners housed in HMP Northward’s best facility have begun refusing food, prison officials have said. It is not clear if this is a hunger strike to draw attention to a specific grievance or just because of the poor standard of food being served. According to a short release from the prison, the men […]
(CNS): Premier Alden McLaughlin said it was possible Cayman could welcome visitors again before the end of the year as a result of the trends in test results and the spread of COVID-19 across the community. McLaughlin is staying on the virus elimination track and will not follow other regional destinations planning to open in […]
(CNS): Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee has confirmed that the person who went to the hospital with COVID-19 symptoms on Monday was a 9-year-old child who, although sick with the virus, has not been hospitalized. The child is only the third minor who has tested positive with the virus to show any symptoms. The […]
(CNS): An investigation into how police handled a pursuit of rogue riders in April found that one officer used “unnecessary and unreasonable force” during the arrest and behaved badly to a member of the public at the scene. The Office of the Ombudsman also found that an off-duty officer made matters worse when he joined […]
(CNS Local Life): Two charities are trying to make sure that children in the Cayman Islands don’t go hungry during the coronavirus lockdown. Since the schools closed in mid-March, the Homeschool Lunch Program has been providing 465 children from 13 government schools with a healthy meal or supermarket voucher. The Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman […]
(CNS): Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell has said that his ministry is now working on a three-year plan to rebuild Cayman’s tourism sector after the devastating blow delivered by the COVID-19 pandemic. The domestic market is likely to be the only source of income for the hospitality industry for the remainder of this year, but Kirkconnell […]
Let’s start with setting expectations – my iPhone photography skills aren’t exactly stellar so they don’t come close to showing just how delightful the decor is in this Seven Mile Beach condominium for sale by Coldwell Banker Cayman Islands Realty. CBCIR is a member of CIREBA, the Cayman Islands Real Estate Brokers Association. When I […]
It all happened really fast. One day, the administration and staff were discussing theoretical options for a Covid 19 all distance program and the next, they were implementing one. Here is how its working from the perspective of students and teacher. Congratulations Hope Academy our Cayman First Classroom of the Month. #firstclass #hope #caymanlifetv #caymanfirst
Before Covid 19, the hospitality industry in Cayman was booming. When the novel coronavirus swept across the across the world – borders closed and the tourism industry here felt the blow. When will we recover? Here’s what we think. Having been around these islands for a while, Cayman offers something special for visitors. It always […]
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 […]