Cayman has sent samples overseas for testing to detect the new UK COVID-19 variant, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has confirmed.
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Displaced tourism workers will have another opportunity to sign up for government's temporary stipend when a new round of registration begins Tuesday, 26 Jan., the Ministry of Tourism announced Friday ...
Caymanians head to the polls in May 2021 for the islands general election. What is the most pressing issue you would like to see addressed?
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(CMR) Former Jamaican footballer Luton Shelton passed away at a hospital in Jamaica on Friday. Shelton was reportedly found unresponsive at home and was rushed to Andrews Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The former Sheffield United forward was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig's disease, in 2018, a […]
(CMR) Cayman Compass continues to lay employees off sources close to the organization have shared. The employees worked for Hurleys Media it was revealed, but it appears Compass staff are also worried about their future with the organization. CMR understands that since the takeover of the four Hurley's Media radio stations several staff redundancies can […]
(CMR) The Ministry of District Administration, Tourism and Transport is re-opening registration for the tourism stipend to assist Caymanians who worked in the tourism sector and have lost their employment due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Displaced tourism workers who have not yet registered to receive the tourism stipend will have another opportunity to do so between […]
(CMR) Randy Howard McLean (53) is a wanted man Friday afternoon after running from the courthouse when Magistrate McFarlane sentenced him to 7 days behind jail. McLean was before the court for a family maintenance matter when he decided to make a run for it. Police are said to be looking for him to take […]
(CMR) Florida has decided to stop “vaccine tourists” from being able to access the COVID-19 vaccine and will now require people to prove they reside in the state in order to be eligible for the much sought after shot. The policy change has come about after it was confirmed that over 40,965 non-residents received the […]
(CMR) The Bermuda Government said it would be doing more to target vaccine hesitancy in the Black community, which makes up only 14 percent of the people registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in the country. Of the 7,729 people who had registered to get the vaccine, 6,647 indicated their race. Of the number of […]
(CMR) Two would-be killers were reportedly killed during a confrontation with the police in St Catherine, Jamaica, on Wednesday. According to the Jamaica Constabulary Force, the men were among three men allegedly on their way to commit a murder when quick actions by the police derailed their plans. The police reported that acting on information […]
Over the course of this week, beginning Monday, 18 January, RCIPS uniform and traffic officers have been conducting traffic operations in Bodden Town, East End and North Side, in response to community concerns about speeding and unsafe driving practices in the Eastern Districts.
Shortly before 5:45PM on Wednesday, January 20, officers responded to a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Frank Sound Road and Bodden Town Road, where a black Ford Edge had collided with a utility pole, entered the waters near the Frank Sound Boat Ramp, and overturned.
A portion of the Esterley Tibbetts Highway, between the Yacht Club Roundabout and the Batabano Roundabout (just south of Batabano Road), in West Bay, will be closed on Saturday, 23 January, between 3:30PM and 6:15PM. This is to facilitate a film production.
The Cayman Islands Government, in conjunction with The Honourable Alden McLaughlin, MBE, JP, MP, Premier and The Honourable Dwayne Seymour, JP, MP, Minister for Culture will be hosting National Heroes Day Celebrations in central George Town, on Monday, 25 January 2021 (Public Holiday) starting at 9:00AM.
On January 15, 2021, the RCIPS received an allegation of misuse of ICT in relation to a suggestive video which had been posted on social media. Officers investigated the matter and spoke to the suspect, who was warned about his conduct, in accordance with the wishes of the complainant. The matter is now closed.
(CNS): Tourism workers furloughed or without work because of the COVID-19 pandemic and the closure of the borders who have not yet registered for the government’s stipend programme are being offered a new window of opportunity to access the regular monthly payments. Registration is being re-opened to Caymanians next week, and those who qualify will […]
(CNS): Police are investigating yet another dangerous collision on Cayman’s roads after a driver ended up in the sea following a collision with a light pole at the Frank Sound, Bodden Town Road junction. The soggy smash happened at about 5:45pm on Wednesday, when a black Ford Edge collided with the pole and flew into […]
(CNS): The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is conducting an update of its historic register and compiling information about the remaining old time Caymanian homes, historic structures, artefacts and relics. Alongside efforts to protect Cayman’s natural environment, the Trust also aims to preserve its built heritage, though this has been an uphill battle. The […]
(CNS): Local activists who have increasingly been engaging in the public space are holding a meeting this weekend in order to urge more people to become actively involved in the democratic process. Most of Speaker McKeeva Bush’s political colleagues remained silent following his conviction for a violent offence against a woman, which many see as […]
(CNS): Government officials are blaming the public for an increase in mixed waste going to the dump, which sparked two small fires there this week. Officials said that people are not separating electronics and batteries and urged them to stop mixing these items in general garbage. But unlike the recycling depots for cardboard, paper, aluminum, […]
(CNS): Dozens and dozens of West Bay residents converged on the small district clinic on Wednesday when it began offering the COVID-19 vaccine to those in the first category. According to various people who turned up for their shot at 8am when the clinic opened, staff were overwhelmed and disorganised. People were told to go […]
An experienced and passionate teacher leads her students to honor roll success. Principal Daphne Ellis says Ms. Imogene Sams has been teaching for decades, yet she comes to class each day with energy and enthusiasm which in turn, inspires and motivates her students. Congratulations Wesleyan Christian Academy for a job well done. #firstclass #caymanfirst #caymanlifetv […]
This CLTV Feature aims to educate, celebrate, and connect through the understanding of colloquial words & sayings. Dwene Ebanks discusses the Caymanian word featured on the Cayman National Museum’s social media: KRISS. Thanks Dwene for helping us learn more about Cayman culture! “Language is more than just words…it’s a culture, a tradition, a unification of […]
Each of our classrooms has a unique story to tell and this month, Savannah Primary is in the spotlight. Hard working. Determined. If you ask the students, they’ll say there’s nothing special about what they do.. but we beg to disagree! During our observation, students were challenged yet rising to that challenge something their teacher […]
These Year 5 kids at Sir John A. Cumber Primary are happy to be back in school (mostly). It’s been an adjustment but they are rolling up their sleeves and working together on the journey to the next phase in their educational journey. Meet the Cayman First Classroom of the Month for October 2020!