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Vaccine clinic reopens facing revised targets

Vaccine clinic reopens facing revised targets

| 17/06/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Now that government has revealed that the previous population estimate was off by more than 6,000 people, the vaccine clinics, which reopened this morning offering second doses only, face the daunting task of getting shots in at least another 10,000 arms over the next few weeks. At a press briefing on Wednesday, the PACT […]

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Panton promises board diversity

Panton promises board diversity

| 17/06/2021 | 58 Comments

(CNS): As the country waits on government to change the line-up of several public boards, authorities, councils, commissions and tribunals, the premier has signaled that when PACT begins appointing new members, there will be a change to the old recycled politically connected faces who have dominated these institutions for decades. Making a commitment to gender […]

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Man stabbed in neck, woman arrested

Man stabbed in neck, woman arrested

| 17/06/2021

(CNS): A 34-year-old woman from George Town was arrested on suspicion of wounding last night and remains in police custody, while a man is in hospital in serious but stable condition. Police responded to a report of the serious assault at around 10:30pm Wednesday at a home on Patrick’s Avenue, Prospect. According to the RCIPS, […]

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Register of Interests online but not public

Register of Interests online but not public

| 17/06/2021 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Public officials who are obligated to declared their interest, such as politicians, senior civil servants and members of statutory boards, are being offered an option to file their information for the register online. However, the public must still make an appointment with the Commission for Standards in Public Life (CSPL) to view the dozens […]

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Tourism minister to host ‘Jab Jamboree’

Tourism minister to host ‘Jab Jamboree’

| 17/06/2021 | 39 Comments

(CNS): Over 150 prizes will be doled out on Friday to winners who entered a draw after getting their first dose in the Vaccine Challenge, created to ensure that Cayman used up all of the Pfizer COVID-19 shots it had before their expiry date. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan, who came up with the idea, will […]

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More Sahara dust expected to cross Cayman

More Sahara dust expected to cross Cayman

| 16/06/2021 | 6 Comments

(CNS): More hazy conditions are expected over the Cayman Islands this week from the Sahara dust, the National Weather Service has warned since Monday. This phenomenon can blunt tropical storms and also feeds the sargassum, but it can also play havoc with solar panels. With a large plume of Sahara dust moving west across the […]

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Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

| 16/06/2021 | 27 Comments

(CNS): As police continue Operation Quaker, the latest road safety campaign focusing on weekend driving, the holiday weekend saw an increase again in crashes and traffic offences after a decline during the previous regular weekend. Between 11 and 14 June, officers on Grand Cayman arrested 13 drunk drivers and issued around 60 tickets, mostly for […]

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Isolation cut to 5 days but population error skews vaccine rate

Isolation cut to 5 days but population error skews vaccine rate

| 16/06/2021 | 228 Comments

(CNS): Government has announced a reduction in the quarantine time from ten days down to five for people who have had an approved, verifiable COVID-19 vaccine, starting next week. The requirement for a pre-arrival negative coronavirus PCR test has been reinstated but travellers no longer need to get tested upon arrival at the airport.

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Revamped royal do declared great success

Revamped royal do declared great success

| 16/06/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS): Over 800 people attended the relocated celebrations for the Queen’s Birthday Celebrations this year, which were lauded by officials as a great success. The annual event which has been moved in its entirety from outside the Parliament Building, where it has traditionally been held, to the road in front of Government House, the governor’s […]

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Resident wakes to armed raiders

Resident wakes to armed raiders

| 16/06/2021 | 16 Comments

(CNS): A man living on Oakmill Street in George Town awoke to find two masked armed men searching their home just after 6am on Monday. According to an RCIPS press release the burglars fled on foot with a quantity of cash, jewellery and personal items, but no one was injured. The suspects were said to […]

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Only suspect in Yates killing was also murdered

Only suspect in Yates killing was also murdered

| 16/06/2021 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Victor Yates was just 22 years old when he was gunned down near Super C’s restaurant in West Bay in the early morning hours of 3 January 2015. Yates sustained a single gunshot wound to the head, and the case is the coldest of cases for the RCIPS because they believe they have already […]

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