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COVID-19 positive traveller in hospital

COVID-19 positive traveller in hospital

| 26/07/2021 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Four more travellers tested positive for the coronavirus over the weekend, according to the latest figures released by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee. One person from quarantine is now in hospital suffering symptoms of COVID-19 but is stable and does not require ventilator support. There are now 15 active cases of the virus […]

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Customs find ganja among household goods

Customs find ganja among household goods

| 26/07/2021 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Customs and Border Control has opened an investigation after officers found an undisclosed quantity of ganja during a search on Thursday, 22 July, of household goods being imported into Cayman. No other details were offered by officials but the limited information comes in the wake of recent comments by Police Commissioner Derek Byrne that […]

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Woman robbed by masked armed men

Woman robbed by masked armed men

| 26/07/2021 | 13 Comments

(CNS): A woman was robbed of an undisclosed quantity of cash after parking at an address on Palm Dale Avenue in George Town on Friday night. Police did not confirm if the house was the victim’s own home, but after she arrived at the location a small car pulled in behind her. Two masked men […]

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Wayne and Roy deliver unified message on vaccine

Wayne and Roy deliver unified message on vaccine

| 23/07/2021 | 170 Comments

(CNS): Premier Wayne Panton and Leader of the Opposition Roy McTaggart met to record a conversation Friday, as they delivered a clear and unified message that the only way to keep the Cayman Islands safe was for everyone that can be to get fully vaccinated. Putting aside the recent political differences over national vaccination rate […]

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Man bound by masked burglars

Man bound by masked burglars

| 23/07/2021 | 45 Comments

(CNS): A man awoke around 1:15am on Friday to find three masked men in his home in Coemer Drive, George Town. The burglars bound the man’s hands and demanded personal items, the police said. But the victim struggled with the home invaders and called for help, and another resident at the house who heard the […]

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Cayman’s oldest resident dies at 106

Cayman’s oldest resident dies at 106

| 23/07/2021 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Wellesley Howell, a saxophonist, shoemaker and much loved character, died on Thursday night at the ripe old age of 106. The father of Wesley Howell, the elections supervisor and chief officer in the labour ministry, he was not only Cayman’s oldest resident but a well-known and much loved man who defied the whole of […]

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Two Miami summer repatriation flights added

Two Miami summer repatriation flights added

| 23/07/2021 | 117 Comments

(CNS): Two more Cayman Airways flights have been given the green light for take-off to Miami in August due to the increased demand for essential travel. Tourism Minister Kenneth Bryan said the decision to add flights was in response to the number of requests that Cayman Airways received over the past month and are reserved […]

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Coastguard finds canoe and drugs but no crew

Coastguard finds canoe and drugs but no crew

| 23/07/2021 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Coast Guard recovered a capsized canoe off the coast of South Sound on Thursday after responding to a report around 9am. The officers found several packages in the boat that they believe contain ganja but there was no sign of any crew. After searching the surrounding area and the reef with […]

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Double yellow lines cause dispute in Windsor Park

Double yellow lines cause dispute in Windsor Park

| 22/07/2021 | 61 Comments

(CNS): Community activist Romellia Welcome lobbied hard to get ‘no parking’ double yellow lines painted on Hawkins Drive in Windsor Park, which she believes has fixed a dangerous situation, especially for pedestrians on the road, including young children. These were recently added to the road on the advice of the Traffic Management Panel, which is […]

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Delta variant in Cayman, Dr Lee confirms

Delta variant in Cayman, Dr Lee confirms

| 22/07/2021 | 267 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands has now received confirmation that two travellers who arrived here from Miami over the last week were infected with the Delta variant of SARS-CoV-2. Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said local lab technicians who run the genomic sequencing of selected test results confirmed last night that these two samples, which […]

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Audit found CBC website at risk of cyber attack

Audit found CBC website at risk of cyber attack

| 22/07/2021 | 10 Comments

(CNS): A heavily redacted report by the government’s Internal Audit Service about the vulnerabilities of the Customs and Border Control website said that it needed to be protected from the “growing rise of cyber attack”. While the details of the website’s weaknesses are all blacked out, the remaining text in the report, which was published […]

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