Archive for May 23rd, 2015

Missing woman may have left Cayman

Missing woman may have left Cayman

| 23/05/2015 | 4 Comments

(CNS): A Cuban woman reported missing last week from the Treasure Island resort on the West Bay Road may have left the Cayman Islands, the police have said. However, they are still seeking confirmation and are continuing the investigation into the whereabouts of Sahira Wong Quintero (22), who was last seen on 11 May with […]

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Vets may be getting paid twice

Vets may be getting paid twice

| 23/05/2015 | 25 Comments

  (CNS): The community affairs minister has said that some of the 160 war veterans who are receiving monthly payments of $550 from government each month may be receiving money from the US government as well and the benefits are not means tested. Answering questions in the LA Friday, Osbourne Bodden said he did not […]

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New mosquito borne virus alert issued

New mosquito borne virus alert issued

| 23/05/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): Local public health officials have issued an alert regarding another mosquito-related illness which originated in Africa that is now being reported in the Americas. Medical Officer of Health Dr Kiran Kumar said the Pan American Health Organization has sent out a warning that the Zika (ZIKAV) virus is circulating in New Caledonia, the Cook […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.