Archive for August 13th, 2016

Savannah store robbed at gunpoint

Savannah store robbed at gunpoint

| 13/08/2016 | 34 Comments

(CNS): Two men, one armed with a silver handgun, held up a small variety and money transfer store in Savannah on Friday evening and escaped with an undisclosed amount of both US and CI cash. The robbery happened at about 8pm at the D&D Accessories & Things (Money Transfer) store on Homestead Crescent, behind the […]

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DoT braces for impact of CDC warning

DoT braces for impact of CDC warning

| 13/08/2016 | 64 Comments

(CNS): Following a travel alert issued for the Cayman Islands by the Centre of Disease Control in Atlanta, after the jurisdiction confirmed two cases of local Zika transmission, the Department of Tourism (DoT) is braced for the potential impact on the local tourism industry. In a short statement released Friday, the department said its global […]

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Hyman misses chance to qualify for 100m semis

Hyman misses chance to qualify for 100m semis

| 13/08/2016 | 30 Comments

(CNS): Running in lane seven in the third heat of the 100 metre men’s sprint Saturday morning in Rio, Cayman’s Kemar Hyman failed to qualify for the semi-finals after running a time of 10.34.8, well short of his personal best time of 9:85, which he ran last year, or even this season’s best of 10:05. […]

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Pregnant and worried about the Zika virus

Pregnant and worried about the Zika virus

| 13/08/2016 | 36 Comments

Lotti writes: I can’t believe that the government hasn’t issued recommendations and policies yet, especially for pregnant women and their partner and families. Being 3 months pregnant now, I am stuck at home since days not knowing what to do. There’s just not a word to be heard from official side. My OBG said they […]

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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.