Archive for February 10th, 2020

Head-on collision on Cayman Brac

Head-on collision on Cayman Brac

| 10/02/2020 | 8 Comments

(CNS): Two vehicles collided on Cayman Brac Friday night after one of them swerved into the opposite lane. Police said that just before 11:20pm on 7 February, police and other emergency services responded to a 911 call about a crash involving two vehicles along South Side West Road.

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Driver arrested after smash on Shamrock Road

Driver arrested after smash on Shamrock Road

| 10/02/2020

(CNS): A 29-year-old man from West Bay was arrested on suspicion of leaving the scene of an accident following a three-car collision Sunday night on Shamrock Road in the vicinity of the Savannah Rubis service station. Police said that shortly before 10:00PM on 9 February, a red Honda Civic collided with a green Chevrolet which […]

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Elderly visitor died after Jet Ski collision

Elderly visitor died after Jet Ski collision

| 10/02/2020 | 41 Comments

(CNS): A 69-year-old visitor from the United States died on Sunday afternoon after two personal watercraft collided off Seven Mile Beach. Police said that at around 12:30pm on 9 February they received a report of the collision in the water near Piper Way. The rider of one of the Jet Skis was severely injured and […]

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ORIA reopened despite runway damage

ORIA reopened despite runway damage

| 10/02/2020 | 142 Comments

(CNS) UPDATED 7:56pm: The runway at Owen Roberts International Airport reopened Monday evening, 10 February, “with a redeclared distance, which allows for limited flight operations”, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority has said. ORIA was temporarily closed Monday afternoon as a result of damage to new pavement that was placed Sunday night as part of the […]

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CIG restricts travel from mainland China

CIG restricts travel from mainland China

| 10/02/2020 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has imposed travel restrictions that limit entry, by boat or aircraft, for anyone who has travelled to, from or through mainland China within fourteen days immediately preceding arrival in the Cayman Islands. Returning residents with a travel history that includes China within two weeks will be quarantined, most likely at […]

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Governor and DG support child sexual abuse prevention

Governor and DG support child sexual abuse prevention

| 10/02/2020 | 37 Comments

(CNS): Last week Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and members of their staff took the Cayman Islands Red Cross training session on recognising the signs of and preventing child sexual abuse. CIRC said that since 2014, around 3,000 people in the Cayman Islands have taken the Darkness to Light’s (D2L) session to tackle […]

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Thousands of cruise ship passengers quarantined

Thousands of cruise ship passengers quarantined

| 10/02/2020 | 15 Comments

(CNS): The outbreak the novel coronavus (2019-nCoV) continues to significantly affect the cruise ship industry. In the port city of Yokohama, Japan, the number of confirmed cases on board the Diamond Princess, owned by Princess Cruises, jumped from from 70 to 130 Monday, giving the ship the highest concentration of coronavirus cases outside of China.

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Smith Barcadere project protest planned

Smith Barcadere project protest planned

| 10/02/2020 | 124 Comments

(CNS): A peaceful protest is planned at the Smith Barcadere this Saturday as a demonstration against government’s planned enhancement project at the site, even though the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure has already started the tendering process. Among the objections is that the enhancement will encourage tour operators to drop off cruise ship passengers […]

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