Archive for March 25th, 2020

Chamber backs curfew despite business panic

Chamber backs curfew despite business panic

| 25/03/2020 | 100 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce has offered its support to the government for the measures put in place to try to curb the potentially dangerous spread of COVID-19 in this community. Urging its members to cooperate with the extended curfew, which started Wednesday evening, President Woody Foster said the safety of Cayman’s people […]

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Thieves fail to steal from ATM

Thieves fail to steal from ATM

| 25/03/2020 | 10 Comments

(CNS): Would-be thieves tried in vain to get money from an ATM machine at the post office in East End this morning without using a card. Shortly after 1:00am on Wednesday, 25 March, police responded to a report that the machine had been vandalized. They carried out investigations at the scene and discovered that, despite […]

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ACC cops add charges in mystery probe

ACC cops add charges in mystery probe

| 25/03/2020

(CNS): Two men were charged this week with more offences by investigators from the Anti-Corruption Commission in a mystery probe may relate to a corrupt scheme at the Turtle Farm. Mark Anthony Manderson (39), a former public officer from George Town who already faces charges of breach of trust and fraud, has been charged with […]

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CUC won’t cut power in April

CUC won’t cut power in April

| 25/03/2020 | 4 Comments

(CNS): Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC) has said that it will not cut power to any customer who is be having difficulty paying their bills throughout the month of April. Previously the power company that supplies electricity across Grand Cayman had only suspended disconnections until the end of March, while offering credit facilities on a case […]

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58-hour full curfew imposed from tonight

58-hour full curfew imposed from tonight

| 25/03/2020 | 226 Comments

(CNS): After receiving requests for more than 20,000 people in the private sector to be exempt from a ‘stay in place’ order, the premier has followed through on his threat to impose a full curfew. From 7pm on Wednesday night until 5am Saturday, Cayman will go on a full round-the-clock curfew for everyone except the […]

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Civil service locks down, goes remote

Civil service locks down, goes remote

| 25/03/2020 | 33 Comments

(CNS): All but essential workers in the public sector are now observing the ‘shelter in place’ directive, with most offices closed to the public and civil servants working from home where possible. On Wednesday, phones were still being manned and online services being provided remotely, as the government continued its battle with the private sector […]

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