Archive for May 13th, 2020

Ministry to help with health insurance

Ministry to help with health insurance

| 13/05/2020 | 16 Comments

(CNS): Health Minister Dwayne Seymour has revealed that his ministry plans to assist people in need who are struggling to meet their monthly health insurance premiums if they qualify. The minister has not outlined the criteria or who will qualify for the help but he said at Wednesday’s press briefing that information on this temporary […]

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Construction to lead local economic recovery

Construction to lead local economic recovery

| 13/05/2020 | 156 Comments

(CNS): The rebuilding of Cayman’s economy will start with the return of the construction industry, and on Tuesday the first workers will return to the job sites that were already operating when the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order was first issued. Premier Alden McLaughlin explained Wednesday that the whole sector can’t return as there are around 1,900 […]

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Premier hints at beach access

Premier hints at beach access

| 13/05/2020 | 182 Comments

(CNS): Grand Cayman will be moving into the next phase of its re-opening following the public holiday on Monday, and Premier Alden McLaughlin hinted at some beach access and even some fishing. As measures put in place to combat the spread of COVID-19 start to be relaxed, thousands more people in the construction and related […]

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Cost-U-Less worker COVID-19 positive

Cost-U-Less worker COVID-19 positive

| 13/05/2020 | 19 Comments

(CNS): Another supermarket worker has tested positive for COVID-19 as part of the HSA screening programme. The employee has been quarantined and the management at Cost-U-Less has confirmed that the store was sanitized last night following the result and the impacted person will be supported. During his report of the latest test results on Wednesday, […]

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WP holders not being forced to leave

WP holders not being forced to leave

| 13/05/2020 | 110 Comments

(CNS): Work permit holders hanging on until their jobs return when lockdown lifts should not be afraid of seeking help from government if they need it because they will not be forced to leave. Government is keen for those in hospitality or whose jobs have definitely been lost to leave if flights can be arranged. […]

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DoE nets suspect poachers off NWP

DoE nets suspect poachers off NWP

| 13/05/2020 | 92 Comments

(CNS): Two West Bay men can expect to be prosecuted after they were reportedly caught poaching by Department of Environment conservation officers on Monday. The DoE officers were on boat patrol in the Marine Park Zone near North West Point in the district when they found the men in the water taking marine life and […]

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