Archive for October 2nd, 2020

Two travellers positive for COVID-19

Two travellers positive for COVID-19

| 02/10/2020 | 29 Comments

(CNS): One person with mild coronavirus symptoms and another with none, both of whom were both in government quarantine, have tested positive for COVID-19. The tests were among 337 results reported by Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee at the government coronavirus briefing Friday, which pushes the total cases of cases in the Cayman Islands […]

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TD25 emerges southwest of the Cayman Islands

TD25 emerges southwest of the Cayman Islands

| 02/10/2020 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The US National Hurricane Center has confirmed the formation of a tropical depression in the Caribbean, which is expected to become a tropical storm sometime tomorrow as it heads towards the Yucatan Peninsular. TD 25 is already bringing fresh southeasterly winds and rough seas to the Cayman Islands, according to the Cayman Islands National […]

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Population now around 65k, ESO estimates

Population now around 65k, ESO estimates

| 02/10/2020 | 67 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands population stood at around 70,000 before the COVID-19 pandemic struck but with the associated departures it is now believed to be just under 65,000, the Economics and Statistics Office has said. Around 7,000 people left Cayman between March and August, according to immigration figures, but 2,000 returned to Cayman. The ESO […]

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Local men jailed over ganja smuggling

Local men jailed over ganja smuggling

| 02/10/2020 | 53 Comments

(CNS): Three Caymanian men who were caught in a drug interception in June 2018 were all jailed on Thursday for between three and four years for their part in the smuggling operation. Barton Elsworth Rivers, Deno Kalifa McInnis and Jonathan Ashley Moore were charged and convicted late last year with one count of conspiracy to […]

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