Archive for October 20th, 2020

COVID patient remains on ventilator

COVID patient remains on ventilator

| 20/10/2020 | 36 Comments

(CNS): One person who was admitted to hospital around two weeks ago suffering from symptoms of coronavirus after testing positive for COVID-19 remains in hospital on a ventilator, officials have now confirmed. The patient is one of three people with symptoms who have tested positive for the virus; the other two have only mild symptoms […]

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Man mugged in daylight robbery

Man mugged in daylight robbery

| 20/10/2020 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Police are looking for witnesses to a street robbery that took place this morning near a busy part of Eastern Avenue at the junction of Shedden Road in George Town. At around 10am on Tuesday, 20 October, a man was approached by the robber, who brandished what appeared to be a gun before taking […]

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Officials step up prison rehab efforts

Officials step up prison rehab efforts

| 20/10/2020 | 27 Comments

(CNS): Inmates at HMP Northward are now training to fill some of Cayman’s major skills gaps for technical jobs that are in the highest demand, from air-conditioning repair to carpentry. One of the biggest problems with the criminal justice system is the recidivism of offenders, given the barriers they face finding work when they leave […]

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DG: No hidden agenda for local army

DG: No hidden agenda for local army

| 20/10/2020 | 81 Comments

(CNS): Government has agreed to make amendments to the Defence Bill, which was before the Legislative Assembly for debate this week, but Deputy Governor Franz Manderson has insisted there is no hidden agenda or conspiracy surrounding the law written to support the newly created Cayman Islands Regiment. The local force was established, government has said, […]

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Rules released for ‘global citizens’

Rules released for ‘global citizens’

| 20/10/2020 | 122 Comments

(CNS): Government has released regulations outlining the rules for the introduction of the Global Citizen Programme, an initiative led by the Ministry of Tourism that is designed to inch open the sector to rich visitors who can work from the Cayman Islands remotely. But government has not given a start date for the proposed programme […]

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