Archive for December 9th, 2020

Banks ready to dole out CIG-backed business loans

Banks ready to dole out CIG-backed business loans

| 09/12/2020 | 18 Comments

(CNS): Medium and large local businesses meeting the criteria can now apply to one of five local banks to borrow as much as CI$3 million, backed by government. Finance Minister Roy McTaggart said the loan programme was to help businesses deal with the financial hardships of the COVID-19 pandemic. Confirming that banks were ready to […]

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Security beefed up, over 1,500 people isolating

Security beefed up, over 1,500 people isolating

| 09/12/2020 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Security at government’s COVID-19 quarantine locations has been stepped up after a man managed to escape from what was supposed to be a secure facility on Sunday. Public concern is growing with the rising number of people in government quarantine or home isolation, which reached 1,572 on Tuesday, the highest number since the limited […]

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Three Global Citizens now in the Cayman Islands

Three Global Citizens now in the Cayman Islands

| 09/12/2020 | 24 Comments

(CNS): Government’s plan to attract wealthy people who are able to work or run their overseas businesses from this jurisdiction virtually during the COVID-19 pandemic appears to be gaining traction. Officials said there are now 60 applications being processed under the Global Citizen Concierge Programme, 22 of them have been approved. Three applicants and their […]

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Protesters to call for MPs to oust speaker

Protesters to call for MPs to oust speaker

| 09/12/2020 | 167 Comments

(CNS): Protesters will gather outside the House of Parliament on Friday to demonstrate public outrage over the behaviour of Speaker McKeeva Bush and his failure to resign after admitting a violent assault on a female beach-bar manager. They will also be showing how they feel about MPs who have not held him to account. One […]

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Charity pays to train cops  handling abuse cases

Charity pays to train cops handling abuse cases

| 09/12/2020 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The Rotary Club of Grand Cayman Sunrise is sponsoring officers from the RCIPS Family Support Unit in a diploma level training course in Domestic Abuse and Violence Awareness. The local charity is paying tuition fees for family support officers in an extension of its long standing support of the Crisis Centre, Cayman’s only true […]

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