Archive for March 22nd, 2021

Seven cases of COVID among latest travellers

Seven cases of COVID among latest travellers

| 22/03/2021 | 56 Comments

(CNS): The weekend COVID-19 test results, which include travellers on the Cayman Airways flight on Saturday where mask protocols were breached as people took pictures with a celebrity passenger, revealed seven positive cases. While the investigation is underway, the new ten-day protocol for those who have been vaccinated did not come into effect until today, […]

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Doctors challenge CIG deals with new hospitals

Doctors challenge CIG deals with new hospitals

| 22/03/2021 | 62 Comments

(CNS): Lawyers acting for the Doctors Hospital (DH), formerly Chrissie Tomlinson Memorial, have filed a judicial review challenging the government’s recent deals offering concession waivers to two new proposed hospitals, one in Camana Bay by Health City and the other in West Bay by Aster Cayman MedCity. The doctors who run the private facility in […]

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Liquor store chain’s breach of data law exposed in hack

Liquor store chain’s breach of data law exposed in hack

| 22/03/2021 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Personal data belonging to around 150 employees of the Jacques Scott Group Ltd (JCG) that was exposed during a ransomware attack last year also exposed the company’s own breaches of the Data Protection Law. The Office of the Ombudsman has found that the company failed to take adequate technical and organisational measures to protect […]

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Rookie coastguards make it through first ever course

Rookie coastguards make it through first ever course

| 22/03/2021 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The first ever cohort of Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) recruits completed their basic training last week, marked with a ceremony at Pedro St James. Sixteen Caymanian men and women aged between 18 and 33 successfully concluded the eight-week course and will now continue on the process to become officers. “We have been stretched, […]

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Suspect bank burglars all deny RBC break-in

Suspect bank burglars all deny RBC break-in

| 22/03/2021

(CNS): All three men charged with an audacious burglary, in which more than half a million dollars was stolen from the Royal Bank of Canada’s George Town branch, have now denied the allegations and will face trial in November. Statan Omar Clarke was the third man to answer charges in the case in court on […]

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CAL staff in quarantine after ‘celebrity’ mask breach

CAL staff in quarantine after ‘celebrity’ mask breach

| 22/03/2021 | 87 Comments

(CNS): A Cayman Airways crew is currently in quarantine and some staff members have been suspended from duty after a breach of COVID-19 protocols aboard a Miami flight this weekend, when staff and passengers removed their masks in order to take pictures with actor Ron Perlman, who was on the Saturday flight. Cayman Airways Limited […]

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Footballer denies violent rampage against women

Footballer denies violent rampage against women

| 22/03/2021

(CNS): Derrin Kennedy Ebanks (32), a former player with the Cayman Islands national football team who has represented the country on the world stage including the World Cup, has pleaded not guilty to ten counts including GBH and other assault charges against three women that took place over the course of one Sunday night in […]

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When they’re gone, they’re gone forever

When they’re gone, they’re gone forever

| 22/03/2021 | 6 Comments

Green Hornet writes: A few years back the National Trust published a small booklet all about the animals that had once lived here and which are now extinct. It was funky in its own way, with each animal telling the story in dialect about his or her own extinction. Back to the Oxford English Dictionary […]

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