Archive for May 19th, 2021

3,000 vaccines set to expire in three weeks

3,000 vaccines set to expire in three weeks

| 19/05/2021 | 167 Comments

(CNS): Another three thousand people need to come forward and have their first COVID-19 shot over the next three weeks if Cayman is to avoid wasting any of its vaccine supplies that are due to expire at the end of June. According to public health officials, after an adjustment to their historical data the true […]

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NHC begins early tropical outlooks

NHC begins early tropical outlooks

| 19/05/2021 | 4 Comments

(CNS): With Tropical Storms now regularly forming before the official 1 June start date for the annual Atlantic hurricane season, the National Hurricane Center in Miami has begun issuing early tropical weather outlook bulletins to make sure it is not caught out. There have been pre-season storms every year for the last six, but now, […]

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Deputy to act as top prosecutor

Deputy to act as top prosecutor

| 19/05/2021 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Candia James-Malcolm, the current deputy director of public prosecutions, has been confirmed as the temporary director following the sudden and still mysterious departure of Patrick Moran, the former top prosecutor. James-Malcolm was appointed by Governor Martyn Roper on advice from the Judicial and Legal Services Commission. The appointment is effective from today, 19 May, […]

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Nine travellers test positive for COVID-19

Nine travellers test positive for COVID-19

| 19/05/2021 | 49 Comments

(CNS): Nine travellers tested positive for COVID-19 over the holiday weekend, illustrating the risk still posed to Cayman’s community-free pandemic status until more people are fully vaccinated. There are no details about where the travellers came from, which variants they were infected with or whether they had been vaccinated, since public health does not routinely […]

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Developers pose major AML risks

Developers pose major AML risks

| 19/05/2021 | 82 Comments

(CNS): As property development and construction continues to surge across the Cayman Islands, it’s not just the natural environment that is at risk. The large number of developments for commercial purposes, especially beach and waterfront condo and apartment projects, are posing a risk to the jurisdiction because of their vulnerability to money laundering.

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