Archive for June 16th, 2021

More Sahara dust expected to cross Cayman

More Sahara dust expected to cross Cayman

| 16/06/2021 | 18 Comments

(CNS): More hazy conditions are expected over the Cayman Islands this week from the Sahara dust, the National Weather Service has warned since Monday. This phenomenon can blunt tropical storms and also feeds the sargassum, but it can also play havoc with solar panels. With a large plume of Sahara dust moving west across the […]

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Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

Dodgy driving spikes again over holiday weekend

| 16/06/2021 | 31 Comments

(CNS): As police continue Operation Quaker, the latest road safety campaign focusing on weekend driving, the holiday weekend saw an increase again in crashes and traffic offences after a decline during the previous regular weekend. Between 11 and 14 June, officers on Grand Cayman arrested 13 drunk drivers and issued around 60 tickets, mostly for […]

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Isolation cut to 5 days but population error skews vaccine rate

Isolation cut to 5 days but population error skews vaccine rate

| 16/06/2021 | 289 Comments

(CNS): Government has announced a reduction in the quarantine time from ten days down to five for people who have had an approved, verifiable COVID-19 vaccine, starting next week. The requirement for a pre-arrival negative coronavirus PCR test has been reinstated but travellers no longer need to get tested upon arrival at the airport.

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Revamped royal do declared great success

Revamped royal do declared great success

| 16/06/2021 | 28 Comments

(CNS): Over 800 people attended the relocated celebrations for the Queen’s Birthday Celebrations this year, which were lauded by officials as a great success. The annual event which has been moved in its entirety from outside the Parliament Building, where it has traditionally been held, to the road in front of Government House, the governor’s […]

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Resident wakes to armed raiders

Resident wakes to armed raiders

| 16/06/2021 | 21 Comments

(CNS): A man living on Oakmill Street in George Town awoke to find two masked armed men searching their home just after 6am on Monday. According to an RCIPS press release the burglars fled on foot with a quantity of cash, jewellery and personal items, but no one was injured. The suspects were said to […]

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Only suspect in Yates killing was also murdered

Only suspect in Yates killing was also murdered

| 16/06/2021 | 5 Comments

(CNS): Victor Yates was just 22 years old when he was gunned down near Super C’s restaurant in West Bay in the early morning hours of 3 January 2015. Yates sustained a single gunshot wound to the head, and the case is the coldest of cases for the RCIPS because they believe they have already […]

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