Archive for August 25th, 2021

Border opening dates still on track

Border opening dates still on track

| 25/08/2021 | 272 Comments

(CNS): Government is not changing its plans to begin the phased reopening of the borders on 9 September, when restrictions on travellers and commercial flights will be lifted. However, Premier Wayne Panton has revealed that government is moving the date to achieve the 80% national vaccination rate target to 14 October, when Cayman is due […]

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Cayman Airways turns back for sick passenger

Cayman Airways turns back for sick passenger

| 25/08/2021 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A Cayman Airways (CAL) flight bound for Miami this morning turned around and came back to Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) some 15 minutes after take-off because of a sick passenger. CAL released a statement Wednesday confirming that there was no emergency landing and nothing was wrong with the aircraft but a passenger aboard […]

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Warning issued for severe wet weather

Warning issued for severe wet weather

| 25/08/2021 | 2 Comments

(CNS): A very active tropical wave currently extending across Haiti is expected to move over the Western Caribbean and could stir up some severe weather for the Cayman Islands over the next couple of days, the National Weather Service reported Wednesday. A week after Grand Cayman faced Tropical Storm Grace, the National Hurricane Center has […]

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Ex-cop serves full sentence on remand in abuse case

Ex-cop serves full sentence on remand in abuse case

| 25/08/2021 | 48 Comments

(CNS): A former police officer who has been on remand at HMP Northward for over a year in connection with a case of domestic abuse and perverting the course of justice will be released from jail immediately after he received a twelve month sentence on Wednesday. Rayal Benson Forbes, who worked for the RCIPS until […]

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eGov Unit helps NAU reach clients online

eGov Unit helps NAU reach clients online

| 25/08/2021 | 9 Comments

(CNS): People seeking assistance from the Needs Assessment Unit can now apply for that help online as a first step to making the process easier. For the last few months the eGovernment Unit has been working with NAU staff to come up with a series of recommendations to enhance their work processes and interactions with […]

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New Seven Mile Beach wall already in ocean

New Seven Mile Beach wall already in ocean

| 25/08/2021 | 118 Comments

(CNS): The sea wall project at Regal Beach Club condos on Seven Mile Beach, which has been causing a stir on social media as construction materials continue to fall into the sea, is an example of how efforts to address the beach erosion on Cayman’s famous but now dwindling stretch of beach can make things […]

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