Archive for September 9th, 2021

Breachers caught playing dominoes, says CoP

Breachers caught playing dominoes, says CoP

| 09/09/2021 | 81 Comments

(CNS): With the news of more than 50 people breaching isolation protocols in August, Commissioner of Police David Byrne has reminded people of the dangers of COVID-19, noting that most of these cases involved residents going to visit travellers rather than the travellers leaving their place of quarantine.

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Two COVID community cases now confirmed

Two COVID community cases now confirmed

| 09/09/2021 | 137 Comments

(CNS): Public health officials are tracing and testing dozens of people after two positive cases of COVID-19 were confirmed today by the Health Services Authority. Twenty-four other people connected to the two patients have been tested already, including two Clifton Hunter students, none of whom were positive, Chief Medical Officer Dr John Lee said at […]

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80 drivers caught using mobile phones

80 drivers caught using mobile phones

| 09/09/2021 | 30 Comments

(CNS): The RCIPS traffic unit has issued 80 tickets over the last month to drivers using mobile phones behind the wheel as part of a clampdown on distracted driving. Targeted traffic operations are ongoing and the police are encouraging everyone to do their part in making Cayman’s roads safer by not using mobile phones while […]

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Borders open but guest arrivals expected to be low

Borders open but guest arrivals expected to be low

| 09/09/2021 | 129 Comments

(CNS): Government has formally opened Owen Roberts International Airport and lifted the limitations on who can come and go in the Cayman Islands, but there are no real expectations of a surge of visitors as the country moves to Phase 3 of the reopening plan. No commercial airlines have plans to fly here until next […]

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Caymanians acting in senior jobs at home affairs

Caymanians acting in senior jobs at home affairs

| 09/09/2021 | 7 Comments

(CNS): Two Caymanian senior civil servants have been appointed as acting deputy chief officers in the home affairs ministry, which officials say is part of the succession plan to see local public sector employees move on to the top jobs. Lisa Malice and Julian Lewis were appointed to the new posts after a “rigorous and […]

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Driver faces trial after extradition from UK

Driver faces trial after extradition from UK

| 09/09/2021

(CNS): Levar Wood (27), who was extradited from the UK last week, will now face trial in October accused of killing Giovani Berry, who was a passenger in his car which crashed following a police pursuit two years ago. Wood jumped police bail in January last year after he was allowed to travel for medical […]

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BO law under review ahead of public register

BO law under review ahead of public register

| 09/09/2021 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The public is being invited to comment on the government’s proposals to reshape the Cayman Islands’ beneficial ownership legislation into a single law to make it more effective in fighting crime and to pave the way to meet the forthcoming changes to the regime, which is expected to lift the lid on who really […]

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Result pending on suspect COVID community case

Result pending on suspect COVID community case

| 09/09/2021 | 201 Comments

(CNS): The Health Services Authority (HSA) is awaiting the test result from a local resident who was admitted to the George Town Hospital on Wednesday evening with symptoms associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19). The patient has no travel history and conclusive results are expected to be returned later today. Officials said that the first responders […]

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