Archive for December 31st, 2021

Four charities receive $642K in public grants

Four charities receive $642K in public grants

| 31/12/2021 | 33 Comments

(CNS): On 23 December the Ministry of Social Development gave CI$642,379 to four charities in extraordinary grants to help with specific projects. The one-off payments were given to the four non-profits for needs and projects that fall outside the scope of existing funding or agreements they have with government. The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre was […]

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Bars and clubs get reprieve for NYE

Bars and clubs get reprieve for NYE

| 31/12/2021 | 37 Comments

(CNS): After an enforced early closing time for bars and clubs over the last few weeks, government officials have revealed that they will be able to open until later on Fridays, starting with New Year’s Eve. Liquor licence holders in the category of retail bars are permitted to open until 2am on Friday nights only, […]

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‘Unsafe’ Cuban boat allowed to continue on

‘Unsafe’ Cuban boat allowed to continue on

| 31/12/2021 | 23 Comments

(CNS): A boat with seven Cuban migrants on board that was declared “unsafe” by the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) has been allowed to continue its journey, according to Customs and Border Control (CBC). The vessel reached Cayman Brac on Tuesday, but the migrants did not come ashore on that island and travelled on. The […]

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Twelfth person with COVID-19 dies

Twelfth person with COVID-19 dies

| 31/12/2021 | 99 Comments

(CNS): Public Health officials have confirmed that a patient who was hospitalised with COVID-19 died Thursday. No further details of the individual have been confirmed but CNS has learned the woman was unvaccinated and had been admitted to the hospital as a result of COVID-19 and not other health issues.

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