Archive for January 5th, 2022

Two men victims of homophobic attack

Two men victims of homophobic attack

| 05/01/2022 | 93 Comments

(CNS): One man is recovering from a broken nose and another from various non-life-threatening injuries after they were the victims of a homophobic attack in the parking lot at The Strand entertainment complex on the West Bay Road during the early morning hours on Monday. Police said the assault happened around 2:20am on 3 January.

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COVID cases mount but PH fails to report numbers

COVID cases mount but PH fails to report numbers

| 05/01/2022 | 95 Comments

(CNS): Once again government failed to report the number of active cases of SARS-CoV-2 in the Cayman Islands on Wednesday, when officials revealed that another 211 people had tested positive over the last day, 22 of them in the Sister Islands. The active number of cases is estimated to be well over 4,000 and over […]

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Health City filled key gap during lockdown

Health City filled key gap during lockdown

| 05/01/2022 | 20 Comments

(CNS): The challenges of getting medical attention during the border closure in 2020 and 2021 were mitigated by Health City Cayman Islands, the management at the East End hospital has said. As the medical facility prepares to break ground on another hospital in Camana Bay and gets ready for the return of medical tourists, the […]

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DEH boss outlines rules for dumping old cars

DEH boss outlines rules for dumping old cars

| 05/01/2022 | 8 Comments

(CNS): The Department of Environmental Health has resumed the reception of scrap metals, and derelict vehicles and equipment at the George Town landfill. However, DEH Director Richard Simms is urging people to follow the rules before dumping their derelict vehicles and other metal to avoid potential fire risks.

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Two promoted to fill top civil service positions

Two promoted to fill top civil service positions

| 05/01/2022 | 25 Comments

(CNS): Two Caymanian women already working in the Department of Community Rehabilitation (DCR) have been promoted within the department to take the two most senior positions. Melissa Rivas is now acting DCR director and Erica Ebanks is the acting deputy director, the Ministry of Home Affairs has announced.

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Police make second arrest in NYE yard invasion

Police make second arrest in NYE yard invasion

| 05/01/2022

(CNS): A 51-year-old man from West Bay has been arrested in relation to a violent yard invasion in the district on New Year’s Eve. He is the second man to be arrested in the investigation into what happened when a group of armed men pulled up at a party in Flute Lane on Friday night […]

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HSA expects to cut costs with solar panels

HSA expects to cut costs with solar panels

| 05/01/2022 | 26 Comments

(CNS): Work at the George Town hospital installing a solar array and one of the largest rooftop installations of solar panels and equipment in the Cayman Islands has finished. The Health Services Authority (HSA) said that this places the hospital among the corporate leaders for environmental sustainability and green initiative among government agencies.

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AG proposes centralised public appeals system

AG proposes centralised public appeals system

| 05/01/2022 | 14 Comments

(CNS): Attorney General Samuel Bulgin has asked the Law Reform Commission to examine the idea of consolidating the public appeals tribunal system into one body. Instead of several quasi-judicial separate panels dealing with challenges to decisions made by the Central Planning Authority, as well as the immigration, labour and other public authority boards, he has […]

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