Archive for January 25th, 2022

Bust of latest hero unveiled at pared-down event

Bust of latest hero unveiled at pared-down event

| 25/01/2022 | 36 Comments

(CNS): National Heroes’ families and members of the Cayman Islands Government celebrated National Heroes, uniformed services and nation builders at a National Heroes Day ceremony in Heroes Square Monday, although the celebration was curtailed as a result of the current rampant spread of the COVID-19 virus through the community.

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Downtown road paving begins with Cardinall Ave

Downtown road paving begins with Cardinall Ave

| 25/01/2022 | 149 Comments

(CNS): By 31 January, most of Cardinall Avenue will be closed to general traffic as government begins the long-awaited pedestrianisation of downtown George Town as part of the revitalisation of the capital. This first change will see the section of the road between Seafarers Way and Albert Panton Street paved with coloured concrete after the […]

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Police investigate violent assault near GT bar

Police investigate violent assault near GT bar

| 25/01/2022 | 1 Comment

(CNS): A man was taken to hospital with a serious head injury on Sunday night after the emergency services found him lying on the ground in Mary Street, George Town, as they responded to the report of an assault in the area of Dencle’s Bar at around 9:45pm. Police said they are looking for anyone […]

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Octogenarian visitor bitten by barracuda off 7MB

Octogenarian visitor bitten by barracuda off 7MB

| 25/01/2022 | 15 Comments

(CNS): A female visitor who is understood to be in her 80s was bitten on her arm by a barracuda on Monday as she swam off Seven Mile Beach close to the Colonial Club Condos. The Department of Environment said on a Facebook post woman that was taken to hospital as a result of the […]

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UKOT minister expected in Cayman this week

UKOT minister expected in Cayman this week

| 25/01/2022 | 38 Comments

(CNS): Amanda Milling, UK Minister for Asia at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, whose responsibilities include the overseas territories, will be visiting the Cayman Islands this week, officials have said. Speculation that Cayman was to get its first visit from a British minister for more than two years was confirmed in a press release […]

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Ex-Brac candidate to fight ICT harassment case

Ex-Brac candidate to fight ICT harassment case

| 25/01/2022

(CNS): The lawyer acting on behalf of Elvis McKeever (63), who stood as a candidate for Cayman Brac East in the 2021 elections, has said her client will be pleading not guilty to the charges against him when he is served with papers. McKeever appeared in Grand Court on Friday via video link, accused of […]

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6,000 in isolation as Omicron and Delta spread

6,000 in isolation as Omicron and Delta spread

| 25/01/2022 | 182 Comments

(CNS): More than 6,000 people, almost 10% of the local population, are currently in isolation after testing positive for the SARS-CoV-2 virus over the last week. Public Health officials have said the sheer number of people impacted by the virus is making it extremely difficult for them to meet all of the expectations relating to […]

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More challenges ahead for offshore sector in EU

More challenges ahead for offshore sector in EU

| 25/01/2022 | 87 Comments

(CNS): The financial services industry in the Cayman Islands is bracing itself for another rocky year, as this jurisdiction could be included on the European Union’s list of high-risk third countries for money laundering that pose significant threats to the financial system of the Union.

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Cayman teen golfer to play in US Masters

Cayman teen golfer to play in US Masters

| 25/01/2022 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Local golfer Aaron Jarvis (19) is preparing to become the first player from the Cayman Islands to represent the country at the 2022 Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia, in April after an outstanding victory at the Latin America Amateur Championships in the Dominican Republic on Sunday. The win also qualifies him to compete in […]

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