Archive for May 18th, 2022

WORC rolls out zero tolerance application policy

WORC rolls out zero tolerance application policy

| 18/05/2022 | 50 Comments

(CNS): Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) is announcing that from now on incomplete applications will not be accepted. Customers are required to provide all of the required information for work permit and other applications in order for those applications to be processed. Labour Minister Chris Saunders has announced a policy to fully automate the […]

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Official day of mourning set to bid farewell to Ms Sybil

Official day of mourning set to bid farewell to Ms Sybil

| 18/05/2022 | 21 Comments

(CNS): The first female National Hero and first Speaker of the House, Sybil McLaughlin, who died last week aged 93, will be given an official funeral spanning two days, starting on Thursday when she will lie in state at the House of Parliament before her funeral, followed by an official day of national mourning on Friday. […]

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Migrant policy under review as budget set to rise

Migrant policy under review as budget set to rise

| 18/05/2022 | 11 Comments

(CNS): The Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) has warned that if the current increase in Cuban migrant arrivals continues, it will need more money to cover the costs of managing them as it has already spent $450,000 so far this year and only has around $300,000 left from the funds allotted for 2022. In […]

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Health City moving towards training institution

Health City moving towards training institution

| 18/05/2022 | 34 Comments

(CNS): World-renowned cardiac surgeon Dr Devi Shetty has plans to convert the hospital he founded here, Health City Cayman Islands, into an institution for training Caymanian students to become the healthcare professionals of the future. Part of the original deal Shetty made with the Cayman Islands Government to build the hospital in East End, in […]

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Mendoza jailed for 7 days for blocking Adams’ access

Mendoza jailed for 7 days for blocking Adams’ access

| 18/05/2022 | 50 Comments

(CNS): The latest courtroom episode in the long-running land dispute between the family of former minister Mike Adam and their neighbours, Wilson and Deaven Mendoza, ended Tuesday with a judge sending Wilson Mendoza to jail for a week. The bitter feud, caused largely by Mendoza’s refusal to accept the Adam family’s prescriptive rights to cross […]

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Historic Cayman swim highlights battle against plastic

Historic Cayman swim highlights battle against plastic

| 18/05/2022 | 61 Comments

(CNS): A history-making swim all the way around Grand Cayman by British environmental activist Oly Rush not only put the island on the map for endurance open water swimming but also served to raise awareness and cash for Cayman’s growing non-profit advocacy group, Plastic Free Cayman. After more than 36 hours in the sea swimming […]

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