Archive for July 1st, 2022

Residential fuel costs capped at 15 cents per kWh

Residential fuel costs capped at 15 cents per kWh

| 01/07/2022 | 77 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Government has announced the start of a fuel cost credit to residents across all three islands who use between 101 and 2,000 kilowatt-hours per month capped at $0.15 per kWh, no matter how high fuel factor costs get over the summer months. Anticipating a sharp increase in power costs, the CIG […]

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Minister takes ‘fruitful’ scoping trip to Honduras

Minister takes ‘fruitful’ scoping trip to Honduras

| 01/07/2022 | 82 Comments

(CNS): Agriculture Minister Jay Ebanks has said his ministry is looking to establish and promote a direct shipping route between the Cayman Islands and Honduras in order to import fresh fruit and vegetables and other agricultural products from that country. As the government seeks to improve direct trade links in the region to strengthen Cayman’s […]

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COVID-19 spread plateaus, say health officials

COVID-19 spread plateaus, say health officials

| 01/07/2022 | 22 Comments

(CNS): The community spread of COVID-19 has plateaued but is not yet in real decline from the most recent spike, Public Health said last week. As of Thursday, there were an estimated 841 active cases of the virus in the Cayman Islands, with seven of those infected in hospital. Around 450 people officially reported testing […]

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Ed ministry continues pre-school subsidy for summer

Ed ministry continues pre-school subsidy for summer

| 01/07/2022 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Ministry of Education will continue funding the Early Childhood Assistance Programme (ECAP) through the summer months for pre-school Caymanian children who were previously approved for the September through June school year, the ministry said in a release. The subsidy of as much as $500 per month will help struggling parents navigate what is […]

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Road plan poses further threat to pristine habitat

Road plan poses further threat to pristine habitat

| 01/07/2022 | 57 Comments

(CNS): The National Conservation Council has confirmed that the extension of a farm road in North Side will need an environmental impact assessment as the proposed route would take it through some of Cayman’s most pristine remaining forest land. Flying in the face of the PACT Government’s policy of limiting development in untouched habitat, the […]

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