Archive for March 17th, 2023

Premier admits Cayman’s economic success gap widening

Premier admits Cayman’s economic success gap widening

| 17/03/2023 | 106 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands economy is doing well with GDP growth at 3.7% and estimated at US$70,790 per capita, the creation of over 8,900 jobs post-pandemic, an unemployment rate down to 3.6% among local people, a human development index of 0.877 and a $40million surplus for public finances. Nevertheless, there are a number of significant […]

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COVID still claiming local lives 3 years after lockdown

COVID still claiming local lives 3 years after lockdown

| 17/03/2023 | 25 Comments

(CNS): There were three COVID-related deaths last month among hospital patients, all of whom had underlying comorbidities. Three years after the government locked down the country and closed the borders, 17 people who were admitted to hospital last month, including those admitted for unrelated reasons, were positive for the virus, officials said in the latest […]

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Lawyers urge leniency for Watson and Blake

Lawyers urge leniency for Watson and Blake

| 17/03/2023 | 78 Comments

(CNS): Attorneys representing Canover Watson (52) and Bruce Blake (51) urged leniency for their clients on Thursday as they argued that the convictions against the two men in a football-related fraud were not the most serious crimes of their kind, as prosecutors had contended. Watson is facing a potentially long sentence after he was convicted […]

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