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Five new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands
The Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, reports that 357 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 26 November 2020. Five were positive.
New COVID-19 Regulations Increase Fines
Cabinet approved the publication (Friday, 27 November 2020) of three updated regulations aimed at facilitating the prevention of COVID-19, that increase the penalty for offences to reflect recently passed legislation.
Giving Tree Initiative Launches
The adage says “it is better to give than to receive,” and the Cayman Islands Government will do its part to spread goodwill this festive season, by supporting the Family Resource Centre (FRC), Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) and Department ...
Register for NiCE Winter 2020 Project
The National Community Enhancement Project (NiCE) will give up to two-weeks paid work (Monday 7 - Friday, 18 December 2020) to unemployed Caymanians and spouses of Caymanians, ages 18 and over, in the run up to Christmas.
Joint Ministerial Council Meeting
The United Kingdom and British Overseas Territories’ Joint Ministerial Council (JMC) wrapped up Thursday, 26 November, 2020. The JMC is the highest forum for political dialogue and consultation between the UK and elected leaders and repr...
MITIAMA Appoints Deputy Chief Officer
The Ministry of International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs (MITIAMA) welcomes Andrea Fa’amoe to the role of Deputy Chief Officer.
Outreach Enhances AML Compliance
Efforts to ensure the Cayman Islands meets and exceeds international anti-money laundering (AML) standards were further boosted this month, with online outreach led by the Anti-Money Laundering Steering Group (AMLGS).
Pedestrian Succumbed to Injuries in Lower Valley Collision
Yesterday, Friday 27 November, at approximately 7:15PM, officers were informed that the pedestrian involved in the collision that took place on Thursday 26 November, succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead by the attending doct...
The Co-op Bank isn’t worthy of its name
We’ve heard a lot this week about infrastructure spending, and how much more will be needed if the UK is to achieve the ‘Green Industrial Revolution’ that the Prime Minister seems to have sketched on the back of a pizza box.
Cuba protest: Artists and activists call for government dialogue
More than 100 Cuban artists have held a protest outside the culture ministry in Havana, against what they say is a state crackdown on dissent.
Coronavirus: Iconic British black cabs could be disappearing
The iconic black cabs of Britain could be disappearing, as hundreds are being dumped in a growing taxi cemetery from the devastating effects of COVID-19.
G20 Leaders Agree to Follow FATF’s Anti-Money Laundering Measures
Leaders of the G20 reiterated their commitment to following anti-money laundering policy measures recommended by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), which stressed their importance amidst the COVID-19 pandemic at a summit over the we...
Search and Rescue at Sea off East End Coast Changed to Search and Recovery After 30 hours of Operation
RCIPS and the CICG continue air and sea search efforts today Thursday 26 November to locate the missing male who jumped overboard on Tuesday 24 November, with negative results.
VIDEO NEWS BRIEF 26 NOVEMBER 2020
DVDL launches pilot call centre. Layman Scott High School student wins Spelling Bee. National Museum celebrates. THE LOCAL WEATHER FORECAST.
TCI Prisoners transfer to Cayman agreed
The Cayman Islands Government has agreed to a request from the Government of the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) for the temporary transfer of two convicted male prisoners. They arrived today (Thursday 26th November 2020). All costs will ...
3 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 25 November
The Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, reports that 217 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 24 November 2020.
VIDEO NEWS BRIEF 25 NOVEMBER 2020
Earthquake felt across Grand Cayman 20 TH Annual Silent Witness march held Civil Servants successfully complete courses
Two travellers breach quarantine in Cayman
George Town, Cayman Islands (25 November, 2020) Two travellers who were found to be in breach of Quarantine at Residence (QAR) protocols have been prosecuted following a court appearance via Zoom on 23rd November 2020.
CBC to launch Customer Support Centre
Customs and Border Control Service (CBC) will launch its new automated call flow system, which will include a ‘Customer Support Center (CSC)’. The objective is to enhance trade and facilitate travel, while improving the customer experie...
CIR officer again wins Sandhurst award
A Cayman Islands Regiment Officer Cadet has become the second in the Regiment’s short history to win the coveted Best International Recruit Award at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (RMAS).
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