Johnnie Lund

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Handgun possession charges lands local man 9 years in prison.

Handgun possession charges lands local man 9 years in prison.

| 13th August 2021 | 0 Comments

Around four months ago, a man by the name of Marlon Sharpe heavily violated Caymans strict gun control laws, regarding both possession of and use of an unregistered firearm with unregistered use of ammunition. The charges seem to go further as police suspect that Mr. Sharpe was involved in an incident at Vic’s Bar in […]

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Vaccines and other restrictions set in place for Pride and Caymas.

Vaccines and other restrictions set in place for Pride and Caymas.

| 29th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Those who want to march in the upcoming LGBTQ Pride parade must be vaccinated against Covid-19. Those who attend will have to present their vaccine cards to the HSA staff on site.Once verified, participants will be given wristbands to identify that they are a registered participant. According to Government regulations gazetted on 21 July, […]

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Flag Presentation to CI Olympic Committee Ahead of Tokyo Games

Flag Presentation to CI Olympic Committee Ahead of Tokyo Games

| 14th July 2021 | 0 Comments

ith the XXXII Olympics opening ceremony less than two weeks away, Cayman’s national delegation will march behind the national flag gifted by the Cayman Islands Government. Minister of Youth, Sport, Culture and Heritage, Hon. Bernie Bush presented that flag to the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee on Saturday (10 July 2021).             Given to the committee’s Chef […]

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Premier Panton shares re-opening plan at Chamber Luncheon.

Premier Panton shares re-opening plan at Chamber Luncheon.

| 9th July 2021 | 1 Comment

(RCN) Premier Hon. Wayne Panton announced today that vaccination against COVID-19 will become mandatory for work permit holders In the Cayman Islands. The Premier was speaking to a sold-out crowd at the Kimpton Seafire Resort for the 2021 Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon, which Is an annual opportunity for the business community to […]

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Ministry of Education (MoE) Enhances Scholarship Programme

Ministry of Education (MoE) Enhances Scholarship Programme

| 8th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Cayman Islands Ministry of Education (MoE) announces major enhancements to its current scholarship programme to strengthen post-secondary development pathways for Caymanian students. Cayman Scholar Award Chief among these measures, scheduled to take effect at the onset of the FALL 2021/2022 academic year, is the establishment of the Cayman Scholar Award that will provide […]

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Youth Services Unit’s Summer Offerings: Spaces Limited

Youth Services Unit’s Summer Offerings: Spaces Limited

| 8th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Youth Services Unit will keep students engaged this summer with its annual Teen Summit open to youth aged 13 – 17 years old. The two-week immersive summer experience taking place from July 19 – 30, will keep campers fully engaged in a range of interesting activities, interactive tours, games and learning opportunities. The […]

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Premier Panton attends CARICOM meeting.

Premier Panton attends CARICOM meeting.

| 6th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Premier, Hon. Wayne Panton, has been participating via Zoom in the Forty-Second Regular Meeting of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).   The meeting was called to order by the current Chair of the Conference, Dr. the Hon. Gaston Brown and opening remarks were provided for the final time by […]

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Housing Minister Visits NHDT Project Sites.

Housing Minister Visits NHDT Project Sites.

| 28th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Housing Minister Hon. Jay Ebanks, Parliamentary Secretary Hon. Isaac Rankine, Board members and staff from the National Housing Development Trust (NHDT) recently visited a number of housing projects being undertaken in Bodden Town and East End as well as a site in North Side that is currently planned for development. The affordable home sites […]

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Police investigate Armed Robbery in George Town.

Police investigate Armed Robbery in George Town.

| 25th June 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) On 23 June, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a barbershop on Eastern Avenue, near the School Road intersection, which took place shortly before 8:30 PM. It was reported that three masked males entered the premises, one brandishing a knife and another brandishing a firearm. One of the men took a bag […]

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Shining the Light on Sickle Cell Disorder around World Sickle Cell Day.


Shining the Light on Sickle Cell Disorder around World Sickle Cell Day.

| 16th June 2021 | 0 Comments

Annually since 2009, the Cayman Islands has joined the United Nations in observing World Sickle Day on 19 June. The main objective of World Sickle Cell Day is to raise public awareness of sickle cell disease, a chronic disorder present at birth that is inherited when a child receives two sickle cell genes. Each year, […]

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