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George Town Primary to close after 1 positive covid case.

George Town Primary to close after 1 positive covid case.

| 14th September 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) George Town Primary School has been closed following a student testing positive for Covid-19. All students, staff, and teachers will be tested for the virus on Tuesday. “Since receiving notification late Monday evening that one of our students has tested positive for COVID-19, we, along with Public Health, have immediately activated our Continuity of […]

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Duke of Edinburgh Programme Hosts First Awards Ceremony in More Than Two Years

Duke of Edinburgh Programme Hosts First Awards Ceremony in More Than Two Years

| 31st August 2021 | 0 Comments

The following is a press release from the Cayman Islands Government. More than 50 young people received Bronze and Silver Duke of Edinburgh medals and certificates at the Turtle Centre recently. The single largest awards presentation in the local programme’s history (41 Bronze and 11 Silver awardees) was addressed by the patron, His Excellency the […]

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Cayman Islands Under TS Warning.

Cayman Islands Under TS Warning.

| 16th August 2021 | 0 Comments

The following is a press release from HMCI. Grand Cayman (JCS) – The latest update from the National Weather Service (NWS) shows Tropical Depression (TD) Grace is forecasted to cross the Cayman Islands on Tuesday night. TD Grace has maximum sustained winds of 35 mph and is moving west at 15 mph. Based on the […]

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Former Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, Cayman Compass, targeted in latest Bitcoin Scam.

Former Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, Cayman Compass, targeted in latest Bitcoin Scam.

| 13th August 2021 | 1 Comment

(RCN) Former Health Minister Dwayne Seymour is the latest victim of a bitcoin internet scam. The goal of the bitcoin scam is finding vulnerable people, who have little to no understanding on how to avoid internet scams. The scam above is pretending to be a news article, from the Cayman Compass (spelled Compas on the […]

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Supermarkets join together in Covid-19 vaccine requirements.

Supermarkets join together in Covid-19 vaccine requirements.

| 9th August 2021 | 1 Comment

(RCN) Local supermarkets in the Cayman Islands are coming together to protect the Cayman Islands from Covid-19. From yesterday (9th of August) All supermarkets will require new applicants to prove that they have been vaccinated against Covid-19. Work permit renewals will also only be processed for vaccinated team members. Employees in these supermarkets who are […]

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DMS Launches New CI$100,000 Vaccine Lottery to Support Caymanians Return to Work.

DMS Launches New CI$100,000 Vaccine Lottery to Support Caymanians Return to Work.

| 5th August 2021 | 0 Comments

Today, DMS launched its Vaccine Lottery Program to increase the vaccinated population of the Cayman Islands and support developing herd immunity against future coronavirus outbreaks.  DMS, a Caymanian-owned company, will sponsor a vaccine lottery to incentivize all residents to “get VAXXed” and enter to win a single cash prize drawing of CI$100,000. There are two […]

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Ministry of Tourism, CITA and WORC hold joint briefing on tourism stipend.

Ministry of Tourism, CITA and WORC hold joint briefing on tourism stipend.

| 5th August 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Ministry of Tourism, along with Workforce Opportunities & Residency Cayman (WORC) and the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) held a press briefing on Thursday 5th of August 2021. Minister Kenneth Bryan urged all tourism workers to register with WORC, to help find future opportunities. The deadline to register is the 16th of August, and […]

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Seven Mile Beach disappearing in front of our eyes.

Seven Mile Beach disappearing in front of our eyes.

| 4th August 2021 | 1 Comment

(RCN) Popular tourist destination Seven Mile Beach, is disappearing, due to Coastal Erosion. Parts of the beach have completely disappeared, and the water mark is up to several beach side properties. Activists are concerned that the new developments being built on the Seven Mile corridor will have major affects on the environment. The erosion could […]

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Hundreds march in Cayman’s first Gay Pride Parade.

Hundreds march in Cayman’s first Gay Pride Parade.

| 2nd August 2021 | 0 Comments

On Saturday 31st of July 2021, the Cayman Islands made history by having their very first Gay Pride Parade organized by Noel Cayasso-Smith the founder of the LGBTQ+ foundation. Hundreds of Colorful people gathered to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Participants began the march at Seven Mile Beach where they continued on to Palm Heights on […]

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Anti-Vax petition spreading around Cayman Islands.

Anti-Vax petition spreading around Cayman Islands.

| 30th July 2021 | 5 Comments

(RCN) A petition with the title “The Right to Choose to be Unvaccinated,” is being circulated on social media in the Cayman Islands. The petition has 335 (at the time of writing) signatures, with a goal of getting 500 signatures. The petition organisers are concerned about the Cayman Islands Government mandating Covid-19 vaccines, and have […]

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