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Cuban community in Cayman holds solidarity protest

Cuban community in Cayman holds solidarity protest

| 19th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Cubans living in the Cayman Islands took to the streets in George Town, early on Saturday morning. Broadly, Cubans are protesting against food shortages, rising cases of Covid-19 and severe electricity blackouts in the country, which they attribute to the government’s failure to cope with the situation. “ We are here to join other […]

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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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Layman E. Scott Snr High School Celebrates ‘Good’ Rating

Layman E. Scott Snr High School Celebrates ‘Good’ Rating

| 14th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(GIS) Education Minister the Honourable Juliana O’Connor-Connolly and a host of distinguished guests, including District Commissioner Mr. Mark Tibbetts, joined students and staff at the Layman Scott High School (LSHS) on Friday morning (9 July) at a special assembly to celebrate the school’s ‘Good’ rating in the May 2021 Office of Education Standard (OES) inspection. […]

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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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RCIPS investigate Mass shooting at VICS Bar

RCIPS investigate Mass shooting at VICS Bar

| 9th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Just after 1:45AM today, 9 July, police and other emergency services were dispatched to a report of a shooting incident that took place at Vic’s Bar on Seymour Drive, George Town.  It was reported that multiple persons at the location received gunshot wounds, five persons were transported to the hospital for treatment, one of […]

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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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Liquor License Applications Move Online.

Liquor License Applications Move Online.

| 8th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Liquor Licensing Board reminds Liquor, Music and Dancing License holders of the upcoming Annual Liquor Licensing Meeting, on 13 September, 2021. The deadline to submit applications is 13 August, 2021. The Department of Commerce and Investment (DCI) is pleased to announce that as of 9 July, 2021, persons renewing their licenses may now […]

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Breaking: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

Breaking: Haiti President Jovenel Moïse assassinated at home

| 7th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) Gunmen assassinated Haitian President Jovenel Moïse and wounded his wife in their home early Wednesday, inflicting more chaos on the unstable Caribbean country that was already enduring an escalation of gang violence, anti-government protests and a recent surge in coronavirus infections. Claude Joseph, the interim prime minister, confirmed the killing and said the police […]

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Covid-19 Update, 6th of July 2021.

Covid-19 Update, 6th of July 2021.

| 6th July 2021 | 0 Comments

(RCN) The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 685 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 2 July, 2021. There was one positive result in a traveller. To date, 94,093 COVID-19 vaccinations have been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 48,665 (68% of an […]

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