Poll: Should Cayman proceed with the October border reopening?

This passenger leaves the Owen Roberts International Airport wearing an electronic monitoring wrist band. Passengers who are home isolating are required to wear the bands as part of the terms of their quarantine. Photo: Alvaro Serey

The phased reopening of Cayman’s borders is set to proceed on 1 October, as countries around the world are seeing a spike in the number of COVID-19 cases.

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  1. So no matter how we vote on this proposition the damage is already done. No matter how it opens it will take years to return to a sustainable economic tourism industry.
    Compare prices around the Caribbean and factor in deep discounts offered by the industry giants not represented in Cayman. It’s like trying to turn a large cargo ship on a dime and we’re headed in the wrong direction. Instead we should embrace our good fortune and plan, plan, plan to get up and running now. We will face this challenge and win not by hiding from but by fighting Covid 19, after all it will probably just be the first of many future challenges and our response will be the only sentinel standing on guard. Time to face the horror and get on with life, time to put out the fires of fear!