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ARTICLES BY STAFF

Hailing our Heroes

We are living in unprecedented times. The coronavirus emerged out of the blue and within weeks had engulfed the world and locked down the Cayman Islands.

In this together

As the coronavirus lockdown impacted the economy, the community has rallied to provide meals and groceries to those in need, with many residents taking time to show their appreciation to those on the frontlines.

COVID living

Shelter-in-place orders to prevent the spread of the coronavirus left Cayman’s streets and beaches deserted, with residents practising the new normal of wearing masks and social distancing.

The invisible army

As the first cases of coronavirus in the Cayman Islands began to be announced, government urged people to stay at home for their own safety. But for some, that isn’t an option.

Noah’s Ark

It’s not just the people of the Cayman Islands who have had heroes looking after them during lockdown – four-legged friends have been sent to safety, too.

On the frontlines

Since the coronavirus crisis hit the Cayman Islands, essential workers have risen to the task. Doctors, nurses and healthcare workers, along with police and emergency personnel, are putting their lives on the line to ensure everyone’s health and safety.

FTS offers COVID-19, AML and risk management webinar

FTS Cayman Islands is hosting a webinar on COVID-19, anti-money laundering and risk management, covering new FATF COVID-19 AML guidelines, cybersecurity risks and updates from the Financial Reporting Authority.

Through the eyes of children

Frontline workers have been hailed by children of the Cayman Islands through inspirational artwork.

Signs and songs of the times

A group of children from Cayman’s Indian community, ranging in age from just one month to 12 years old, recently created signs (with some assistance from parents) to say “thank you” to all those who are working on the frontlines.

Bringing you the news

Government community briefings keep people informed as the coronavirus crisis unfolds, with journalists covering developing stories.

The many languages of Minister Seymour

From Jamaican patois to Swahili, Health Minister Dwayne Seymour has been hitting the right notes through his multi-lingual entreaties to “stay at home”.

Tourism accommodation tax waived until 30 Sept

Cabinet has approved that the Ministry and the Department of Tourism waive the 13% tourist accommodation tax from 1 April to 30 Sept. Surcharges for late payment of tourism taxes for the months of February and March 2020 will also be waived.

Centre for Business Development hosts webinar on financial risk management

The Cayman Islands Center for Business Development will partner with Link International Group to host a webinar focussing on financial risk management for businesses on Thursday.

WORC asks employers to report cancelled work permits

Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman has reminded employers of their legal obligation to notify the department if employment of any staff member has ended.

Pharmacy confirms staff member has COVID

Health Care Pharmacy in Grand Harbour is closed for a single day today as it sanitises its store after a member of staff tested positive for COVID-19.

3 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 reported

Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has reported that three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Cayman.

Zest delivers meals to help Feed Our Future

Restaurants, food-service companies, volunteers and private citizens continue to donate food to charities and people in need during this unprecedented time. With demand growing for...

Savannah Post Office to reopen this week

Savannah Post Office will reopen this week, to serve residents in the eastern districts.

Customs and Border Control officer tests positive for COVID

A Customs and Border Control officer has tested positive for COVID-19, the department confirmed Tuesday.

Business in brief

Cayman National Bank has announced the extension of the optional three-month loan deferral first announced in March. The bank offers clients in good standing the opportunity to waive up to three months of loan payments.

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