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Thursday, March 26, 2020


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Elton John

Elton John to host TV, radio concert as coronavirus antidote

Elton John is hosting a ‘living room’ concert aimed at bolstering American spirits during the coronavirus crisis and saluting those countering it, iHeartMedia and Fox said Wednesday.

Chamber of Commerce: members should comply with lockdown

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce has called on its members to cooperate with the government’s mandate for businesses to comply with the extended...

Increased global market volatility continues as the COVID-19 virus spreads

At the time of writing global markets have fallen close to 30% since the outbreak of COVID-19, ending the longest ever bull market run of 11 years. We know markets can fall as well as rise, it is just in recent years we had been used to seeing markets rise more often than they fell and in turn it was fairly easy for an intelligent investor to make gains in a relatively short period of time.

Choosing an investment advisor

For many of us, we know we need to be saving and investing for retirement, children’s education expenses, and other short- or long-term financial goals, but we do not feel comfortable making investment decisions on our own.
Cayman Compass website

Cayman Compass to publish online only during lockdown

Due to public safety concerns and in order to comply with the government-mandated lockdown, the Cayman Compass will only publish an online version of its weekday paper for the next 10 days.
West Bay burglaries

Burglary suspect wanted

Police are seeking the public’s help in locating Manuel Carter-Ramirez, who is wanted in connection with a series of burglaries.
Monday's 4.3 magnitude earthquake struck 5.7 miles south-south east of East End, Grand Cayman.

Two earthquakes in two days

Cayman experienced two tremors over the past two days.
Police tape

Man killed in motorcycle crash

A 44-year-old man from George Town was killed Monday after losing control of his motorbike.

Woman charged with murder in North Side stabbing case

A 36-year-old woman, who was arrested last week following the fatal stabbing of 27-year-old Marvin Xavier Conolly Armendarez, has been charged with murder, police said Monday.

Online broker Tradeview opens new office

Tradeview Markets has opened a new office in Anderson Square in George Town. The global broker has more than 20,000 clients and affiliates around the...
Passenger check in for the final flights out of Cayman on Sunday

Cayman’s air travel ban begins

The Cayman Islands closed its borders at midnight Sunday with no certainty over when they will be reopened. 

Small earthquake felt in Grand Cayman

A 4.7 magnitude earthquake was recorded Sunday southeast of Grand Cayman at 1:35pm. Hazard Management Cayman Islands wrote that it had received reports of small earthquake tremors and more information would follow.
The Cayman Ministers’ Association is calling for the Christian community in the Cayman Islands to pray and fast in response to the crisis created by the coronavirus.

Ministers’ Association calls for people to ‘pray and fast’

The Cayman Ministers’ Association is calling for the Christian community in the Cayman Islands to pray and fast in response to the crisis created by the coronavirus.
The Caribbean Utilities Company

CUC: No disconnections in March, credit extended for 3 months

Caribbean Utilities Company is offering alternative payment terms for its customers who may be going through financial hardships during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing on Crewe Road in George Town

New rules for vehicle inspections

The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing is putting strict new guidelines in place for vehicle inspections, and has suspended all driving tests until further notice.

Q&A: Ask the Experts – COVID-19

Do you have any questions about COVID-19? We’ll be joined by HSA CEO Lizzette Yearwood Chief Medical Director Dr. John Lee, and Hazard Management Cayman Islands Director Danielle Coleman.

Top Stories 20 March

Here are this week's top headlines from the Cayman Compass. 
Lauren Anderton, NGCI senior arts administrator, tests the virtual tour of the Bendel Hydes exhibition.

National Gallery offers wealth of online resources

the National Gallery team is expanding its digital platforms to provide virtual exhibitions, art information and educational resources online.
Scam alert

Scammers pose as government COVID workers

Government is warning the public not to be taken in by an apparent scam in which individuals are trying to gain access to homes by stating they are government workers sent to "spray" residences for COVID-19.

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