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ARTICLES BY KAYLA YOUNG
We go behind the scenes with the islands' journalists during the second Cayman Compass Reporters' Roundtable.
Cayman’s first evacuation flight to Jamaica since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis will depart Thursday, 4 June. The announcement Monday came shortly after Jamaica...
June marks the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, and forecasters are predicting an above average year.
The trial of Cayman Marl Road host Sandra Hill encountered further delays on Wednesday, as Justice Roger Chapple sought to establish the scope and intention of Cayman’s Information and Communications Technology Authority Law.
A look at how the courts deal with breaches of curfew.
The trial of Cayman Marl Road host Sandra Hill encountered delays on Wednesday, as Justice Roger Chapple considered contempt-of-court and breach-of-bail applications made against the defendant.
The second week of curfew-violation cases began Monday at Summary Court’s spillover location, Constitution Hall, in downtown George Town.
Since 2017, 12 properties in Grand Cayman, including the site of the now-abandoned Smith Barcadere redevelopment project, have been granted Cabinet exemptions from planning permission. The exemptions have allowed government to streamline projects championed by legislators, such as community parks, without subjecting them to the standard approval process.
There were no new COVID-19 cases to report among the 494 tests results released by Chief Medical Officer John Lee on Wednesday, leaving Cayman’s total number of confirmed cases at 111.
The Summary Court extended into downtown’s Constitution Hall on Tuesday, allowing the island’s first batch of hard-curfew cases to proceed in open court under established social-distancing and public-health protocols.
We go behind the scenes with Cayman’s journalists during the first Cayman Compass Reporters’ Roundtable to discuss COVID-19 testing, community journalism and food security.
With the 1 June start of hurricane season just two weeks away, emergency planners must grapple with a potentially active storm season, combined with the complications of COVID-19. For government, this prospect is a source of anxiety but also a call to action.
Telemedicine codes that expired in April are expected to be updated this week, allowing for expanded services and sessions lasting up to 60 minutes.
West Bay MLA McKeeva Bush continues in his role as Speaker of the House but will not preside over the Legislative Assembly until his legal issues, concerning charges of common assault and disorderly conduct, have been resolved, Premier Alden McLaughlin said during Monday’s press briefing.
Two emergency field hospitals will serve for patient overflow in Grand Cayman, in the case that COVID-19 cases stretch capacity at local hospitals. The hope is that Cayman will never need to use the facilities, said Hazard Management Director Danielle Coleman, but the aim is to prepare for worst.
Legal counsel representing Cruise Port Referendum Cayman opened the second day of arguments before the Court of Appeal on Thursday, outlining its case against the Port Referendum Law and government’s approach to the people-initiated referendum.
The Cayman Islands government opened arguments in defence of its port referendum law Wednesday morning, appearing before the Court of Appeal over Zoom video.
As residents of Grand Cayman shelter indoors, the island’s blue iguana population is enjoying some peace and quiet – a possible benefit for breeding season.
Cayman Islands healthcare providers are awaiting details from the Health Insurance Commission on how to move forward with telemedicine appointments, after the established billing codes for such services expired on Monday, 27 April.
Around 16 families designated as refugees and asylum seekers in Cayman will receive assistance from the Ministry of Community Affairs during the COVID-19 crisis.