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CARIFTA organisers deny wrongdoing in face of sanctions

Local organisers of the 2019 CARIFTA track championships held in Cayman deny any wrongdoing following a report that the regional track-and-field governing body has...

Regional track body bans Cayman’s athletics association

Cayman's track and field athletes have been banned from participating in sanctioned competitions, according to a letter from Cayman Islands Athletics Association President Lance Barnes obtained by the Cayman Compass.

Cayman’s borders to reopen in September

Deputy Premier and Tourism Minister Moses Kirkconnell on Friday announced Cayman's borders will reopen to international travel starting on 1 Sept. The reopening will come in phases.

Want Cayman’s borders open? COVID’S incubation period – not testing – is the challenge

Property owners and those wishing to stay for extended periods of time may be among first allowed in Cayman due to ease of tracing, monitoring.

Police arrest man over cocaine offences

Responding to tips from the public, officers attended an address on Rock Hole Road on Friday, where they recovered cocaine and more than $2,000 in cash. 

Man charged with assault GBH

The charges stem from an incident on 27 June, where a man was assaulted by another man known to him, resulting in the victim being admitted to hospital for treatment for serious but non-life-threatening injuries.

2nd evacuation flight to Philippines announced

A second British Airways flight to Manila, Philippines, is set to depart Grand Cayman on 28 July, according to Governor Martyn Roper's social media pages.

CIFA premier leagues to resume next month

CIFA says it's unaware of any players having tested positive for COVID-19 and it will be providing free testing for players through 10 July.

No new COVID cases as more restrictions to be eased Sunday

Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported results for 316 COVID-19 tests Friday at the government's COVID-19 press conference, all of which were negative. There...

COVID roundup: No new cases reported Thursday

Plus, information on evacuation flights, tourism stipends and the HSA Flu Clinic closes.

1 new COVID-19 case; DoT to contact stipend registrants

201 people have now tested positive for COVID-19 out of 24,069 individuals tested.

LA back in session

The Legislative Assembly of the Cayman Islands holds its second sitting of the sixth meeting of the 2019-2020 session Wednesday, 1 July. Click here for the order paper.

3 new cases of COVID-19 reported

Two of the three are returning travellers and one is presumed to have acquired the condition locally.

Lee: Much to learn about antibody tests

Health experts still do not know if having antibodies to the virus that causes COVID-19 can protect someone from getting infected again or how long such protection might last.

Poll result: Forbes voted top Caymanian athlete

You’ve had your say and voted North Side native and three-time Olympian Ronald Forbes as the best athlete in Cayman’s history. The Cayman Compass...

VSL explained: What is value of a statistical life?

It’s an uncomfortable question – how much is your life worth? Many would say you can't put a value on human life. Yet, mathematically speaking,  economists around the world do it every day.

Calculating value of a life presents moral dilemma

While calculating a value of statistical life figure can assist with cost-benefit analysis, questions loom over the morality of such calculations.

Money or life? The complex moral equation of balancing lives and the economy

Let’s not bury the lead – statistically speaking and according to our non-scientific calculations, the value of the lives potentially saved by a government’s...
RCIPS

RCIPS: Nothing found after report of gunfire

Police discover nothing to substantiate a report of shots fired Friday afternoon in George Town.

Sporting entities mull future after latest regulations announced

Associations, clubs and athletes are in planning mode following government’s announcement that pools, gyms and contact sports will soon be allowed.

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