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ARTICLES BY KEVIN MORALES

Basketball standout O’Garro commits to Oklahoma

Caymanian Joshua O'Garro is making history. O'Garro this week verbally committed to play basketball at the University of Oklahoma, which would make him the first...

US advises to ‘reconsider travel’ to Cayman

Cayman has not had anyone test positive for COVID-19 in 24 days (as of 6 Aug.) and currently has no active coronavirus cases.

Opposition requests governor’s emails with FCO

Opposition Leader Arden McLean has requested copies of emails between Governor Martyn Roper and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office following the governor's announced plans to push through the recently defeated Domestic Partnership Bill.

Cayman falls short of pool safety standards

The Cayman Islands has adopted International Swimming Pool and Spa Code safety standards but is not currently implementing all of the requirements listed in...

Premier fears UK will keep governor’s power to legislate

Premier Alden McLaughlin believes the United Kingdom will now decide to retain section 81 of the Cayman Islands Constitution, according to a press release...

Governor to push through Domestic Partnership Bill

Governor Martyn Roper will use his powers under section 81 of the constitution to assent to the recently defeated Domestic Partnership Bill and expects the law to be enacted by the beginning of next month, according to a statement released by the Governor's Office. 

Phoenix rises as corporate squash league opens serve

Phoenix led the way in week one as the Bakertilly Corporate Squash League recommenced on 30 July at the South Sound Squash Club.

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.

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