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Butterfield Bank will provide existing clients in good standing who have personal loans and mortgages with the option of deferring payments for another three months.
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Dive operators and recreational divers have reacted with frustration over Premier Alden McLaughlin’s rationale behind why scuba diving is still banned while many other activities are allowed as COVID-19 restrictions continue to be lifted.
Tourism leaders are working on a new three-year plan for the revival of the industry in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis.
Thousands of people are struggling to survive without income as the impact of the COVID-19 crisis takes its toll. The Cayman Compass went on the road with charity Acts of Random Kindness, one of the most prominent of several non-profits providing emergency food deliveries to those in need.
Premier Alden McLaughlin said government would have to think very carefully about using public funds to support charities helping with food relief.
As work patterns shift from office to home, Cayman’s telecommunications infrastructure is feeling the strain. Wireless internet and cellphone networks are suddenly dealing with traffic they were not built to handle, says Alee Fa’amoe, executive director for information and communications technology at OfReg.
The Ministry of Community Affairs issued a statement Thursday saying that the deadline for unemployed work-permit holders to submit applications for food vouchers is Sunday, 31 May.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee Friday reported one new case of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands, which is believed to have been a community acquired case and was found through the country's screening programme.
New messages about staying safe during the COVID-19 pandemic have begun appearing on bus shelters throughout Grand Cayman.
Criminals are using the coronavirus crisis as bait to hook people into a variety of cyber-scams.
No new cases of COVID-19 have been reported in the Cayman Islands on Thursday.
Local boutique Vy's Closet is looking to help local nurses rest easier through a new initiative that honours their call to duty.
A look at how the courts deal with breaches of curfew.
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.
The Cayman Islands is facing a double digit drop in gross domestic product and a local unemployment rate of almost 20% as a result of the coronavirus crisis, Finance Minister Roy McTaggart said Wednesday.
The rest of the construction and retail sector could open next week under certain conditions, Premier Alden McLaughlin said Wednesday.
Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee has reported that three more people have tested positive for COVID-19 in Cayman.
A Customs and Border Control officer has tested positive for COVID-19, the department confirmed Tuesday.
The second week of curfew-violation cases began Monday at Summary Court’s spillover location, Constitution Hall, in downtown George Town.
Cayman's Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee reported five new positive cases of COVID-19 during Monday's government press conference. That brings Cayman's total to 134 positive cases overall, 72 of which are active.
Two staffers at A. L. Thompson’s have tested positive for COVID-19, the local hardware store said in a statement on Sunday.