Kelsey Jukam

Journalist

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ARTICLES BY KELSEY JUKAM

More than 100 children saved by ‘Have a Heart Cayman’ at Health City

Have a Heart Cayman Islands is committed to facilitating life-saving cardiac procedures for children from around the world.

Thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes released

Thousands of genetically modified mosquitoes were released in West Bay on Thursday, kicking off what the Mosquito Research and Control Unit and collaborator Oxitec call their “Friendly Aedes aegypti project.”

Years after Nation Building grants, churches still building

The structure is not visible from the road, tucked a hundred or so feet back, hidden behind temporary plywood walls. From the parking lot of the adjoining property, King’s Gym, the view is clearer, though one might still not be able to discern what, exactly, the building is supposed to be.

Judge explains mosquito project decision

When lawyers of opponents to the genetically modified mosquito project filed an application for a stay and judicial review on July 13 – a review that could have ended the project – Justice Ingrid Mangatal suddenly had more than 598 pages worth of evidence and documents to review.

Judge: GM mosquito project can proceed

The release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay can proceed, after a Grand Court judge on Tuesday refused an application for another stay of the project.

Judge rejects GM mosquito review

A Grand Court judge on Monday refused an application for a judicial review that could have stopped the planned release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay.

NEW: Judge denies request to halt GM mosquito release

A Grand Court judge Monday refused an application for a judicial review to stop the planned release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay.

Judge to rule Monday on release of GM mosquitoes

A judge will deliver her ruling on Monday on whether millions of genetically modified mosquitoes can be released in West Bay.

Judicial review of GM mosquito plan gets under way

A lawyer representing opponents of a planned release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay told a judicial review Tuesday that a “proper risk assessment” of the project had not been done.

House-to-house survey begins on mosquito plan

Biotechnology company Oxitec, in collaboration with the Mosquito Research and Control Unit, is conducting an island-wide survey on the level of awareness about mosquito-borne diseases, including Zika, chikungunya and dengue.

Third imported Zika case in Cayman Islands confirmed

A third case of imported Zika virus in the Cayman Islands has been confirmed by public health officials.

Third Zika case in Cayman confirmed

A third case of imported Zika virus in the Cayman Islands has been confirmed by public health officials.

Mosquito release halted by legal challenge

The planned release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay, scheduled to begin Thursday morning, has been halted after a judge granted...

UPDATE – Legal action pauses GM mosquito release

Opponents of the planned release of millions of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay are taking legal action in an effort to halt the operation, which is scheduled to begin Thursday.

Kanuga ready for desert-to-mountain ultramarathon

Death Valley is beckoning Kerri Kanuga.

Inside the mosquito ‘factory’

Ahead of the release of genetically modified mosquitoes in West Bay, scheduled to begin Thursday, the Mosquito Research and Control Unit and U.K. biotech firm Oxitec invited members of the media for an inside look of the new lab, where half a million male Aedes aegypti mosquitoes are being bred.

Chiropractor released on bail

A George Town chiropractor accused of 10 counts of indecent assault on female patients was released on bail after appearing in Summary Court on Thursday morning.

9-year-old cyclist plans to cross Iowa for charity

Nine-year-old Alex Dailey is gearing up to ride for seven days across the U.S. state of Iowa to raise money for three local charities.

ICCI seeks accreditation from UK service

The International College of the Cayman Islands aims to offer its students more opportunities worldwide by applying for accreditation from the U.K.-based Accreditation Service for International Schools, Colleges and Universities.

Six suspected Zika cases await results

Public Health Department officials said Wednesday they are awaiting test results on six suspected cases of the Zika virus.
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