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Border reopening on hold as local COVID cases rise

Cayman is putting its border reopening plan on hold, as health officials announce that a total of eight people have contracted COVID-19 through community transmission.

Parents’ verdict: ‘Concerned over possible school closures’

We asked readers - particularly parents of school age children - what they thought of the prospect of the Cayman Islands reopening to visitors in October.

COVID anxiety casts shadow over school opening

Anxiety over the potential threat of COVID in classrooms is casting a shadow over the new school term.

Panic buying clears shelves after COVID announcement

Caymanian shoppers rushed to local supermarkets to stock up on toilet roll, disinfectants and hand sanitiser following news on Thursday of two locally transmitted COVID-19 cases.

Delta variant found in two quarantined travellers

The COVID-19 Delta variant has been detected through genomic sequencing in the samples of two travellers currently in quarantine in the Cayman Islands, a government statement said.
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Tourism leaders seek clear path to reopening

Tourism business leaders are hoping that vaccination passes for visitors can allow the Cayman Islands to welcome back tourists this summer. Marc Langevin, president of...

Families suffering through ‘forgotten crisis’

The Cayman Islands is still in the midst of a forgotten humanitarian crisis, with hundreds of families facing Christmas without the means to pay for power, water or food, a charity leader has warned.

Bermuda facing second wave of COVID-19

Bermuda is experiencing a second wave of the coronavirus, with indoor bars and schools forced to shut their doors amid a fresh outbreak of the virus.

Jobs cut as Dart scales back hotel operations amid COVID impact

The Dart group is scaling back operations at The Ritz-Carlton and Kimpton Seafire resorts in a move that will impact hundreds of jobs.

Tour bus drivers: “It’s a scary situation”

Cayman's tour bus operators have been among the worst hit by the tourism shut down. With little prospect of cruise ships returning any time soon, they don't know where to turn for help.

Five ideas for a green recovery

As Cayman plans its vision for a post-COVID future, ideas are emerging for a green recovery. Here we summarise some of the recommendations from various reports and advisors that they say can help grow jobs and protect the environment.

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