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The Grand Court has quashed a Cabinet decision which granted a coastal works permit to businessman Marcus Cumber to build a 128-foot private dock from his Vista del Mar property into Salt Creek.
Though they are scheduled to face off in the 2021 election, Osbourne 'Ossie' Bodden and Dwayne 'John John' Seymour embraced as they crossed paths during Nomination Day on Monday afternoon.
Pre-construction work is set to begin on government’s long-awaited waste management plan, but a final agreement with the selected project bidder, Dart-led consortium DECCO, is still in progress, government announced Tuesday.
A Red Bay Primary School student who tested positive for COVID-19 produced “weakly positive” results, said Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee on Friday afternoon.
About 200 primary and high school students have been given the supplies they need to return to school at the end of August, nearly six months after schools were closed due to COVID-19.
The Cayman Compass took a closer look into some of the MLA’s wide range of opinions over the Domestic Partnership Bill, separating fact from fiction, and in many cases filling in the blanks.
The current boom in blood-sucking bugs has resulted from a combination of factors, including tides and rainfall, reduced aerial spraying, and the species of mosquitoes overrunning the island, explains Dr. James McNelly, director of the Mosquito Research and Control Unit.
Local LGBTQ group Colours Cayman has called on Governor Martyn Roper to “fulfil his constitutional role” and “restore the rule of law” in the...
We really need to have faith at this time. I have never been one to rely on my own strength. God has always been my source of strength.
From Jamaican patois to Swahili, Health Minister Dwayne Seymour has been hitting the right notes through his multi-lingual entreaties to “stay at home”.
Telemedicine codes that expired in April are expected to be updated this week, allowing for expanded services and sessions lasting up to 60 minutes.
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority is anticipating a substantial order of personal protective equipment, including gloves and surgical masks, in response to COVID-19. Health Minister Dwayne Seymour broke down the number of items already in stock on island and the numbers of items on order.
Mucho ha pasado en los últimos días en Caimán con el coronavirus, COVID-19, lo que ha fomentado la circulación de muchos rumores. Aquí resumimos la información oficial y las medidas que han anunciado el gobierno de Islas Caimán.
Cayman’s plan for a single carnival parade has now reverted to two separate events.
Local legislators have approved a private members’ motion calling for the creation of a climate change policy for the Cayman Islands.
Cayman’s National Security Council is expected to meet early this week to consider whether travel restrictions should be implemented locally in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak.
Local environmental groups have expressed disappointment over the cancellation of the second meeting of the government-initiated single-use plastic steering committee and the absence of...
Police Commissioner Derek Byrne has said he is yet to give road closure permission to Batabano and CayMAS.
Conch and whelk season officially started 1 Nov. and runs through to 30 April. It allows the taking of conch and whelk from local coastal waters.
The Cayman Islands’ three local hospitals have donated more than 4,000 pounds of medical supplies to victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas.
Bodden Town MLA Dwayne Seymour has filed a writ of summons against Sandra Hill alleging libel on her Cayman Marl Road website.
Caymanian musicians and dancers hit the stage at Queen’s Park Savannah in Trinidad Monday as part of the 14th Carifesta festivities.
The Ministry of Health has named Dr. John Lee to serve as its most senior adviser on healthcare matters.
Government has set up a committee to consider whether to ban single-use plastics.
The local Adventist Church is celebrating its 125th anniversary in the Cayman Islands this year.
Contrary to previous reports, it appears there is no evidence that Environment Minister Dwayne Seymour had a conflict of interest in a Cabinet decision approving a dock project in Salt Creek.
A recent court case raised concerns about elected representatives' potential business interests with private citizens.
Environment Minister Dwayne Seymour has issued a response to a claim in a judicial review application that he did not disclose a conflict of interest last December, when he presented a paper to Cabinet that recommended a developer be granted a coastal works permit.
Environment Minister Dwayne Seymour has been accused of failing to disclose a conflict of interest last December, when he presented a paper to Cabinet that recommended a developer be granted a coastal works permit.
Cayman Islands legislators unanimously backed a private members’ motion last week supporting government to appeal the decision by the chief justice that legalised same-sex marriage to the “full extent of the appeals process”.
Speaker McKeeva Bush has called for Human Rights Commission Chairman James Austin-Smith to be immediately fired by Governor Martyn Roper, following the commission’s statement Thursday criticising government’s decision to appeal the chief justice’s decision to legalise same-sex marriage.
Government will continue to push for still-greater strides to be made in this fundamental field of healthcare.
The National Conservation Law sets the closed season for lobster from March 1 through Nov. 30, and nobody is allowed to take lobster from Cayman waters during that period.
The state of mental health in the Cayman Islands came under close scrutiny on Saturday, when concerned adults from all walks of life met at the Marriott for the second annual Mental Health Symposium.
Rampant absenteeism among roadside garbage crews appears to have contributed to repeated failures to collect trash on time over the past 14 months.
This year’s National Heroes Day celebration will be held in Heroes Square in downtown George Town on Monday, Jan. 28.
With the law of diminishing returns beginning to impact Grand Cayman’s great green iguana cull, officials are making a new plea for people to get involved.
Garbage piled up by the roadside in the eastern districts over the festive period with equipment failure blamed for more delays in residential collections.
Housing Minister Dwayne Seymour joined the staff and board of the National Housing Development Trust at the opening ceremony for the homes. The houses are the first to be built by the Trust as part of Phase 2 of the Affordable Housing Initiative.
Just over 6 percent of land in the Cayman Islands has been protected from development and other threats since the National Conservation Law was established five years ago, officials confirmed this week.
Seven patients in the Cayman Islands were diagnosed with HIV between January and the end of September this year, bringing the total number of HIV-positive people in Cayman to 72, according to Health Minister Dwayne Seymour.
Cayman’s genetically modified mosquito project has not worked as effectively as government hoped and will be abandoned, Health Minister Dwayne Seymour said Thursday.
Serving prisoners will be used as temporary garbage collectors in a new scheme to deal with continued delays in roadside trash collections.
Bodden Town residents spruced up the town’s cemetery this weekend in time for the festive season.
Cayman’s ninth annual Healthcare Conference got under way Thursday evening, bringing medical professionals from both overseas and local facilities.
Cayman’s government is searching for a new solution to its mosquito problem.
A law passed five years ago seeking to regulate the donation of organs and human tissue for medical purposes in the Cayman Islands comes into legal effect Tuesday.
The ninth annual Cayman Islands Healthcare Conference aims to encourage people to play a greater role in keeping themselves healthy. The free event will run Oct. 18-20 at The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman.
Ministry of Environment officials acknowledged last week that there appeared to have been a breakdown in communications over the disposal of derelict vehicles on Grand Cayman.
The number of people receiving government assistance for overseas or local medical bills has increased by nearly 50 percent between late 2011 and this year, the Legislative Assembly’s Finance Committee was told Tuesday.
Contrary to statements made by government employees last fall, Health Minister Dwayne Seymour said Friday that the George Town landfill never actually stopped receiving derelict vehicles at any time during the past year.
A group of students from local schools converged on the Government Administration Building Friday afternoon to urge an end to single-use plastics in the Cayman Islands.
Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, in a message to mark Thursday’s World No Tobacco Day, said the Cayman Islands had begun discussions to fully ratify the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Jasmine Nibali was anything but confident during her first few days as a registered nurse.
The Herrman family from the United States has donated another parcel of land to the Brac’s National Trust.
A government delegation led by Minister Dwayne Seymour, front row, second from left, officially opened a National Drug Council office in Cayman Brac last week.
One advantage to being the governor in a tourist destination is getting to play the tourist.
The Cayman Islands delegation attending the U.K.-sponsored Great Festival of Innovation in Hong Kong last week headed back home a bit early in order to greet new Governor Anwar Choudhury.
Five years after legislation passed supporting human organ and tissue harvesting and transplants in Cayman, the government has produced regulations to the law that will make it easier for the medical procedures to be performed here.
From a tearful Dwayne Seymour recounting the shame he felt as the son of a drug-addicted father to a vibrant and determined young woman discussing her battle with depression, those attending a mental health symposium Saturday saw not only the pain of mental illness but heard about the hope of helping more people affected by it.
The National Gallery has added five new pieces of art to its National Art Collection.
Nine graduates of the University of the West Indies and more than 200 other program participants were honored at an award ceremony Dec. 10 at John Gray High School.
Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, left, and Samuel Banks of Doctors Express, celebrate the grand opening of the urgent care facility on Godfrey Nixon Way in George Town.
Legislators from both sides of the political aisle backed constitutional change that would make it easier for Caymanians living abroad to vote in general elections and for qualified Caymanians to seek political office, even if they have spent significant time overseas.
The Health Services Authority and the Lions Club of Tropical Gardens will be offering free health screening on World Diabetes Day, Tuesday, Nov. 14 at the Cayman Islands Hospital atrium.
Health, Environment and Culture Minister Dwayne Seymour spent more than three-quarters of his roughly two-hour contribution to the budget debate touting the recent accomplishments of his ministries, admitting in his remarks that “much of this work was initiated prior to my recent victory and appointment as minister.”
Five months after the general election, Cayman’s National Conservation Council says it is struggling, in vain, to get a meeting with the new minister for the environment.
A new Bodden Town MLA office was officially opened to the public last week. The office is based in the Evron Plaza, on the corner of Anton Bodden Drive and Harvey Stephenson Drive.
Young nominees in the Rubis Top Student challenge faced steep competition this year. Nominations came in from every school in the Cayman Islands for the second year of the awards program, demonstrating the islands’ breadth of young talent.
Cayman is preparing to shine the spotlight on sports as government gears up to host the 2018 National Heroes Day Awards. Culture minister Dwayne Seymour launched the public nominations for the event Wednesday.
MLA Dwayne Seymour, through corporate sponsorship, donated $10,000 to assist the Bodden Town Primary School PTA in their efforts to buy playground equipment and upgrade other areas at the school.
Not a single recommendation from the much-ballyhooed National Health Policy & Strategic Plan for the Cayman Islands 2012-2017 has been carried out over the last four years, according to Opposition Leader Ezzard Miller.
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