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Next month the bulk of the remaining staff and crew of Cayman’s Reef Divers will load up four boats and make the 520 nautical mile, 34-hour ocean crossing to set up shop in Turks and Caicos.
Britain’s Overseas Territories in the Caribbean have taken different approaches to balancing the economic and health threats posed by COVID-19 and the measures to combat the virus, with Cayman among the most conservative.
The coronavirus has claimed two lives in Bermuda and one in Turks and Caicos, the first deaths involving residents in Britain’s overseas territories.
Four officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service are investigating a fatal shooting of a man by a police officer in Turks and Caicos.
Premier Alden McLaughlin paid a flying visit to the Bahamas Monday to offer Cayman’s solidarity and support to the hurricane-hit island chain.
Barry Rassin of the Rotary Club of East Nassau in New Providence, Bahamas, became the president of the Rotary International, this month.
Cayman Islands representatives joined country leaders from across the Caribbean at a Commonwealth integrity and anti-corruption conference that opened Monday afternoon in Providenciales, Turks and Caicos.
The U.K. government is facing a cross-party backlash for its failure to intervene as Bermuda became the first territory in the world to “repeal“ gay marriage rights.
Rules governing international aid targets that prevented the U.K. from spending its foreign development aid budget on hurricane-hit territories in the Caribbean are being reviewed.
Javonnie Silburn, who is accused of shining a laser at the police helicopter, had his trial adjourned until next week because a police officer due to give evidence is on an emergency relief operation in Turks and Caicos.
The Tampa International Airport in Florida will close Monday. Accordingly Cayman Airway's flights to and from Tampa on Monday have been cancelled.
After Hurricane Irma flattened homes throughout the British Virgin Islands when it struck the territory on Wednesday, untold hundreds of residents have had to seek refuge in churches, schools and other public shelters.
Anticipated consequences of the U.K. ‘Brexit’ vote was the major topic of discussion this week as British Overseas Territories leaders gathered in the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Ministers from the Cayman Islands and seven other overseas territories will meet in Turks and Caicos this week to address issues ahead of the Joint Ministerial Council meeting in London this fall.