Please be advised that the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s Cayman Centre office is currently closed to the public due to urgent facility repairs. The closure includes the office’s Boards and Work Permit section, in addition to the Call Centre, Appeals and FOI section.
The Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA) has immediately ceased the generic medication valsartan, which is used to treat high blood pressure and heart failure due to an impurity discovered in the products and a recall issued by the United States Food and Drug Administration and The European Medicines Agency.
The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) advises the public that its offices, on Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac, will close for the afternoon on Thursday, 26 July from 1 p.m. for a General Staff Meeting. Normal office hours will resume on Friday, 27 July 2018. The NAU apologises for any inconvenience this closure may cause.
The Public Health Department reminds parents that school entry screening continues. All students entering government or private schools for the first time are required to have health screenings before the new school year begins in August.
The Cayman Islands Government London Office is hosting the fifth annual summer reception of Cayman Connection UK in Cayman on Wednesday, 18 July 2018 at the South Sound Community Centre. There is a drop-in session from 12 to 3 pm, a workshop on culture and etiquette from 5-6 pm and an anniversary reception from 6-8 pm.
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- Thefts increase at public beaches(CNS): Police have been responding to an increase in thefts at some of the Cayman Islands’ most popular beaches over the past two weeks, and the RCIPS is urging people to pay attention to their belongings when enjoying themselves in the ocean. Officers responding to reports have found that the victims were usually in the […]
- Police chase teen burglary suspects into sea(CNS): Police rounded up three teenagers suspected of breaking into a home on Sandalwood Crescent in George Town on Thursday morning, after receiving a call that a burglary was in progress. When the officers arrived they spotted three boys, who fled the property by breaking through a rear glass door. Police chased the three teenagers […]
- Elgin Avenue extension underway(CNS): The National Roads Authority (NRA) has begun work on the construction of the Elgin Avenue Extension in George Town. The project will see the road extended to the east of from the CNB roundabout, connecting to a new two-lane roundabout, with exits to Printer Way and Crewe Road. Officials said that when construction is complete, drivers […]
- CIAA confirms Brac trainee arrested(CNS): The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) has said that an air traffic control trainee employed at the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport on Cayman Brac has been suspended from the roster after he was arrested Monday night. The 25-year-old Bracker was arrested at Owen Roberts International Airport as he went through the package screen area before he […]
- Poachers smash police car, escape with nesting turtle(CNS): The Royal Cayman Islands Police Service has confirmed that one of their patrol vehicles was damaged in a collision with suspected turtle poachers early Tuesday morning, after they were called to a report of a turtle in distress at Barkers. Police said the call came into them around 6am, and when a patrol car in […]
- August completion for South Sound boardwalk(CNS Local Life): Work is expected to completed by the end of August on the 1,500-foot-long South Sound boardwalk, which will include a bike lane, three major beach access points and parking. The boardwalk will extend from the public boat ramp to just east of the shoe tree, a popular feature which has been incorporated […]
- DoE working on clearer rules for handling rays(CNS): The Department of Environment is currently conducting research with stingray experts that can help them draw up clear and definitive guidelines on how the marine creatures can be safely handled. Following another flurry of posts on social media about the treatment of rays at Stingray City, animal activists have been questioning how watersports operators […]
- WORC boss promises great things as bid opens for IT(CNS): The Workforce Opportunities and Residency Cayman (WORC) interim director, Sharon Roulstone, is promising significant changes for locals looking for work in Cayman as the new department begins to take shape. “WORC is radically changing the way job-seeking Caymanians connect with employers and vice-versa, with technology playing a pivotal role in the process,” Roulstone said in […]
- Women withdrew support for port complaints(CNS): The author of the Internal Audit Service report that dismissed sexual misconduct allegations against a senior manager at the Port Authority of the Cayman Islands has said it was not just the freedom of information request that came in around the same time the complaints were made that led to the rejection of the allegations. […]
- Governor was taking active role in civil service(CNS): Minutes of the deputy governor’s meetings with civil service management, released this week in response to an FOI request made by Cayman News Service, revealed that the now-suspended governor, Anwar Choudhury, was taking a direct and active role in the management of the public service and attended all of the chief officers’ meetings during […]