Friday, June 5, 2020

Cayman Islands News

News feed courtesy of the Cayman Compass.

  • Wanted man offers to surrender
    by Andrel Harris on June 5, 2020 at 10:17 pm

    West Bay MLA Bernie Bush says he is willing to help bring about the end of a manhunt for a George Town man who allegedly pepper-sprayed police officers last month. The post Wanted man offers to surrender appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • 4 new COVID cases reported as bars/restaurants prepare to open
    by Kevin Morales on June 5, 2020 at 7:23 pm

    Four new cases of COVID-19 were reported Friday as Cayman's bars and restaurants prepare to open their doors on Sunday for the first time since March. The post 4 new COVID cases reported as bars/restaurants prepare to open appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • Cayman’s parents, children feel mental toll of crisis
    by Kayla Young on June 5, 2020 at 6:37 pm

    During the early days of Cayman’s coronavirus lockdown, Phillippa Miller’s 4-year-old son became fearful of going outdoors. While he wanted to play with friends, he became anxious about the virus he knew was making people sick outside his home. These days, Miller said her son has overcome his fear of the outdoors but now his The post Cayman’s parents, children feel mental toll of crisis appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • DPP: Insufficient evidence for conviction in curfew-breach case
    by Reshma Ragoonath on June 4, 2020 at 10:31 pm

    Director of Public Prosecutions Patrick Moran has explained his office's decision not to prosecute Tiffany Seymour, wife of Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, following allegations that she had breached soft-curfew regulations. “It The post DPP: Insufficient evidence for conviction in curfew-breach case appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • National Gallery is calling all artists for submissions
    by Staff on June 4, 2020 at 10:10 pm

    The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands is launching an online exhibition to spotlight the creativity of artists and members of the public who have been expressing themselves through art during the COVID-19 pandemic. The gallery is inviting submissions from all residents in the Cayman Islands, who are asked to send in one high-resolution photograph The post National Gallery is calling all artists for submissions appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • Dive Site of the Week
    by Compass Contributor on June 4, 2020 at 10:08 pm

    Rising from more than 200 feet deep, Ghost Mountain, like many pinnacle underwater formations, is usually beset by currents. The post Dive Site of the Week appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • RCIPS to investigate officer in dirt-bike arrest
    by Staff on June 4, 2020 at 9:30 pm

    Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne said a "discipline investigation" would be carried out into the actions of one of his officers during the arrest of a dirt-biker in April. The post RCIPS to investigate officer in dirt-bike arrest appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • 4 new COVID-19 cases reported
    by Reshma Ragoonath on June 4, 2020 at 8:13 pm

    Cayman’s COVID-19 cases have increased by four taking the national tally to 160, according the latest report from Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee. The post 4 new COVID-19 cases reported appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • Anna Evans’ family still awaiting access to her estate
    by Reshma Ragoonath on June 4, 2020 at 6:41 pm

    The family of missing Department of Environmental Health worker Anna Evans has been waiting nearly a decade for closure since the mother of five went missing in 2011 at the George Town landfill, and the COVID-19 crisis has further delayed the process. The post Anna Evans’ family still awaiting access to her estate appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • Passport office reopens next week
    by Staff on June 4, 2020 at 3:37 pm

    The Passport and Corporate Services office will open for two half-days a week, on Wednesdays and Thursdays, starting 10 June. The post Passport office reopens next week appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • Kitesurfing kids complete challenge, raise almost $36,000
    by Seaford Russell Jr on June 4, 2020 at 12:03 pm

    Three boys raised US$36,000 for local charity Acts of Random Kindness by kitesurfing 22 miles on Wednesday. The post Kitesurfing kids complete challenge, raise almost $36,000 appeared first on Cayman Compass.

  • Airport staffer tests positive for coronavirus
    by Staff on June 4, 2020 at 12:37 am

    A staff member at the Owen Roberts International Airport on Grand Cayman has tested positive for COVID-19, the Cayman Islands Airports Authority confirmed Wednesday evening. The post Airport staffer tests positive for coronavirus appeared first on Cayman Compass.

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