Archive for July 23rd, 2019

Commerce ministry hires communications manager

Commerce ministry hires communications manager

| 23/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) has appointed Alethia Lambert as the communications and public affairs manager, as of 2 July. She will be responsible for developing and managing the communications initiatives within the ministry and assisting its relevant departments and authorities to publicise programmes and activities through traditional and […]

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Cayman’s women divers break their world record

Cayman’s women divers break their world record

| 23/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Women divers in Cayman blew out of the water their own world record of 86 participants set last year, when 107 formed an underwater chain in the sea by Lighthouse Point in West Bay. The event, held to mark PADI Women’s Dive Day Saturday, 20 July, also provided an opportunity to fundraise […]

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Is flesh-eating disease a concern here?

Is flesh-eating disease a concern here?

| 23/07/2019 | 22 Comments

We are hearing numerous reports of people getting infected by the bacteria causing necrotising fasciitis (known as the flesh-eating disease) in the warm coastal waters of the US. Grateful if you could tell us what the DoE, DEH and government health officials are doing to regularly check the bacteria counts in our much-used coastal waters. […]

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We have created a new system to help us address questions we receive from the public for the press briefings. We are getting hundreds every day and it’s impossible to read and deal with them while the PB is in process as there are a lot of moving parts to being able to do the Zoom meeting, take notes and respond to their info in real time.

So we are asking people to send their questions each day BEFORE NOON to: covid-questions@caymannewsservice.com

This will give us a chance to read, sort and consolidate the questions so that we get to the issues that people are most concerned about.

Thanks for your help. In the meantime the ones you have sent will be sorted and collated.