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Self-registration for COVID-19 screening

Self-registration for COVID-19 screening

| 26/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The Public Health Department is currently offering COVID-19 screening to people employed in administrative and office roles, as well as those working in childcare and teaching. To ensure they have an opportunity to be tested, individuals who work in smaller organisations or as self-employed traders, may now self-register for COVID-19 screening. The register for screening form […]

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New ways to submit and pay for services at DG’s office

New ways to submit and pay for services at DG’s office

| 25/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The Office of the Deputy Governor (ODG) has made it easier for customers to submit applications and pay for services provided by the Office. Applicants for British Overseas Territories Citizenship (BOTC) Naturalisation/Registration, British Registration, and the expungement of criminal records can submit applications via email. 

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CAL repatriation flights to Kingston and Miami

CAL repatriation flights to Kingston and Miami

| 25/06/2020 | 0 Comments

Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) is continuing to add repatriation flights to Kingston and to Miami from Grand Cayman, in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government.

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MRCU suspends aerial spraying due to Sahara dust

MRCU suspends aerial spraying due to Sahara dust

| 24/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit (MRCU) advises the public that aerial spraying in response to heightened mosquitoes levels will be paused due to conditions brought on by the Sahara dust plume. This is to prevent material released by MRCU planes binding to the dust and rendering that material much less efficient in controlling biting […]

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Registration for government schools closes Friday

Registration for government schools closes Friday

| 24/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The registration for students enrolling in, or transferring to government schools for the 2020/2021 school year will close on Friday, 26 June. The Department of Education Services (DES) urges parents/guardians to register their children/wards by 26 June to guarantee them a space at their zoned catchment school.

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Government confirms USA flights for July, August

Government confirms USA flights for July, August

| 22/06/2020 | 0 Comments

Government is finalising the details of evacuation flights to the US planned for July and August. The Ministry of Employment and Border Control reminds students heading to school in the US this fall (and their parents) to register online here if they have not yet done so.

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NEOC Call Centre closes

NEOC Call Centre closes

| 22/06/2020 | 0 Comments

While the National Emergency Operations Centre hotline on 1-800-534-6555 has been deactivated, people may email neoc@gov.ky until further notice for answers to any questions they may have about the global COVID-19 pandemic.

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HSA prepares to reopen for elective surgeries and outpatient care

HSA prepares to reopen for elective surgeries and outpatient care

| 22/06/2020 | 0 Comments

As Grand Cayman prepares to move into Level 2 Minimal Suppression of the Cayman Islands’ COVID-19 response, the Health Services Authority (HSA) has begun to initiate its phased plan for the reopening of elective surgeries and outpatient care.

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Postal Service offers extended service

Postal Service offers extended service

| 22/06/2020 | 1 Comment

The Cayman Islands Postal Service is extending its Grand Cayman open days as of next week. Effective Tuesday, 23 June 2020, three post offices will offer extended hours. They are:

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LIFE offers targeted reading for students in lockdown

LIFE offers targeted reading for students in lockdown

| 18/06/2020 | 0 Comments

(LIFE): Studying for Cayman’s school children might be far from normal right now, but they can at least curl up with a good book and practice their reading skills thanks to more than a thousand books that have been donated to children during lockdown through the Literacy is For Everyone (LIFE) programme. 

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Individuals travelling to Jamaica

Individuals travelling to Jamaica

| 17/06/2020 | 0 Comments

All persons intending to travel to Jamaica will need to secure a Travel Authorization before checking in at the airport. The application requires information for the Customs/Immigration Form, information on the intended place of stay or residence and a COVID-19 health questionnaire.

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SIPL Law – Register of Interest Advisory

SIPL Law – Register of Interest Advisory

| 16/06/2020 | 0 Comments

In accordance with the Standards in Public Life Law, 2014, the Commission for Standards in Public Life (“the Commission”) wishes to advise all Persons in Public Life (otherwise known as “Declarants”) that they are required to file a declaration of interests, to the Commission, no later than 30 July, 2020.

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Webinar on managing cash flow in a crisis

Webinar on managing cash flow in a crisis

| 09/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The Cayman Islands Center for Business Development (CICBD) sixth webinar for businesses affected by COVID-19 titled, “Managing Cash Flow in a Crisis”, will be held on Thursday, 11 June, 10:00am to noon.

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Cayman’s swimmers take to the sea for training

Cayman’s swimmers take to the sea for training

| 08/06/2020 | 1 Comment

(CIASA): Government’s recent announcement that the beaches are once again open for exercise saw Cayman’s competitive swimmers grabbing their goggles and caps and heading straight to our famous Seven Mile Beach.

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Passport and Corporate Services Office Opening for Collections

Passport and Corporate Services Office Opening for Collections

| 04/06/2020 | 0 Comments

The Passport and Corporate Services office will open 2 days a week, Wednesday and Thursdays starting 10 June from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The opening will facilitate persons needing collecting passports that have returned from HMPO but will not be accepting new applications at this time.

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Lunch programme feeds kids during lockdown

Lunch programme feeds kids during lockdown

| 02/06/2020 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two charities are trying to make sure that children in the Cayman Islands don’t go hungry during the coronavirus lockdown. Since the schools closed in mid-March, the Homeschool Lunch Program has been providing 465 children from 13 government schools with a healthy meal or supermarket voucher. The Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman […]

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Laptop donation for children studying at home

Laptop donation for children studying at home

| 29/05/2020 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Among the issues that have come to light during the COVID-19 lockdown is the number of students who lack the basic equipment at home to do their schoolwork, leaving them at a severe educational disadvantage at this time while they have to study remotely. But for a number for them, the donation […]

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Liquor Licensing Board quarterly meeting

Liquor Licensing Board quarterly meeting

| 26/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Chairman of the Liquor Licensing Board advises the public of the Liquor Licensing Board quarterly meeting to be held on Friday, 26 June. Application forms are now being accepted and can be found here. Forms should be submitted via email no later than 5 June to info@dci.gov.ky to be considered for this meeting.

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