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Service of Thanksgiving for Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks

Service of Thanksgiving for Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks

| 07/05/2020 | 0 Comments

On Saturday, 9 May, a service of thanksgiving will be held to commemorate the life of former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Mrs Leola Esterleen Ebanks, known affectionately as “Mrs Esther”.

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Free webinar on supporting domestic violence survivors

Free webinar on supporting domestic violence survivors

| 06/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Alliance to End Domestic Violence, which comprises seven government and non-profit agencies, is holding a webinar on “How You Can Support People Who Are Experiencing Domestic Violence in the Cayman Islands” on Monday, 11 May 2020.

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Postal Service current collection hours

Postal Service current collection hours

| 06/05/2020 | 1 Comment

This week the Airport, West End and Little Cayman Post Offices are open: Wednesdays (for persons with surnames and businesses with names starting with A-K), Thursdays (for persons with surnames and businesses with names starting with L-Z).

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Birth, death and marriage Certificates during COVID-19

Birth, death and marriage Certificates during COVID-19

| 06/05/2020 | 1 Comment

General Registry is helping members of the public access birth, death and marriage certificates in the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. General Registry, the department within the Ministry of Financial Services which oversees this area, will resume issuing hard copies of the certificates on Wednesday, 6 May. The process is as follows:

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DEH announces landfill rules

DEH announces landfill rules

| 05/05/2020 | 0 Comments

The Department of Environmental Health has implemented new rules at the George Town Landfill in order to comply with the recent changes in the curfew regulations. In order to enter the landfill, all persons must provide a government issued ID in order to confirm they are complying with the soft curfew hours and the alphabet […]

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CAL repatriation flight to Costa Rica

CAL repatriation flight to Costa Rica

| 05/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has confirmed a repatriation flight from Grand Cayman to San Jose, Costa Rica, for Friday, 8 May, in partnership with the Cayman Islands Government.

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Water Authority offers wastewater discount

Water Authority offers wastewater discount

| 05/05/2020 | 0 Comments

Recognising that many businesses have been affected by the pandemic the Water Authority continues to seek ways in which it can support the business community during this difficult time.

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Notice for Jamaicans in Cayman

Notice for Jamaicans in Cayman

| 04/05/2020 | 12 Comments

Jamaican nationals seeking re-entry to Jamaica while its borders remain closed should click here. Click on the Immigration tab and fill in the Application Form for Travel Authorization that is required by the Jamaican Government.

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Ombudsman office services continue through COVID-19 response

Ombudsman office services continue through COVID-19 response

| 30/04/2020 | 0 Comments

Although the Office of the Ombudsman closed its Anderson Square office to the public on 16 March to help prevent the spread of COVID 19, our services have continued uninterrupted. The office has continued to be fully operational with employees working full-time from home, receiving rerouted calls and emails and responding as if they were […]

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CIPS ready for limited re-opening

CIPS ready for limited re-opening

| 27/04/2020 | 2 Comments

The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS) is gearing up to re-open to the public on a limited basis this week. Beginning Wednesday, 29 April, government will re-open a single post office on each island for two days a week. The post offices that will reopen are as follows:

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Parenting help for families in isolation

Parenting help for families in isolation

| 27/04/2020 | 0 Comments

The Family Resource Centre has launched its COVID-19 parenting campaign to support self-isolating households with one or more children. The initiative, which begins its roll out today (Monday, 27 April), is being spearheaded by the Ministry of Health’s Family Resource Centre (FRC) (part of the Department of Counselling Services).

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Overstayer amnesty

Overstayer amnesty

| 23/04/2020 | 1 Comment

Given the uncertainty in coordinating air-bridge and evacuation flights, an amnesty has been implemented with immediate effect against prosecution of people for overstaying, and will remain in effect until further notice.

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CIFS reminds public of bonfire safety

CIFS reminds public of bonfire safety

| 23/04/2020 | 1 Comment

The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) is reminding the public how to stay safe if having a backyard bonfire, following increased reports in recent weeks. CIFS believes the increase has been driven by current measures in place to suppress the spread of COVID-19.

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Liquor licensees with restaurant licence not permitted to deliver liquor with food

Liquor licensees with restaurant licence not permitted to deliver liquor with food

| 23/04/2020 | 2 Comments

The Liquor Licensing Boards of the Cayman Islands advise licensees with a restaurant licence that they are not permitted to do deliveries with food. Liquor licence holders are further advised that deliveries are only permitted under certain categories of licences of the Liquor Licensing Law with approval of the Liquor Licensing Board.

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Temporary waiver of T&B  application fees

Temporary waiver of T&B application fees

| 22/04/2020 | 0 Comments

Government has approved the Trade and Business Licensing (Temporary Reduction in Fee) Regulations 2020, which will waive the payment of trade and business licensing application fees for businesses, effective 1 May to 31 July 2020. In addition, late fees from 1 March to 31 July 2020 will be waived for all applicants.

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NAU adds capacity, streamlines processes

NAU adds capacity, streamlines processes

| 17/04/2020 | 0 Comments

The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) reminds the public of its work priorities and procedures, during the COVID-19 crisis, as follows:

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NAU: urgent reminder of ongoing protocols

NAU: urgent reminder of ongoing protocols

| 17/04/2020 | 0 Comments

The Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) wishes to remind the public of the following procedures that is working under, during the COVID-19 situation:

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Important info for people leaving Cayman on Cayman Airways evacuation flights

Important info for people leaving Cayman on Cayman Airways evacuation flights

| 16/04/2020 | 0 Comments

Passengers planning to depart the Cayman Islands on a Cayman Airways emergency travel flight are asked to bear in mind the following information.

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