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GEORGE TOWN — Doctors Hospital has applied to the Grand Court in Cayman for leave for judicial review of the ongoing failure by the Government of the Cayman Islands to formulate and publish criteria against which healthcare facilities are assessed before being designated as a facility that may employ ‘institutionally

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ROSEAU — As the leader of a small Caribbean island still struggling to rebuild nearly four years after a devastating hurricane, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit never thought he would get a hold of COVID-19 vaccines swiftly. Then a call to India changed everything. Last week, an airplane carrying two consignments of

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GEORGE TOWN — An 18-year-old college student from Georgia was sentenced this week to four months in a Cayman Islands prison after pleading guilty to violating a strict COVID quarantine mandate in the Caribbean territory, according to several news reports. Skylar Mack and her 24-year-old boyfriend Vanjae Ramgeet were sent away

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GEORGE TOWN — The Caribbean’s tourism sector may be suffering along with the rest on the world in the pandemic, but the first Hotel Indigo is coming to the region. Dart, the Cayman Islands’ leading real estate developer and investor, and InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts (IHG), have announced plans for

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PHILIPSBURG — A British man was airlifted to the Cayman Islands after he fell from a  three-story balcony on the Dutch island of Sint Maarten on December 27. Reports are that 32-year Kurt Russell had been helping a friend to move when the incident occurred. Initially, Russell received medical treatment

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BVI’S NAKED CRIMINALITY: The U.S. Department of State has singled out the British Virgin Islands as a major player in drug/illicit money laundering on a world-wide scale. WASHINGTON – The United States named several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries as major illicit drug producing and  major drug-transit countries with some regional

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ATLANTA  – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has added more Caribbean countries to its growing list of the Zika virus travel alert. The Atlanta, Georgia-based CDC added the Cayman Islands, Antigua and Barbuda, and the Turks and Caicos Islands to its interim travel guidance related to Zika

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola, BVI — Mossack Fonseca is not a household name, but the Panamanian law firm has long been well-known to the global financial and political elite, and thanks to a massive 2.6-terabyte leak of its confidential papers to a select group of investigative journalists it’s about to become

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GEORGE TOWN – A strong earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter scale struck the Caribbean Sea between Honduras and the Cayman Islands last night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The earthquake, which struck at 6:39 p.m. local time in Honduras or 7:39 p.m. local time in the Cayman

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Caribbean tourism officials are pushing for a partnership with the U.S. government because of concerns that warming relations between the U.S. and Cuba will result in a significant loss of visitors to the rest of the region. Cuba has seen such a surge in visitors that the fragile budgets of

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