Little Cayman Island is one of all 3 Cayman Islands (British Overseas Territory in western Caribbean). Little Cayman is approx 97 km (60 mi) northeast of Grand Cayman Island and 8 km (5 mi) west of Cayman Brac Island.
Little Cayman has length 16 km (10 mi), average width 2 km (1 mi) and population under 200. Most of the island is undeveloped, and almost at sea level (highest elevation point 12 m / 40 ft). The island is best known as scuba diving destination, unspoiled wildlife and relaxed atmosphere. Popular tourist attractions are the annual Mardi Gras festival parade (part of Pirates Week) celebrated in 3 Cayman Islands.
Due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, in 2020 (March 31 through September 1) the Cayman Islands officially closed its borders. The policy also affected cruise ships, which were banned from docking at its ports in that period.
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The Cayman Islands' Government extended its ban for cruise ships until 2021. With major cruise shipping companies already suspending operations...August 15, 2020
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