Cayman Compass: ‘A wing and a prayer’ – The inside story of Cayman’s Korea deal

April 13, 2020Media Clippings

By James Whittaker

It was a deal a country the size of the Cayman Islands should never have been able to pull off.

Moving 165,000 COVID-19 test kits halfway around the globe at a time when world travel is paralysed and more powerful countries are scrambling for access to a diminishing global stock of medical supplies should have been impossible.

But the kits arrived, packed in dry ice on a specially chartered Gulfstream V jet that touched down at Grand Cayman’s empty international airport Wednesday morning. 

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