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Student jailed in Caymans over coronavirus seeks Trump's help

Student jailed in Caymans over coronavirus seeks Trump's help
The family of 18-year-old Skylar Mack, a U.S. college student jailed in the Cayman Islands for not adhering to quarantine after arriving in the country, is seeking help from the Trump Administration.

college student jailed in the Cayman Islands for not adhering to quarantine after arriving in the country, is seeking help from the Trump Administration.The Cayman Islands, a 64,000-population British territory in the Caribbean, takes its coronavirus protocols seriously enough to require incoming visitors to stay put and wear an electronic monitoring device for 14 days after arriving.Skylar Mack, an 18-year-old college student from Georgia, has been sentenced to 4 months in jail in the Cayman Islands for violating coronavirus protocol.The Mercer University student had come to the islands to watch her boyfriend, Cayman Islands resident Vanjae Ramgeet, 24, compete in a jet ski competition.

There have been 311 coronavirus cases reported on the islands, according to CBS News, with two deaths and 280 recovered patients.The Department of State told CBS News on Monday it was “aware of reports of the detention of a U.

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