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U.S. teen who broke Cayman quarantine gets reduced sentence

U.S. teen who broke Cayman quarantine gets reduced sentence
The Cayman Islands has reduced the prison sentence for Skylar Mack, an 18-year-old American who violated the Caribbean territory’s COVID-19 quarantine protocols.

xml:space="preserve"> xml:space="preserve"> The Cayman Islands has reduced the prison sentence for Skylar Mack, an 18-year-old American who violated the Caribbean territory’s COVID-19 quarantine protocols.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.Two days later, she violated protocols to go see her boyfriend, Vanjae Ramgeet, a 24-year-old Cayman Islands resident, compete in a Jet Ski competition.Mack and Ramgeet were both convicted to four months, 40 hours of community service and a $2,600 fine each for actions that were “borne of selfishness and arrogance,” according to Cayman Islands Grand Court judge Roger Chapple.

Most Read Mack and Ramgeet “continue to express remorse for their actions and ask for the forgiveness of the people of the Cayman Islands,” Hughes told BuzzFeed News.Mack, an 18-year-old student at Mercer University in Georgia, was sentenced to four months in prison in November after she broke the mandatory 14-day quarantine shortly after arriving on Grand Cayman on Nov.

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