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Coronavirus: Ninth case found in UK

From BBC A woman who flew into London from China a few days ago is being treated for coronavirus, bringing the total number of UK cases to nine. Chief medical officer Chris Whitty said the woman was transferred to a specialist NHS centre at Guy’s and St Thomas’ in central London. Prof Whitty said the […]

Cayman: Statement on the Premier’s LA announcement confirming the intention to bring the Standards in Public Life Law into force as of 1 March 2020

From: Commission for Standards in Public Life The Commission for Standards in Public Life (“the Commission”) is pleased with the recent statement by the Hon. Premier Alden McLaughlin on 31st January in the Legislative Assembly confirming the intention to bring the Standards in Public Life Law into force in the very near future, with regulations […]

The Editor speaks: Rudeness to customers at fast food outlets

We hear continually of customers being rude to employees of restaurants, especially in the fast food businesses and even throwing food at them. Disgraceful. However, I have had experiences the other way round and other persons have reported to me of similar occurrences. Only yesterday I telephoned my order in to a fast food outlet […]

Cayman Islands Government Statement on EU List of Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – The Government of the Cayman Islands is aware of media reports on the ongoing revision of the EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes. While reports suggest the recommendation to EU Ministers of Finance that has been made by EU Ambassadors, the EU Ministers of Finance will make the final decision at […]

PAHO providing technical cooperation to countries on novel Coronavirus

Washington, Feb. 6, 2020 (PAHO)— The Pan American Health Organization is working with health ministries in Latin America and the Caribbean to help them prepare to deal with possible importations of cases of novel coronavirus.  In a series of technical cooperation activities, PAHO experts in laboratories, preparedness, epidemiology, clinical management, infection prevention and control, and other […]

The UWI Open Campus and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) sign Memorandum of Understanding

he UWI Open Campus, Kingston, Jamaica, Tuesday, February 11, 2020. The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus and Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to facilitate cooperation in education. This ceremonial signing of the agreement took place on January 29, 2019 at the Open Learning Resource […]

Spend night in an airship

You can spend the night in a remodeled airship located in the Scottish Highlands By Samantha Grindell From Business Insider There’s a renovated airship in the Scottish Highlands that’s available for rent through Airbnb. The tiny space features a living room, kitchenette, full bathroom, a fireplace, and a patio with views of the Sound of […]

Headspace raises $93 million in equity and debt as it pursues clinical validation for mindfulness

By Jonathan Shieber From TechCrunch Headspace, the Los Angeles-based mindfulness and meditation company locked in a bitter competitive struggle with Calm for leadership in the mental wellness world, has raised new capital to try to take the pole position. The company has just closed on $93 million in new equity and debt financing from a slew of […]

IMF Georgieva Coronavirus impact

The IMF is gathering data to assess the full impact of the coronavirus outbreak in China, but hopes to see a ‘Vee-shaped’ recovery, Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Wednesday (February 12) in Washington, DC. She began by sending a message to the people of China and all the victims of the disease. “Let me […]