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Mount Merapi erupts

Mount Merapi: Volcano eruption spews enormous ash cloud From BBC Indonesia’s most active volcano, Mount Merapi, has erupted again, spewing ash 6,000m into the air and blanketing a nearby village. A nearby airport in the city of Solo has been forced to close, and residents have been told to stay at least 3km (1.8 miles) […]

Coronavirus: US in emergency rate cut as coronavirus spreads

From BBC The US central bank has slashed interest rates in response to mounting concerns about the economic impact of the coronavirus. The Federal Reserve lowered its benchmark rate by 50 basis points to a range of 1% to 1.25%. The emergency move comes after the G7 group of finance ministers pledged action earlier on […]

The Editor speaks: If there was any doubt that Cayman may be dealing with the Devil soon, read on…

Today (3) we have published in full an article that appeared on the website of Attorney Jim Walker’s “Cruise Law News”. It is published under the title of “Carnival Cruise Line, Not Jamaica or the Cayman Islands, Cancels Cruises to Those Islands”. You can read the article at its source by going to: The […]

Carnival Cruise Line, not Jamaica or the Cayman Islands, cancels cruises to those islands

By Jim Walker on March 3, 2020 From Cruise Law News Yesterday, we reported that Jamaica and the Cayman Islands informed two Carnival cruise ships that they are prohibited from calling on ports in these countries over concerns with coronavirus. Our report was based on information from crew members on the Carnival Freedom and Carnival Horizon who wished to remain anonymous. We […]

Tourism industry prepares for uncertain times

Caribbean Hospitality Industry Exchange Forum (CHIEF) set for Miami this summer  MIAMI (March 3, 2020) – In the midst of an unprecedented decade of Caribbean tourism growth when hoteliers, tourism-related businesses and destinations successfully tackled a number of challenges, industry stakeholders are gearing up to address anticipated new challenges and share active solutions to help steer a course […]

Many seniors leave hospital with new disabilities

From Newsmax Older Americans often return home from the hospital with disabilities they didn’t have before, a new study finds. These new problems can lead to difficulties with daily activities, such as bathing and dressing, shopping and preparing meals, and getting around inside and outside the home. Such struggles can lead to re-hospitalization, having to […]

Herbs that fight viruses

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Herbal healing has been around for centuries and even in today’s high-tech society, it has an important role in keeping us disease-free and healthy. A study published in the Journal of Functional Foods says that elderberry extract is an effective way to block viruses from entering, or even attaching to, […]

IMF Dem Rep Congo

The President of the Democratic Republic of Congo visited the IMF on Wednesday (March 3) to discuss the African countries economic priorities. President Felix Tshisekedi was warmly greeted by IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva, and they spent an hour together in closed door discussions. “We discussed the importance of the government taking bold actions to […]

Cayman: Commencement of Standards in Public Life Regulations, 2020

Monday, 2 March 2020, marked the commencement of the Standards in Public Life Regulations, 2020 (“the Regulations”). Commission for Standards in Public Life (“the Commission”) took the lead in developing draft Regulations and with the guidance and expertise of the Legislative Drafting Department, were able to produce the final form of Regulations which received the […]