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Archives for March 29, 2020

Cayman: The Courts’ response to the shelter in place regulations

By the Hon. Chief Justice Saturday, March 28, 2020, the Government put into force the Public Health (Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19) Regulations 2020, outlining managed restrictions on movement for the public and businesses alike for a period of ten days for the time being. Within the confines of these new regulations, the Court’s […]

Cayman: Minister Seymour gives update at Sunday (29) Press Conference

Minister for Health, Hon. Dwayne Seymour gave an update on Health Service Authority’s response to COVID-19, at the press conference on Sunday, 29 March 2020. Minister Seymour’s full statement follows. “As the national healthcare system of the Cayman Islands, the Health Services Authority has the primary role of ensuring the health and well-being of the […]

Cayman: Sunday, 29 March 2020 COVID-19 Update – 4 further positive cases

 Four further positive cases for COVID-19 infection from 18 test results received today. ·        All four are travel related incidents – two actual travellers and two in contact with travellers. All four are isolated. ·        New supermarket visit rules are announced. ·        Supermarkets from tomorrow until further notice will alternate day openings from Monday to Saturday by shoppers’ last names. Grand […]

How to read a pay stub: A simple guide for beginners

Are you trying to learn how to read a pay stub? If yes, you should check out our guide here on the vital things to understand. Personal finance can be a touchy topic for many. If you don’t understand how to manage your money, you might find yourself in a sticky situation at tax time […]

Martin: Humanity – best and worst

By Melissa Martin “A Tale of Two Cities,” by Charles Dickens, a classic that sums up life and death from the beginning to the ending. The human history is a narrative of war and peace, but also health and disease on planet Earth. And the lesson we continue to learn is that health is wealth. […]

Changing times

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio That said, sometimes it’s a real eye-opener to look far enough in the past that the changes of yesteryear seem laughable. The introduction of the Compact Disc, now known simply as the CD, is one such example. When reader Paul Stevenson sent me a link to this video  I laughed […]

Sanders: Whither the divided Organization of American States?

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Kaieteur News On 20 March 2020, a reckless and irresponsible General Assembly (GA) was held by the Organization of American States (OAS), putting the health of many at risk and giving an entirely wrong example to the entire world. The meeting of at least 50 persons was held amid intense […]

Coronavirus impacts aid to refugees subject to forced labor

By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United  March 29, 2020 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Forced laborRefugees subjected to forced labor in Libya now threatened by coronavirusVarious humanitarian operations are being suspended by UN agencies and NGOs due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, leaving refugees and migrants in Libya, some who describe themselves as […]

Age not the only risk for severe coronavirus disease

From Newsmax Older people remain most at risk of dying as the new coronavirus continues its rampage around the globe, but they’re far from the only ones vulnerable. One of many mysteries: Men seem to be faring worse than women. And as cases skyrocket in the U.S. and Europe, it’s becoming more clear that how […]

UK: Boris Johnson ‘Furious’ with China’s role in pandemic

By Eric Mack From Newsmax China faces a “reckoning” in the United Kingdom for this global coronavirus pandemic, from spreading the disease to potentially lying about their number of cases, according to allies of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. “Of course, the only priority now is to deal with the crisis, but everybody knows that […]