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Archives for April 1, 2020

Wednesday, 1 April 2020 COVID 19 Update – 8 new cases

Out of 22 new tests, eight have tested positive and 14 negative. ·        The British Airways flight will depart with passengers from Cayman Islands on Tuesday next week (7 April 2020). ·        109 persons have sought to return to London on the BA flight that will bring vital equipment, returning Caymanians and persons with the right to […]

Clear nights skies

Clear nights skies delight photographers From BBC With most people spending many hours at home, photographers are having to find new ways to express their creativity. And with fewer aircraft in the skies, those who venture out at night to photograph the heavens no longer have to spend hours removing passing aeroplanes from their pictures. […]

Puzzles for April 1-2 2020 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #2 YESTERDAY’s CROSSWORD PUZZLE # 1 SOLUTION

The COVID-19 pandemic: Daimler is helping

The dimensions of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic now require society to pool all of its forces. Everybody can contribute to ensure that the exponential growth curve of new infections flattens out — and that our healthcare systems do not come up against their limits. That’s why Daimler too has decided to interrupt most of its […]

Cayman: The Ministry of Health advice on face masks

The Ministry Of Health recognises the potential benefits of homemade masks when acting as a physical barrier to stop some droplet spread of the novel coronavirus when in public spaces. However, in yesterday’s press briefing (31 March 2020), the Chief Medical Officer also advised to use caution when considering the use of homemade masks to […]

Kia Motors America announces March sales

Best-Ever First Quarter Sales of the Sportage SUV Kia Motors America today announced March sales of 45,413vehicles, led by the Optima and Forte. The first three months of 2020 saw the Sportage SUV – Kia’s longest-running nameplate in the U.S. – realize best-ever first quarter sales of 20,057 units. “Our thoughts and prayers are with those directly and indirectly affected by this terrible virus and we hope thatsignificant containment is achieved over the coming […]

Mad King Trump angers the Gods

By Thom Hartmann In the 4,000-year-old “Epic of Gilgamesh,” the arrogant eponymous king killed Humbaba, the giant guardian of the forest so that he could cut down the cedar stands in what is now northern Iraq to build his great city of Uruk. Gilgamesh’s people then diverted the Euphrates River to irrigate fields of barley. […]

Monitoring, evaluation and reporting on early grade reading, enhanced within the OECS!

By Sisera Simon Wednesday, April 1, 2020 — The OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme has launched an online modality for its monitoring, evaluation and reporting (MER) using a platform called Toladata®.  The use of this platform will enable the six Member States of the OECS (Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and […]

Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science – [Cayman 22 confirmed, 1 death]

As at April 1 2020 Total Confirmed 905,279 Total Deaths 45,371 Confirmed Cases by Country/Region/Sovereignty 199,092 US DEATHS 4,102 110,574 Italy DEATHS 13,155 102,136 Spain DEATHS 9,053 82,361 China DEATHS 3,316 76,544 Germany DEATHS 858 52,870 France DEATHS 3,523 47,593 Iran DEATHS 3,036 29,842 United Kingdom DEATHS 2,352 17,137 Switzerland DEATHS 461 15,679 Turkey DEATHS 277 13,964 Belgium DEATHS 828 13,696 Netherlands DEATH 1,175 10,585 Austria DEATHS 146 […]

Jamaica: PM Holness announces nightly islandwide curfews for 7 days

From JIS Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced nightly islandwide curfews for a period of seven (7) days with effect from 8:00pm on April 1, 2020 to 6:00am on April 8, 2020. This is the latest in a series of measures announced by the Government to contain the novel coronavirus, COVID19, in Jamaica. The imposition […]