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BA Flight arrives in G.C.

British Airways Flight Arrives in Grand Cayman The British Airways flight arrived in Grand Cayman this afternoon. The flight carried vital supplies for the Islands including urgent pharmaceuticals, personal protective equipment and test kits. The flight returned 58 Caymanian students and other residents to the Island. On arrival the passengers were checked by Public Health […]

Cayman: Monday, 6 April 2020 COVID-19 Update – No new cases announced

Grants and loans for micro and small businesses are among measures announced today. Specifics for all measures can be accessed at Resources section ofwww.gov.ky/coronavirus.  ·        Payment arrangements for vulnerable Caymanians and one-off food vouchers for eligible non-Caymanians are announced with distribution days set for Tuesday and Thursday. NAU authorities will contact eligible persons today. ·        No new […]

Cayman: RCIPS warns of potential cybercrime scheme using malicious USB devices

The RCIPS is informing the public, particularly IT managers and business users, of a notice being circulated by INTERPOL regarding a new cybercrime scheme targeting businesses in the Executive Management, Information Technology, and Human Resources fields. The scheme involves mailing USB devices to the targeted businesses, contained in packages which usually include gift cards or […]

Cayman: Man charged for Breach of Curfew, Dangerous Driving, and other offenses

On Saturday afternoon, 4 April, officers responded to a report received from members of the public that several persons were out and about riding motorbikes in breach of curfew in the Lookout Gardens area of Bodden Town. Officers observed a group of persons who sped off at high speed on motorbikes. The police helicopter followed […]

Zoom meetings aren’t end-to-end encrypted, despite misleading marketing

By Micah Lee and Yael Grauer From The Intercept ZOOM, THE video conferencing service whose use has spiked amid the Covid-19 pandemic, claims to implement end-to-end encryption, widely understood as the most private form of internet communication, protecting conversations from all outside parties. In fact, Zoom is using its own definition of the term, one that […]

OPINION: Mia Mottley has become a best friend of Ralph Gonsalves

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, April 05, 2020 Wake Up Barbados Tom Adams, the deceased Prime Minister of Barbados, must be rolling in his grave when he sees the cooperation taking place between the current Prime Minister of Barbados, Mia Amor Mottley, QC, who like Gonsalves is an attorney. Like Gonsalves, she is the leader of […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce 2nd free webinar focusing on financial health during COVID-19

The Chamber of Commerce will host its second free two-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 8, focused on helping businesses tackle the issue of financial health during and after Covid 19. Attendees will benefit from expert legal advice on how to put their businesses on the best footing from a debt solutions perspective, including assessing their […]

UK: Coronavirus – Boris Johnson moved to intensive care as symptoms ‘worsen’

From BBC Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been moved to intensive care in hospital after his coronavirus symptoms “worsened”, Downing Street has said. Mr Johnson has asked Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab to deputise “where necessary”, a spokesman added. The prime minister, 55, was admitted to St Thomas’ Hospital in London with “persistent symptoms” on Sunday. […]

Martin: Put people before pandemic

By Melissa Martin God bless us ten, Amen. God bless us four and no more. God bless us three and we agree. God bless us two and not you. Hoarding and hunkering is self-protection, but rooted in panic. Can’t we make our circle bigger and include all God’s children during these taxing and tiring times?  […]

Opening Statement by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris on WINN (98.9) FM’s “Inside the News” Saturday, April 4th, 2020

As prepared for delivery Introduction  Good morning to all listening to Inside the News on WINNFM, ZIZ, Sugar City FM and generally in radio and TV land and on the various social media platforms. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dr. Delores Stapleton-Harris – a very experienced nurse, health educator and holder of a […]