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Archives for April 8, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, 8 April 2020 – No results

No further test results were received. ·         The first shipment of 165,000 test kits arrived at Owen Roberts airport this morning with the remaining 35,000 to arrive via London with a total cost of US$4.4 million. ·         Local businessmen Vernie Coe and Craig Merren provided the initial contacts to help secure the supply of the test kits. […]

Cayman: Ombudsman appeals for information re-public complaint involving police force investigating pursuit of bikers

As previously announced, the Ombudsman – who has oversight of public complaints involving the police and their use of force – is investigating the pursuit. Video recordings depicting certain viewpoints of the pursuit and its aftermath have already circulated widely around the community. If any residents are in possession of further video recordings of the […]

Vegas Goes Blue on World Healthcare Day April 7

LAS VEGAS — In support of healthcare professionals, first responders and everyone on the front lines in the wake of COVID-19, destination Las Vegas is proud to support the #VegasGoesBlue initiative. #VegasGoesBlue is a collaboration between Clark County, the cities of Las Vegas, Henderson, North Las Vegas, Boulder City and Mesquite, the Southern Nevada Health […]

Address to the Nation by Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on the State of Emergency Tuesday, 7th April 2020

My Fellow Citizens and Residents: As you are aware, on Friday, 27th March, His Excellency, the Governor General, Sir S.W. Tapley Seaton, proclaimed a State of Emergency in St. Kitts and Nevis beginning 28th March and continuing to 11th April on the grounds of the threat of a natural calamity of the Coronavirus Pandemic (COVID-19), an infectious disease […]

What is the coronaviris death rate?

By DANIEL BIER From Freethink Cities all across the globe are shut down and hundreds of millions have been ordered to stay at home, all in an effort to halt the spread of COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus that emerged late last year in Wuhan, China. The reason for the extreme response is […]

Ombudsman: Implementation of the Cayman Islands Data Protection Law (2019)

The Office of the Ombudsman is issuing guidance for businesses and residents in response to questions we’ve received in recent weeks about the ongoing implementation of the Cayman Islands Data Protection Law (2019), which took effect in September. “Complying with this new legislation is important for Cayman’s continued good standing in the international financial services […]

Cayman: COVID-19 test kits arrive on Island

One hundred and sixty-five thousand Covid-19 test kits arrived on Grand Cayman this morning with a further 35,000 on their way via London. The consignment of tests kits was procured in South Korea and delivered here on a long-range jet. The complex and challenging arrangements for the procurement and consignment were led by the Governor’s […]

Why you need a company brochure for your business

Want to grow as a business but you don’t have a brochure yet? A company brochure is a great marketing strategy to reach out to new customers. There’s no denying the importance of digital marketing for businesses that want to stay competitive — or, really, for businesses that want to stay afloat. With very few […]

Health City accepting all emergencies and offering TeleMedicine in phased reopening

CAYMAN ISLANDS (April 8, 2020) – Harnessing the power of the internet to deliver medical care in this time of social distancing, Health City Cayman Islands is now offering virtual specialist consultations via telemedicine as part of the hospital’s outpatient services, in addition to accepting all local emergency cases. The expanded services bring the hospital […]

Kia Soul EV and Telluride win 2020 World Car Awards

Kia Telluride SUV crowned World Car of the Year Kia Soul EV electric crossover named World Urban Car Kia Motors Corporation has won big at the 2020 World Car Awards with the Telluride named ‘World Car of the Year’ and the Soul EV ‘World Urban Car’. The Kia Telluride was rewarded by the judging panel […]