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Archives for April 14, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Update for Tuesday, 14 April 2020, no new test results

 No new test results were received today. ·        Elimination of COVID-19 within the Cayman Islands is “absolutely achievable”. CIG’s proactive approach to containing the spread of the virus is working and will make elimination possible if all in the community diligently follow all measures put in place. ·        The five patients admitted to hospitals are stable and doing well. […]

2020 Cayman Islands Scholarship Directory is now available online

The 2020 edition of the Cayman Scholarships Directory guide is available in online and in print featuring full details of the scholarships accessible to students in Cayman. The directory provides insight into scholarships and careers offered by Cayman’s leading law firms and financial institutions. Students can learn how to maximise their chances to win a scholarship, […]

Clinical & ethics experts join UWI

Clinical and Ethics experts join The UWI COVID-19 Task Force The UWI Regional Headquarters, Kingston, Jamaica, Thursday, 9 April, 2020. Four new members have joined The UWI COVID-19 Task Force, bringing expertise to address the clinical aspects of the virus. They are Professor Terence Seemungal, Pulmonologist and Dean of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at […]

St. K-N: Praise continues to roll in for Prime Minister Harris and his administrations competent handling of the coronaviris (COVID-19) pandemic

April 14th, 2020Praise continues to roll in for Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris and his administration’s competent handling of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, which has resulted in a State of Emergency being declared for the period March 28th to April 18th to protect the health and safety of the public against the risk of human-to-human […]

IMF Global Financial Stability Report

MF: Pandemic dramatically impacts the financial system The IMF sees financial markets heavily impacted by the COVID-19 crisis, the Fund’s Financial Counsellor Tobias Adrian said at the press briefing of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR) on Tuesday. A further intensification of the crisis could threaten global financial stability.  “We are facing an unprecedented crisis […]

The UWI Open Campus COVID-19 website advisory -Mon April 13

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Monday, April 13, 2020. As The University of the West Indies (The UWI) stands in support of countries around the world in fighting the COVID-19 pandemic, The UWI Open Campus, as part of the University’s COVID-19 Taskforce has been working assiduously to assist our students, staff and other […]

Republic Bank (EC) Ltd joins the Battle against COVID-19 in the OECS

From Development Cooperation & Resource Mobilisation Unit Tuesday, April 14, 2020 — The world as we knew it will never be the same.  Facilitating a thriving business environment in the OECS beyond COVID-19 will call for a complete shift in the way banking and financial institutions operate.  Regional financial giant, Republic Bank (EC) Limited, through its […]

IMF/ World Economic Outlook Press Briefing – worst economic outlook

IMF projects worst economic downturn since the Great Depression The IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook (WEO) sees the global economy faltering and forecasts negative global growth of minus 3 percent in 2020 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. IMF Chief Economist Gita Gopinath said: “Under the assumption that the pandemic and required containment peaks in the […]

RBC Royal Bank donates over USD $330,000 to support food security across the Caribbean

TORONTO (CANADA) – April 14, 2020 — Today, RBC Royal Bank (RY on TSX and NYSE) (“RBC”) announced a donation for non-profit organizations across the Caribbean who are supporting food security for at-risk families and those in need during the ongoing novel coronavirus pandemic. RBC is donating over USD $330,000 to Red Cross societies across the region; […]

WINN (98.9) FM is the latest to join a bevy of media carrying leadership matters, a wildly popular series hosted by the St. Kitts-Nevis Government

April 14th, 2020 WINN (98.9) FM (www.winnfm.com) is the latest radio station to pick up the wildly popular Leadership Matters virtual forum series, which is hosted by the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis. The weekly series airs live on ZIZ TV (Channel 5 or https://zizonline.com/tv/channel-5/) every Tuesday night from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Leadership Matters is simulcast nationally on […]