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Archives for April 15, 2020

DIY hand sanitizer

How to Make DIY Hand Sanitizer By Rain Noe From Core77 The World Health Organization has downloadable instructions The COVID-19 scare/pandemic/crisis (pick one, depending on your politics) has led to hand sanitizer flying off of the shelves. Turns out it’s actually possible to make your own; the World Health Organization has provided freely downloadable instructions […]

No-contact handshakes

Best Virus-Free, No-Contact Handshake Alternatives By Rain Noe From Core77 While shaking hands is a common greeting, deal-sealer or sign of amity in many parts of the world, it’s also a great way to transmit germs. (See: Final scene of Contagion.) Some have been making do with fist- and elbow-bumps, but given the current stress […]

Rocket Lab

Rocket Lab to open a new combined HQ, mission control and production facility in Long Beach By Darrell Etherington From TechCrunch Rocket Lab  is expanding its U.S. footprint, alongside the opening of its first launch site on Wallops Island, Va. The rocket launch startup will open a new corporate headquarters in Long Beach, Calif. at a […]

Cayman: Minister for Education provides answers to matters concerning Education during COVID-19

Published 15th April 2020, 5:37pm Today, the Honourable Minister for Education, Juliana O’Connor-Connolly provided an update to matters related to education in a statement presented at the daily Coronavirus Update Press Briefing, hosted by CIGTV. The update was provided in the format of a question and answer session, and comprised the following statements: Student Access […]

COVID-19 Update for Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 6 more positive results – 60 total

 Six positive results were received from 56 tests conducted. ·        Containment of the apartment complex in George Town has ended. All 40 persons tested negative and are symptom free. ·        All schools remain closed until further notice. ·        No student scholarships have been cancelled due to the COVID-19 crisis. ·        Evacuation flights to Miami and Nicaragua are confirmed. Flights to Canada […]

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CAL repatriation flights confirmed for Miami and Nicaragua

In partnership with the Cayman Islands Government (CIG), Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) will be offering repatriation flights from Grand Cayman this weekend to Miami, Florida, and to Managua, Nicaragua. On Friday April 17, 2020, flight KX3101, departs Grand Cayman at 11am and arrives at Miami International Airport (MIA) at 1:30pm. A second Miami flight, KX3114 […]

North American Universities sign deal with UK tech company for “virtual graduations” as live ceremonies postponed due to coronavirus

StageClip will enable students to share clips of themselveson social media wearing digital caps and gowns via a Snapchat filter London 15th April 2020 – Leading US universities including Harvard and Arizona State University have engaged British tech start-up StageClip to facilitate “virtual graduations” for their seniors in light of in-person ceremonies having to be postponed […]

UWI Cave Hill experts release study findings to curb COVID-19 spread

The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. As countries institute quarantine measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, they are being given early warning to be prepared to deal with the associated side effects. In a just-released document, the Public Health Response Team of The UWI Cave Hill Campus, said studies have shown […]

UWI partners with Barbados Government in fight against COVID-19

The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. Clinical care specialists and medical researchers at The University of the West, Cave Hill Campus, are actively engaged in the fight to curb the spread of COVID-19 in Barbados and across the region. Some have joined clinicians and other health care responders on the front line […]