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Archives for April 15, 2020

UPDATE: Local coronavirus cases rises by 6 to 60 positive today April 15th.

Sixe more cases found positive of coronavirus today (15). This brings the number of coronavirus victims in the Cayman Islands to Sixty. One of them is located on Cayman Brac. All swimming and beach activities, including walking, will not be allowed until further notice. A full report of the Government Press Briefing will be provided […]

UWI Researchers: Behavioural change needed to halt the spread of virus

The UWI, Cave Hill Campus, Wednesday, April 15, 2020. A Public Health Research Team from The UWI Cave Hill Campus has highlighted the need for behavioural change in order to contain the spread of COVID-19 in Barbados. Their recommendation is contained in a publication entitled ‘Modelling and Public Health Interventions: Non-Pharmaceutical Interventions to disrupt transmission of […]

Your April update from the Cayman National Cultural Foundation – “‘pause’ button on our live physical activities”

While we at the Cayman National Cultural Foundation are holding down the ‘pause’ button on our live physical activities, owing to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’d like the community to know that our dedicated CNCF team is working from our home bases, to keep you updated and engaged, and to offer activities in which you can […]

Chamber to sponsor Resilience Cayman

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring ‘Resilience Cayman,’ an initiative established to help connect non-profits, entrepreneurs and businesses with tools, funds and volunteers to identify, assess, and meet community needs as they emerge during times of crisis. The idea for the initiative has been under development for some time but was recently fast tracked to help […]

CNH Industrial: COVID-19 solidarity in action

During this unprecedented time, CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) is continuing to take decisive steps in the fight against COVID-19, focusing on employees’ health and the local communities where it does business. To this end, the Company is donating $2 million to the CNH Industrial Foundation and to other charitable projects throughout […]

All-new SEAT Leon: improved comfort and practicality in the brand’s most advanced vehicle ever

The all-new SEAT Leon’s advanced MQB Evo platform forms the foundation for a vehicle that is more comfortable and practical than ever before A stiffer body reduces vibrations while new materials make the interior space quieter and isolate occupants from the clamour of the outside world Larger dimensions bring increased comfort and space for passengers […]

IMF Spring Meetings Georgieva Press Conference

IMF urges countries to spend all they can during Coronavirus pandemic The IMF is laying out a plan for countries to follow as a roadmap to recovery. IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva outlined the difficult economic environment countries are facing because of the Covid-19 epidemic and her Global Plan of Action to take it on […]

Cayman: March Funerals 2020

Meshach Mugabe Myles                             12 Mar 1980 – 29 Feb 2020   Prospect Mavis Vendlin (Gwendolin) Ebanks         1 Mar 1928 – 4 Mar 2020   Boatswain Bay Laura Marie (Arango) Montoya               […]

Coherent policy response needed to overcome coronavirus crisis in Latin America and the Caribbean

From The World Bank WASHINGTON, April 12, 2020 —The Latin America and Caribbean (LAC) region is seeing a sharp decline in growth due to the Covid-19 (coronavirus) crisis, which requires several policy responses to support the most vulnerable, avert a financial crisis, and protect jobs, according to a new report form the World Bank. To help […]

ECCU governor statement on COVID-19 pandemic

(MENAFN – Caribbean News Global) Fellow citizens and residents of the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) I address you at a time of great adversity and anxiety for our region and our world. An unprecedented moment This moment is like no other. We have to go back more than 100 years to the 1918 Spanish […]