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Archives for April 26, 2020

Jamaica: Consumers encouraged to conserve water

From JIS The National Water Commission (NWC) is urging consumers to implement water conservation practices, in anticipation of an extended drought period throughout the summer months. As at April 23, the Hermitage Dam was at 79.67 per cent of its capacity, whereas the Mona Reservoir was at 74.3 per cent of its capacity. Corporate Public […]

Gain a Master’s degree at UCCI and shape your tomorrow, Cayman

The world is constantly evolving and there has never been a more exciting time to start shaping your tomorrow with a UCCI master’s degree. The University College of the Cayman Islands Graduate Studies Department is now open for programme enrolment. Gaining your master’s degree in human resources, business administration or public administration is now attainable […]

Cayman: UCCI extends the closure of its campuses until the end of the academic year

The University College of the Cayman Islands’ campuses in Grand Cayman and Cayman Brac will remain closed until the end of the academic year, following the April 22 directive issued by the Cayman Islands Government to extend the closure of all educational institutions as a result of COVID-19 developments. Pending the issuance of further directives, […]

WHO: ‘No Evidence’ recovered COVID-19 patients cannot be reinfected

From Newsmax The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday that there was currently “no evidence” that people who have recovered from COVID-19 and have antibodies are protected from a second coronavirus infection. In a scientific brief, the United Nations agency warned governments against issuing “immunity passports” or “risk-free certificates” to people who have been […]

Competition

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio I was never good at sports nor do I have any interest in watching others play it. Which is perhaps why the notion of competition eludes me. Since the day Stan and I started PS Audio, back in the dark ages of the early 1970s, we’ve never tried to […]

OECS Commission observes World Intellectual Property Day 2020

Sunday, April 26, 2020 — Every 26th day of April, the world celebrates World Intellectual Property Day — an opportunity to learn and share more about the role that Intellectual Property (IP) rights play in encouraging innovation and creativity.   This year, World Intellectual Property Day is being celebrated under the theme “innovate for a green future”.  […]

CDC adds 6 new symptoms for coronavirus

By Eric Mack From Newsmax Six new potential symptoms of COVID-19 have been added to the list by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a move that is expected to increase the number of patients requiring to be tested. Chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle pain, headache, sore throat, and a loss of taste […]

UK has 20-minute antibody test, orders 50M of them

By Eric Mack From Newsmax Oxford scientists reportedly have an accurate antibody test from the pin prick blood sample that will work in 20 minutes, and the United Kingdom has ordered the production of 50 million tests of the “game-changer” COVID-19 devices. “This could be the game changer – a breakthrough moment to help us turn the […]

Dr. Birx laments media missing the key points in their virus furor

By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Dr. Deborah Birx, the White House coronavirus response coordinator, said Sunday the important point of how “devastating’ the coronavirus is to different age groups is being lost in the furor over President Donald Trump’s virus treatment ruminations. In an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Birx, a specialist in HIV/AIDS immunology, […]

Martin: Female journalists die for freedom of press

By Melissa Martin Freedom of the press is not free—it cost lives around the globe. And courageous women die promoting their purpose and passion—to expose corruption, print truth, and rally for justice. Monstrous murderers hide behind assassins. But women’s stories of truth and justice circle the globe and their voices cry out from graves. Freedom […]