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Archives for April 27, 2020

Cayman: Monday, 27 April 2020 COVID-19 Update – No new positives

 No positive results and 208 negative results are highlights today. ·        Total results reported since the start of the COVID-19 crisis reached 1,148 today. ·        People are requested to wear masks, if possible, when in public places such as supermarkets. ·        An evacuation flight to La Ceiba, Honduras is arranged for early next week. ·        Also flights to Costa Rica […]

Puzzles April 26-27 2020

Puzzles for April 26-27 2020 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #2 YESTERDAY’s CROSSWORD PUZZLE #1 SOLUTION

Cayman Islands Postal Service ready for limited re-opening

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) –The Cayman Islands Postal Service (CIPS)  is gearing up to re-open to the public on a limited basis this week. Beginning Wednesday, 29 April 2020, Government will re-open a single post office on each island for two days a week. The post offices that will reopen are as follows: ·         Grand Cayman – Airport […]

Cayman: CICBD to host webinar for businesses affected by COVID-19

The Cayman Islands Centre for Business Development (CICBD), in the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure, will begin its free webinars series for businesses affected by COVID-19 on Wednesday, April 29, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The session will focus on the topic, “Working Strategy and Projects” and explore best practice strategic planning tools to […]

PAHO urges countries to maintain vaccination during COVID-19 pandemic

On the cusp of Vaccination Week in the Americas, countries need to take innovative safety measures to strengthen flu and measles vaccination to avoid an added burden of vaccine-preventable diseases Washington, DC, April 24, 2020 (PAHO/WHO) – Countries must strengthen vaccination against seasonal influenza and measles to prevent respiratory illness and vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks during the […]

Jamaica: Health Ministry launches probe following woman’s death after giving birth

From Jamaica Gleaner Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton says an investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the death a woman, who reportedly had flu-like symptoms while in labour, and was denied treatment at more than one hospital. She died shortly after giving birth. In a post on Twitter, Tufton said he was deeply saddened […]

Jamaica now has 350 cases of COVID-19

From JIS April 26 2020 Story Highlights The Ministry of Health & Wellness’ National Surveillance Unit has advised that 45 samples tested positive for COVID-19 in the last 24 hours. This has brought the total number of confirmed cases in the island to 350 as at Sunday (April 26). Overall, Jamaica now has 34 imported […]

Martin: Cuisine during coronavirus quarantine—sort of

I am proud of my coronavirus cooking creativity. Ya make do with what ya have on your kitchen shelves.  Dump canned food in your crockpot and give it a fancy soup name. With the cabinets almost bare, I mixed a can of corn, black beans, diced tomatoes, two cans of chicken, tomato juice, an aging […]

Cayman: Family Resource Centre rolls out parenting initiative

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Family Resource Centre has launched its COVID-19 parenting campaign to support self-isolating households with one or more children. The initiative, which begins its roll out today (Monday, 27 April 2020), is being spearheaded by the Ministry of Health’s Family Resource Centre (FRC) (part of the Department of Counselling Services). Throughout the […]

OPINION: “Damned clever, these Chinese” or “Too clever for their own good?”

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, April 24, 2020. World domination, also called global domination, or world conquest, or cosmocracy is a hypothetical power structure, either achieved or aspired to, in which a single political authority holds power over all or virtually all the inhabitants of the planet Earth. Various individuals or regimes have tried to achieve […]