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Archives for May 11, 2020

PM: Prematurely reopening St. Kitts-Nevis’ borders to non-essential traffic “would put at risk all our collective efforts to date and bring much pain”

May 11th, 2020 While explaining why there is no rush to reopen St. Kitts and Nevis’ borders to non-essential traffic, Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris said last Saturday on WINN (98.9) FM’s Inside the News that, “Opening our borders prematurely would put at risk all our collective efforts to date and will bring much pain.” […]

Cayman: Monday, 11 May 2020 COVID-19 Update – 3 additional positives

761 negative are reported today and three positive cases of which one is a contact with a known positive case. 4,187 cases are tested in the Cayman Islands so far. Two drive-through facilities are testing some 300 per day. The number of tests is targeted for 450 a day. Patience of the community towards reopening […]

CARPHA urges the public to protect themselves against mosquito borne diseases

Monday, May 11, 2020 — Port-of-Spain, Trinidad and Tobago — “Countries around the world have battled the spread of COVID-19 by closing borders, placing national restrictions on population movement and integrating further social distancing measures into everyday life. This was done to ensure that our health care systems are not overwhelmed in the identification and management of […]

Ahmaud Arbery: Hate crime charges considered over US jogger killing

From BBC The US justice department is considering federal hate crimes charges over the death of unarmed black jogger Ahmaud Arbery in Georgia in February. Gregory McMichael and his son Travis, who are white, are facing murder and assault charges over the shooting. The case sparked national outrage when video of the death emerged last […]

UK: Coronavirus – Is the PM trying to achieve the impossible?

By Nick Triggle From BBC The prime minister is effectively trying to pull off the impossible. He wants to try to restart normal life, while keeping the virus at bay with limited means to do so. With no vaccine, the government is reliant on containing any local outbreaks. But the problem is that even with […]

Invite to view properties

Cayman: Police Invite the Public to View Properties Police have recovered a number of electrical tools during a search earlier this month that are believed to be stolen properties. Pictures of these items have been provided in this press release and members of the public are invited to view these items and attempt to identify […]

Carib. Airlines hist. flight

CARIBBEAN AIRLINES OPERATES HISTORIC CARGO ONLY CHARTER FLIGHT Piarco, May 11 2020: Caribbean Airlines utilized one of its Boeing 737-800 passenger aircraft for a cargo only charter service, on Friday 8 May 2020, for the first time in the airline’s history. This flight was part of the airline’s recently launched charter service, and was used […]

DP World, Mastercard, Banco Popular Blue Alliance formed to scan payments dockworkers cargo owners and SMEs

• This innovative partnership will lead the digital transformation load chains and global supply chains in a time of need. • This is the launch of the first program digital payments ecosystem port of the world, first implemented in the Dominican Republic. • Digitization improve efficiency and help maintain the flow of world trade. Santo […]

First COVID-19 ‘stress test’ passed

Food logistics in times of COVID-19 The Nagel-Group is used to respond flexible to fluctuating demand in retail.  The panic buying at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic nevertheless presented an enormous challenge for Germany’s biggest food logistics company.  Nobody was prepared for the sudden surge.  Nonetheless, the supply for people remained consistently secure.  Nagel […]

PAHO Director calls on each country to analyze trends of the pandemic before relaxing social distancing measures

She also warned of the possibility of a humanitarian crisis in Haiti due to COVID-19 and urges the formation of a coalition to address the issue Washington, DC, May – 2020 (PAHO) – The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Carissa F. Etienne, asked countries to analyze specific trends in the COVID-19 pandemic according […]