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Archives for May 13, 2020

St K-N: Address to the Nation by PM Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on the Dissolution of Parliament Broadcast Date: Wed 13th May 2020

My Fellow Citizens and Residents: It was on February 18, 2015 that the mantle of leadership of our beloved Country fell on my shoulders when I was sworn in as the third Prime Minister of our nation of St. Kitts and Nevis. With the able assistance of my colleagues, I have endeavoured to wear that […]

Cayman: Update on COVID-19 for Wed 13 May 2020 – 1 add Positive case

Out of 329 results, one is asymptomatic positive, deemed by community transmission. ·         In the last two weeks, no patient has specifically sought treatment at medical facilities for COVID-19 symptoms. ·         Self-isolation required for some positives has worked well, with most complying, and those not complying being moved to Government isolation facilities. ·      Health ministry is pursuing a […]

Caribbean Airlines Barbados ticket office closed until further notice

Trinidad and Tobago, May 13, 2020. Caribbean Airlines advises that effective immediately, its Barbados ticket office located at the Norman Centre Building, Broad Street, Bridgetown is CLOSED until further notice. The airline’s Reservations Sales & Service Call Centre, and Trinidad & Tobago Airport Ticket Offices remain operational as follows: RESERVATIONS SALES AND SERVICE CALL CENTRE […]

The Editor speaks: The Elderly still don’t count

I’ve already mentioned in a previous Editorial that the elderly are being overlooked in our government’s lockdown measures to try and stop the coronavirus. I did submit various questions on this subject to be asked at the regular Press Briefings the government have been giving, but none were asked. Instead, we got a three man […]

COVID-19 targets the elderly. Why don’t our prevention efforts?

By David Wallace-Wells From New York Mag Over the course of the spring, as American deaths grew first into the hundreds, then the thousands, then the tens of thousands, one after another early scientific observations about COVID-19 have been revised or discarded: As it turns out, the virus can be transmitted by asymptomatic people, masks do […]

Law360 Coronavirus: Wed May 13 2020 Briefing

From Media & Entertainment Law 360 TOP NEWS Masks, Sanitizer Recommended As New Norm For NY Firms Going home at the first sign of symptoms of illness, bottomless supplies of hand sanitizer, wearing masks inside the office and erring on the side of working virtually are among the new realities that law firms should embrace […]

Concacaf Statement – Men’s Under-20 Championships

Miami, FL (Tuesday, May 13, 2020) – The thoughts of everyone at Concacaf remain with the communities across our region affected by COVID-19. The health and welfare of everyone involved in our sport is our first priority and we continue to monitor and follow the guidance provided by Governments and public health authorities across our region. Given […]

The impact of COVID-19 on the availability of statistics

OECS Commission convenes virtual Living Standards Measurement Committee Meeting Wednesday, May 13, 2020 — A special meeting of the Living Standards Measurement Committee (LSMC) was convened virtually over two half-days on 22 and 23 April 2020 in lieu of the fifteenth meeting of the LSMC. As the steering body for the Enhanced County Poverty Assessment (CPA) Project, the LSMC […]

Bitcoin investors are bracing for a key technical event — here’s what you need to know

By Ryan Browne From CNBC KEY POINTS Industry insiders are debating what effect the so-called bitcoin “halving” might have on the cryptocurrency market. The amount of bitcoins rewarded to miners is set to get cut in half on Monday This takes place roughly every four years to cap inflation. Some investors believe the event has […]

Parfums des Iles commits to the fight against COVID 19 in Martinique

By Ricardo James Technical Specialist – Export Development,, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States OECS-Chamber of Commerce of Martinique Joint Media Release Wednesday, May 13, 2020 — Multiple private sector stakeholders are mobilising efforts in response to the growing need for sanitising solutions – which are critical to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Martinique-based company Parfums des […]