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Archives for June 2, 2020

#SDM2020 plans in full effect: COVID-19 pandemic intensifies sustainable development efforts

World-renowned Motivational Speaker, Les Brown and Global Entrepreneur, Daymond John from the ABC Shark Tank Series, among other government heads and global sector leaders are billed to attend the event. Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — As the impacts of the coronavirus intensify the need for sustainability efforts and regional solidarity, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) […]

World Bank streng​thens Grenada’s COVID-19 response with US$2.5 million

By Hannah McDonald-Moniz External Affairs Officer, The World Bank Release Courtesy The World Bank Tuesday, June 2, 2020 — WASHINGTON — Grenada will strengthen its response to the COVID-19 pandemic with US$2.5 million from the World Bank. The funds will be used to increase testing capacity, equip health facilities, strengthen isolation capacity, and bolster surveillance activities. […]

Cayman Islands Ombudsman releases report re- 4 April RCIPS motorcycle pursuit. Finds questionable police conduct

Following an incident involving the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) which occurred on the 4th of April 2020, videos surfaced on social media that raised questions about the conduct of certain police officers. The Ombudsman decided it would be in the public interest to investigate the matter. Around 4 p.m. on the 4th of […]

Countries can take steps now to rebuild from COVID-19

Securing core public services, getting money directly to people and maintaining the private sector will limit the harm and help prepare for recovery  WASHINGTON, June 2, 2020 – The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and the economic shutdowns are dealing a severe blow to the global economy and especially poorer countries. Developing countries and the international community can […]

Caribbean Airlines introduces thermal scanners at its head office

Port-of-Spain June 01, 2020. Caribbean Airlines has implemented the use of thermal scanners at its Piarco Head office in Trinidad, as part of precautionary measures to limit and control the spread of the Covid-19 virus. The thermal scanners have been introduced on a trial basis and the airline will continue to monitor and evaluate the […]

2 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TD

2 Jun Tue 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Tue 2 2020 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Tue Jun 2 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Moderate southeasterly flow around the Atlantic high pressure system may […]