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How coronavirus is impacting senior mental health and what can be done about it

COVID-19 is keeping many of us at home and away from each other, and while we’re all making necessary adjustments to be able to see friends and loved ones, Grandma is probably a lot less likely to be able to hop on the family Zoom call.  Popular knowledge tells us that depression is caused by […]

Cayman: Conclusion of Investigation into Curfew Breach involving Minister’s wife

From RCIPS June 3 2020 The RCIPS has confirmed that there is to be no prosecution against Mrs. Tiffany Seymour following a reported breach of soft curfew regulations in April 2020.

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 3 June 2020 – 5 add positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 505 COVID-19 tests which have been carried out since yesterday’s press conference. There are five positive results.  Four are assumed to be locally acquired cases who are asymptomatic and picked up through screening; contact tracing has started. The fifth positive case is in a traveler who was […]

Cayman Airport team member tests positive for COVID-19

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (3 June 2020) The Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA), which owns and operates the Owen Roberts International Airport (ORIA) and the Charles Kirkconnell International Airport (CKIA), has received confirmation from the Public Health Department that one team member from the Owen Roberts International Airport has tested positive for COVID-19. The COVID-19 positive […]

COMMENTARY: Federation fire sale … is Barbados buying out St Kitts and Nevis?

By Joel Liburd The headline is not misleading. For far too long, developing countries in particular have mulled over and teased the idea of campaign finance reform to their respective electorates. It’s a problem when unknown magnates pump money into an election campaign, and then reap tenfold when their parties get into power. Governments want […]

Law360 Coronavirus: Your June 3 Briefing

From Media & Entertainment Law360 Wednesday June 3 2020 TOP NEWS White House Lawyer Confirmed As Virus Relief Watchdog The U.S. Senate on Tuesday confirmed a White House lawyer to monitor billions, possibly trillions, in pandemic relief, with just one Democrat joining Republicans to approve the former General Services Administration watchdog. 3 Qualities That Help […]

Telephones to symphonies

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio We take for granted our ability to bring an entire symphony orchestra into our living room. We’re not arguing over whether we can or cannot invite the CSO over to give us their rendition of Beethoven’s 9th, instead, today’s debates are more about how close we can get to […]

Social distancing, surveillance, and stronger health systems as keys to controlling COVID-19 Pandemic, PAHO Director says

Washington, D.C., June 2, 2020 (PAHO)— The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Carissa F. Etienne said maintaining social distancing measures, improving surveillance, and strengthening health systems are the three keys to controlling the COVID-19 pandemic in the Americas. Just in the past week there were 732,000 new cases globally, and of these, more than […]

OECS Commission launches webinar series on Blue Economy

June 3, 2020 – The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) continues to be a regional leader in assessing the potential of a Blue Economy.  For the OECS, a blue economy focuses on using the ocean’s resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, as well as the maintenance of ocean ecosystem health to ensure […]

Cayman Drama Society: Upcoming (online) events and summer camps!

SUMMER CAMPS – BOOKING OPEN! We are opening booking for our summer “play in a week” camps, in the hope that they will go ahead. This may mean alrerations are made and there is not a live final show but a recorded one instead, or that audience is distanced and severely reduced. If we are in a […]