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Antifa bus hoax spreads panic across the US

By Chris Smith From BGR An Antifa bus hoax is circulating widely on social media, targeting rural communities in America and warning about an imminent threat from highly organized Antifa units traveling in buses to specific towns to wreak havoc. The Antifa fake news went viral in the last few days, following unsubstantiated remarks from […]

The Editor speaks: Is the bar set too high in tourism?

was appalled to learn that the Cayman Islands Tourism Association (CITA) have stated they could only find six Caymanians out of 102 potential employees to fill the vacant tourism jobs. It is very obvious that a number of employers are already getting ready for our tourism industry to open its doors again and ‘attempt to […]

In Sweden, people with coronavirus symptoms say getting a test is nearly impossible — and it affects their ability to get medical care

By Aria Bendix and Sinead Baker From Business Insider Sweden lags beyond much of the world in its coronavirus testing rate. Some residents with coronavirus symptoms say they can’t get tested — and without a test, they’re not able to receive proper care. Some Swedish residents say the lack of testing isreflective of a general […]

Atmospheric CO2 hits a record high while emissions drop

Lower emissions haven’t affected what’s already up there. By Jen Diaz From engadget New data published by the Scripps Institution of Oceanography shows that the concentration of CO2 in the atmosphere has reached a record monthly high of 417 parts per million (ppm). This two ppm change since last May’s reading is in line with the average […]

UK’s COVID-19 health data contracts with Google and Palantir finally emerge

By Natasha Lomas From Techcrunch Contracts for a number of coronavirus data deals that the U.K. government inked in haste with U.S. tech giants, including Google  and Palantir, plus a U.K.-based AI firm called Faculty, have been published today by open Democracy and law firm Foxglove — which had threatened legal action for withholding the information. Concerns […]

Touring the world at The Cayman Cookout

From Stuck In Customs On one of the days of the Cayman Cookout event, there are about 12 different “booths” set up where they make their absolute best meal from their country. It’s incredible and you get absolutely filled up with every possible food… then you have to go take a nap for a while […]

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States congratulates the Government of St. Kitts & Nevis on its return to office

Sunday, June 7, 2020 — Chairman of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda, the Hon. Gaston Browne, extended congratulations to the Hon. Timothy S. Harris on the return of his Team Unity to the Government of the Federation. “The people of the Federation, who are the supreme arbiters of choice […]

Messages of congratulations keep pouring in as Dr. The Hon. Timothy Harris is sworn in for a second term as Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

June 7th, 2020 Messages of congratulations keep pouring in to Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, who was sworn in today, Sunday, June 7th, 2020 as Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis for a second term. Prime Minister Harris’ Team Unity administration, which is comprised of the Concerned Citizens Movement (CCM) in Nevis, the People’s Action […]

Royal Caribbean sells $2 billion of bonds to boost liquidity

By Paula Seligson & Crystal Kim Bloomberg From Yahoo Finance (Bloomberg) — Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. sold $2 billion of bonds on Thursday, the cruise liner’s second outing in the credit market in less than a month as its seeks to boost liquidity while the coronavirus keeps ships at port. The three-year bonds sold at […]

Puzzles for Jun 6-8 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #3 YESTERDAY’s CROSSWORD PUZZLE #2 SOLUTION