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Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 8 June 2020 – 7 additional positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 786 COVID-19 tests which have been carried out since Friday’s press conference.  There are seven positive results.  Six are assumed to be locally acquired cases and these people are asymptomatic and were picked up through screening; contact tracing has started.  The seventh positive case is a person […]

Cayman: Notice of resumption of Grand Court Criminal Trials and crowd social distancing – Covid-19

COVID-19 RESUMPTION OF GRAND COURT CRIMINAL TRIALS PART I – JUDGE ALONE TRIALS Commencement of Judge Alone Trials Effective May 21, 2020, Grand Court Judge Alone Trials have resumed. The management of these cases will be overseen by the presiding Grand Court Judge within the context of the protocols set out below. Commencement of Jury […]

E-Ducato, the new model from Fiat Professional: “100% Ducato, 100% Electric”

“World Environment Day” today is the ideal opportunity to focus on Fiat Professional’s environment-friendly offering, now expanded with the E-Ducato, the electric version of the best seller. Since its presentation as a prototype, measurements and tests have continued on the new E-Ducato, to take up the market challenges, and to set it as a benchmark. […]

Cayman: Government puts forward Tax Information Authority Bill

The Tax Information Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2020 was gazetted on Friday, 29 May and will be presented by the Minister of Financial Services at the next meeting of the Legislative Assembly. The Tax Information Authority bill seeks to strengthen compliance, enforcement and cooperation functions of the competent authority (i.e. the Tax Information Authority). The provisions in the […]

Statement of solidarity with the people of America by the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Monday, June 8, 2020 — The government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines rejoice, in solidarity, with the people of the United States of America in their popular, broad-based and peaceful resistance currently underway in their defence and advancement of liberty and justice consequent upon the killing of an African-American, George Floyd, in Minnesota, […]

OPINION: 2nd World Food Safety Day

By Dr. Renata Clarke From IPS ROME, Jun 8 2020 (IPS) – Few things are as natural and as necessary as eating food. However, if food producers, food processors, food handlers and consumers do not follow good food safety practices, food can become contaminated and rather than nourishing us and bringing us pleasure it can make […]

Gibbs joins call for lifting of travel restrictions to French Caribbean

From The Daily Herald MARIGOT–Collectivité President Daniel Gibbs has written to French Prime Minister Edouard Philippe to urge him to lift air travel restrictions to the French Caribbean islands, as he has done already for Corsica, as the phased exit from lockdown continues. The Collectivité is supported in this request by the business associations of […]

Guyana finally completes recount of votes from March elections

From News America Now News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. June 8, 2020: The long overdue recount of votes cast in Guyana’s March 2nd elections concluded finally Sunday under the watchful eye of CARICOM scrutineers, representatives of the Organisation of American States (OAS) and local observers, including the Private Section Commission and American Chamber of Commerce […]

US respond to China’s obscene propaganda following George Floyd’s death

By Caribbean News Global  WASHINGTON, USA – The US Department of State on Saturday responded to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) obscene propaganda and the “callous exploitation of the tragic death of George Floyd” to justify its authoritarian denial of basic human dignity exposes its true colors yet again. “As with dictatorships throughout history, no […]

Venezuela receives COVID-19 supplies from China

By Caribbean News Global contributor From Caribbean News Global CARACAS, Venezuela – Venezuela received 80 tons of humanitarian aid from China on Saturday, the sixth delivery of its kind since the COVID-19 pandemic. “This shipment is a historic step to solidify the relations of both nations” said vice president Delcy Rodriguez. “We thank president Xi […]