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Archives for June 8, 2020

REBROADCAST TIMES: Swearing-in ceremony for Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris’ second term as Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis

Yesterday’s swearing-in ceremony for Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris’ second term as Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis will rebroadcast today, Monday, June 8th on ZIZ TV (Channel 5 or https://zizonline.com/tv/channel-5/) at the following times: 12:15pm, 4:00pm and 8:00pm.  Prime Minister Harris’ inauguration speech of Sunday, June 7th, 2020 will rebroadcast on ZIZ Radio (95.9, 96.1, […]

COVID-19 to plunge global economy into worst recession since World War II

From World Bank Per Capita Incomes to Shrink in All Regions   WASHINGTON, June 8, 2020 — The swift and massive shock of the coronavirus pandemic and shutdown measures to contain it have plunged the global economy into a severe contraction. According to World Bank forecasts, the global economy will shrink by 5.2% this year.[1] That would represent the […]

Caribbean islands will begin reopening to Americans in June

By Tara Donaldson From The New Today Grenada The sun-drenched islands of the Caribbean have been quieter than usual in the last two months. The coronavirus outbreak hit the region at the end of February, giving it time to take note from other hard-hit areas. As a result, Caribbean islands closed borders while case counts […]

Successful launch of Caribbean Heritage Month in Massachusetts

From South Florida Caribbean News Massachusetts – The Authentic Caribbean Foundation (ACF) held its virtual launch of “National Caribbean American Heritage Month – Massachusetts”on June 1, 2020 at 6pm in association with The Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS). There was strong representation from the state’s elected officials, led by Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (House of Representative Massachusetts’s 7th Congressional District); Mike […]

Aviation Authority in Guyana to draft strict COVID-19 regulations

From Jamaica Gleaner GEORGETOWN, Guyana, CMC – The Guyana Civil Aviation Authority says airlines operating in the country along with airport staff and pilots will soon be required to comply with COVID-19 regulations, as the regulatory body moves forward with developing a draft document. Speaking at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport on Saturday after the […]

Stamp collection showcase in tribute to Caribbean-American Heritage Month

SOUTH FLORIDA – The first Caribbean-American Heritage month proclamation was made on June 5, 2006, by President George W. Bush. During the month of June many celebrations take place across the United States acknowledging the many contributions of Caribbean nationals who helped shaped the U.S., from Alexander Hamilton to the many politicians, musicians, athletes, entrepreneurs and […]

Sewdass Sadhu, the man who built the Temple in The Sea

By teddy Bruce From Trinidad & Tobago Guardian Uttar Pradesh, India, January 1, 1901. The cries of a newborn baby boy rang out from a modest house on that winter’s day. The baby boy, born to a humble family, will travel with his parents, Boodram and Bissoondayia Sewdass, to T&T in the Caribbean, and in […]

New Ateca 2020: SEAT’s reinvigorated SUV success story is coming

The new SEAT Ateca 2020 brings a design evolution to the compact SUV thanks to its more emotional exterior design language and its updated interior The compact SUV offers a fully connected user experience for customers The new SEAT Ateca 2020 brings another levels of comfort and safety to the segment A renewed range of […]

8 Jun Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TS, 1 Dist

8 Jun Mon 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon Jun 8 2020 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Mon Jun 8 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light to moderate southeasterly winds and seas are expected […]