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Archives for June 10, 2020

Fight disinformation to protect lives and democracy

Disinformation during the pandemic is one more example of how fake news is sowing confusion in Europe and beyond. The EPP Group says a new European Commission report on disinformation will need more people and resources to battle the bots on an EU level. Self-regulation among the social networks has proven inadequate; a stronger EU […]

IMF Georgieva Coronavirus Recovery

The world needs to make positive changes and set the path for sustainable recovery in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, International Monetary Fund chief Kristalina Georgieva said Thursday. Speaking virtually to the members of the US Chamber of Commerce she said that the lesson from the pandemic should not be to shut down global […]

PAHO Director says preparations needed to combat effects of winter, hurricanes on COVID-19 response

Washington, D.C., June 9, 2020 (PAHO)—The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr Carissa F. Etienne, said preparing for winter and hurricanes is critical to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 in the Americas. With more than 3.3 million cases of COVID-19 in the region and many areas reporting exponential rises in cases and deaths, “We are concerned […]

Cayman: CICBD 6th Webinar to focus on Managing Cash Flow in a Crisis -Thu June 11

The Cayman Islands Center for Business Development (CICBD) 6th webinar for businesses affected by COVID-19 titled, “Managing Cash Flow in a Crisis” will be held on Thursday, June 11, 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. To join the webinar, persons can register at https://gov-ky.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJIqduirqT8sEtSTqbEt-VlO1DmxCxMk5J5U. The session will be hosted by CICBD in partnership with Link International Group,a business support and […]

Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean states congratulate OACPS on 45th anniversary

By Desmond Simon Tuesday, June 9, 2020 — Brussels, Belgium — The Embassies of the Eastern Caribbean States to the Kingdom of Belgium and Missions to the European Union extend esteemed salutations to the Secretariat of the Organisation of African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS) on the occasion of the 45th Anniversary of its founding on 6 June […]

Coronavirus: Law360 June 10 Briefing

From Media & Entertainment Law360 TOP NEWS Millennial Partners Help Speed Change In Virus’ Wake As millennial attorneys become partners at their law firms, many have their own ideas on how to run the firm. But with the whole legal industry now scrambling to deal with the COVID-19 crisis, some are pushing to accelerate these […]

BASF SE and ExxonMobil introduce a new gas treating technology aimed at helping customers lower sulfur and overall CO2 emissions: OASE sulfexx

St. K-N: General Election revealed the Team Unity administration is more popular than ever

June 10th, 2020 Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris’ Team Unity administration has more supporters than ever, as evidenced by the recent general election in St. Kitts and Nevis. Not only did Team Unity pick up two more parliamentary seats, increasing its tally to nine out of a total of 11, but individual candidates […]

BASF supports search for active ingredients to combat coronavirus SARS-CoV-2

BASF provides research groups free access to substances from its compound library comprising several million entries Supercomputer Quriosity identifies and optimizes promising molecules for public research project As part of its “Helping Hands” initiative, BASF is not just donating disinfectant and protective face masks. The company is also providing support worldwide to academic research groups […]

The sacrifice black children shouldn’t have to make

This country prizes black children’s precocity — insists on it, even, much of the time. By Stacia Brown From The Cut This article was featured in One Great Story, New York’s reading recommendation newsletter. Sign up here to get it nightly. When Trayvon Martin was killed, we were with the Grandmas — my mother and her mother — sitting […]