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Archives for June 16, 2020

Coronavirus: Dexamethasone proves first life-saving drug

By Michelle Roberts Health editor, From BBC A cheap and widely available drug can help save the lives of patients seriously ill with coronavirus. The low-dose steroid treatment dexamethasone is a major breakthrough in the fight against the deadly virus, UK experts say. The drug is part of the world’s biggest trial testing existing treatments to see […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 16 June 2020 – 6 new positive cases

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 993 COVID-19 tests which have been carried out since Friday’s press release.  These are reported from the end of Friday, Saturday, then again on Monday over the holiday weekend just passed in celebration of Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II’s birthday.  There are six positive results assumed to […]

Celebrations – Love Out Loud

Love Out Loud with Celebrations Ltd BRINGING JOY AND CELEBRATION TO FAMILIES AND THOSE IN NEED George Town, Cayman Islands, 15 June 2020 – For every gift or floral order made in celebration of Mother’s Day, Celebrations Ltd donated KYD $5 towards local charity Feed Our Future, raising a total of KYD $2,110. The initiative […]

Law360 coronavirus briefing June 16 2020

From Media & Entertainment Law360 Tuesday, June 16, 2020 TOP NEWS 4 Ways Coronavirus May Forever Change Legal Tech When the novel coronavirus shut down courthouses and law firms, the legal industry quickly shifted to online work, with the aid of cutting-edge technology. Here, Law360 describes some of the top tech fixes that attorneys hope […]

New UWI Professors at Cave Hill, Mona and St Augustine Campuses

The UWI Regional Headquarters Jamaica. Monday, 15 June 2020. Academics in the fields of in tourism, economics, accounting, social psychology, management, political and social psychology, agriculture, marine biology, cultural studies, plant pathology and petroleum engineering are among the newest professors at The University of the West Indies (The UWI). The academics were recently promoted from […]

Gift for fashion freak friend

What to Give Your Fashion Freak Friend The world of fashion moves at a rapid pace. One minute something is the latest must-have and the next charity shops are drowning in it. This creates a dilemma for less fashion-conscious friends of a stylish fashionista when birthdays and special occasions roll around. Anxiety The price tag […]

Digital career accelerator

Haiti Launched Its 1st Digital Career Accelerator Apply To Hire, Speak, or Mentor Can You Hire Remote Interns this Summer?   Are you looking to source remote talent from Haiti? Looking for designers, researchers, bloggers, web developers, project managers etc? Companies will be paired with Haitian interns who will work remotely for several weeks. If you […]

A Greener Caribbean: Distributed resilient energy spurs economic opportunities

New RMI report analyzes opportunities that distributed energy resources provide amid the COVID-19 pandemic and economic downturn that can benefit the Caribbean’s economy, environment, and communities. BOULDER, Colorado, June 16, 2020 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — Rocky Mountain Institute’s (RMI’s) latest report describes four core principles of stimulus and recovery. Together, the principles lay a framework for […]

11 smart home installations homeowners need to know about

From hippo As technology evolves, it’s becoming more integrated into our daily lives than ever before. And this integration doesn’t stop with our phones and watches—it’s made it’s way into our homes as well. It’s estimated that by 2023, over six and a half billion smart home devices will be in use across the globe. […]

EU defends decision to grant BlackRock banking reg advisory role

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The European Commission has told lawmakers it found no conflicts of interest in selecting asset manager BlackRock to advise on incorporating environmental and social factors into European banking regulations. The Commission’s vice-president Valdis Dombrovskis, who heads the institution’s financial services policy brief, responded to a group of concerned members of the […]