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Archives for June 23, 2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Tuesday 23-June-2020

From Dr. Stuart Weiss, Intelligent Crowd Solutions What’s missing in our CoViD-19 response?Yesterday, one of the readers of our newsletter kindly took some time out of his day to write to me. He was concerned that I was trying to make our President look bad by not reporting successes in our pandemic response. That disturbed […]

Cayman: Tuesday, 23 June 2020 COVID-19 Update – ZERO Positives

Test results reported today were 451 negatives and no positives. The total number of tests carried out in the Cayman Islands is now 21, 282. Government has launched 10 Wi-Fi hotspots which give persons free 24/7 access on the three islands. Leaders provided updates on a number of government services including convenient ways to pay […]

Puzzles for Jun 23-24

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IMF Summer Covid-19 Exteriors

The International Monetary Fund is shut for all but essential staff due to the COVID-19 pandemic while an assessment is underway to determine when business can start again at its headquarters in Washington, DC. IMF staff are working from home and all international business travel is currently restricted for employees as the Fund follows local […]

Health safety, sanitation, training

Caribbean Tourism COVID-19 Task Force launches Caribbean Health Safety and Sanitation Guidelines & Training Series WHO: Caribbean Tourism COVID-19 Task Force Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA)Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA)Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO)Global Tourism Resilience & Crisis Management Center (GTRCMC)Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission (OECSC)  WHAT: Press Conference to launch Caribbean Health Safety […]

Coronavirus: Lockdown to be relaxed in England as 2m rule eased

From BBC Pubs, restaurants, hotels and hairdressers can open from 4 July in England, when social distancing rules will be eased. Prime Minister Boris Johnson said people should remain 2m apart where possible but a “one metre plus” rule would be introduced. Two households in England will also be able to meet indoors and stay […]

Using International Statistical Classifications to Improve Data Quality and Comparability in the OECS

Tuesday, June 23, 2020 — The OECS Commission, in collaboration with the United Nations Statistical Division (UNSD), delivers training on the use of the International Standard Industrial Classification (ISIC) to agencies of the national statistical system in each OECS Member State.  The power of statistical classifications is highlighted by the UNSD as “a key requirement for the production of […]

Cayman: Governor bids farewell to Royal Navy Teams

From The Cayman Islands Governor’s Office This week, as the RCIPS police helicopter returns to work, the Royal Fleet Auxiliary Ship Argus will be setting sail. During its two-week stay, RFA Argus has provided a solid base on the horizon for the Merlin and Wildcat helicopters to work from. They have become a familiar sight […]

OECS Commission will conclude Webinar Series on the Blue Economy with “A Blue Economy for the OECS”

June 23, 2020 – Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are exploring new ways to become more sustainable.  The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States continues to drive innovation in sustainable development with its webinar series on a Blue Economy – using the ocean’s resources for economic growth, improved livelihoods and jobs, as well as the maintenance […]

PAHO joins Global Citizen as a partner in its United for Our Future campaign and concert for the response to COVID-19 in the Americas

Initiative seeks to raise billions in commitments for the development and distribution of tests, treatments and a vaccine against COVID-19. Donors can also choose to make direct contributions to PAHO Washington, DC, June 22, 2020 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) was chosen by Global Citizen as one of its regional partners for the […]