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Archives for July 6, 2020

Mastercard brings contactless payments for the first time in the Caribbean public transportation

The first Caribbean island to implement this solution is Dominican Republic. The technology is already underway in other countries such as Colombia or Chile and in important cities across the globe, such as London or New York. Miami, July 6th 2020. – Mastercard, technology company in the electronic payments industry, has launched a pioneering project for contactless payment […]

A 4th July essay on statues, meaning in the Anglo-American world and historical facts

BY COURTENAY FRANCIS RAYMOND BARNETT By vocation I am a lawyer; by disposition I am a reader and a thinker. On the latter limb in the year 2020 A.D. I note that the statues of formerly venerated persons in the personage of U.S. Confederate Generals and slave owners are being toppled  – while on the […]

Power company President, Eddington Powell, to retire after 13 years

From TCI Weekly News FORTISTCI president and CEO Eddinton Powell will retire from the company after serving for 13 years on August 1. He will be succeeded by Ruth Forbes, senior vice president of corporate services and chief financial officer. The announcement was made on Friday, June 26, by Gary Smith, chair of the board […]

Cayman: Immunization Clinics resume

The Health Services Authority and the Public Health Department is advising the public that the childhood immunization programme will resume starting July 2020 with an island-wide campaign across all districts in the Cayman Islands. This initiative is organized to reduce the backlog of missed immunizations following the brief suspension of some childhood immunization services due […]

Airfield upgrade project team donates to Cayman Food Bank

The joint venture consortium comprised of Island Paving Ltd., Decco and IDL Projects recently donated CI$6,000 to the Cayman Food Bank in support of its COVID-19 relief efforts. Island Paving Director Barry Bodden said the idea originated with the project teams themselves who fundraised CI$3,000. “When we heard what the teams were doing, the joint […]

Cayman: All Government school students to receive free access to a laptop

The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) has announced the Cabinet’s approved funding for the provision of laptops to all Government school students for use at home and at school. The Cabinet has approved allocating additional funding to purchase computing devices, additional wireless equipment, increased helpdesk support, software licensing for additional devices, […]

Watch Kodi Sports Addons 2020 and use free gaming VPN

Many people use Kodi, which can give you access to a large variety of online content from across the globe. Kodi comes free and handy to everyone now. It is the same XBMC as it was known once, a compelling and flexible media center application. Now many sports lovers across the globe use Kodi for […]

Cartoon of the week

By Tony Zuvela, Cartoonist “It’s my own little World which I can escape to everyday and create a fun, weird, berserk Cartoon to whatever subject I like. I enjoy doing all the work myself, and all the aspects of Cartooning, and seeing my work out there and the reactions it gets.” Buy this Cartoon’s […]

World Bank provides US$16.4 Million for agricultural livelihoods and climate resilience in Dominica

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2020 – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved US$16.4 million in additional financing for Dominica to support ongoing projects in the areas of agriculture and infrastructure for climate resilience and economic recovery from COVID-19 impacts. “Agricultural livelihoods, food security, and resilience to climate-related shocks are key priorities for Dominica. This financing […]

6 Jul Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 TS, 2 Dist.

6 Jul Mon 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Mon Jul 6 2020 TS EDOUARD MOVING QUICKLY NORTHEASTWARD… …EXPECTED TO BECOME POST-TROPICAL LATER TODAY Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook 500 AM PDT Mon Jul 6 2020 Weather in […]