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Cayman: MRCU Spraying Schedule Tonight Aug 3

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has announced the following aerial and truck operations tonight (Monday, 3 August 2020). Operations start at 7.20 pm.  Aerial Spraying South Sound Fogging Trucks One fogger starting East End, Farm Road, and Finish Tortuga One fogger starting Frank Sound, Botanic Park, Old Man Bay up to Mastic Trail One […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 3 August 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 279 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Friday, 31 July. All were negative.

US: What will the first day of school look like? Terrified teachers. Obstinate officials. Exhausted parents. Inside the city’s messy reopening battle.

By Keith Gessen From New York Mag  ln late June, while public-school students across the city were attending their graduation or “step-up” ceremonies over Zoom, the NYC Department of Education, as part of its planning for school reopening in the fall, asked every principal in the system to measure their buildings. Armed with floor plans and […]

Cypriot regulator fines Commerzbank for historic market manipulation

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The Cypriot securities regulator has fined Germany’s Commerzbank €650,000 after finding it helped inflate the share price of a defunct local bank, in what is thought to be the largest case of market manipulation ever investigated on the island. On 3 July the Cyprus Securities and Exchange Commission (CySEC) announced […]

Technology at the forefront of training to assess OECS early grade reading levels

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS Monday, August 3, 2020 — After five years of partnering to improve and develop effective early grade reading instruction in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis and Saint-Vincent and the Grenadines, the OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) […]

Hurricane Warning issued as Tropical Storm Isaias takes aim at Carolinas, East Coast

From Weather.com At a Glance Isaias will track into the Carolinas late Monday into early Tuesday. A hurricane warning is now in effect for parts of South Carolina and North Carolina. Storm surge flooding, strong wind gusts and heavy rain are all expected, there. Isaias will then sweep quickly through the mid-Atlantic and Northeast on […]

Cayman: Dr Tomlinson Roundabout Road Works – Tuesday, August 4

The National Roads Authority and its subcontractor will continue paving works on the Dr. Tomlinson roundabout on Tuesday, August 4, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. To help with these works, west bound traffic using Shamrock Road will be diverted onto Poindexter Road, while east bound traffic will be diverted at the Dr. Tomlinson roundabout […]

UWI Task Force members publish COVID-19 Ethics Handbook for Caribbean policy makers

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Friday, July 31, 2020. —A handbook outlining ethical principles to guide the responses of Caribbean governments and policymakers in managing the COVID-19 pandemic is now available. It was authored by two members of The UWI COVID-19 Task Force. Dr Anna Kasafi Perkins, an ethics specialist, together with Professor R. Clive […]

Lamborghini Lounge returns to Porto Cervo: live premier of Huracán EVO RWD Spyder with an exclusive Colours and Stars dinner by Mauro Colagreco

Sant’Agata Bolognese/Porto Cervo, 3 August 2020 – Automobili Lamborghini returns to Sardinia’s Costa Smeralda to open its Lamborghini Lounge in Porto Cervo. For the second year running, Lamborghini guests and VIPs intrigued by the Lamborghini lifestyle can explore the super sports cars and Urus Super SUV as well as many other facets of the Lamborghini brand, […]

CARE Quiz Wed 5

Cayman: CARE Quiz Night is Back on! We’re back! However, we have very limited numbers so first come first serve – advanced bookings only.   Please bring your own pens and of course your face covering for entry.  CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts, CARE, PO Box 1101, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1 1503 Cayman Islands