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Archives for August 6, 2020

Cayman: MRCU 6 August Spraying Operations

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has announced the following aerial and truck operations tonight (Thursday, 6 August 2020). Operations start at 5.30p.m. Aerial Spraying Frank Sound – 7.15 p.m. Red Bay – 5.30 p.m. Savannah – 5.30 p.m. Fogging Trucks One fogger starting Cayman Kai up to Hutland – 7.15 p.m. One fogger starting […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 6 August 2020- NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 208 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since it was last reported on Wednesday, 5 August. All were negative.

Two UWI Scientists appointed to International Science Council to provide expertise for Small Island Developing States

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, August 05, 2020. — Two scientists from The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Terrence Forrester and Dr Michelle Mycoo have recently been appointed to the International Science Council (ISC). In an announcement made by the ISC earlier this month, the two were named among eight distinguished […]

La Nuestra Football Club

Partner: Women Win Context According to Argentina’s Observatory on Femicide, 124 girls were killed in the country between 2008 and 2013 (an average of around 21 a year). The majority of those killings were linked to gender-based violence among young unmarried couples or followed sexual abuse. Poor social status and a lack of access to […]

New Research: Roughly 81.9% of shift workers are suffering from sleep disorders in the U.S

From Sleep Standards I. About The Research At the end of July 2020, Sleep Standards team conducted a national survey of 1062 participants across the United States. The primary objectives of our research are to get in-depth insights into the connection of technology use and sleep disorders in both negative and positive aspects. Throughout this […]

Cayman: Premier: “This was entirely to be expected”

GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands – His Excellency, Martyn Roper, OBE, Governor of the Cayman Islands, yesterday confirmed that he has received instructions from the UK Government, by way of the Foreign Secretary, to utilise the Governor’s Reserve Power under Section 81 of the Constitution to publish the Domestic Partnership Bill as presented to, and rejected […]

CANARI releases new report on building coastal and marine resilience in the Caribbean

Port of Spain, August 6, 2020 – With more intense hurricanes and climate extremes, mass sargassum influxes and the ongoing challenge of COVID-19, building resilience is a priority for Caribbean small island developing states (SIDS). A new report on “Rising to the climate challenge: Coastal and marine resilience in the Caribbean” from the Caribbean Natural […]

Cayman’s Ocean Connection

New Exhibition at the National Gallery Traces Cayman’s Deep Connection to the Ocean From Cayman Islands National Gallery Having recently reopened to visitors, the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands has launched a new exhibition of works from the National Collection that explores Cayman’s abiding connection to the sea and maritime culture. Inspired by a […]

Demand divestment from forced labor in prisons

From Freedom United Last week, we wrote to the presidents of 11 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the U.S., urging them to divest from forced labor in the prison industry by cutting ties with Aramark. Aramark is a food service company that has well-documented links to forced labor within prisons.  Can you join our call on HBCUs […]

Reebok and The Great Khalid Foundation provide young aspiring artists an opportunity to be mentored by Khalid

n honor of the brand’s newest sillhoute: the Classic Leather Legacy  Boston, Mass. – August 4, 2020 – In tandem with the launch of the Classic Leather Legacy, today Reebok announces the “Write Your Legacy” contest in partnership with The Great Khalid Foundation. The winner of the contest will have the opportunity to be mentored in singing and […]