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Archives for September 8, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 8 September 2020 – NO new positives

Issued by: Cayman Islands Ministry of Health COVID-19 Testing Update 8 September 2020 The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 182 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 7 September. All were negative. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their […]

On today’s (8) “Leadership Matters”, St. K-N PM Harris will be joined by The Hon. Eugene Hamilton, Minister of Human Settlement, Social Security et al

The St. Kitts-Nevis Government’s widely watched Leadership Matters virtual forum series will air today Tuesday, September 8th, 2020, with Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris headlining its 19th installment on ZIZ TV (Channel 5 or https://zizonline.com/tv/channel-5/) from 8:00pm to 10:00pm. Joining the Prime Minister on the panel and answering audience questions will be Minister of Human Settlement, National […]

Cayman Islands experiences 4.9 earthquake this morning

Light mag. 4.9 earthquake – 113 Km al norte de Islas Caimán (Cayman Islands) on Tuesday, 8 September 2020 at 8:00AM local time (13:00 UTC). From Volcano Discover.com Date & time: Tuesday, 8 September 2020 13:00 UTCLocal time at epicenter: 2020-09-08 07:00:06Magnitude: 4.9Depth: 27.0 kmEpicenter latitude / longitude: 19.109°N / 80.217°W   (Cayman Islands)Primary data source: INETEREstimated released […]

Caribbean Airlines specially approved flight to Barbados

Port of Spain, September 08, 2020. Caribbean Airlines is working with the Ministry of National Security to put on a special flight from Piarco International Airport, Trinidad to Barbados on September 11, 2020 where passengers can also make onward connections to other destinations. Persons interested in traveling on this specially approved flight to Barbados can […]

YMCA Cayman Islands offers intensive tutoring session

Just in time for the reopening of Cayman’s schools, the YMCA offered an intensive tutoring programme to 16 Extended After-School Programme students from Sir John A. Cumber Primary School and George Town Primary School. Students were invited to join the YMCA for three mornings of rigorous one-on-one literacy and numeracy tutoring. The intent of the […]

Caribbean Airlines announce new service between Barbados and Dominica

DOMINICA HERE WE COME! Port-of-Spain September 08, 2020. Subject to regulatory approval by the Trinidad and Tobago Civil Aviation Authority, Caribbean Airlines will launch service between Barbados and Dominica from September 19, 2020. The addition of Dominica to the network is part of the airline’s current strategic plan to expand into the Eastern Caribbean. The […]

US$13,500 in Caribbean Sea Innovation Fund (CarSIF) small grants for nature-based microenterprises

Port of Spain, September 8, 2020 – Eight small and microenterprises (SMEs) from the Bahamas Dominica, Grenada, Haiti, Jamaica and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines were recently awarded microgrants by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) totalling US$13,500. This will support strengthening of these businesses for development of sustainable community livelihoods. The microgrants are a key […]

Cayman: Opposition members utterly disappointed by Premiers blame game

Friday, September 4th, 2020 was indeed a sad day for the Cayman Islands and its people. It was the day that saw the culmination of the Governor’s and the Premier’s ill-conceived plan to impose the Domestic Partnership Bill (DPB) into law using colonial heavy handedness. Indeed, it is now obvious that this was planned well […]

Cayman: Man charged following assault in George Town

From RCIPS 8 Sep 2020 Shortly before 6:00AM on Sunday, 6 September, officers responded to a report of an assault at an address near the junction of West Bay Road and Eastern Avenue in George Town. It was reported that a woman and man were assaulted by another man known to them. The male victim […]

Study reveals new information about ‘Sweet Tooth’

From Newsmax Young people seldom say a food or drink is “too sweet.” A new study suggests that may be because they’re less sensitive to sugar than adults and prefer more of it. Researchers found that compared to adults, kids and teens needed 40% more sugar in a solution to detect sweetness. The researchers also […]