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Archives for September 10, 2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Thursday 10-September-2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP September 10, 2020 Sign Up For Our Newsletter COVID-19 HEADLINES FOR TODAY Coronavirus update for September 10, 2020 World Wide Updates France sets new daily Covid-19 infection recordLarge number of Africa’s Covid-19 deaths also had other health conditions, WHO says India sets global record for highest number of Covid-19 cases […]

Caribbean Airlines specially approved flight from Trinidad to Barbados on September 13, 2020

Port of Spain, September 10, 2020. Caribbean Airlines is working with the Ministry of National Security to put on a special flight from Piarco International Airport, Trinidad to Grantley Adams International Airport, Barbados on where passengers can also make onward connections to other destinations. Persons interested in traveling on this specially approved flight to Barbados […]

IMF Corruption / Argentina / India / Ukraine

India has been heavily impacted by COVID-19, but has room to spend more money to help support the economy and provide a safety net to small business’ and vulnerable parts of society IMF Spokesman Gerry Rice said Thursday (September 10) in Washington, DC. “We believe further fiscal stimulus is warranted, especially expenditures on health, food […]

SFT haircut standards delayed again

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR The covid-19 pandemic has pushed the Financial Stability Board to again extend the deadline for states to implement minimum haircut standards on non-centrally cleared securities financing transactions. The FSB announced on 7 September that it had postponed the implementation date for the long-awaited standards by a year. The international standard-setter does not […]

Singapore issues first conduct framework

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR In a long-awaited development, the Monetary Authority of Singapore has published guidelines on senior managers’ conduct – firing the starting gun on a new phase of self-scrutiny for firms operating in the city-state. MAS issued its Guidelines on Individual Accountability and Conduct on 10 September, a year before they are expected to […]

SEAT launches a new, more flexible, digitalised and sustainable way of working

More than 1000 employees have already joined the initiative to work remotely two days a week The initiative, agreed with the trade union representatives, includes a digital switch-off agreement Remote working allows for a reduction of 7.2 kg of CO2 per day per employee Martorell, 10/09/2020. SEAT has set up a new work model to promote […]

WHO Director−General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID−19 − 10 September 2020

33 No disease in history has seen such rapid development in research. The world’s ambition to develop these tools as fast as possible must be matched by its ambition to ensure as many people as possible have access to them.  The ACT Accelerator will not be able to deliver on its goals without a significant increase in […]

Open call for businesses to partake in Experience Cayman Virtual Festival

George Town, Grand Cayman, Thursday 10 September 2020: The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure is pleased to announce its first virtual festival – Experience Cayman – launching this October with a schedule of online experiences centred  around shopping, eating, staying and playing on-island, all designed to inspire Cayman Islands residents to support local and Experience Cayman. “With many local businesses working to […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 10 September 2020 – 1 NEW Positive

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 136 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 9 September. One test was positive. The individual is a returning traveller who tested positive as part of routine screening on completion of the mandatory quarantine period and is asymptomatic. They will remain […]

Cayman: MRCU Spraying Operations 10 September

The Mosquito Research and Control Unit has announced the following aerial and truck operations beginning tonight (September, 10 2020). Operations start at 6.50 p.m. Aerial Adulticide Block East End_EE1 Block – 6:50 pm – This block includes the entire East End district, East End Farms, in the south from High Rock Drive and in the […]