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Archives for September 23, 2020

Cayman: Covid-19 Testing Update 23 September 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 174 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 22 September. All were negative.

Europe is perversely causing the destruction of U.S. forests in the name of fighting climate change

Danna Smith Several EU nations have embraced biomass electricity, which speeds up carbon emissions, pollution and forest destruction. By Danna Smith / Independent Media Institute Europe is often considered to be a global leader on climate action. For over a decade, the European Union (EU) has been actively promoting the need for action on climate […]

How to make money off of social media

It’s no secret that social media is for connecting with friends, family, and other people. But it’s also quite common to see people making money off of social media.  The question is: how can you make money off of social media?  In this article, we’ll list down the best ways you can earn extra income […]

Member states must play ball on migration pact

Member states must play ball with the EU Commission’s new Migration Pact or face mandatory measures. That is the view of EPP Group Spokesman on the new Asylum and Migration Fund, Jeroen Lenaers MEP. He said the plan has some “good ideas” but warned that “voluntary relocation and voluntary solidarity” is the best way to […]

Medical Workers of Conviction: Speaking to Cuban doctors who heal the world

By Vijay Prashad / Independent Media Institute In 2004, Dr. José Armando Arronte Villamarín was posted to head a Cuban medical brigade in Namibia. Cuban medical personnel first came to southwest Africa in 1975 alongside Cuban soldiers; the soldiers had arrived there to assist the South West African People’s Organization (SWAPO) in the fight for the liberation […]

What’s in a name? The origins of GoatThroat Pumps

When you first encounter a GoatThroat Pump, it’s hard to know what makes you take notice first. The name, or the engineering excellence that allows liquids to be dispensed effortlessly and safely. For more than two decades, the name GoatThroat has been synonymous with pumps that are fast. precise and easy to operate. But, while […]

Cayman: RCIPS meets with representatives from LGBTQ+ community

From RCIPS Commissioner of Police Derek Byrne On Friday September 18th, officers from the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) Senior Command Team, including Commissioner of Police, Derek Byrne, along with members of the RCIPS Family Support Unit, met with representatives from the LGBTQ+ community, including Colours Cayman and Cayman LGBTQ Foundation to discuss concerns […]

Cayman: Opposition Members to Premier – Stop the Crying!

Hon. Arden McLean The members of the Official Opposition today issued a call for the Premier to “stop the crying” and get on with the people’s work. This follows the COVID-19 press conference held last Friday, 18th September 2020 where the Premier announced that the constitutional amendments would proceed without the removal of Section 81. […]

Importation of Ganja from Canada seized

The Customs & Border Control Service (CBC) states that on the 1st of September 2020 a shipment of assorted food items which had arrived from Canada was selected for inspection by a CBC officer. Upon inspection of a number of sealed and labeled cans which purportedly contained soup, CBC officers recovered approximately 15lbs of ganja inside […]

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre celebrates International Coastal Clean Up Day

Cayman Turtle Conservation and Education Centre celebrated two important dates on the conservation calendar last week by releasing two Green sea turtles into the wild and cleaning up Garvin Park in West Bay. On Friday 18th September, Cayman Turtle Centre crew members gathered at West Bay Public Beach to send off two Green sea turtles […]