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Archives for September 27, 2020

How to protect yourself if someone coughs or sneezes near you

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Experts say we might be in for a tough season with the potential or a collision course between COVID-19 and the flu this fall. Top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci warned “we need to hunker down and get through this fall and winter,” during a discussion at Harvard Medical School. […]

Strength training helps protect the brain from degeneration

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmax New evidence shows that brawn can be good for your brain. Experts say that only six months of strength training, such as lifting weights or using resistance bands, helps protect areas of the brain most susceptible to Alzheimer’s disease for up to a year. Researchers at the University of Sydney in […]

Lamborghini clinches first GT World Challenge Europe win of the year at Zandvoort

Sant’Agata Bolognese, 27 September 2020 – Lamborghini recorded its first race victory of the GT World Challenge Europe by AWS season at Zandvoort in the hands of Emil Frey Racing’s Albert Costa and Giacomo Altoè. The Lamborghini Factory Drivers started second on the grid in the weekend’s second 60-minute Sprint Cup race and made the most […]

Dire conditions persist for refugees in Libya, including forced labor

From Freedom United September 27, 2020 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Law & policyEritrea forced labor lawsuit withdrawn as E.U. promises no more roads In May, the Amsterdam-based Foundation Human Rights for Eritreans filed a lawsuit against the European Union for its funding of a road project in Eritrea that utilized forced […]

Major Global Partners pledge support for Blue Economy investments in the OECS

Susanna DeBeauville-Scott Project Manager, Ocean Governance and Fisheries Programme, OECS Commission Sunday, September 27, 2020 — The OECS unveiled several Blue Economy investment opportunities on the opening day of its Sustainable Development Movement (SDM 2020), on Tuesday, September 22, 2020. The Blue Economy Investment Portfolio comprises ten regional project concepts, five areas of interest for private […]

Statement by Dr. the Hon Timothy Harris PM of St. Kitts and Nevis to the General Debate of the 75th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA 75) New York, September 26th, 2020

The future we want, the UN we need: Reaffirming Our Collective Commitment to Multilateralism.”  Mr. President, Mr. Secretary-General, Distinguished Delegates, Ladies and Gentlemen, a pleasant good afternoon… Mr. President, let me on behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis congratulate you on your election to the presidency of the 75th Session of the […]

How to get our groove back – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN

By Basil Springer “Where there is no counsel, the people fall: but in the multitude of counsellors there is safety.” – Proverbs 11:14 The ideal cyclical management process for a government, business or family, guided by a mission, involves the garnering of people, technology and money and smoothly executing along a familiar groove, in order to achieve specific […]

Cayman: RCIPS and CICG intercept drug vessel, men charged

From RCIPS At about 3:50AM on Thursday, 24 September, officers from the Air Operations Unit were carrying out aerial patrol when they came across a vessel in the waters off North West Point Road in West Bay, with three persons on board. The occupants of the vessel, after seeing the police helicopter, were observed throwing […]

27 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 Dist

27 Sep Sun 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Sun Sep 27 2020 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Sun Sep 27 2020 CLIMATE PREDICTION Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light winds and slight seas are expected over the […]