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Archives for September 30, 2020

iEYE NEWS READERS Demand justice for Adelina

From Freedom United The case of Adelina Lisao (aka Sau) shocked the world,sparking outrage across Indonesia[1] and amongst migrant domestic worker communities.[2] Adelina was a 21-year-old Indonesian domestic worker in Malaysia who endured unbearable physical abuse and alleged forced labor at the hands of her employer.She died of organ failure in February 2018, one day after being admitted to hospital. […]

United Nations Agencies kick off Social Protection System review

By Carol A. Gaskin Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — The Core Diagnostic Instrument (CODI), used for this review, forms part of a suite of internationally recognized tools developed by the Inter-Agency Social Protection Assessment Initiative (ispatools.org). Co-led by the International Labour Organization and UNICEF, this diagnostic marks the first of several UN-government interventions under the Joint Programme on Universal […]

OECS announces winners of Business Model Competition

Jody White, Trevaun Solomon, and Alex Straun excel at OECS-Republic Bank regional pitch competition Three (3) entrepreneurs have emerged as the winners of the inaugural OECS-Republic Bank Business Model Competition – a strategic initiative of the OECS Sustainable Development Movement designed to strengthen entrepreneurship in the Caribbean through capacity building, access to investors and leveraging opportunities. The […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Wednesday 30-September-2020

By Dr. Stuart Weiss, Intelligent Crowd Solutions Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP September 30, 2020 Sign Up For Our Newsletter COVID-19 HEADLINES FOR TODAY Coronavirus update for September 30, 2020 World Wide Updates Spanish government imposes strict coronavirus restrictions on Madrid16 pharmaceutical companies and the Gates Foundation to scale up manufacturing of Covid-19 vaccinesCovid-19 […]

Concacaf launches new Gold Cup brand and visual identity for 2021 regional championship

Confederation unveiled new brand at first ever Gold Cup draw event Coincides with enhancements to the competition for 2021 Gold Cup; and celebration of previous editions Miami, FL (Wednesday, September 30, 2020) – Concacaf last night unveiled a dynamic new brand for the Gold Cup, its flagship men’s international competition. During the first ever Gold […]

Cayman: Island Heritage announces recipient of 2020 Educational Grant

Cayman Islands, 30 September, 2020—Island Heritage Insurance Company, Ltd. (“Island Heritage” or “the Company”) today announced that it has awarded its 2020 Educational Grant to Justine Rhule. Justine has been accepted at the University of Warwick to study Law. After completing her degree she plans to return to the Cayman Islands to give back to […]

Cayman RCIPS report increase in collisions and other vehicular offenses,

From RCIPS The RCIPS has noticed an increase in the number of collisions over the past week, and it appears that the vast majority of these collisions occurred due to speeding and persons driving under the influence of alcohol. Between 20  and 27 September, officers responded to over 50 reports of motor vehicle collisions, and […]

Cayman: CIFS improvement continues with contract extension

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs confirms Chief Fire Officer Paul Walker, QFSM has agreed to a new two-year contract until 1 September 2022. The decision was made following an assessment of ongoing professional development at the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) over the past 12 months. As part of a […]

UN welcomes nearly $1 billion in recent pledges – to bolster access to lifesaving tests, treatments and vaccines to end COVID-19

New commitments from governments, international organizations and the private sector support unified approach to end pandemic, backing a response of unprecedented scale, scope and speed ­—through the Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator­—as pandemic claims more than 1 million lives https://www.who.int/news-room/detail/30-09-2020-un-welcomes-nearly-1-billion-in-recent-pledges-to-bolster-access-to-lifesaving-tests-treatments-and-vaccines-to-end-covid-19 RECENT COMMITMENTS AT A GLANCE: United Kingdom – £571m (US$ 732m) for COVAX pillar of the Access to COVID-19 […]

U.S. Travel announces new dates for IPW 2021 in Las Vegas

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Travel Association today announced that IPW, its annual international inbound travel trade show, will be a live, in-person event held in Las Vegas from September 18-22, 2021. The September dates are revised from previously released 2021 event dates. U.S. Travel, together with premier sponsor Brand USA and our hosts, the Las Vegas Convention […]