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Archives for October 1, 2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Thursday 1-October-2020 – TRUMP IN QUARANTINE!

Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP October 1, 2020 Breaking News: President Trump begins quarantine after being exposed to CoViD-19 virus when one of his closest aides, Hope Hicks, is symptomatic and tests positive for CoViD-19. Hope Hicks has traveled with the President and his family on AirForce-1 and Marine-1 multiple times over the past […]

Armie Hammer says change isn’t ‘Always’ a ‘Bad Thing’ amid divorce from Elizabeth Chambers

From Us Weekly Baby steps. Armie Hammer may not have had the lockdown experience he’d expected amid the coronavirus pandemic, but he’s learning to cope the best he can. The Call Me By Your Name star, 34, spent much of his quarantine with his family in the Cayman Islands. After an “intense” few months of “really concentrated family time,” Hammer […]

Month to celebrate the older person: “Idle Thoughts of Yesteryear”

To celebrate Older Persons Month Idle Thoughts of Yesteryear By Joan Wilson (from her book “Buried Treasures”) Sometimes I let my thoughts run wild when I’m sitting idleMy mind just wanders and wanders going back in timeAnd in the middle of my thoughts are my parents –So big and strong – nothing but beautiful memories cloud my […]

ADGM set to adopt UNCITRAL electronic transaction rules

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR The Abu Dhabi Global Market’s financial regulator has named a new chief executive, as the free zone consults on new UNCITRAL-based electronic transaction rules. The ADGM, Abu Dhabi’s financial free zone, announced on 28 September that Emmanuel Givanakis would be taking over as chief executive officer of its Financial Services Regulatory Authority […]

COVID-19 Testing Update 1 October 2020 – NO new positives

ESMA sets out benchmark parameters for extreme market stress scenarios

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones from GBRR The EU’s securities regulator has said benchmark administrators should explain in detail any deviations from their methodology in times of extreme market conditions, after financial institutions noted rebalancing delays at the onset of the covid-19 crisis. The European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)published a final report containing new sets of draft […]

How to fly with your pet

Perhaps we got it wrong, all this time. Icarus didn’t want to get close to the sun; he wanted to catch up with his pet parrot. For those of us who get the pleasure of having animal companionship, the anecdote above doesn’t feel that unusual. Bonding with an animal of a different species is indeed […]

Cayman: Fake account impersonating Minister Rivers

UPDATED: OCT 2 2020 RCIPS Investigates Account Impersonating Minister, 2 October The RCIPS Digital Forensics Hub and Financial Crime Investigation Unit are currently investigating reports received of a fake account claiming to be from Minister Tara Rivers approaching members of the public about a cash incentive. We are currently working in conjunction with the Cayman […]

Basketball: Cayman Islands Classic canceled for 2020

From K-STATE MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Cayman Islands Classic basketball tournament, once scheduled for Monday-Wednesday, November 23-25 in Niceville, Florida, has been canceled due to the NCAA changing the start date of the season. “Obviously, we are disappointed that we won’t be able to compete in the Cayman Islands Classic this season,” said head coach Bruce Weber. […]

Cayman maintained strong growth in 2019

From The Cayman Islands Economics And Statistics Office Driven by solid performances in wholesale and retail trade, transport, construction and tourism, the Cayman Islands’ economy recorded strong growth in 2019, with the estimated Gross Domestic Product (GDP) rising by 3.2 percent. This was the highlight of The Cayman Islands’ Annual Economic Report 2019 released by […]