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Archives for October 6, 2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Tuesday 6-October-2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP October 6, 2020 As more and more people from the west wing of the White House come down with CoViD-19, the entire testing and covid safety program at the White House was seriously mismanaged. We must keep our eyes on our President for the next week as CoViD has […]

IMF Georgieva Global Economy Outlook

The IMF says the world’s economy was “less dire” than it expected, but that there is still work to be done to help growth return in “the long ascent” back from crisis, Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva said Tuesday in Washington, DC (Oct. 6). In a virtual event hosted by London School of Economics to celebrate […]

Las Vegas News Briefs

Las Vegas News Briefs − October 2020 Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino Celebrates Grand Opening of Gallery TowerDowntown Grand Hotel & Casino celebrated the grand opening of its new 495-room Gallery Tower with a rooftop ceremony on the Citrus Grand Pool Deck on September 22. The first new hotel tower constructed in Downtown Las Vegas […]

Month to celebrate the older person: Debby or Debbie

I wrote this to celebrate the event when Hurricane Debby on August 24 2000 took a different turn and missed our Islands. As a result we benefited from the ships that were to visit, Barbuda, Saint Martin, and Trinidad and Tobago, and the United States Virgin Island. They all visited us instead. Today, we have by […]

Cayman Traffic Advisory: Road closures along George Town waterfront

From RCIPS Oct 6 2020 Due to the current weather conditions and wave activity on the George Town Waterfront, caused by the passage of Hurricane Delta, sections of the roadway along Harbour Drive and North Church Street have been closed. There are traffic diversions at the junction of Boilers Road and Harbour Drive.   Traffic is also […]

Free public transport

Locally emission−free public transport in Brittany: 92 Mercedes−Benz eCitaro and eCitaro G with fully−electric drive for the French Metropole Rennes Largest foreign order for the Mercedes-Benz eCitaro since production began Rennes: “Star-Network”, a thoroughly modern public transport network with ambitious aims Mercedes-Benz eCitaro: modular concept for a better quality of life in urban areas The […]

Good news for emerging businesses – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN

By Basil Springer “Like cold water to a weary soul, so is good news from a distant land.” – Proverbs 25:25 Last week, senior economist at the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), Dr. Justin Ram, identified a dip in the average income of Caribbean countries, below the global average, as one trend that, if continued, would make […]

ESMA to get greater non-EU firm monitoring powers

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR In a move that could allow European investors to avoid publicly disclosing certain UK-based transactions, the European Securities and Markets Authority has confirmed it will assess UK trading venues before the end of the year –  as the regulator gets greater powers to monitor non-EU firms transacting in the bloc. […]

“There is time if you start now”: regulators push greater urgency on benchmark transition

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR The Bank of England and Monetary Authority of Singapore are among the global regulators appealing for urgency with next year’s transition away from the Ibor benchmarks – even as nearly two thirds of firms at a recent event dedicated to the transition admitted they still do not have plans in […]

If we don’t act, the entire U.S. could become a ‘Cancer Alley’

The area with the country’s highest concentration of chemical plants, and highest cancer and COVID-19 mortality rates, is getting worse. By Sharon Lavigne / Independent Media Institute People across the country are waking up to structural racism and coping with police brutality and civil unrest while also living through the nightmare of the COVID-19 pandemic. They’re […]