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Archives for October 19, 2020

IMF / Middle East and Central Asia Press Briefing

Jihad Azour, Director of Middle East and Central Asia Department, at the IMF announced the release of Middle East and Central Asia Regional Economic Outlook on Monday Oct. 19. He said that in 2020 for oil exporters in the Middle East, North Africa, Afghanistan and Pakistan, region growth is now projected at minus six point […]

NEW GENESIS G70

THE NEW GENESIS G70 DEBUTS, COMPLETES “ATHLETIC ELEGANCE” DESIGN ALIGNMENT AND LUXURY FEATURE UPDATE The new Genesis G70 strengthens brand identity, aligning all models with current “Athletic Elegance” design philosophy Feature set improvements, including 10.25-inch touchscreen, complement connected luxury sports philosophy Driving performance features gain additional drive mode and sensory-focused improvements SEOUL, Oct 20th, 2020 – […]

Cayman Brac Social: Postponement

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is postponing tomorrow’s (Tuesday, 20 October 2020) Cayman Brac Social. The Older Persons Month event has been called off because of continuing rain and will be rescheduled shortly

Caribbean Conservationist to host First Aqua Caribbean Conference on November 14, 2020

Award-winning Caribbean based conservationist Veta Wade, says if the ocean were a nation, it would rank as the seventh-largest economy in the world, and she wants to help islanders harness the full potential of their most powerful resource. Caribbean countries are highly vulnerable to the effects of climate change and are investing in their ocean […]

Closing the digital gap to end poverty in Latin America and the Caribbean

Op-ed by Carlos Felipe Jaramillo, World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean Monday, October 19, 2020 — The digital economy, connectivity and the possibilities offered by remote work have emerged as a shelter from the devastating effects of the Covid-19 pandemic for many social and economic sectors of Latin America and the Caribbean. […]

WHO Director−General’s opening remarks and audio file for COVID−19 press briefing, 19 October, 2020

I am delighted to announce that WHO has the honour of working with Kim Sledge, of the legendary group Sister Sledge, and Natasha Mudhar, founder of the World We Want organization. Together, we are today announcing the start of a new We Are Family campaign to promote global solidarity and collaboration in the face of […]

Cayman: Premier’s remarks on Defence Bill 2020

Defence Bill 2020 Remarks by Hon. Premier and Minister for Employment, Border Control, Community Affairs, International Trade, Investment, Aviation and Maritime Affairs   Mr. Speaker, it is indeed an honour to have moved the Defence Bill 2020, which will provide for the statutory underpinning for the Cayman Islands Regiment. The Bill provides for the governance […]

OPINION: TT Prime Minister Keith Rowley has gone too far with his scapegoating

By Dr. Kirk Meighoo Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Dr. Keith Rowley, has gone too far with his political diatribe. One would never know that he was just re-elected as Prime Minister over two months ago (although with a reduced majority). Last Thursday evening I listened to his party’s public Post-Budget meeting in full. […]

UEFA Foundation makes Hanya’s dreams come true

HANYA MIRZAI IS 20 YEARS OLD, ORIGINALLY FROM IRAN AND LOVES FOOTBALL AND UNTIL RECENTLY HAD NEVER BEEN INSIDE A STADIUM. Hanya Mirzai is 20 years old, originally from Iran and had never been inside a football stadium until the UEFA Foundation and its partner organisation in Budapest, Oltalom, secured her tickets for the 2020 […]

‘Terrific’ Hongkongers ‘welcome in US’, China warns Canada against granting asylum

By Mark Magnier From South China Morning Post It’d be great if we had more immigrants from Hong Kong. They’re terrific people,’ US National Security Adviser Robert O’Brien says O’Brien also said that the US was encouraging Taipei to build up its defences to ward off a military assault by Beijing Hong Kong residents wishing […]