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Archives for October 20, 2020

OECS Commission to support consumer protection under the 11th EDF

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 — The 11th European Development Fund (EDF) will provide a new boost to the OECS’s commitment to implementing this framework, and advance the improvement of conditions for consumers. Under the 11th EDF the OECS will be executing several initiatives aimed at improving the Consumer Protection environment in the region. This includes activities aimed at […]

Caribbean Public Health agency launches unique health assurance stamp, and mobile app to protect tourism industry

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad and Tobago (October 20, 2020) – As part of its ongoing efforts to mitigate the impact of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) and other public health threats, the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) is preparing to officially launch two important initiatives to protect the Region’s tourism sector and safeguard the health and safety of […]

CUPRA is the first automotive brand to participate in Extreme E

Joining the Extreme E starting grid CUPRA builds its motorsport heritage further joining the exciting Extreme E race series CUPRA partners with ABT, helping promote electrification, sustainability and equality CUPRA grows its electrified motorsport knowledge, having already developed the CUPRA E-Racer, helping feed knowledge into its passenger vehicle line-up Extreme E has a gender equal […]

The Golden Triangle: Designing an efficient kitchen

October 1, 2020 By Anne Reagan From PORCH.COM Learn how experts set up an efficient kitchen design. The “golden triangle” or kitchen work triangle refers to the ideal locations of the kitchen cooktop, refrigerator and sink. Placing these three major kitchen appliances in such a way that a line can be drawn from one to another […]

2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League COVID-19 Testing Update – Tuesday, October 20

Tuesday, October 20, 2020 Arcahaie FC (HAI) vs Verdes FC (BLZ)As part of Concacaf’s protocols to resume the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League (SCL), extensive COVID-19 testing is carried out on each club’s players and traveling staff prior to each match. In the case of the SCL preliminary round match between Arcahaie FC and Verdes FC, […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 20 October 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 238 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 19 October 2020. All were negative. Three symptomatic people remain in a stable condition with one person admitted to the Cayman Islands Hospital requiring ventilator support, and the other two being in […]

Receipt Paper/Waste – Report: CVS responds to consumer pressure for digital option; COVID-fueled 10% decline in paper receipts “Could become permanent”

SUCCESS!: CVS RESPONDS TO CONSUMERS AND TAKES SIGNIFICANT STEPS TO “SKIP THE SLIP,” MOVE TO DIGITAL, NON-TOXIC RECEIPTS COVID-Fueled 10% Decline in Paper Receipts “Could Become Permanent”; Target Also Makes Progress. WASHINGTON, D.C. – October 20, 2020 – As paper receipt usage sees a dramatic reduction because of the COVID-19 pandemic, CVS, the largest U.S. pharmacy […]

Statement by Ambassador Sir Ronald Sanders to the 50th General Assembly of the OAS

Sir Ronald Sanders is Ambassador of Antigua and Barbuda to the United States and the Organization of American States Tuesday, October 20, 2020 — Sir Ronald Sanders, Head of Delegation of Antigua and Barbuda, addressed the 50th General Assembly of the Organization of American States (OAS) today, October 20, 2020. View the complete statement below. Mr. […]

Cayman: Justin Rhule named 2020/2021 recipient of Conyers Legal Education Award

Conyers is pleased to announce that former St. Ignatius student Justine Rhule has been chosen as the 2020/2021 recipient of the firm’s academic scholarship, known as the Conyers’ Legal Education Award. Justine starts her first year of Law at the University of Warwick this month. “I am extremely grateful that Conyers have decided to invest […]

Cayman: UCCI’s nursing programme celebrates seven years of success

This fall, the eighth cohort of the University College of the Cayman Islands School of Nursing will begin its four-year course of studies. The school will also hold its seventh annual capping ceremony on Oct. 17. Since its inception in 2013, the nursing programme has so far graduated three classes, all of which have had […]