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Archives for October 21, 2020

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 21 October 2020 – 1 NEW positive

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 293 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 20 October 2020. One was positive and is a traveller in isolation.

OECS Permanent Delegation challenges blacklisting at World Trade Organisation

Thursday, October 15, 2020 — At the General Council of the World Trade Organisation, the organization’s highest decision-making body, the Permanent Delegation of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), speaking on behalf of the CARICOM group, addressed several critical issues currently affecting Caribbean countries, including efforts by some WTO members to blacklist, CARICOM Member States. […]

Amid bank scepticism, EBA announces three-year software capital relief period

Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The European Banking Authority has proposed to allow banks to include the value of software assets in their capital calculations, despite banks saying the changes would still bring about an “unlevel playing field” for EU banks in an international context. The EBA published the final draft regulatory technical standards (RTS) on the prudential […]

G7 and FSB resist stablecoin pleas

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The G7 economies have said that no global stablecoin should begin operations “until it is properly regulated”, after several financial technology companies and think-tanks urged the Financial Stability Board to alter its view of their risks.  The finance ministers of the United States, Canada, Japan, Germany, France, Italy and the […]

Miss Cayman Universe: See what we’ve been up to

Welcome to our October newsletter. We have a lot of exciting updates and news to share. Keep reading to learn more about what we’ve been up to! On 26th September, Mariah Tibbetts was crowned 2020 Miss Cayman Islands Universe. The crowning took place at Grand Old House and featured various performers and speakers. Speakers included […]

Wine and food pairing: 3 essential things to know

By Raichelle Carpio The history of wine dates back to thousands of years ago and spans vast continents. In fact, there is archaeological evidence of winemaking from various sites in Asia, Africa, and Europe, which indicates the special role of wine in many cultures based on known wine facts and figures. According to historical records, […]

Love to travel? Here’s how you can brew coffee while traveling

Imagine yourself on a plane traveling to an exciting place, or on a road trip. Imagine yourself going out with your friends on a camping mission upon getting that much awaited vacation. No matter where you are, what you’re doing – a great cup of coffee would definitely be the cherry on the top, wouldn’t […]

Month to celebrate the older person: “Cockroaches”

COCKROACHES By Joan (Watler) Wilson I saw a cockroach crossing the road As fast as his scrawny legs could go Without fear of being squashed to death He didn’t even attempt to go slow * And it wasn’t an ordinary road he was crossing It was one with three lanes in place One that is […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Tuesday 20-October-2020

By Dr. Stuart Weiss Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP October 20, 2020 Sign Up For Our Newsletter COVID-19 HEADLINES FOR TODAY Coronavirus update for October 20, 2020 World Wide UpdatesLondon wants to “reinvent itself” after the pandemic, with flexible season tickets for travelCanada’s Covid-19 cases surpass 200,000 as trick-or-treating becomes a virus casualty in […]

21 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 HC

21 Oct Wed 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Wed Oct 21 2020 HC EPSILON COULD STRENGTHEN A LITTLE MORE TODAY Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Wed Oct 21 2020 CLIMATE PREDICTION Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS A […]