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Archives for October 29, 2020

IMF / United Kingdom Article IV Press Conference

IMF advised UK government to continue to spend to safeguard firms and jobs in a press conference attended by Rishi Sunak, UK Chancellor, and Kristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director held on Wednesday, Oct. 29. “We support an additional fiscal push necessary to enhance the safety net, but also to boost public investments. It offers an […]

How Venezuela has held back COVID-19 in spite of the U.S. sanctions stranglehold on its economy

By Vijay Prashad / Globetrotter Not for one minute during this pandemic has the United States stopped trying to overthrow the government of Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela. A seam of cruelty runs through U.S. policy, which by its sanctions regime prevents Venezuela from open trade of its oil to import key medical equipment to help […]

Cayman: Governor and Minister set to speak at Cayman’s Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference

The Cayman Islands’ energy conference, the Caribbean Transitional Energy Conference (CTEC 2020) is set to take place virtually on 19th November 2020 and this year boasts an impressive line-up of guest speakers including His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper O.B.E. and the Honorable Joseph Hew, Minister of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure. His Excellency the Governor, […]

Cayman: Police Investigate Fire at RCIPS Business Centre in George Town

At about 8:40PM Monday, 26 October, officers responded to a report of a fire at the RCIPS Business Center located at Windjammer Plaza on Walkers Road. The Cayman Islands Fire Service attended the location and extinguished the fire. No one was injured in the incident.   The fire is being treated as a criminal act […]

Concacaf agrees to new format to complete 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League

Miami, FL (Thursday, October 29, 2020) – Concacaf has announced a new format for the final rounds of the 2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League (SCL) with the introduction of single leg Quarterfinals, Semifinals and a single leg Final. The 2020 edition of the competition resumed last week with compelling Preliminary Round matchups involving clubs from Central […]

UPDATE: COVID-19 Testing Update 29 October 2020 – ONE NEW Positive

Date: Thursday, 29 October 2020 Issued by: Ministry of Health COVID-19 Testing Update 29 October 2020 The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 334 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 28 October 2020. One was positive. The individual is an asymptomatic traveller who returned a positive […]

Single Vehicle Collision in Cayman Brac

From RCIPS Oct 29 2020 Just before 12:15AM today, Thursday 29 October 2020, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a single vehicle collision in the vicinity of Tibbetts Turn and Watering Place in Cayman Brac. The collision involved a white Honda CRV and a light pole, resulting in damaged […]

Intertrust Group announces launch of Ironstone Directors

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)– Intertrust Group, a world-leading provider of specialized corporate, fund, capital market and private wealth services, today announced the launch of a new sub-brand, Ironstone Directors: a new, boutique, service provider entirely focused on offering premium independent directorship services and governance solutions. The creation of Ironstone Directors will help satisfy increased market demand […]

Women in Manufacturing

Women in Manufacturing − tips from the top from GoatThroat Pumps’ President October is manufacturing month in the U.S., an event which is normally a cause for celebration. Even more so, with the news that U.S. manufacturing accelerated to a near two year high in August. At a time when good news is in short […]

Formula E Team lift−off!

DJI and Mercedes−Benz EQ Formula E Team have lift−off! Formula E: Partnership Announcement DJI will supply the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team with latest aerial imagery and creative camera technology to bring racing fans closer to the action on and off the track DJI, global leader for civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, to become […]