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Archives for October 30, 2020

ECCB to host Digital Dialogue on the “Pandemic and Digital Transformation

Join the discussion on Thursday, November 5! Friday, October 30, 2020 — The Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), as part of its ongoing Digital Dialogues series, will host a panel discussion on the “Pandemic and Digital Transformation” on Thursday, November 5th 2020 at 10:00am. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, every facet of our lives – from […]

Cayman: Government launches Cyber Security Public Education Campaign

The Cayman Islands Government, through the Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI), joined the rest of the international community in observing Cyber Security Awareness Month in October. As part of its activities, the Office of Cyber and Information Security in the Ministry of CPI is launching its first cyber security public education campaign under […]

As COVID−19 spread accelerates, IHR Emergency Committee urges focus on measures that work

Geneva, Switzerland, 30 October 2020 — The Emergency Committee on COVID-19 met on 29 October to review the situation and progress made on the temporary recommendations.  They advised that the pandemic still constituted a public health emergency of international concern, and urged a focus on response efforts based on lessons learned and strong science. WHO Director-General […]

LA Statement by the Hon. Premier: Update on the Order of the Cayman Islands

Mr. Speaker, it gives me great pleasure to rise today to provide this Legislative Assembly with an update on a matter of national identity and pride.   At the beginning of this Government’s term, we embarked on a journey to revive and relaunch the Order of the Cayman Islands society of Honours.   I previously […]

Cayman Premier’s statement in LA on COVID-19

Mr. Speaker, it has been over seven months since our first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on 12 March. On 14 March we closed our borders as we started our response to the COVID virus by introducing the hard and soft curfew regimes. But thinking back, it seems so much longer than that. I thank […]

Cayman: Youth Ambassadors give “Hope” to hospital patients and visitors

Visitors and patients of the Cayman Islands Hospital were given a reminder to be hopeful by the Alex Panton Foundation’s Youth Ambassador programme earlier this month as a part of the HSA’s “Be Kind For Your Mind – Mental Health Through Service” initiative. Students from five local high schools and home school programmes proposed the […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 30 October 2020 – NO new positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 189 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 29 October 2020. All were negative. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 844.

Daimler electric vehicles

Electric vehicles from Daimler Trucks & Buses prove their capabilities in customer use worldwide: more than 7 million kilometers driven Battery-powered trucks and buses of the Mercedes-Benz, FUSO and Freightliner brands are in intensive customer use worldwide Positive customer feedback from trials confirms Daimler Trucks and Buses’ electrification strategy Extensive findings from tests flow directly […]

Safety first: travelling in buses from Mercedes−Benz and Setra during the COVID−19 pandemic

Touring coach: fresh air every two minutes – much more regularly than at home and in the office New: standard high-performance particle filter with anti-viral functionality New: driver protection doors also for touring coaches from Mercedes-Benz and Setra New: disinfectant dispensers to protect passengers from germs Daimler Buses with its Mercedes-Benz and Setra brands stands […]

Bugatti Targa Florio – Following in Albert Divo’s footsteps in the Bugatti Divo

Not many race circuits enjoy as close a bond with Bugatti as Targa Florio. The French manufacturer achieved five victories there. And now the new Divo and a Bugatti Type 35 are going head-to-head for the very first time on the historic track. Molsheim, 31 August 2020. Targa Florio, Type 35 and Bugatti Divo1. Three legends, together at […]