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Archives for November 15, 2020

Cayman: Police Clearance Applications made prior to 31 October

From RCIPS All persons who have applied for a Police Clearance Certificate or Police Report on or before 31 October, 2020, and have not yet received it, are asked to contact the George Town Police Station at 949-4222, between 9:00AM and 1:00PM, Monday through Friday, to arrange collection. The RCIPS apologizes for any delays as we continue to work […]

Access to COVID 19 Tools Accelerator commitments reach US$ 5.1billion following new contributions, including at Paris Peace Forum

Release Date: 13 November 2020 Donors commit to fund the scale up of the ACT-Accelerator but warn additional funding is critical to support its success The European Commission, France, Spain, The Republic of Korea and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation pledge US$360 million to COVAX, the Vaccines Pillar of the ACT Accelerator Emmanuel Macron, […]

Cayman: Rescheduled Older Persons Month George Town Walkabout Sat Nov 21

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is holding its Older Persons Month George Town Walkabout on Saturday, 21 November 2020 from noon to 4 pm.  The intergenerational event, which was postponed in October due to inclement weather, encourages older persons to take the tour with friends and family and has following route: ⦁ GT […]

Cayman: The RCIPS Caution Scandal – Letter to the Editor

By Peter Polack A recent criminal investigation in September 2020 was shuttered by a member of the Bodden Town Police Station who issued an RCIPS Caution to an accused person after a perfunctory investigation that included no interview or statement. The complainant in that matter provided several photographs of the commission of the offence, a […]

HRC desirous of Codes of Conduct for the Cayman Islands Legislature

Upholding high ethical standards plays a critical role in ensuring that the conduct of public officials in the Cayman Islands meets the expectations of the people in the Cayman Islands, as well as complies with and balances our constitutional rights such as non-discrimination, freedom of conscience and religion, and freedom of expression. Such public officials […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Friday 13-November-2020

By Dr. Stuart Weiss Rapid Test Center of New YorkDr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP Nov 13, 2020CoViD-19 News and Information you can trust. Welcome new members from the Rapid Test Center.Topics: Thanksgiving, UGH!! Thanksgiving, UGH!! Okay, so lets talk turkey. Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays of the year. Its all about family […]

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe: Stoneman makes title move with Paul Ricard Race 1 win

Release Date: 14 November 2020 Sant’Agata Bolognese/Le Castellet, 14 November 2020 – Bonaldi Motorsport’s Dean Stoneman claimed his third overall win of the 2020 Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe season after a commanding performance in the opening race of the weekend at Paul Ricard. Stoneman briefly lost out to title rival Kevin Gilardoni (Oregon Team) after the […]

Spain’s lockdown nightmare for live-in domestic workers

November 15, 2020 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWSDomestic slaveryLive-in domestic workers in Spain treated like “modern-day slaves” Spain has the highest number of domestic workers than any other country in Europe, many of whom live with their employers. Domestic workers trapped with exploitative employers as a result of COVID-19 lockdown are reporting abuse, with some […]

AstraZeneca CEO says coronavirus vaccine could be ready in December

From South China Morning Post If regulatory authorities are fast when we are ready, we can start vaccinating people possibly at the end of December, Pascal Soriot saysThe drug maker’s vaccine entered phase 3 trials in September AstraZeneca’s coronavirus vaccine entered phase 3 trials in September. Pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca’s chief executive said its coronavirus vaccine candidate could […]

Top briefings from The Lawyer this week

Briefings Digest ‘The coronavirus simply accelerated what we already knew: that legal teams need and deserve better technology to collaborate,’ says Everlaw this week in How collaboration will aid legal professionals in a post-pandemic world . The need for legal tech/collab solutions is likely to become more pressing too, once clients get hold of this little fact […]