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Archives for November 24, 2020

Cayman: Marine mooring project proposed for LNG distribution

George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 24 November 2020 Breakers LNG (Cayman) Ltd. and Eagle LNG Partners LLC from Jacksonville, Florida have partnered on a project that seeks to bring Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) to Grand Cayman via a floating mooring in the Breakers area. While the project is in its early stages, the aim […]

OECS Member States sign Revised Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Agreement

Monday, November 23, 2020 — The revised Eastern Caribbean Securities Regulatory Commission (ECSRC) Agreement is now in effect.  The revised Agreement gives support to the provisions of the newly redrafted Securities Bill 2020 and gives the ECSRC enhanced powers in the regulation of the regional market. In 2016, following a review of the ECSRC’s legislative framework […]

IMF / Tobias Adrian at IMF Policy Dialogue: New Policy Frameworks for a “Lower−for−Longer” World

The challenges associated with COVID-19 have called for exceptional policy responses said IMF’s Tobias Adrian, Financial Counsellor and Director of the Monetary and Capital Markets Department as he presented his department’s latest paper at IMF Policy Dialogue: New Policy Frameworks for a “Lower-for-Longer” World event which took place on Tuesday, November 24. The paper argues […]

Recipe for Thanksgiving

Breakfast Egg Muffins By CRAVING HOME COOKED From Yummly 7 Ingredients 25 Minutes 430 Calories 4 SERVINGS Ingredients 10 large eggs 1/2 teaspoon salt (or to taste) 1/2 teaspoon pepper (or to taste) 4 slices bacon (fried and chopped) 1 red bell pepper (chopped) 1 cup cheddar cheese (shredded) 1/2 cup spinach (frozen, excess water removed, if using fresh cook it first) Nutrition 430 Calories SODIUM 37%  DV 880mg FAT5 2%  DV 34g […]

The UWI, Five Islands presents: The Future of Work in the OECS Region

The UWI Five Islands Campus, Antigua and Barbuda. Tuesday, November 24, 2020. — On Monday, November 30, 2020, The University of the West Indies Five Islands Campus in Antigua and Barbuda continues its Public Advocacy conversations aimed at enhancing the global competitiveness of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS). This month’s feature presenters tackle […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 24 November 2020 – ONE NEW positive

The Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, reports that 481 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 23 November 2020. One was positive. The individual is an asymptomatic traveller who returned a positive test result following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The total […]

E−Week – From Karma to Canoo – Why California is The Golden State for Electrification

California has the perfect climate for innovation and electrification. From new automakers, such as Karma, Canoo and Alpha, to concerns for the environment and equity for all neighbourhoods, California is surfing the wave of electrification. As the Biden administration plans to build back better, the clean mobility movement in California acts as a blueprint for […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: We’re in a new reality and those who control the purse strings need to realise that – and help

By SIR RONALD SANDERS from THE TRIBUNE 242 GOVERNMENTS in Central America are calling for “climate justice” after the devastation of their countries by Eta and Iota as both tropical storms and hurricanes. The Central American countries are echoing a call previously made by Caribbean governments whose countries are repeatedly ravaged by hurricanes. The response […]

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – Elle Cætera & ESET look at the impact of digital tools on violence against women

International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women – Elle Cætera & ESET look at the impact of digital tools on violence against women An innovative digital tool created to combat violence against women: Lilabot Confinement and violence against women, what are the findings? Three simple gestures to protect one’s privacy Educate ourselves on the […]

2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League Matchday Update

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 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, and all match officials, prior to each match. CS Herediano (CRC) vs Real Esteli FC (NCA)In the case of the SCL Round of 16 match between CS Herediano […]