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Archives for December 3, 2020

Gimistory Time Again

It’s Gimistory Time Again! This Weekend! IT’S GIMISTORY TIME AGAIN! Cayman’s International Storytelling Festival is here! Storytellers this year from near and far include: NASARIA SUCKOO-CHOLLETTE (Cayman) DAVID BEREAUX & Friends (Trinidad) BLACKSAGE (Trinidad) VIRGINIA FOSTER (Auntie V – Cayman)) AMINA BLACKWOOD-MEEKS (Jamaica) ROY BODDEN (Cayman) KEN CORSBIE (USA/Guyana) THE STORYCRAFTERS (USA) STUART WILSON (Cayman) […]

COVID-19 Testing Update 3 December 2020 – THREE NEW Positives

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 230 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 2 December 2020. Three were positive. The individuals are asymptomatic travellers who returned positive test results following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The number of people in […]

Australian regulator slams “immature and reactive” Westpac for persistent risk failures

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR Australia’s prudential regulator has threatened the country’s third-largest lender Westpac with court action if it does not address its “immature and reactive” risk culture and unclear accountability framework, days after ordering the bank to raise its cash reserves in light of a failure to meet prudential requirements. The Australian Prudential […]

Libor administrator proposes extending US dollar transition to 2023

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR The administrator of the London Interbank Offered Rate has proposed extending the transition date for its most widely-used US dollar tenors for another 18 months to June 2023, offering a “longer runway” for banks as they make the transition. On 30 November clearing house operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), whose subsidiary […]

How collaboration will aid legal professionals in a post-pandemic world

SIGN UP NOW Technology modernization in the legal world has evolved from upgrading operating systems and adopting modern word processors, to moving critical workflows like ediscovery to the cloud. However, according to the 2019 ILTA Technology Survey, only 33% of law firms had a cloud-based ediscovery solution, with 15% looking to move to the cloud […]

Cayman Virtual Festival spreads festive cheer and local pride

The Ministry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure’s Experience Cayman Virtual Festival George Town, Grand Cayman, Thursday 3 December: Experience Cayman, the Cayman Islands’ first virtual festival, has released its final line-up, with just under 100 virtual experiences highlighting local businesses and entrepreneurs now live on the festival website. The December line-up features a festive twist […]

Cayman: Inmates find therapy through art

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service (HMCIPS) work with inmates to tackle all facets of rehabilitation using different approaches designed to address the many challenges which contribute to their offending behaviour.             One such technique employed at HMCIPS, and in other jurisdictions around the world, is the use of art as a […]

Cayman Public Advisory: Road Closure Notice for Forte Street, George Town, 3-4 December

From RCIPS The RCIPS would like to inform the public of a number of road closures in George Town to facilitate the ceremony of the State Opening and LA Retitling Celebrations.  The road closures for this event are as follows: Thursday 3 December at 6PM o    Vehicular access through the area immediately in front of the LA […]

3 Dec Weather in Cayman

Thu 3 Dec 2020 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS A MARINE ADVISORY IS IN EFFECT Strong east-north-easterly winds and rough seas are expected across the Cayman area for the next 24 hours. Partly cloudy today with increasing clouds overnight. Humidity: 76% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: 6.8 HIGH (same as yesterday)Temperature: Today’s expected temperatures – 77°F to 84°F. […]