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Archives for January 20, 2021

Dr. Gene Leon elected to the post of President of the Caribbean Development Bank

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 — The Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) elected Dr. Gene Leon to the position of President of CDB: A national of Saint Lucia (Member State of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States – OECS), Dr. Gene Leon is an experienced economist, strategic thinker and effective communicator who has […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Tuesday 19-Jan-2021

Rapid Test Center of New YorkDr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP January 19, 2021CoViD-19 News and Information you can trust.Welcome new readers from the Rapid Test Center.Topics: So Where Are We in the CoViD-19 battle? So Where Are We in the CoViD-19 Battle? Every week or two, I like to take a moment to review […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 20 January 2021 – NO new positives, total # of people vaccinated 5,946

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 423 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 19 January 2021. All were negative. The number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes, as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 1,312. A […]

Cayman: Investigation into social media video closed

From RCIPS Jan 20 2021 On January 15, 2021, the RCIPS received an allegation of misuse of ICT in relation to a suggestive video which had been posted on social media. Officers investigated the matter and spoke to the suspect, who was warned about his conduct, in accordance with the wishes of the complainant. The […]

2020 Scotiabank Concacaf League Matchday Update

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 As part of Concacaf’s protocols to resume and conclude 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. LD Alajuelense (CRC) vs CD Olimpia (HON)In the case of the SCL Semifinal match between […]

Two fires spark proper battery disposal reminder

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) has been mobilised to the George Town landfill site this week for two unrelated small fires. At a mixed waste facility, there is an ever-present risk of ignition when materials are disposed of together. In particular, the disposal of electronic items and batteries in the general garbage can […]

Cayman: Police investigate robbery incident in West Bay

From RCIPS Jan 20 2020 Just before 10PM yesterday, 19 January, police were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a robbery that took place along Town Hall Road, in West Bay. It was reported that a woman walking in the parking lot of an apartment complex located on Town Hall Road […]

UK considers “extra-territorial” stablecoin rules

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR The UK is floating proposals to require overseas stablecoin providers to establish a legal entity in the country to offer their services, which one practitioner warns will be incompatible with some providers’ business models. HM Treasury, the UK’s finance department, published a consultation paperon 7 January, which it says is the […]

Biden begins

By Douglas Thomson From GBRR As Joe Biden becomes US president, incoming Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has promised a dedicated climate risk hub, while Gary Gensler andRohit Chopra have been tapped to lead the SEC and CFPB. Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were sworn in as US president and vice president on 20 January at the US Capitol, following an […]

73% of the world’s most popular passwords can be cracked in less than a second

How do hackers hack passwords? It’s easier than you think 20 January, 2021. According to the data provided by the NordPass password manager, 73% of the most popular passwords people use can be hacked in less than a second.   Here are the top 10 passwords of 2020, along with the time it takes to hack them and the […]