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Archives for February 16, 2021

CIFS Coast Guard Training

Cayman: CIFS Facilitates Coast Guard Training CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Members of the Cayman Islands Coast Guard (CICG) took part in a three-day training course last week, beginning on Tuesday, 9 February 2021, to learn essential firefighting skills from the Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS). Sixteen CICG recruits were trained in the proper use of fire extinguishers, […]

Cayman: Governor issues new Writs ahead of April’s General Election

Following the decision to bring forward the date of the General Election to Wednesday, 14 April 2021, His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper yesterday (Monday, 15 February 2021) issued updated writs to the Returning Officers and Deputy Returning Officers. “Despite the earlier than expected election this year, I have full confidence that the Returning Officers, […]

Cayman: Announcement to Dissolve Parliament underpins need for Parliamentary Code of Conduct

The statement issued by His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper, OBE, informing the general public of the proclamation made on Sunday 14 February 2021 to dissolve the Parliament at the request of and in consultation with the Premier in accordance with s. 84(2) of the Constitution, comes on the heels of the contentious subject related […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 16 February 2021- NO new positives, 16,725 vaccines administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 284 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 15 February 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 754. The […]

US: WATCH LIVE WEDNESDAY 10AM ET: Congress to Convene Hearing on H.R. 40, Reparations Bil

From IBW21.org – Institute of the Black World 21st Century  Help spread the word and help keep the conversation on reparatory justice in the forefront. Please share this article via email, Facebook, Twitter and/or LinkedIn. House Judiciary Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on H.R. 40, Legislation to Study Slavery Reparations Watch Wednesday, February 17, 2021, 10:00 […]

CUPRA Formentor e-HYBRID charges brand’s push into electrified performance

ss Dynamic Press Presentation The CUPRA Formentor e-HYBRID is the brand’s second plug-in hybrid vehicle, joining the CUPRA Leon e-HYBRID The CUPRA Formentor e-HYBRID is available with two engines: 204PS (CUPRA Formentor e-HYBRID) and 245PS (CUPRA Formentor VZ e-HYBRID), both linked to a DSG gearbox The mix of 1.4 litre TSI combustion technology, electric motor […]

WHO lists 2 additional COVID-19 vaccines for emergency use and COVAX roll-out

AstraZeneca/Oxford-developed vaccines to reach countries in the coming weeks Geneva, 15 February 2021 – The World Health Organization (WHO) today listed two versions of the AstraZeneca/Oxford COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, giving the green light for these vaccines to be rolled out globally through COVAX. The vaccines are produced by AstraZeneca-SKBio (Republic of Korea) and […]

“Upgrade your comfort zone”: Digital World Premiere of the new C−Class on Mercedes me media

Sporty, emotional, efficient, and intelligent: the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class Stuttgart.  “Upgrade your comfort zone” – Mercedes-Benz will reveal the new C-Class under this claim in a digital world premiere on the Mercedes me media platform on Tuesday, February 23rd, 2021 at 2:00 p.m. (CET). Markus Schäfer (Member of the Board of Management of Daimler AG […]

All-new SEAT Leon now available with natural gas option as production of 1.5 TGI 130PS DSG version begins

The all- new SEAT Leon integrates a 1.5 litre TGI engine and three compressed natural gas tanks to deliver a CNG range of up to 440km It completes the wide range of powertrain options available in the all-new SEAT Leon, including petrol (TSI), diesel (TDI), mild-hybrid (eTSI), plug-in hybrid (e-HYBRID) and now compressed natural gas […]

All−New 2022 Kia Carnival Multi−Purpose Vehicle will transcend the mainstream on February 23

The new Carnival MPV pushes the boundaries of design and innovation to become a multifaceted and unexpected companion. This three-row, seven- or eight-passenger adventurer takes on a bold and boxy appearance that follows the same visual language that defined the brand’s recent lineup of rugged utility vehicles, such as Telluride, Sorento, and Seltos. Highlights include […]