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Archives for March 3, 2021

Cayman: Police identify deceased in sudden death incident of man falling from balcony

From RCIPS Update (3 March): The RCIPS can now confirm the identity of the deceased man who fell from the second-story balcony of a storage facility on 24 February (see press release below). He is Nicholas John Keane, a 63-year-old retired police officer from the West Midland area of the UK. Mr. Keane was visiting […]

Cayman: Works in progress on East – West arterial highway

Minister of Infrastructure Hon. Joey Hew, members of the Cabinet, Parliamentary Secretary Austin Harris and the National Roads Authority Board today (Wednesday, February 4) toured several road projects currently in progress across Grand Cayman including phase one of the East-West Arterial Highway. The National Roads Authority is undertaking works on the East-West Arterial from Hirst Road to […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 3 March 2021 – ONE NEW Positive, 24,715 vaccines administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 157 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 2 March 2021. One was positive. The individual is a traveller who tested positive following routine screening. They will remain in isolation until considered recovered. The number of people in isolation, either […]

Bahamian Prime Minister urges full support for The UWI

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, March 03, 2021. — As annual budget meetings at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) commenced on March 2, Prime Minister of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas, Dr. The Honourable Hubert Minnis urged fellow governments to invest more in the regional University for the future economic development. Addressing the […]

Cayman: Information on CUC Works on Rex Crighton Boulevard, Prospect

Area : Rex Crighton Boulevard, Prospect Date : March 2021 During March, CUC and CUC’s sub-contractors UMC, will be erecting utility poles and stringing power lines between the newly constructed Prospect Substation on Shamrock Road eastwards along Rex Crighton Boulevard to the junction with Hirst Road in Savannah. These necessary upgrades will mitigate power interruptions […]

5th International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress to be held June 9th and 10th in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Health Tourism Association and AF Comunicación Estratégica Host Summit for Health and Wellness Tourism Professionals SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (Feb. 23 2021) – The 5th International Health and Wellness Tourism Congress will be held June 9th and 10th in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The biennial summit promotes health and wellness innovation, integration, and the development of new businesses. The […]

Cayman: East End kicks off Chamber Candidates Forums on Monday (8)

The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, in association with Foster’s, launches the first in a series of 19 virtual candidates’ forums on Monday, 8th March at 7 p.m. Incumbent and former Leader of the Opposition Arden McLean, McCleary Frederick and Isaac Rankine will respond to national and constituency specific questions based on the findings of a […]

Dolly Parton tweaks hit ‘Jolene’ to urge COVID-19 vaccine

From Newsmax From “Jolene” to “Vaccine” — country music legend Dolly Parton has received her first COVID-19 shot, and urged Americans to follow her lead with a rewrite of her classic hit singing the vaccine’s praises. “Vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, vaccine, I’m begging of you, please don’t hesitate,” she sang to the tune of her 1973 […]

Microsoft: Exchange server flaw lets Chinese hackers steal emails

A China-linked cyberespionage group has been remotely plundering email inboxes using freshly discovered flaws in Microsoft mail server software, the company and outside researchers said — an example of how commonly used programs can be exploited to cast a wide net online. In a blog post Tuesday, Microsoft said the hacking campaign made use of […]

Pope Benedict: Biden is ‘Catholic and observant,’ follows Democratic line

By Surya Gowda From Newsmax Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is expressing concerns about President Joe Biden’s position on abortion and tendency to fall in line with the Democratic Party platform. “It’s true, he’s Catholic and observant,” Benedict told Italian publication Corriere della Sera on Monday. “And personally, he is against abortion. But as president, he tends to present himself in continuity […]