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Archives for April 12, 2021

Cayman: General Election Anti-Corruption Campaign Update

On Monday 15 March 2021, the Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) in collaboration with the Elections Office launched the General Election Against Corruption Today ‘ACT’ education campaign. The campaign has been highlighted via press releases and email correspondence, promoted via online banners on select local news websites, the ACC and Elections Office websites and the Elections Office […]

Maples welcomes newly qualified Caymanian lawyer to Corporate Team

George Town, Grand Cayman | Maples and Calder, the Maples Group’s law firm, is pleased to announce that John Ebanks has successfully completed his articles of clerkship programme and joins the firm’s Corporate practice as an Associate. John, the first of three articled clerks to complete his training with the firm so far this year, […]

Alcohol consumption is the sole cause of 85,000 deaths annually in the Americas, PAHO/WHO study finds

Drinking contributes to more than 300,000 deaths every year. PAHO urges countries in the Americas to limit hours of alcohol sales, ban alcohol advertising, and increase taxes on alcohol.   Washington, D.C., April 12, 2021 (PAHO) Alcohol consumption was responsible for an average 85,000 deaths annually during the period 2013 to 2015 in the Americas, […]

PAHO mobilizes to help Saint Vincent and Grenadines respond to eruptions of Volcano La Soufriere

Bridgetown, Barbados, April 9, 2021 (PAHO)- The Pan American Health Organization/ World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) has mobilized to help the government of Saint Vincent and Grenadines respond to eruption activity of Volcano La Soufriere and to a possible explosive eruption. After several days of increased seismic activity, Saint Vincent and Grenadines has issued a red alert […]

PAHO Director: The Americas need more COVID-19 vaccine doses and faster

As 3 million COVID-19 vaccines delivered through COVAX reach 28 countries in the Americas, the Director calls for regional immunization to become a global priority. Washington D.C., April 9, 2021 (PAHO)— Twenty-eight countries in the Americas have welcomed the arrivals of about 3 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines through the COVAX Mechanism since March 1, […]

World Bank provides US$20 Million for Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ response to La Soufrière eruption

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2021 – The World Bank disbursed US$20 million to support the Government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines’ response to the crisis posed by the La Soufrière volcano eruption.  The explosive eruption began on April 8 and has required the evacuation of 20,000 people from the high-risk zones around the volcano, both […]

Director−General’s opening remarks at the media briefing on COVID−19 – 12 April 2021

We have now seen seven consecutive weeks of increasing cases, and four weeks of increasing deaths. Last week was the fourth-highest number of cases in a single week so far. This is despite the fact that more than 780 million doses of vaccine have now been administered globally. This disease is not flu. Young, healthy […]

Cayman: The two meetings you do not want to miss

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Cayman: Over 100 vaccinated at youth event

Public health officials report that 123 persons received the COVID-19 vaccine at a special vaccination drive for those aged 16 to 24 years old on Friday 9 April 2021.  The Public Health Department hosted the event at Camana Bay, where the Doctors Hospital provided use of their clinic from 3-7p.m. D.J. Dave Kelly provided music […]

Power outages hit Saint Vincent island amid volcano tremor

Above: Ash covers palm trees and a church a day after the La Soufriere volcano erupted after decades of inactivity, about five miles (8 km) away in Georgetown, St Vincent and the Grenadines April 10, 2021 in a still image from video. REUTERS/Robertson S. Henry/File By Robertson S. Henry From Caribbean Life KINGSTOWN, Saint Vincent […]