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Archives for April 22, 2021

Concacaf announces host cities and stadiums for 2021 Gold Cup

Tournament will be played in 11 stadiums across eight US metropolitan areas In major development to format, all final group stage games will be played simultaneously Miami, FL (Thursday, April 22, 2021) – Concacaf has announced the nine stadiums in six US metropolitan areas that will host group, quarterfinal and semifinal matches in the 2021 […]

Frederick Clayton: The Southwest offers blueprints for the future of wastewater reuse

By turning wastewater into drinking water, our existing water supplies could go further. By Frederick Clayton / Independent Media Institute No country is immune from water scarcity issues—not even the world’s wealthiest country, the United States. The Southwestern states, in particular, have faced frequent and ongoingdroughts over the past two decades, and traditional water supplies […]

A Virtual National Forum: IBW 21 Report Card on President Biden, The First 100 Days — THUR APRIL 29TH 7PM EST

IBW 21 – Institute of the Black World 21st Century Download and share this graphic 1200×1200 JPG (190kb) Amid the pandemic, we are currently NOT accepting physical mail at our Baltimore office. If physical mail is absolutely necessary, please use the contact form on our website or direct emails to [email protected] for mailing instructions. Donations can […]

AOSIS Statement at US Leaders Summit on Climate Change organised by President Joe Biden

Thursday, April 22, 2021 — President Biden, I thank you for convening this very important gathering to address the most significant threat facing our one planet and our one humanity.  We are grateful that the United States and China have pledged to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and we look forward to swift action in their […]

Health safety diligence and vaccines key to Caribbean’s tourism recovery

MIAMI (April 22, 2021) – The Caribbean COVID-19 Tourism Task Force is calling for continued diligence and adherence to public health safety protocols and encourages all tourism-related stakeholders who are able to do so to be vaccinated as vaccines become available.    The Caribbean has generally been successful in containing the virus over the past […]

Cayman: Logic launches Wireless Broadband internet in the Eastern Districts

April 21st, 2021 – Logic announced today that it has launched a new fixed wireless home internet service in the Eastern Districts of Grand Cayman bringing broadband internet speeds to this underserved area.‘We are excited to finally be able to offer residents and businesses in the Eastern Districts of the island a great internet experience.’ […]

Leonardo Flores: How Venezuela is rebuilding its industrial base, one volunteer at a time

An organization of 2,270 volunteer workers is helping Venezuela boost its industrial capacity, devastated by years of U.S. economic sanctions. By Leonardo Flores / Globetrotter “We don’t just repair machines; we repair consciences,” says Sergio Requena of the Productive Workers Army (EPO by its Spanish-language initials) in Venezuela. The EPO is a group of 2,270 […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 22 April 2021, NO new positives, 63,838 vaccines administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 471 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 21 April 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 792. The […]

Cayman: Governor’s Address at Swearing In Ceremony

Swearing In Ceremony 2021 Members of Parliament, ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon. I am greatly honoured to be taking part in this swearing in ceremony on what is Her Majesty the Queen’s 95th birthday. I know everyone will wish to join me in sending Her best wishes albeit in sad circumstances following the passing of […]

Cayman: Robbery in George Town

From RCIPS Shortly before 4:30AM today, 22 April, officers responded to a report of a robbery at a convenience store on Eastern Avenue, north of School Road. It was reported that a man had entered the store, brandished a handgun at a staff member and demanded cash. The man then made off on foot with […]