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Archives for May 19, 2021

Is Colombia’s Military Displacing Peasants to Protect the Environment or Sell Off Natural Resources?

  Corporations, not wildlife, stand to benefit from the emptied lands. By Justin Podur / Globetrotter Colombia witnessed a series of mass protests at the end of April following a call for a national strike in the city of Cali. Still ongoing, the protests have many causes: an apparent “tax reform” that was going to […]

At last, Andy Hall cleared of last remaining charges

By Joanna Ewart-James, Freedom United Thank you for making a difference. Watch Andy Hall’s message We are relieved that at last, after an eight-year legal battle, and much campaigning, migrant rights activist Andy Hall has been cleared of the last remaining charges against him by Thailand’s Supreme Court. In a final ruling on May 11, […]

Caribbean Airlines delivers 100,000 doses of SINOPHARM Vaccines to The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago

Port-of-Spain May 19, 2021.  On Tuesday May 18th, Caribbean Airlines Cargo transported 100,000 doses of Sinopharm vaccines to Trinidad and Tobago. This shipment is the largest number of Covid-19 vaccines brought to the country to date. The temperature sensitive shipment was moved from Bejing to Trinidad connecting in Toronto through the airline’s cargo charter service. […]

Cayman: Appointment of Acting Director of Public Prosecutions

Following a request for advice from the Judicial and Legal Services Commission, His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper, OBE has appointed Mrs. Candia James-Malcolm as Acting Director of Public Prosecutions effective 19 May 2021 for an initial period of three months. “I would like to thank Mrs. James-Malcolm for accepting the appointment and stepping into […]

Cayman: Deadline for Farmers to apply for COVID Relief Funding approaches

Minister Jay Ebanks, Parliamentary Secretary Isaac Rankine during a familiarization tour at the Department of Agriculture. The Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure (PAHI) has announced that the deadline for farmers to submit applications for the Cayman Islands Farmers’ Assistance and Relief Measures (CI FARM) programme is Friday, May 28. The programme was launched […]

Reebok confirms 20th Anniversary revival of iconic Answer IV “Stepover”, available June 4

(BOSTON) May 19, 2021 – Today, following the revival of is coveted OG predecessor, Reebok has confirmed the official 20th Anniversary rerelease of Allen Iverson’s Answer IV “Stepover” (G55111, $130). The unmistakable black/white basketball sneaker is available globally June 4 from Reebok.comand select local retailers. Introduced by Reebok for Iverson ahead of his momentous 2000-01 […]

If we don’t protect 30% of the natural world by 2030, Earth may be unfit for life

We are to blame for the biggest extinction event in human history. But there is a solution if we take urgent action now. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute The natural world is in a state of crisis, and we are to blame. We are in the midst of the Sixth Extinction, the biggest […]

First Virtual Caribbean Travel Marketplace a success

For the first time, Caribbean Travel Marketplace delegates participated virtually More than 6,000 meetings held as the region’s leading industry event highlights resiliency of Caribbean tourism, post-pandemic bounce back   MIAMI (May 19, 2021) – The first virtual iteration of Caribbean Travel Marketplace was a resounding success, organizers have reported.   “This virtual format allowed […]

Vaccination challenge goes to Cayman Brac

This Saturday, 22 May from 10am to 1pm, Minister of Tourism & Transport Hon. Kenneth Bryan and Minister of Health & Wellness Hon. Sabrina Turner, will be at the Aston Rutty Medical Wing to meet and greet Cayman Brac residents coming to get vaccinated ahead of the 9 June deadline for first doses. The Ministers […]

Ever met a genius? Today’s your day

OZY Genius Awards     OZY loves bringing you “the new and the next” — whether it’s bubbling trends or trailblazers you need to know. So we are proud to introduce you to this year’s OZY Genius Award winners, a program sponsored by Chevy. Like Amanda Gorman, who won the award back in 2017, these […]