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Archives for May 21, 2021

Cayman: Finance Minister Saunders lauds Ministry on OAG Report

Finance and Economic Development Minister, Hon. Christopher Saunders, MP, today (Friday, 21 May 2021) commended the entire public service for maintaining a steady improvement in financial management and reporting, following the latest report by the Office of the Auditor General (OAG). In a series of three publications, OAG undertook to answer three audit questions: Does […]

Cayman: Government Expresses Condolences on passing of Chief Project Manager

On behalf of the Government, Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, has expressed condolences to the family of the Public Works Department’s (PWD) Chief Project Manager Peter Ranger.             Mr Ranger, a civil engineer, who led the Office that oversees all major Government capital projects passed away unexpectedly this week. After joining PWD’s Major Projects Office […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 21 May 2021, THREE NEW Positives, 76,789 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 503 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 20 May 2021. There were three positive test results, all in travellers.  There have been 76,789 Covid-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 41,615 (64% of 65,000) have had at […]

Best Upcoming Horse Races in 2021

Right from the start of 2021, the calendar is packed with exciting horse races spread out throughout the year. Probably the most anticipated race of the year is the Kentucky Derby which finished with an unexpected turn couple of weeks ago, but the excitement doesn’t stop there. We have a lot more races to talk […]

2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League Semifinals schedule confirmed

4 clubs to play for the right to represent Concacaf at the FIFA Club World CupThe road to the single leg final in October will continue with the home and away Semifinals in August and SeptemberMiami, FL (Thursday, May 20, 2021) – Concacaf has confirmed the schedule for the Semifinals of the 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions […]

White House: China won’t release data from Wuhan Lab

By Solange ReynerFrom Newsmax China is refusing to release information from the Wuhan lab theorized by some to be tied to the novel coronavirus despite pressure from the Biden administration to do so, reports the Washington Examiner. White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Thursday told reporters that an independent investigation needs to happen, ”with the cooperation […]

API Lifecycle Management Stages Explained

Applications Programming Interfaces have changed how software applications are developed. They have provided developers with a way through which they can allow their applications to communicate with ease, reuse code when building the applications, and increased the speed of building new applications. Due to this, there has been a rapid adoption of APIs across different […]

CUPRA teams up with Valentino Rossi’s VR46 Riders Academy

The brand becomes its official automotive partner The two brands bring together their competitive spirit and the passion for motorsport for the next three years CUPRA strengthens its commitment to the new generation of young talents The Academy’s riders sit behind the wheel of the CUPRA Formentor Verona, 21-05-2021 – CUPRA continues its offensive to conquer […]

Exercising for 30 minutes daily slashes risk of death by 40% in older men

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmax A Norwegian study found that elderly men who exercise for a half an hour daily, six days a week, reduced their risk of dying by 40%. The researchers followed more than 5,000 healthy men for several decades starting when they were an average of 45 years of age, to see how exercise […]

US: Powerful State Senator got Caribbean trips, campaign donations and cash through Loretto Hospital

Kelly Bauer and David Jackson, Better Government Association From Block Club Chicago This story was produced with the Better Government Association, a nonprofit news organization based in Chicago. CHICAGO — When scandal engulfed Loretto Hospital this spring, the West Side facility had a powerful champion: Illinois Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford. Lightford defended hospital administrators when […]