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Archives for May 24, 2021

Las Vegas salutes the Start of Summer Fun this Memorial Day

Three-Day Weekend Kicks off the Return of the Destination’s Best Seasonal Activities LAS VEGAS – Memorial Day weekend has long been the unofficial start of summer, and this year the long weekend marks the beginning of what’s in store as Las Vegas continues its comeback. Whether it’s soaking up rays poolside, heading out for a […]

Damiano David: Eurovision winner cleared of drug use by broadcaster

From BBC The lead singer of the Italian glam rock band which won the Eurovision Song Contest has been cleared of drug use. It follows an investigation and negative drug test, the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) says. Damiano David denied taking cocaine following online speculation after footage showed him leaning over a table during the […]

Australian banks deny “virtue signalling” on climate plans

 By Douglas Thomson From GBRR Loy Yang, a brown coal power station in Traralgon, Victoria (Credit: RobynCharnley on shutterstock) Australia’s banking industry group has defended local big-four bank ANZ’s plans to reduce its exposure to carbon-intensive projects, as companies in the coal industry complain of the “growing trend” of banks to decline financing for new […]

ICYMI – Israeli-Palestinian ceasefire and migrants on Spanish shores

From Josh London, CMO, Reuters A boy holds a candle at the site of a house that was destroyed by Israeli air strikes during the Israeli-Palestinian fighting, in Gaza May 23, 2021. REUTERS/Suhaib Salem Israel and Hamas have reached a ceasefire that appears to be holding. 254 people, most of whom were Palestinian, died after nearly two […]

CNCF to host symposium on the work of Caymanian author J. A. Roy Bodden

The Cayman National Cultural Foundation (CNCF), in collaboration with the Committee for the Promotion of Research and Cayman Scholarship (CPRCS), will be hosting a symposium to discuss and celebrate the work of prominent Caymanian historian, educator, author and former member of Government J. A. Roy Bodden. The conference is called J. A. Roy Bodden: Public […]

Cayman: RCIPS releases image of ganja edible recovered at local school

Earlier this month, police officers were called to a local school following a report that a suspicious food item had been recovered from a student during a bag search conducted by staff. The item was an edible made with cereal, which is suspected to have ganja as a component. Officers recovered the item and a […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 24 May 2021, ONE NEW Positive, 78,173 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 584 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 21 May 2021. There was one positive test result in a traveller.  There have been 78,173 Covid-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 42,357 (65% of 65,000) have […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Vaccine refusal is as dangerous a pandemic as Covid-19

By Sir Ronald Sanders, From Antigua Observer Vaccine refusal is fast becoming as dangerous to human health and to economies as the Covid-19 pandemic.     In 2019, even before the novel coronavirus was confirmed and began its spread around the world, the World Health Organization (WHO) revealed that vaccine refusals had led to a resurgence of […]

Meeting announced to update Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) on coral reefs in the Cayman Islands

 Dive & Watersports Operators of the Cayman Islands have been given notice of a meeting with them this coming Wednesday, 26th May, from 6.30 – 8.30 pm at the Government Administration Building in Room 1038 to discuss Stony Coral Tissue Loss Disease (SCTLD) on coral reefs in the Cayman Islands. On 26th February 2021, an […]

Aster Cayman Medcity International Leader achieves coveted place on Women of Influence list

GRAND CAYMAN – May 24, 2021 – Ms. Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare and Lead for International Development, including Aster Cayman Medcity in the Cayman Islands, has been awarded the accolade of inclusion in the list of Women of Influence in the Arab World 2021. The list by CEO Middle East […]