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Archives for May 31, 2021

Cayman: 2021 General Election by the domestic observer mission

NOTE: The following is only a very short publication of the 58 page report. 1 | INTRODUCTION The 2021 Cayman Islands General Election was credible and legitimate, resulting in an orderly transition of power. The Cayman Islands has an enviable reputation for the quality of its democracy, as shown by its consistently high voter turnout. […]

Global Economist Reports on Cayman Enterprise City’s Half Billion Dollar Impact

Cayman Enterprise City publishes Economic Impact Assessment by Marla Dukharan George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (31 May 2021) – An Economic Impact Assessment of the Cayman Enterprise City (CEC) special economic zones (SEZs) development project has been publicly released. Written byMarla Dukharan, global economist and leading advisor on Caribbean region economic performance initiatives, the report assesses the […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 31 May 2021, THREE NEW positives, 80,120 doses administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 656 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 28 May 2021. There were three positive test results, all in travellers.  The next update on vaccinations will be provided tomorrow, Tuesday, 1 June 2021.

Ambassador of Canada Presents Credentials to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — Her Excellency Lilian Chatterjee, Ambassador of Canada to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), presented her Letters of Credence to Dr. Didacus Jules, Director General of the OECS at a virtual ceremony on Friday, May 21, 2021. In presenting her credentials to the Director General, Ambassador Chatterjee stated that as Canada’s second […]

Another step towards Domestic Regulation in the Services sector for the OECS region!

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 — Addressing regulatory barriers, and enhancing transparency and predictability could help reduce trade impediments that negatively impact businesses and consumers in the Eastern Caribbean region. With this in mind, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Commission is partnering with the Permanent Mission of Canada and other partners to the WTO to host […]

Concacaf Nations League Trophy unveiled ahead of Final Four

Miami, Florida (Wednesday, May 26, 2021) – Concacaf has unveiled the trophy that will be awarded to the first Concacaf Nations League champion. The Finals for the inaugural edition are scheduled to be played June 3-6 at Empower Field at Mile High in Denver, Colorado. The Concacaf Nations League trophy is a celebration of football, unity, […]

US: White House Avoids Question on Possible Penalties for China in COVID-19 Origin Probe

By Theodore Bunker From Newsmax The White House on Wednesday avoided a question about possible punishments China would face if the country lies or refuses to cooperate with President Joe Biden’s recently announced investigation of the origins of COVID-19. Associated Press reporter Zeke Miller asked White House deputy press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre about the potential consequences China would face if […]

CRFM Member States urged to prioritize Blue Economy to strengthen the region’s COVID-19 recovery agenda

New Chair of Ministerial Council says the benefits of the blue economy must be harnessed to drive rebound from the downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic Belize City, Wednesday, 26 May 2021 (CRFM)—The newly elected chair of the Ministerial Council of the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM), Hon. Saboto S. Caesar, Minister of Agriculture, Rural […]

UK: Out West

From British Theatre Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London From Friday 18 June until Saturday 24 July | Tickets from £10* Three new plays by Tanika Gupta, Simon Stephens and Roy WilliamsCo-directed by Rachel O’Riordan and Diane Page Next month the Lyric Hammersmith Theatre reopens with Out West – the world premiere of three new short plays written by […]

Final ‘UEFA Europa League Trophy Tour, Driven by Kia’ Concludes with Thousands of Football Boots Donation

Kia and UEFA Foundation have donated over 3,000 pairs of football boots to Syrian child refugees since the tour began This year’s #LiftYourDream campaign encouraged fans of all ages, backgrounds and interests to share their dreams and love of the game Famous former football players including Robin van Persie, Michael Ballack and Luis García were enlisted […]