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Archives for June 29, 2021

PAHO praises the upcoming arrival of COVID-19 vaccines donated by the U.S. to countries in Latin America and the Caribbean through COVAX

Honduras will be the first to receive a shipment of 1.5 million doses followed by other countries in the coming days.  Washington DC., June 25, 2021 (PAHO) — Pan American Health Organization Director Dr. Carissa F. Etienne praised the Government of the United States on the imminent delivery of millions of doses of COVID-19 vaccines to […]

Mental Health issues facing the Black Community

From SUNSHINE Behavioral Health Racism is a public health crisis,” according to a May 2020 statement from the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). This means that racism — whether unintentional, unconsciously, or concealed — has affected Black Americans’ access to equal and “culturally competent” health care. For example, it has been widely reported that […]

Listen, Learn, Live: Youth Insights on Innovation Imperatives and Investments

Join the Caribbean Development Bank’s closing seminar for the 51st Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 30! Tuesday, June 29, 2021 — BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS – The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has always hosted a youth forum in the form of its VYBZING Programme, which typically culminates at the time of the Bank’s Annual Meeting. This year […]

Cornelius John

The ‘Third Man Phenomena’ – Angel of Death, Evil Spirit, Obeah Ogre, Member of the Dynasty, What?   By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, June 29, 2021. We all know it was not an angel that hovered over Cornelius John as he was allegedly kicked, trampled on, beaten, and then shot in the leg. Unless, of course, […]

Weather Warnings Guide

From When dealing with weather, don’t let yourself get caught unprepared. You need to know the basic warning signs with your local weather service. The Met Office gives accurate reports about UK weather, but you might not be familiar with the color system they use. Throughout this article, you can learn how to read […]

Change of life, changing lives

“The mountains are calling and I must go”  John Muir   By Denise Powers  Founder, Project Further  Have you ever dreamed of doing something huge? Something that makes a difference? Something that, at one time, you might have thought impossible? Something life-changing?  Have you ever been prevented from achieving such a dream by circumstances beyond your control, by […]

Cayman: With every vaccine we are ‘One Step Closer’

With a further shipment of COVID-19 vaccines having arrived on 16 June, the Cayman Islands Government (CIG) is urging all residents to get “One Step Closer” to borders reopening with a new communications campaign. The new ‘One Step Closer’ vaccine campaign launched last week.  The campaign images offer the audience a snapshot of the future, […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 29 June 2021- NO new positives, 93,307 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 427 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 28 June, 2021. There were no positive results. To date, 93,307 COVID-19 vaccinations have been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 48,333 (68% of an estimated 71,100) had at […]

Hydrophilic grouts vs hydrophobic grouts: learn why, when, and how to use each

Chemical grouts are made of an adhesive mixed with water that reacts to form an elastic compound, and it is commonly used in construction projects due to its strength and durability over other joint-filling methods like sand and spackle. There are an overwhelming variety of options available on the market, and they fall into two […]

New Partnership to help tackle Climate Change between National Trust for the Cayman Islands and Island Offsets

29th June 2021 – The National Trust for the Cayman Islands (NTCI) is now partnering with a new local non- profit organization, Island Offsets, to conserve Cayman’s natural heritage. Both groups are working together to tackle climate change by thinking globally and acting locally. “The National Trust for the Cayman Islands is proud of this milestone. We […]