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Archives for July 6, 2021

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 6 July 2021, ONE NEW Positive, 94,093 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 685 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 2 July, 2021. There was one positive result in a traveller.  To date, 94,093 COVID-19 vaccinations have been given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 48,665 (68% of an estimated […]

Divetech’s Women’s Dive Day Fundraiser for Cayman Islands Breast Cancer Foundation

DIVE Report Divetech, based on the Caribbean island of Grand Cayman, is planning to honour Women’s Dive Day again this year with a charity fundraiser for the Cayman Islands Breast Cancer Foundation. More than 2.3 million people were diagnosed with breast cancer in 2020. One in 8 women in the US – and 1 in every 7 in the […]

Cayman: Wounding in George Town

Shortly before 7:20AM on Monday, 5 July, officers responded to a report of an incident in the vicinity of the South Sound Community Centre. Two men had been walking in the area when they became involved in an altercation with each other which became physical. One of the men was assaulted and the other wounded […]

Why we should change how we talk about nonhuman animals

We wouldn’t say “it” or “that” when referring to humans, so why would we for other sentient individuals? By Debra Merskin, Carrie P. Freeman and Alicia Graef / Independent Media Institute Happy has to be one of the most ironic names for an Asian elephant whose living conditions have prompted groundbreaking legal action on her behalf. Her […]

Cayman: Change to Constitution Day fireworks date

Due to weather our fireworks display for Constitution Day, originally scheduled for Monday, 5 July at 8 p.m., was postponed and will now take place this Saturday, 10 July at 8 p.m. 

A CUPRA for the sea

CUPRA’s Color&Trim team has designed a yacht inspired by the CUPRA Formentor VZ5, in collaboration with De Antonio Yachts The use of new materials adapted to the sea has been key to bringing the brand’s sophistication to the De Antonio Yachts D28 Formentor UV-resistant vegan leather, metallic elements and carbon fibre, some of the highlights […]

Hyundai Motor Group announces ‘2021 ZER01NE Accelerator’ Open Call to collaborate with startups

2021 ZER01NE Accelerator open innovation platform invites startups to collaborate with Hyundai Motor Group on future technologies Applications can be submitted under eight different technology themes, July 1 – 29 Hyundai Motor Group (the Group) announced its 2021 ZER01NE Accelerator, an open innovation platform to facilitate collaboration between startups and the Group on various projects. […]

Kia presents all−new Sportage, the ultimate urban SUV

Excellence throughout and innovation at its core, the fifth-generation Sportage makes its global debut Inspired by nature, new Sportage design takes bold, sophisticated and organic form Cutting-edge interior with integrated curved display that centers on the driver Class-leading headroom, legroom and luggage space puts Sportage ahead of its competitors Sportage debuts numerous firsts to create […]

Creating a waste−free future: Mexican social enterprise wins Nestlé Creating Shared Value Prize

July 5, 2021 – Promesa, a Mexico City-based social enterprise focusing on the education of youth to combat the global waste challenge, is the overall winner of Nestlé’s 2021 Creating Shared Value (CSV) Prize. The CSV Prize has been running for over 10 years and has identified multiple initiatives for some of today’s most critical environmental and […]

Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group plan to pioneer a European high−performance charging network for heavy−duty trucks

Stuttgart, Germany / Munich, Germany / Gothenburg, Sweden – 05 July 2021 – The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Daimler Truck, the TRATON GROUP and Volvo Group have signed a non-binding agreement to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe. The joint aim is to initiate and […]