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U.S. companies turn to exploitative prison labor

By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United August 1, 2021 News Digest Every Sunday several hundred thousand people receive our weekly News Digest. Many of you have told us that it is your main source of information. We are proud to put together a thoughtful and informed analysis of what’s happening in the anti-modern slavery space and […]

Athletics-Brilliant Thompson-Herah leads Jamaican sweep in 100m

From Reuters TOKYO, July 31 (Reuters) – Defending champion Elaine Thompson-Herah led home a Jamaican clean sweep in the Olympic women’s 100 metres final on Saturday, posting an amazing 10.61 seconds to become the second-fastest woman in history. Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, who had been seeking a third gold in the event, took silver in 10.74 with […]

Jamaica: Emancipation Day Message from the Leader of the Opposition – August 1st 2021

Greetings Jamaica! This is our “emancipendence” week, when we celebrate two significant milestones in our nation’s history – Emancipation Day on August 1st and Independence Day on August 6th. For a short period after our Independence, we stopped celebrating Emancipation Day as a separate holiday. Thankfully, in 1997 Prime Minister PJ Patterson fittingly re-established Emancipation Day […]

Jamaica: Emancipation Day 2021 Message by Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, ON, PC, MP

83 years ago today on August 1, 1838, the descendants of trafficked and enslaved Africans, who themselves grew up in generations of slavery, finally celebrated their full freedom, as declared in the Emancipation proclamation. There are many reasons to be considered as to why the British Parliament decided to end slavery as a means of […]

Oregon Team claim fourth win

Lamborghini Super Trofeo Europe: Oregon Team claim fourth win of 2021 at Spa with Gilardoni and Pulcini Fourth win of the season for Oregon Team’s Pulcini and Gilardoni Basz and Lewandowski secure another Pro-Am victory with second overall Superb 11th place finish gives Freymuth Am triumph with Fabri winning LB Cup Sant’Agata Bolognese/Spa, 31 July 2021 […]

Caeleb Dressel’s secret weapon

Caeleb Dressel’s secret weapon? The suit he helped to design Caeleb Dressel wears the Phoenix Red colourway of the Speedo Fastskin LZR Pure Intent (Credit: Speedo) 31ST JULY 2021 – In a sport where a tenth of a second can be the difference between gold and silver, American superstar Caeleb Dressel is notorious for leaving nothing to […]

Caeleb Dressel sets World Record In 100m Butterfly

American superstar Caeleb Dressel broke his own world record on way to 100m butterfly glory – landing his third gold of these Olympic Games. The Speedo star was hugely impressive as he shaved 0.5s off the record he set in 2019 to come home in a time of 49.45s. Dressel was wearing the USA Federation […]

What happened to Weiku.com?

Weiku.com was an e-commerce platform that catered to global markets. The site connected suppliers and buyers of different product categories, including apparel, leather, textile, beauty, school supplies, motorcycles, and automobiles. The majority of buyers using the e-commerce platform lived in the US, India, China, and Pakistan. Today, buyers attempting to search for products on Weiku.com are […]

More fans than ever connected to the Olympic Games

01 Aug 2021 – New technologies and digital innovations have enabled more sports fans than ever to watch, follow and engage with the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Since the start of the Games, the Olympic digital platforms have had record breaking traffic – double the number of users during Rio 2016 on a daily basis. In total, […]

1 Aug Weather in Cayman

1 Aug Sun 2021TROPICAL REPORTATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico   Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Sun Aug 1 2021 Eastern North Pacific (East of 140°W) Tropical Weather Outlook500 AM PDT Sun Aug 1 2021 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light easterly winds and slight seas will continue across […]