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UK: The quietest areas of the UK property market in the last five years revealed

While the property market is currently booming, the latest market analysis from Yes Homebuyers has revealed the quietest pockets of the UK market based on the average number of annual transactions seen over the last five years.  The research shows that: –  –          In the last five years, an average of 978,242 homes have sold across […]

UK: New-build prices up 272% this Millenium as price premium climbs by £78,090

The latest analysis of the new-build market by Warwick Estates has shown that: –  –          Since the turn of the Millenium, the average new-build has increased by 272% in value. While the existing market has also seen impressive growth, the average house price has increased by just 254% in comparison. –          The premium attached to new-build homes […]

Abraham Lincoln, Simone Biles and Lauren Daigle

Raising the Bar By Rob Wagman From All Access MyKayla Skinner is a name you may have never known. She was already enroute back to America as an alternate gymnast when she got a call saying, “Come back, we need you.” Her efforts were good as gold and earned her the silver medal as the […]

World Bank Group mobilizes over $29 billion to support Latin America and the Caribbean region respond to pandemic

WASHINGTON, August 3, 2021—In response to COVID-19 severely damaging the lives and livelihoods of millions of people in Latin America and the Caribbean countries, the World Bank Group deployed a record $29.1 billion to that region from the beginning of the crisis (April 1, 2020) through fiscal year 2021 (ending June 30, 2021) to fight the […]

Disruption in health services during COVID-19 pandemic threatens elimination of hepatitis in Latin America and the Caribbean

Elimination of hepatitis B and C by 2030 is still an achievable goal, PAHO Director said, calling on countries to sustain hepatitis testing, prevention, vaccination, and treatment services while integrating them into primary health care. Washington, D.C., July 27, 2020 (PAHO) – A recent survey conducted by the Pan American Health Organization/World Health Organization (PAHO/WHO) indicates that the […]

Latin America and Caribbean face an “avalanche of worsening health issues” if COVID-19 disruption of health services continues, PAHO warns

Director reports that more than 300,000 children have missed routine immunization. PAHO works to help regional countries find new strategies for delivering vital services and care. WASHINGTON, D.C., July 28, 2021 (PAHO) –The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted essential health services in most countries and territories in Latin America and the Caribbean, threatening immunization of children […]

Cayman: Big Brothers Big Sisters holds first annual Youth Mentoring Forum

Local charitable organisation, Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS), held their first annual Youth Mentoring Forum this past Saturday, 31 July, hosted at the Cayman International School. The public event featured a panel discussion comprised of community experts. Panel moderator, Tammi Sulliman was joined by Shannon Seymour, The Wellness Centre; Jon Clark, John Gray High School; […]

NY Attorney General: Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed women

From Newsmax An investigation into New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that he sexually harassed multiple current and former state government employees, state Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday. The investigation, conducted by two outside lawyers, found that the Cuomo administration was a “hostile work environment” and that it was “rife with fear and intimidation.” On […]

No, COVID-19 does not enter our DNA

From The University of Queensland University of Queensland researchers are refuting claims that COVID-19 can enter a person’s DNA. The researchers from UQ’s Queensland Brain Institute say the claims have led to “scaremongering” and people should not hesitate to be vaccinated. Professor Geoff Faulkner said his team’s research published in Cell Reports showed there was no evidence of COVID-19 – […]

Cayman: Planning Department conducts virtual inspections

Grand Cayman – The Department of Planning has been conducting virtual inspections on properties across Grand Cayman since May this year. Director of Planning, Haroon Pandohie said the aim of the initiative is to improve customer service by leveraging mobile technology. “We have been discussing conducting virtual inspections for some time now in an effort to lessen […]