October 16, 2021

Archives for October 2, 2021

No such thing as ‘turns’ for Commonwealth Secretary-General

By Sir Ronald Sanders From St Kitts Nevis Observer The announcement by the President of Kenya Uhuru Kenyatta that his government has nominated the country’s energy minister, Monica Juma, for the post of Commonwealth Secretary-General, has re-opened the contention surrounding “turns” to hold the post. However, there is no such thing as ‘turns’ in the […]

Merck pill raises hope of preventing COVID-19 deaths

From Newsmax An antiviral pill developed by U.S. drugmaker Merck & Co could half the chances of dying or being hospitalized for those most at risk of contracting severe COVID-19, with experts hailing it as a potential breakthrough in how the virus is treated. If it gets authorization, molnupiravir, which is designed to introduce errors […]

Cayman: Planned Works – Shamrock Rd Road Closure

Water Authority – Cayman wishes to advise the motoring public that, from 6:00am to 3:00pm on Sunday 03 October 2021, the section of Shamrock Rd between Hirst Rd and the east entrance to Homestead Cres will be closed in order to facilitate the installation of new water supply infrastructure in the area. At the intersection of Shamrock […]

Cayman: New COVID-19 Cases Identified in Educational Institutions

Public Health Cayman Public Health has confirmed that seven additional children have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. Included in the new cases were three students from Prospect Primary, one from George Town Primary School, one student from John Gray High School (a direct contact of a Prospect student already in isolation) one student from […]

2 Oct Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 1 HC, 1 TS

2 Oct Sat 2021 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*)800 AM EDT Sat Oct 2 2021 Hurricane Sam SAM NOW MOVING AWAY FROM BERMUDA… …TROPICAL STORM WARNING DISCONTINUED FOR THE ISLAND Tropical Storm Victor  VICTOR CONTINUES TO WEAKEN OVER THE EASTERN TROPICAL ATLANTIC… …EXPECTED TO BECOME A REMNANT LOW BY MONDAY […]