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Archives for November 1, 2021

UWI Scientists make representation for CARICOM as the world meets for COP26

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Monday, November 1, 2021—The Caribbean has a lot at stake as world leaders and technical experts meet for the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26. While the urgency of climate action is dire across the world, the livelihood of the Caribbean region continues to be threatened […]

Brain Aneurysms: Cutting-edge minimally invasive procedures

Miami, Florida (November 1st, 2021) – Approximately 1 in every fifty individuals in the population has a brain aneurysm, which are balloon-like outpouchings that form due to weakness within the walls of arteries. According to the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, about 40% of patients who suffer an aneurysm rupture do not survive en route to the emergency […]

Cayman: RCIPS encourages good driving habits

From RCIPS On Friday 29 October Inspector Dwayne Jones and Senior Police Constable Donovan Chong of the Traffic and Roads Policing Unit, spoke about Operation Quaker on a media appearance, encouraging drivers to exercise caution especially over the Halloween weekend, with children out trick-or-treating and Halloween events taking place. These types of appearances as well as […]

Cayman Airways boasts having the newest jet fleet in the Caribbean following the retirement of its B737-300 fleet

The last remaining two jet aircraft from Cayman Airways’ Boeing 737-300 fleet have officially been retired from service to the Cayman Islands, marking another milestone in the National Airline’s current Fleet Modernization Plan – a plan that has positioned Cayman Airways as having the newest jet fleet in the Caribbean after achieving the historic accolade […]

US Appeals Court Judge joins Caribbean Judges to discuss Justice and Technology

Media Release Courtesy the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) By Bevil Wooding Director of Caribbean Affairs, American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) | Executive Director, Caribbean Agency for Justice Solutions (APEX) Monday, November 1, 2021 — Judges can instil greater public confidence in the courts by embracing technology to improve court services and to speed […]

Study: Fully vaccinated people can spread COVID-19

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmax A new study reveals that fully vaccinated people can transmit the Delta variant of COVID-19. The peer-reviewed breakthrough research published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases medical journal found that people who received two vaccine doses could still pass the infection on to both vaccinated and unvaccinated household members. The year-long analysis of 621 people […]

Mia Mottley and Caribbean Leadership – Basil Springer Column (October 11, 2021)

By Basil Springer “With upright heart he shepherded them and guided them with his skillful hand.” – Psalm 78:72  Over the last three years Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley’s vision, intellect and wisdom has projected her on the local, regional, international scene as an individual who is well-equipped to lead the indigenous Caribbean in implementing solutions […]

Most important things to consider when learning a language

With an extra bit of time on your hands, perhaps you’ve decided that it’s finally time you tried to learn a new language. And with the global outbreak of Coronavirus creating so much fear, there really are no excuses for not learning a new language this winter. And after all, knowing another language can be […]

Freedom United’s October 31 2021 News Digest

Private prison company, GEO Group, ordered to pay detainees minimum wage In a win for workers’ rights, a federal jury decided this week that private prison company GEO Group must pay detainees in an immigration detention center in Tacoma, Washington the state minimum wage of $13.69 per hour. The class action lawsuit brought against GEO […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Positive Traveler Case goes to court

From RCIPS Nov 1 2021 Following a police investigation into the matter of a traveler who flew into Grand Cayman on the 9 September 2021 with a Positive PCR Test, the traveler, a 28 year-old-woman, has now been formally charged with Failure to comply with Regulation 3(1)(b)(i) of the Control of Covid-19 (No.2) Regulations, 2021 […]