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Archives for December 30, 2021

Cayman: Liquor Licensing Board Extends Bar and Nightclub Hours on Fridays Only

With effect from Friday, 31 December 2021 (New Year’s Eve) liquor licence holders in the category of retail bars are permitted to open until 2 a.m. on Friday nights only, with liquor sales ceasing at 1.50 a.m. Also only on Friday nights, retail nightclubs may operate until 4 a.m., although sales must cease at 3.50 […]

The Christmas Broadcast 2021 by Her Majesty The Queen

“And for me and my family, even with one familiar laugh missing this year, there will be joy in Christmas, as we have the chance to reminisce, and see anew the wonder of the festive season through the eyes of our young children, of whom we were delighted” Her Majesty The Queen Although it’s a […]

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

Christmas is the most anticipated time of the year. It’s our Jamaican tradition to clean up, spruce up, and decorate our homes and communities, sometimes with a fresh coat of paint and some pepper light.  There is an increased buzz of activities, peaking in Grand Market; signaling the preparation for families coming together, gifts, good […]

Jamaica: Clinical Management Summary for Wednesday, December 29, 2021

From JIS NEW CASES 24 HRS OVERALL Confirmed Cases 365 93,591 SEX CLASSIFICATION Females 202 53,231 Males 263 40,357 Under Investigation 0 3 AGE RANGE 4 months to 88 years 1 day to 108 years PARISH CLASSIFICATION OF CASES   Clarendon 5 4,958 Hanover 0 3,091 KSA 293 23,358 Manchester 4 6,020 Portland 6 2,538 […]

Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) asks Supreme Court to overturn conviction of Pain Doctor

NEWS PROVIDED BYAssociation of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS)  Dec 30, 2021, 14:13 ET TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS), together with Jeffrey Singer, M.D., has filed an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the conviction of Dr. Xiulu Ruan, who is now serving a 21-year sentence in federal prison […]

US: Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care offers Innovative Design and Programming for Seniors living with Alzheimer’s and Dementia

VERO BEACH, Fla., Dec. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Watercrest Columbia Assisted Living and Memory Care is a luxury senior living community by Watercrest Senior Living, artfully designed to meet the unique needs of seniors living with Alzheimer’s and dementia. The award-winning community features signature Watercrest programming and design elements such as their innovative Market Plaza, an ‘outdoor’ streetscape purposefully designed to […]

Brainrich Inc incentivizes parents to donate excess toys to foster homes and nonprofits for kids

IAMI, Dec. 30, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Every year Brainrich Inc, owner of, organizes a toy drive designed to help parents get rid of extra toys to benefit kids in need. Many parents already follow the trend of minimizing the number of toys and keeping only the most functional and developmentally appropriate toys around. Kids that donate […]

Pentagon approves new courtroom at Guantánamo Bay

By Theodore Bunker From Newsmax The Department of Defense is constructing a new courtroom for war crimes trials at Guantánamo Bay which will not allow the public inside the chamber, The New York Times reports. The courtroom, the second at the military base, will also allow two military judges to preside over separate proceedings simultaneously. In larger cases, […]

UK: Housebuilder profits down 49% during the pandemic

From James Lockett ProperPR Sirius Property Finance has revealed how the pandemic halved the profits taken by the nation’s biggest housebuilders and while positive signs have been seen since, the industry is yet to completely recover.  The research shows that: –  Pre-tax profits of the nation’s 12 largest housebuilders totalled £5.4 billion in 2019.  However, they […]

UK: Interest rate hike could see monthly mortgage approvals dip by more than 20%

By James Lockett ProperPR Market analysis by real estate debt advisory specialists, Sirius Property Finance, has looked at how an increase in interest rates could dent our appetite for homeownership based on data trends seen over the last decade. Sirius Property Finance analysed the level of monthly mortgage approvals seen over the last 10 years as […]