August 8, 2020

OPINION: The Saint Vincent Labour Party Democracy Review

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green. August 07, 2020. Communism, Marxism, and 21st Century Socialism are anti-Democratic. The attempt by the ULP leadership to fool Vincentians into believing they and the ULP party are democratic with democratic policies must be treated not just as untrue, but as totally unacceptable. Bribing Vincentian people using Vincentian taxpayers’ money to […]

Cayman: Pedro St. James presents Movies on the Lawn

[Savannah, Grand Cayman – Friday 7th August 2020] Pedro St. James is pleased to announce a new community initiative Movies on the Lawn, a series of FREE family friendly films held under the stars on the historic site’s Great Lawn. Beginning on Tuesday 11th August, families can catch the sunset, enjoy a kid friendly movie, […]

WKU Basketball to open Cayman Islands Classic against University of Miami

By Keden Gayford From WKUHerald The fourth annual Cayman Islands Classic has been moved to Niceville, Florida due to COVID-19. Originally the tournament was to be played at George Town, Cayman Islands.  WKU is slated to play Miami University Nov. 23 at 7:30 p.m. The Hilltoppers have met the Hurricanes 14 times and lost once. […]

Cayman: HRC support of His Excellency the Governor Martyn Roper’s action on the Domestic Partnership Bill

Extraordinary times call for extraordinary measures particularly when addressing human rights infractions. The aim of the Domestic Partnership Bill (“the Bill”) is to satisfy a legal requirement while simultaneously upholding the traditional institution of marriage in the Cayman Islands and ensuring respect of human dignity through non-discrimination and equality. As a result of the Legislative Assembly’s […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Thursday 6-August-2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP August 6, 2020Today’s topics: Just headlines.There will NOT be a Friday call this week. Sign Up For Our Newsletter COMPANY WEBINARS If you need a custom webinar for your employees to keep them up to date, we can help. Talk to us about company specific webinars.Client suggested topics: Covid-19 Disease Update […]

Two UWI Scientists appointed to International Science Council to provide expertise for Small Island Developing States

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Wednesday, August 05, 2020. — Two scientists from The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Terrence Forrester and Dr Michelle Mycoo have recently been appointed to the International Science Council (ISC). In an announcement made by the ISC earlier this month, the two were named among eight distinguished […]

Demand divestment from forced labor in prisons

From Freedom United Last week, we wrote to the presidents of 11 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the U.S., urging them to divest from forced labor in the prison industry by cutting ties with Aramark. Aramark is a food service company that has well-documented links to forced labor within prisons.  Can you join our call on HBCUs […]

Groundbreaking study finds first drug that may slow arthritis

From Newsmax There are currently no medications that can slow down the common form of arthritis that strikes aging knees and hips. But a new study suggests a powerful, and expensive, anti-inflammatory drug could potentially do just that. The drug, called canakinumab (Ilaris), is used for certain rare rheumatic conditions marked by widespread inflammation. They […]

Study: ‘Antibody Cocktail’ blocks coronavirus from taking hold

By Brian Trusdell From Newsmax A cocktail drug of two antibodies “can almost completely block establishment” of the novel coronavirus in monkeys and hamsters, according to a prepublication copy of a study on the therapy. REGN-COV2, developed by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, “can greatly reduce virus load in lower and upper airway” when administered either as a preventive […]

Study casts doubt on value of cholesterol drugs

Hundreds of millions of people worldwide take cholesterol-lowering drugs, like statins, but now a new review suggests that many folks don’t benefit from these medications. The researchers said the review of 35 randomized controlled trials failed to show a consistent benefit in lowering the risk of heart attack or stroke, or for preventing deaths. “Normally, […]