April 9, 2020

Martin: Breathing in life during the pandemic

By Melissa Martin The coronavirus has infected more than 1.2 million people and killed more than 68,000 worldwide, according to Johns Hopkins University. Death from the coronavirus catapults the religious to seek answers from celestial places. Crying out, “My God, my God, why have you forsaken us?” But we know from the beginning of the beginning, death entered humanity—and […]

Cayman: Monday, 6 April 2020 COVID-19 Update – No new cases announced

Grants and loans for micro and small businesses are among measures announced today. Specifics for all measures can be accessed at Resources section ofwww.gov.ky/coronavirus.  ·        Payment arrangements for vulnerable Caymanians and one-off food vouchers for eligible non-Caymanians are announced with distribution days set for Tuesday and Thursday. NAU authorities will contact eligible persons today. ·        No new […]

Cayman: RCIPS warns of potential cybercrime scheme using malicious USB devices

The RCIPS is informing the public, particularly IT managers and business users, of a notice being circulated by INTERPOL regarding a new cybercrime scheme targeting businesses in the Executive Management, Information Technology, and Human Resources fields. The scheme involves mailing USB devices to the targeted businesses, contained in packages which usually include gift cards or […]

Cayman: Man charged for Breach of Curfew, Dangerous Driving, and other offenses

On Saturday afternoon, 4 April, officers responded to a report received from members of the public that several persons were out and about riding motorbikes in breach of curfew in the Lookout Gardens area of Bodden Town. Officers observed a group of persons who sped off at high speed on motorbikes. The police helicopter followed […]

Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce 2nd free webinar focusing on financial health during COVID-19

The Chamber of Commerce will host its second free two-hour webinar on Wednesday, April 8, focused on helping businesses tackle the issue of financial health during and after Covid 19. Attendees will benefit from expert legal advice on how to put their businesses on the best footing from a debt solutions perspective, including assessing their […]

April 7: PAHO Director leads media briefing on COVID-19 in the Americas

WHAT: Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and WHO Regional Director for the Americas will hold an information session on the rapidly evolving situation of COVID-19 in the Region of the Americas and PAHO’s response to this pandemic WHEN: Tuesday April 7, from 11 am to 11.45 am (Washington DC Time) […]

US: Navarro confirms argument with Fauci over Hydroxychloroquine

By Sandy Fitzgerald From Newsmax White House trade adviser Peter Navarro Monday confirmed reports of a heated argument between himself and Dr. Anthony Fauci over the weekend concerning the use of hydroxychloroquine while continuing to push for the use of the drug in the fight against COVID-19.  “If we didn’t have disagreement or debate in […]

Cayman: HSA Maternity allows for one accompanying person during labour

The HSA understands the importance of having a partner during the labouring process, and as we improve and augment staffing levels in coordination with the private sector, the temporary restriction on visitors to the Maternity will be lifted effective Monday April 6. Visitors will be limited to one person accompanying a patient during labour.  Because […]

The UWI Open Campus “Leading the Access Revolution,” Professor Sir Hilary Beckles

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Thursday, April 2, 2020. Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies, Professor Sir Hilary Beckles has congratulated The University of the West Indies Open Campus on increasing its wide range of programmes being offered to learners from across the Caribbean and internationally. The kudos came as Sir Hilary delivered remarks […]

Coronavirus: Tiger at Bronx Zoo tests positive for Covid-19

From BBC A four-year-old female Malayan tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the coronavirus. The tiger, named Nadia, is believed to be the first known case of an animal infected with Covid-19 in the US. The Bronx Zoo, in New York City, says the test result was confirmed by the National Veterinary […]