June 12, 2021

There is no labor shortage, only labor exploitation

Conservatives and corporate employers are weaving an insidious web of myths, lies and exaggerations to justify maintaining low-wage jobs. By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute For the past few months, Republicans have been waging a ferocious political battle to end federal unemployment benefits, based upon stated desires of saving the U.S. economy from a […]

Cayman: DVDL launches new and improved website

From Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Grand Cayman – The Department of Vehicle and Drivers’ Licensing (DVDL) recently launched a new and improved website at www.dvdl.gov.ky,offering customers an easier way to access information and services and complete transactions online. Director of DVDL David Dixon stated that modernising the website is one of the many steps […]

Statement for healthcare professionals: How COVID−19 vaccines are regulated for safety and effectiveness

Joint Statement from the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities and World Health Organization 11 June 2021, The global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented level of public interest in vaccines. This includes a focus on the development of vaccines and their regulatory review and safety monitoring. The joint International Coalition of […]

Cayman: Commission to launch Online Register of Interest portal for Persons in Public Life

In 2020 the CSPL received the first filings of annual declarations for submission to the Register of Interests in accordance with the Standards in Public Life Act. Following receipt of these declarations the Commission embarked on the development of a system to allow for the electronic filing of annual declaration forms by Persons in Public […]

Bitcoin fall has strategists eyeing possible drop To $20,000

From NEWSMAX Another bad week for Bitcoin could be a precursor of more pain to come, according to strategists watching the selloff in cryptocurrencies. Further weakness in its price may bring the $20,000 zone into view as a downside target, according to Oanda Corp., Evercore ISI and Tallbacken Capital Advisors LLC. Bitcoin has dropped about […]

Rideshare Apps could be saving lives, Study shows

From NEWSMAX You’ve heard it often: Don’t get behind the wheel of a car after a night of drinking. Now, a new study confirms that rideshare services like Uber and Lyft are making it easier for people to follow that advice and get home unharmed and alive. Texas researchers saw a marked change in motor […]

Cleveland Clinic Study: Natural immunity as effective as vaccination

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmax A recent study by the Cleveland Clinic analyzing more than 50,000 of its employees over five months found that those who had been infected with COVID-19 did not benefit from vaccinations. During the study, researchers found that not a single person who had been previously infected with the virus became ill. According […]

Biden rescinds Trump’s Executive Orders targeting TikTok, other tech firms with China ties

The administration ordered the Department of Commerce to closely monitor them By David Cohen From adweek President Joe Biden overturned executive orders from former President Donald Trump that aimed to prevent TikTok, WeChat and other communications and financial technology companies that are controlled by companies based in China from operating in the U.S., but those companies are not out of […]

U.S. Virgin Islands Governor asks Florida counterpart to consider vaccination checks for cruise passengers

Governor Albert Bryan Jr. cites concerns around unvaccinated cruise passengers arriving in the Caribbean U.S. VIRGIN ISLANDS (June 11, 2021) – Governor of the U.S. Virgin Islands Albert Bryan Jr. has made a plea to his Florida colleague, Governor Ron DeSantis, to honor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and reconsider the state’s […]

Provenance Properties Cayman Islands donates art prints to John A. Cumber Primary School

Provenance Properties Cayman Islands recently donated art prints from the National Gallery collection, part of its recent outdoor exhibit at Camana Bay, to the students of John A. Cumber Primary School in West Bay, to help further their art education. The exhibition, titled “Tropical Visions”, was coordinated in partnership with the National Gallery of the […]