August 7, 2020

A goal for gender equality

Partner: Plan International Belgium Context Bolivia has ratified numerous international human rights treaties, of which the following are particularly relevant to Plan International’s work: the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women. However, despite progress in legislation promoting the rights of children […]

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 […]

New Research: Roughly 81.9% of shift workers are suffering from sleep disorders in the U.S

From Sleep Standards I. About The Research At the end of July 2020, Sleep Standards team conducted a national survey of 1062 participants across the United States. The primary objectives of our research are to get in-depth insights into the connection of technology use and sleep disorders in both negative and positive aspects. Throughout this […]

Colours Cayman welcomes the Governor’s intent to assent to the Domestic Partnership Bill 2020

GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS, 5 August 2020:Colours Cayman welcomes the intention of HE The Governor to utilise Section 81 of the Constitution to put an end to the path of anarchy we’ve been forced into by the decision of the Legislative Assembly of last week when the MLAs rejected the Domestic Partnership Bill put forward by […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Tuesday 4-August-2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP August 4, 2020 Today’s topics: Good news for overall US case numbers, RT-PCR as the “gold standard”, when is a positive test not positive? There will NOT be a Friday call this week. Good news for overall US Case Numbers The overall US average new case count for CoViD-19 has been […]

11 of the most bizarre details people have reported finding in Jeffrey Epstein’s newly listed NYC mansion, from a painting of Bill Clinton in a dress to prosthetic breasts mounted on a bathroom wall

By Libertina Brandt and Taylor Borden From Business Insider Jeffrey Epstein’s seven-story New York City townhouse is hitting the market for $88 million, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday. The sale will benefit his estate, which will be used to adjudicate the claims of his alleged victims. Epstein was arrested in July 2019 on suspicion of sex […]

Cayman Airways announces 5 more repatriation flights added for Kingston and Miami

Cayman Airways Limited (CAL) has added five more repatriation flights for travel in August from Grand Cayman to Miami, and to Kingston. The schedule for the extra Kingston flights is as follows: Note: Depending on the border reopening timeline, additional repatriation flights may be added in September. Connecting flights from the Sister Islands are also […]

Dr. Stuart Weiss: COVID-19 Update Friday 31-July-2020

Dr. Stuart Weiss, FACEP, FAAP, CBCP July 31, 2020Today’s topics: Overall CoViD-19 status, Vaccine likely by early 2021, Testing results, Summer camp issues, New Jersey’s creep upward in new cases CoViD-19 Status Perhaps there is some good news on the horizon. Although the US new case numbers are still incredibly high, the rolling 14 day […]

“Stronger Together”

“Stronger Together” campaign to highlight importance of psychosocial support during times of stress and crisis July 27, 2020, BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) today launched the “Stronger Together” campaign to assist communities in promoting mental wellbeing and positive coping strategies during times of stress and crisis. The […]

Cayman: Amended COVID-19 Regulations offer clarity on boating, visitation

Restrictions lifted on access to Rum Point, Starfish Point, Sandbar and Stingray City. Rules around visiting prisons, residential care homes and hospitals clarified. GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19 (Partial Lifting of Restrictions) (No.3) (Amendment) Regulations, 2020 and the Prevention, Control and Suppression of COVID-19 (Partial Lifting of Restrictions) (Travel and […]