September 28, 2022

UK: Boris Johnson: Senior Tories urge PM to quit after party apology

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From BBC Boris Johnson is facing calls from senior Tories to resign after he admitted attending a drinks party during lockdown. The prime minister apologised for the way he handled the event in the Downing Street garden in May 2020 and said he understood the public’s “rage” over it.  Cabinet members including deputy PM Dominic […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 3 PM 1 October 2021, 13 New Positives (unchanged from 8am), 107,039 vaccinations

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As of 3PM Friday, 1 October 2021, the Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Hazel Brown, reports that there have been no further updates since the last report was issued this morning.   At that time there were 13 new positives. The breakdown of the positive results is as follows: ·         Two travellers ·         11 community transmission cases, including: Six students […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 30 September 2021 PM, No changes from 8am release

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As of 3PM Thursday, 30 September, the Chief Nursing Officer, Dr. Hazel Brown, reports that there have been no further updates since the last report was issued this morning.  At that time there were 5 total positives. Two were travellers and three were related to the cases at the schools. There have been 106,882 Covid-19 […]

These sentences actually appeared in church bulletins or were announced at church services

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Courtesy of Carol Ann Rudy The Fasting & Prayer Conference includes meals. ————————– Scouts are saving aluminum cans, bottles and other items to be recycled. Proceeds will be used to cripple children. ————————– The sermon this morning: ‘Jesus Walks on the Water’.  The sermon tonight:‘Searching for Jesus’. ————————– Ladies, don’t forget the rummage sale. It’s a chance […]

St K-N PM Harris conveys congratulations and best wishes to the returned PM of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit and Members of His Government

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December 11th, 2019 On behalf of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris offers his sincere congratulations to the re-elected Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Dominica, Hon. Roosevelt Skerrit who was sworn into office for a fifth consecutive term on Saturday, December 7th, 2019. Prime Minister […]

UK: Brexit bill ‘in limbo’ as MPs reject timetable

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From BBC Boris Johnson has hit the pause button on his Brexit legislation after MPs rejected his plan to get it through the Commons in three days. MPs backed his Withdrawal Agreement Bill – but minutes later voted against the timetable, leaving it “in limbo”. After the vote, EU Council President Donald Tusk said he […]

Brexit: EU and UK reach deal but DUP refuses support

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From BBC Boris Johnson and EU leaders have hailed the deal they have struck to take the UK out of the bloc on 31 October in an “orderly” fashion. The prime minister now faces a battle to get the deal through Parliament on Saturday, with the DUP opposing it. DUP deputy leader Nigel Dodds accused […]

UK: Supreme Court – Suspending Parliament was unlawful, judges rule

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From BBC Boris Johnson’s decision to suspend Parliament for five weeks was unlawful, the Supreme Court has ruled. Judges said it was wrong to stop MPs carrying out duties in the run-up to the Brexit deadline on 31 October. The PM, who has faced calls to resign, said he “profoundly disagreed” with the ruling but […]

UK Brexit: ‘Election in October’ if MPs block no deal

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From BBC The government is expected to table a motion to hold a general election on 14 October if it is defeated by MPs opposed to a no-deal Brexit on Tuesday. Boris Johnson said he did not want an election, but progress with the EU would be “impossible” if they won. Tory rebels are joining […]

UK: Parliament suspension: Queen approves PM’s plan

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From BBC Parliament will be suspended just days after MPs return to work in September – and only a few weeks before the Brexit deadline. Boris Johnson said a Queen’s Speech would take place after the suspension, on 14 October, to outline his “very exciting agenda”. But it means the time MPs have to pass […]