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Governor’s Statement on Delta Variant
I know the community will be concerned that we have identified, through our genome sequencing capability, 2 cases of the highly infectious Delta variant in returning travellers. We can have confidence in our public health teams who have ...
Miami repatriation flights added
George Town, Cayman Islands (22 July, 2021). Minister for Tourism and Transport, Hon. Kenneth Bryan, has today announced two additional repatriation flights in August between Grand Cayman and Miami.
Message on the Importance of COVID 19 Vaccination
Premier and Opposition Leader Joint Message on the Importance of COVID 19 Vaccination
New NFT Marketplace BOAX to Launch Famous Hong Kong Artist Dr. Dominic Man-Kit Lam's Masterpieces
The NFT (Non-Fungible Tokens) market continues to heat up as new participants join the game, including global sports franchises, major fashion brands, famous artists and musicians etc.
100 days to Cop26: protesters urge Boris Johnson to take climate talks seriously
With 100 days to go to crucial UN crisis summit in Glasgow, PM is accused of lack of leadership
Amazon Is Hiring A Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead – Moving into Crypto?
Digital commerce giant, Amazon could be planning to make a move to integrate cryptocurrencies as payments. The company posted a job post on Amazon Jobs website looking for a Digital Currency and Blockchain Product Lead.
CEO Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin Plays A 'Big Part' In Twitter's Future
For the first time, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey publicly said that bitcoin will be a “big part” of the social media giant’s future. Bitcoin could be integrated into Twitter’s products such as Super Follows, Commerce, Subscriptions, and Tip J...
People jabbed with PLACEBOS during vaccine trials will have same privileges as those who are ‘fully’ vaxxed, UK minister says
The UK government views people who were given placebos during Covid-19 vaccine trials as fully inoculated, Britain’s vaccines minister has said, adding that they would enjoy all the privileges granted by the NHS Covid Pass.
Those Vaccinated In Singapore Make Up Three-Quarters Of Recent Covid Cases
Singapore has already inoculated nearly 75% of its 5.7 million people, the world's second highest after the United Arab Emirates, a Reuters tracker shows, and half its population is fully vaccinated.
UN Urges China To Cooperate With WHO On Second Phase Of Probe Into Covid-19 Origins
China's National Health Commission rejected WHO's plan for a second phase of the investigation, claiming its criteria were "insulting" and heavily suggested the laboratory leak possibility.
Fendi Launches Vanguard Award at The Julliard School - Fendi Julliard College Scholarship
The House of Fendi has teamed up with the renowned performing arts university to celebrate rising performers.
Facebook, YouTube "Judge, Jury & Executioner" On Vaccine Misinformation: White House
Last week, President Joe Biden had called Facebook and other social media companies "killers" for failing to slow the spread of misinformation about vaccines.
Moderna Vaccine For Children Aged 12-17 Approved By EU Watchdog
European medicines watchdog on Friday approved the use of Moderna's coronavirus vaccine for children aged 12 to 17.
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"Intriguing Information Without Evidence": Kazakhstan On Pegasus Spy Claims
Pegasus Report: In Kazakhstan, reported targets of the Pegasus software include Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, the current president.
"France Would Have Shut It Down": Co-Owner On Faulty Nuclear Plant In China
Chinese authorities have said that damaged fuel rods led to increased radioactivity at one of Taishan's two reactors, but that it remains with safety limits, and have allowed it to keep operating.
Haiti's First Lady Says Murdered President Was "Betrayed"
Haitian President Jovenel Moise was shot dead at his residence in Port-au-Prince in the early morning of July 7.
EU recommends Moderna vaccine for children
It is the first time that Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine has been authorized for children under 18 years of age.
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JPMorgan The First US Bank to Grant All Wealth Clients Access to Crypto Funds
JP Morgan becomes the first major U.S. bank to provide access to crypto funds to all its wealth clients.
Elon Musk Confirmed That He Owns Dogecoin, Bitcoin and Ethereum
Elon Musk confirmed that he owns Dogecoin, Bitcoin, and Ethereum during a session at the B Word conference on Thursday.
Hollywood leaving California for New Mexico tax incentives
A 35% tax incentive has brought NM $623M from the movie industry this year
Facebook Won’t Talk About the Insurrection
And Trump is allowed back on the platform in 2023.
Musk creates 'hype' with bitcoin ‘pump and dump’ comments
The Tesla CEO says he 'might pump,' but doesn't 'dump' the cryptocurrency
Americans Say Immigrants Should Learn English. But U.S. Policy Makes That Hard.
Immigrants who speak English earn more and are better accepted by Americans. But the U.S. fails to provide sufficient free English classes for newcomers.
Biden slaps sanctions on Cuba following protests and government crackdown
The Biden administration announced Thursday that it will be imposing sanctions on Cuban officials following deadly protests by the Cuban people against the communist government.
Delta Variant in Two Traveller Samples
The Delta variant of the virus which causes COVID-19 has been detected through genomic sequencing in the samples of two travellers currently in quarantine in the Cayman Islands. Both of these unrelated travellers had been fully vaccinate...
eGov's new single sign-on solution
The Cayman Islands eGovernment Unit and Computer Services Department announced today that its new online user authentication platform went live with its first Government eService. The solution is a key foundational component in the eGove...
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Italy introduces the health certificate to enter leisure venues
The text stipulates the obligation of the "green certificate", which shows vaccination, having passed the disease or a negative test.
Europe Could Have Been Hit With COVID-19 Earlier Than China, New Study Reveals
The development comes as the World Health Organisation and the Biden administration separately conduct probes into the origins of the infectious disease, which according to John Hopkins University has killed 4.1 million worldwide.
How to Search for, Spot and Stamp Out Pegasus Spyware From Your Phone
The powerful Israeli military-grade spyware made international headlines on Sunday, when media investigations discovered that at least 50,000 people across more than a dozen nations had their cellphones targeted in sophisticated hack att...
Two Chinese "Agents" Charged In US For Targeting Beijing Opponents
Nine defendants have been charged with "acting as and conspiring to act as unregistered agents" of China in a global operation dubbed "Fox Hunt".
Websites Back Up After Brief Global Outage Linked To Akamai
The disruption lasted up to an hour and was caused by a bug in the domain name system service that was triggered during a software update, Akamai said.
China's Speediest Train, a 600 km/h Maglev, Rolls off Assembly Line in Qingdao
China has developed the world's speediest maglev transportation system, capable of reaching a top speed of 600 kilometres per hour; the first train rolled off the assembly line on Tuesday in Qingdao, a city in East China's Shandong Provi...
French Ex-Diplomat Saw "Potential For Misuse" While Working At Pegasus Maker NSO
At NSO's offices, Gerard Araud discovered something resembling a classic tech start-up: teams of programmers "all between 25-30 years old, in flip-flops, black t-shirts, all with PhDs in computer science..."
Bill Gates and George Soros Reportedly Team up for Buyout of UK Coronavirus Testing Company
The billionaires are close to buying a company which has managed to develop a 10-minute COVID-19 test that it aims to make for as little as $1.
China Rejects WHO Plan For Second Phase Of COVID-19 Origins Probe
The WHO this month proposed a second phase of studies into the origins of the coronavirus in China, including audits of laboratories and markets in Wuhan
Guitarist Eric Clapton says he’ll CANCEL shows at venues that ‘discriminate’ by requiring vaccination
Reacting to the British government requiring Covid-19 vaccine passes for access to live venues and nightclubs, musician Eric Clapton said he would cancel shows at places that discriminated against the unvaccinated.
Morocco Files Defamation Suit Against Amnesty, French NGO Over Pegasus
Moroccan King Mohammed VI's phone and those of other royals are also on the list of numbers identified as potential Pegasus targets by Moroccan intelligence services, Radio France reported Tuesday.
South Africa Lets Jailed Ex-President Jacob Zuma Attend Brother's Funeral
Former South African President Jacob Zuma has been incarcerated at Estcourt prison since handing himself over on July 7 to serve a 15-month sentence.
China's Opposition To Probe Into COVID-19 Origins "Irresponsible": White House
"Their position is irresponsible and frankly dangerous," White House press secretary Jen Psaki said.
France's Emmanuel Macron Changes Phone Over Pegasus Scandal
"He's got several phone numbers. This does not mean he has been spied on. It's just additional security," the official told Reuters.
Jill Biden Leads US Delegation To Tokyo Olympics Amid Pandemic Fears
The Olympics trip is the First Lady's first solo adventure abroad and will include three days on the ground in Japan.
Barack Obama, Bruce Springsteen To Release Book Based On Podcast In October
The podcast released this year has seen the duo wax poetic on themes including racism, music and masculinity.
"Privacy A Right, Has To Be Respected": UN General Assembly President-Elect
President-elect of UN General Assembly Abdulla Shahid made the comments referring to concerns arising out of the Pegasus snooping row.
Every Day Feels Like a Vacation at One Family’s Breezy Waterfront Home in England
Clad in weathered larch and pale brick, a riverside residence in Suffolk County soaks up sun and views.
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