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2 huge Beirut explosions kill 190, injure 5 thousands
Two huge explosions rocked the Lebanese capital Beirut on Tuesday, August 4, with at least 190 dead & around 5,000 injured, shaking buildings and sending huge plumes of smoke billowing into the sky.
Are China and the United States trying to tear the European Union apart?
This week, Estonia hosted the Three Seas Summit. On paper, the initiative is aimed at improving infrastructure in 12 former Warsaw Pact states and Austria, countries that lie be...
This asteroid could be worth US$10,000 quadrillion
Scientists say the asteroid ‘16 Psyche’ could be made entirely of iron and nickel.
Premier Provides Statement on COVID
Mr Speaker, it has been over seven months since our first case of COVID-19 was confirmed on 12 March. On 14 March we closed our borders as we started our response to the COVID v...
National Heroes Day Nominations Extended
The nominations period for National Heroes Day has been extended to Saturday 14 November, 2020.
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 30 October
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 189 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 29 October 2020. All were negative.
VIDEO: News Brief, 30 October
Police clearance requirements resume for Work Permits, Governor Marks Two Years, Cyber Security Public Education Campaign launched, Senior Citizens hold talent show on Cayman Brac.
New Acting FSD Registrar Appointed
A hardworking and dedicated Judicial Administration staff member has seen her diligent work duly recognised by her elevation to a newly created position within the Courts’ service.
'Don't end up a real ghost,' South Korean officials warn, fearing Halloween virus surge
South Korean officials are stepping up efforts to ensure locals stick to social distancing guidelines during Halloween, warning this year's party "could really turn scary" as it...
What it reveals when senators repeatedly mispronounce the names of Kamala Harris and Sundar Pichai
It is a truth universally acknowledged that if you live in the US and have a non-English name, someone at some point is bound to butcher the pronunciation.
What Trump can learn from Boris in fighting fake news
The US election has, once again, be plagued by a tide of disinformation and fake news. But don't point the finger at Russia, Iran, or China. With four days left to vote in the p...
Instagram Pauses "Recent" Search Listings On US Site To Stop Fake Election News
For users in the United States, Instagram will temporarily remove the "Recent" tab from hashtag pages starting Thursday, it said in a statement on Twitter.
‘What next, a white Rosa Parks?’ Internet clashes over black model cast to play English Queen Anne Boleyn
Black model Jodie Turner-Smith is set to play 16th-century Queen of England Anne Boleyn, who was, of course, a white woman. The head-scratching choice tore the Internet apart, m...
Macron’s France is fearful and angry
On Thursday morning, I visited the cathedral at Reims. The central door on the north side is dedicated to Saint Nicasius, who founded the first cathedral on the site and who, in...
Glenn Greenwald resigns from The Intercept over Biden cover up
Prize-winning journalist who broke Edward Snowden story accuses news outlet he founded of censorship after it refuses to publish his factual piece about Biden’s corruption.
One new COVID-19 case reported in Cayman Islands, 18 remain active
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 334 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Wednesday, 28 October 2020. One was positive.
VIDEO: News Brief: 29 October
Pirates Week 2020 is weeks away, Sister Island visitors reminded of travel protocols, Governor and Minister to speak at Energy Conference, Heroes Day nominations deadline extended
Supplementary Funds Approved
Members in Finance Committee today, Wednesday, 28 October 2020, approved a net Supplementary Expenditure of $27,090,329 for the Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture...
Police Investigate Fire at RCIPS Business Centre in George Town, 29 October
At about 8:40PM Monday, 26 October, officers responded to a report of a fire at the RCIPS Business Center located at Windjammer Plaza on Walkers Road.
Legislative Assembly October 29
The false dichotomy of Chinese autocracy and American democracy
The success of Beijing’s pandemic response and and the failure of Washington’s seem to suggest authoritarian rule is superior to liberal democracy. But such a verdict is based o...
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