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CIGTV News Brief, 9 September
Latest Covid-19 press briefing held, New Caricom Youth Ambassadors appointed, DCI appoints new Business Manager
2020 US Election Expected To Cost $14 Billion, Most Expensive In History
Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden will be the first candidate in history to raise USD 1 billion from donors.
CEOs of Google, Twitter and Facebook grilled in Senate hearing
Ted Cruz yelled. His Democratic colleague Brian Schatz called the hearing in which he was speaking "a sham." Committee chair Roger Wicker couldn't pronounce the last name of Goo...
VIDEO: News Brief, 28 October
“Dory” The litter eating fish, Public/Private Partnership benefits local students, Nominations open for Order of the Cayman Islands
Biden’s space policy: One giant leap for climate change
Biden’s pledge to rededicate the U.S. to combating climate change would mean a greater role for NASA’s Earth science research.
It May Be Too Late To Mail Back Your Ballot. Election Officials Stress Other Options
Election experts say there is no longer enough time to ensure ballots sent through the mail will be delivered in time. They're encouraging voters to deliver their ballots by han...
Ari Fleischer: Biden is 'taking advantage of' a 'broken-down media' that is 'biased against Trump'
The Biden campaign is "taking advantage" of the media bias against President Trump to keep the controversy surrounding former Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter out of the sp...
Germany and France announce new national lockdowns, saying they have lost control of the coronavirus
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron each announced month-long national lockdowns Wednesday, saying health authorities have lost control of skyro...
Facebook, Twitter CEOs struggle to name a single liberal who has been censored on their platforms
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey struggled to name a single liberal person or entity who has been censored by their social media platforms on Wednesday d...
'Offensive and embarrassing': Senators struggle to pronounce Google CEO Sundar Pichai's name correctly
Senators questioning Google CEO Sundar Pichai alongside Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter's Jack Dorsey couldn’t pronounce his name correctly.
UK to start rapid COVID-19 tests at Heathrow on Tuesday
Airlines argue pre-departure virus tests crucial to get people travelling safely again.
US blocks African candidate for WTO chief with eye on China
The U.S. has expressed opposition to Nigerian-born economist Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala for the top job at the World Trade Organization, prolonging a selection process that was expecte...
No new Covid cases reported in Cayman Islands; 20 active cases remain
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 344 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 27 October 2020. All were negative.
Legislative Assembly sessions October 28
Republicans Blast Social Media C.E.O.s While Democrats Deride Hearing
Republican senators accused the leaders of Twitter, Facebook and Google of censorship. Democrats denounced that as posturing.
Russia begins production of its second coronavirus vaccine
Russia has started production of the second Russian vaccine against COVID-19, EpiVacCorona, created by the Véktor research center, according to the country's health chief, Anna ...
Hedge Funds That Planned for Election Chaos See a Blue Wave
For hedge fund managers, preparations for chaos in the U.S. elections are giving way to strategies to capitalize on a sweeping Democratic victory.
UN calls for 'available and affordable' coronavirus vaccine for all
The UN Secretary General, António Guterres, pointed out that the vaccine should be considered a "global public good".
Trump Organisation pressed on US president’s Chinese bank account
Democrat lawmakers want company to reveal name of financial institution and provide detailed accounting of transactions.
France orders new lockdown, Germany imposes toughest virus rules in months
Macron seeks ‘brutal brake on infections’, while Merkel unveils one-month partial shutdown; Spain, Italy, Britain, Greece and Portugal report record new coronavirus cases.
CNN won't run pro-Trump ad warning Biden will raise taxes on middle class
CNN has informed the largest outside group supporting President Trump’s reelection that it will not run one of its new ads, saying the ad is false because it warns Democratic no...
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