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No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 13 November
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 213 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 12 November 2020. No persons tested positive.
Coronavirus: Post-lockdown plans revealed as Oxford vaccine breakthrough announced - BBC Newsnight
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has unveils a post-lockdown plan and a third breakthrough vaccine is announced. But is a return to normality really in sight?
Stock market rally pushes Dow Jones to record high of 30,000
The Dow Jones Industrial Average has topped the 30,000 mark for the first time.
Fire 5K Raises $5500
The Fire Services 5K Charity Walk held this morning (Monday, 23 November 2020) raised CI$5,500 to benefit the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre.
The world is facing an unprecedented hunger crisis
COVID-19 could double the number of people experiencing food insecurity globally thanks to rising food prices, unemployment and strain on food programmes
4 new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 23 November
The Medical Officer of Health, Dr. Samuel Williams-Rodriguez, reports that 475 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Friday, 20 November 2020. Fou...
President-Elect Biden Names Key Members Of His New Administration
Some familiar faces and Washington veterans are being tapped to fill key roles in the administration of President-elect Biden, who named a diverse group of six new cabinet selec...
VIDEO NEWS BRIEF 23 NOVEMBER 2020
Fire Service raising funds for the Crisis Centre Residents returning to the Sister Islands can Quarantine at home
What has Joe Biden promised to do in his first 100 days as president?
The first 100 days of a new presidency has become a benchmark for how a president will run their administration. So what has Joe Biden promised to do when he takes office?
Traveller Quarantine Breach
An alleged breach of isolation protocols by travellers who have been quarantining at residence has been reported to the Royal Cayman Island Police Service (RCIPS) and appropriat...
Your ethnicity could soon be recorded when you get a COVID-19 test. Would you be OK with that?
People's cultural backgrounds and the languages they speak could soon be recorded when they get a COVID-19 test, an "essential" move experts say will help governments respond to...
Constitution Changes Take Effect 3 December
The Cayman Islands Constitution (Amendment) Order 2020, which the Privy Council approved on 11 November 2020, comes into effect on Thursday, 3 December 2020, the day prior to th...
Bad online reviews can cost businesses hundreds of thousands of dollars - now they want to make you pay
Online giants Google and Facebook are likely to face further court orders forcing them to identify people behind potentially defamatory statements made on their sites, lawyers w...
Multiple Fights Involving Minors, 23 November
Minors between the ages of 11 years and 16 years have been engaging in planned and organised fights at the John Gray High School, which are subsequently being posted on social m...
Solomon Islands to ban Facebook for the sake of 'national unity'
The Solomon Islands Government defends its decision to place a temporary ban on Facebook, a move it says is aimed at tackling cyberbullying and online defamation.
Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to be world's second-richest person
Further rise in Tesla share price pushes entrepreneur past Microsoft co-founder
Saudi Denies Reported Talks Between Benjamin Netanyahu And Crown Prince
Saudi Arabia on Monday denied Israeli media reports of landmark talks between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a visit by US Secreta...
Trump instructed key government agency acknowledges Biden's win and begins formal transition
The General Services Administration has informed President-elect Joe Biden that the Trump administration is ready to begin the formal transition process.
What is the most effective way to test for coronavirus?
Many leaders see testing as the way out of this dark and sporadic tunnel of Coronavirus lockdowns. The thinking being, that if you can catch someone before they spread the virus...
GucciFest Continues with Films From Rave Review and Cormio
This week, Gucci is launching its new collection in a weeklong episodic film directed by Gus Van Sant and Alessandro Michele.
Renovated 1950s ranch in New Jersey
This modern and beautiful residence didn’t always use to look like this. In fact, there was a time when it was so old and in such bad shape that is was market as “tear-down”.
Sarah Sanders says press questions for Biden are 'absolutely absurd'
Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and Former DNI Ric Grenell weigh in on the media's double standard.
Biden's cabinet picks include historic firsts
President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled a slate of top foreign policy and national security picks, including the first woman to lead the US intelligence community and first Latin...
I Know From Experience The Feeling Of Those Sick With Covid: Pope Francis
In the book, a conversation with one of his biographers, Briton Austen Ivereigh, Pope Francis talks in some of the most personal terms to date about the time he was hovering bet...
Biden Picks Secretary Of State, People For Top Cabinet, White House Posts
Joe Biden also nominated the first Latino ever, Cuba-born lawyer Alejandro Mayorkas, to lead the Department of Homeland Security, which oversees immigration.
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