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One new COVID-19 case reported in Cayman Islands, 23 October
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 211 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Thursday, 22 October 2020.
One was positive (asymptomatic) and is a traveller in isolation.
Premier's Statement as Parliament Opens
State Opening Parliament Premier's Speech 4 Dec 2020
WHO Warns Against Complacency After Coronavirus Vaccine Rollout
The WHO warned against complacency and what it said was an erroneous belief that because vaccines are on the near-horizon, the crisis is over.
HE The Governor's Throne Speech 2020
£50 billion in UK banknotes is 'missing.' Nobody has an explanation
Here's a head-scratcher: The use of cash has been declining for years in Britain, but demand for banknotes is skyrocketing. Nobody is quite sure where the money is going.
Busy International Day of Persons with Disabilities for Sunrise Centre
Yesterday (Thursday, 3 December 2020) was International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPWD) and the Sunrise Adult Training Centre (SRC) for persons with disabilities starte...
Public School Term Two Dates Adjusted
The Minister of Education Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (EYSAL) Hon. Juliana O’Connor-Connolly has announced an adjustment to the previously published Term Two start date...
Shot in the dark: Commission under fire for lack of vaccine transparency
The EU is betting the future of its citizens and the European economy on vaccines. But what exactly are the terms of that bet, and how much of it will EU taxpayers have to cover...
Seniors Attend Christmas Social
A lively crowd of around 200 delighted seniors attended a very special evening of dining and entertainment at the Lion’s Centre on Wednesday 02 December.
Cybersecurity salaries revealed: How much 24 companies including CrowdStrike, FireEye, and Palo Alto Networks pay analysts, engineers, and other roles — with pay as high as $350,000
An analysis of newly-released federal pay data reveals salaries at 24 major cybersecurity companies, many of which are still hiring aggressively.
Road Closures for Experience Cayman LIVE & Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon, 5-6 December
The Experience Cayman LIVE event and the 2020 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon will be taking place this weekend, 5-6 December.
BioNTech Founder Now Among World's Richest After UK Clears Vaccine
Ugur Sahin is now the 493rd-richest person on the planet with a net worth of $5.1 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. https://new.globalreports.com/manage/ar...
Cayman Heart Fund Donates Life-Saving AED Equipment to the RCIPS
Today, 4 December, the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) is delighted to announce that it has received a donation of 22 AED (Automated External Defibrillators) battery...
Kamala Harris Chooses All-Women Team To Advise Her On US, Global Affairs
US Vice President-elect Kamala Harris appointed Tina Flournoy to be her Chief of Staff. She named Nancy McEldowney as her National Security Adviser and Rohini Kosoglu as her Dom...
VIDEO: NEWS BRIEF 3 DECEMBER 2020
Cayman third territory to have parliament Busy Day for Sunrise Centre Seniors get Christmas social
WHO Chief "Happy" To Have Covid-19 Vaccine On Camera
WHO director-general Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus welcomed news that US president-elect Joe Biden, and former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton have said th...
U.K. Grants Five Passports a Minute to Hongkongers as China Tightens Grip
The U.K. is granting the most special travel documents to Hong Kong residents since the 1997 handover, bolstering predictions of a mass exodus as China tightens its grip over th...
Forget bitcoin. These cryptocurrencies are surging even more
The dramatic rise in bitcoin may seem overly speculative. Yet bitcoin has actually lagged the surges for some other cryptocurrencies.
Irish names becoming popular in Britain as top UK baby names' list is revealed
IRISH NAMES are becoming more popular in the United Kingdom-- and a certain popular show may have something to do with that.
Billionaire Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin ‘will take the first woman to the moon’
Nasa is nearing a decision to pick its first privately built lunar landers capable of sending astronauts to the moon by 2024.
How to style a stunning black Christmas table setting
How you can style a stunning black Christmas table setting that will bring a new and fresh and modern luxe look to your entertaining this holiday season.
Fauci says he accepted Biden's offer to be chief medical adviser "on the spot"
"Absolutely. I said yes right on the spot."
China conducting biological tests to create super soldiers, US spy chief says
Intelligence director John Ratcliffe claims human testing aims to develop soldiers with ‘biologically enhanced capabilities’
Top currency regulator says to expect 'clarity' in coming weeks on bitcoin
Brian Brooks, the acting comptroller of the currency, told CNBC's Melissa Lee that "nobody's going to ban bitcoin."
U.S. Congress passes bill decriminalizing marijuana at federal level
The House of Representatives has approved legislation that would decriminalize marijuana and seek to "address the devastating injustices caused by the War on Drugs."
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