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Hear Hon Tara Rivers Minister for Financial Services, comment on the EU delisting the Cayman Islands
Hear Hon. Tara Rivers Minister for Financial Services, comment on the EU delisting the Cayman Islands from its list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes.
Covid-19, Britain’s strategy
Samsung chairman Lee Kun-hee dies after long illness
Lee Kun-hee, the chairman of South Korean electronics giant Samsung, died Sunday at the age of 78, the company said. He had been comatose since suffering a heart attack in 2014.
Colombia exceeds one million cases of Covid-19
Colombia surpassed this Saturday the symbolic threshold of one million cases of covid-19 registered in the country since the beginning of the pandemic, according to the official...
Gap exiting malls, to shutter 350 stores by 2024
Closings include 130 Banana Republic sites in North America
This Scary Statistic Predicts Growing US Political Violence
Two researchers claim that a single number they call the “political stress indicator” can warn when societies are at risk of erupting into violence. It’s spiking in the US, just...
With 10 days to go, time and history are not on Donald Trump's side
Covid has tanked the gains he made in the economy and any new stimulus could be too late
Snapchat cofounders net $2.2B in one week as coronavirus boosts usage
SNAP now boasts 249 million daily active users.
A Leaked Internal Report Reveals The Wall Street Journal Is Struggling With Aging Readers And Covering Race
The report, obtained by BuzzFeed News, was dated the same month that ongoing tensions between news and opinion sections at Rupert Murdoch’s broadsheet spilled into the public.
Judge again blocks Trump administration push to ban WeChat in the US
The government has not presented enough evidence that WeChat is a security risk, the judge ruled.
Legislative Assembly sessions, October 23
VIDEO: News Brief, 23 October
Leisa Welcome is Civil Servant of the Year, Health Services Authority holds recruitment fair
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.
LA Gives Six Gov't Bills Second Reading
The bills given their second reading are:
Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes in intensive care with COVID-19
Belgian Foreign Minister Sophie Wilmes tested positive for coronavirus after attending an EU summit with her counterparts last week. She led a caretaker government before steppi...
Poppy Appeal Underway
This year’s Cayman Islands Veteran Association’s (CIVA’s) annual Poppy Appeal fund-raiser has begun.
Stood Up Asks Adults to Stand Up
Civil servants and members of the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Grand Cayman rallied to the theme: “Take Action Together” at the Stood Up campaign photoshoot on Frid...
A Tropical Storm May Form in NW Caribbean Over the Weekend
Dr. Levi Cowan creates videos and blogs pertaining to tropical cyclones, primarily hurricanes in the Atlantic Ocean. Posts occasionally concern other, non-tropical weather event...
The first 'murder hornets' nest was found, already set to be obliterated
The nest, discovered by scientists in Washington state this week, is set to be wiped out Saturday.
For the first time ever, Time magazine removes logo on cover, replaces it with a plea to 'Vote'
Edward Felsenthal, Time’s editor-in-chief, says the upcoming elections are “ as consequential a decision as any of us has ever made at the ballot.”
Trump's Twitter hacked after Dutch researcher claims he guessed password
Donald Trump’s Twitter account was allegedly hacked last week, after a Dutch researcher correctly guessed the president’s password: “maga2020!”, Dutch media reported.
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