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NEWS BRIEF: 8 February 2021
No new COVID-19 cases reported in Cayman Islands, 24 February
The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 171 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 23 February 2021. All were negative.
COVID 19 Relief Funding for Farmers Extended Until June
The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture and Lands (MEYSAL) with support of the Department of Agriculture (DoA,) has announced the extension of the Cayman Islands F...
Candidates Prepare for Nomination Day
Ahead of the 2021 General Election, the Elections Office reminds individuals intending to run that they must first seek formal nomination in order to be considered a candidate.
NEWS BRIEF: 24 February 2021
IATA Travel Pass testing is expected to begin in March on select flights
The Civil Aviation Authority reiterated this Wednesday that the International Air Transport Association, together with the Government of the Republic of Panama and the Copa Airl...
What Britain could learn from New Zealand about home-schooling
If ever there was a moment to address the issue of home-schooling, it is now. The pandemic has disrupted teaching, school life and examinations in catastrophic ways. Many childr...
Fauci: Anti-vaccine sentiment in UK and US ‘quite concerning’
Anti-vaccine sentiment in the UK and the US is a “self-amplifying problem that just keeps getting bigger and bigger”, according to US presidential medical adviser Anthony Fauci.
Here’s what you’ll be wearing this autumn
Balaclavas! Club kids! Camping chic! The all-virtual fashion event delivered real-life style for our brave new world. Chloe Street has the download on what we’ll be buying next ...
China announces MASSIVE oil & gas discovery in Bohai Sea
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) revealed this week that its newly discovered oil and gas field in the Bohai Sea contains proven geological reserves of 100 millio...
Square doubles down on crypto, buying $170mn more in bitcoin
Jack Dorsey’s financial services company Square extended its crypto holdings by $170 million as part of an ongoing commitment to the cryptocurrency, the firm announced.
Bitcoin’s HUGE daily drop sends cryptocurrency market crashing
The world’s highest-valued digital currency, bitcoin, has seen its biggest drop ever, plummeting below $46,000 per coin from the weekend record of over $58,000 in a span of just...
EU mulls vaccination passports to resurrect tourism after COVID-19
European Union leaders will agree on Thursday to work on certificates of vaccination for EU citizens who have had an anti-COVID shot, with southern EU countries that depend heav...
New normal? 'Green Pass' opens music concert to vaccinated Israelis
It was an event that could set a precedent in a world longing for a return to normal - a music concert attended by scores of Israelis vaccinated against COVID-19.
Facebook and Google 'too powerful' says watchdog boss
Tech giants Google and Facebook have too great a share of the UK online advertising market, the boss of the UK's competition watchdog has said.
The Secrets Behind A Unique Living Room Decor
The living room is the heart of any home, space where family and friends gather together and the main area for daytime activities.
CBD Might Be Your Next Go-To Skincare Ingredient
CBD's rise as a prominent skincare ingredient brings glowing results.
The rise and fall of Andrew Cuomo, America's wannabe Covid hero
Democrats need to reckon with the record of politicians on both sides of the aisle who have used Trump, the pandemic, or both to elevate their profile.
US central bank payment system down for 'hours'
The system the US central bank uses to process more than $3tn (£2.1tn) each day crashed on Wednesday.
NHS faces legal action over data firm contract
The NHS is being taken to court over its contract with controversial US data firm Palantir.
Johnson & Johnson's One-Shot Covid Vaccine Effective, Safe: US Drug Regulator
J&J's vaccine was 66% effective in preventing COVID-19 against multiple variants in a global trial involving nearly 44,000 people, the company said last month.
Facebook To Invest $1 Billion In News Industry After Australia Row
The brief blackout shocked the global news industry, which has already seen its business model upended by the tech giants.
Chinese Court Orders Man To Pay Ex-Wife $7,700 For 5 Years Of Housework
The woman, who did not work outside the home during the marriage, sought compensation for housework she had done after her husband filed for divorce at a district court in Beiji...
23 Tonnes Of Cocaine Seized In Europe's Biggest Haul
"The enormous amount of cocaine would have brought in several billion euros (dollars) in street sales," the customs office said in a statement.
"US Will Seek Election To UN Human Rights Council For 2022-24 Term"
"I'm pleased to announce the United States will seek election to the Human Rights Council for the 2022-24 term," US Secretary of State Antony Blinken told the council.
Puppy born with six legs is a 'miracle,' vet hospital says
Like other newborn puppies, Skipper likes to eat, drink water and go to the bathroom.
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