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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
Joe Biden Revokes Trump Ban On Many Green Card Applicants
Former President Donald Trump issued the ban last year, saying it was needed to protect U.S. workers amid high unemployment due to the coronavirus pandemic.
US Report Likely To Blame Saudi Crown Prince For Khashoggi Killing: Report
The officials said the report, for which the CIA was the main contributor, assessed that the crown prince approved and likely ordered the murder of Khashoggi, whose Washington P...
Australia passes new law requiring Facebook and Google to pay for news
Australia has passed a new law that will force tech companies to pay publishers for news content, setting the stage for potential, similar action in other countries.
Australia Passes Landmark Law Requiring Tech Firms To Pay For News
The law passed easily after a last-gasp deal that watered down binding rules Facebook and Google had fiercely opposed in return for the tech giants agreeing to pay local media c...
NASA Releases Mars Landing Site Panorama Taken By Perseverance Rover
The panorama is composed of 142 individual images stitched together on Earth, NASA said.
CBD Might Be Your Next Go-To Skincare Ingredient
CBD's rise as a prominent skincare ingredient brings glowing results.
The Federal Reserve suffers widespread disruption to payment services
The Federal Reserve suffered a widespread disruption in multiple payment services Wednesday, including a system that banks and businesses rely on to zip trillions of dollars aro...
Facebook Pledges $1 Billion For News, Defends Australia Blackout
Nick Clegg, head of global affairs, said in a statement that Facebook is willing to support news media while reiterating its concerns over mandated payments.
Should you rent or buy a home? Ask yourself these 3 questions
Deciding whether to rent or buy a home can have you talking yourself into financial circles.
Housing market concerns begin to emerge
The housing market is still red hot. But there are growing concerns about how much longer this strength can last.
America's unemployment problem is much worse than it seems
The national unemployment rate is masking how much some groups are still struggling in the pandemic economy. That's why the Federal Reserve looks at more than just the average j...
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.
Spy agency turns to AI to tackle child abuse
UK intelligence agency GCHQ intends to use artificial intelligence to tackle issues from child sexual abuse to disinformation and human trafficking.
The hot new thing in tech: speaking into your phone
Before last year, 28-year-old Meredith Giuliani thought voice notes were "kind of weird," and she mostly stuck to texting. But after the pandemic hit, audio messages became a da...
IPhone builder Foxconn is working on an electric car with Fisker
Foxconn, the Taiwan-based electronics manufacturing company best known for assembling the Apple iPhone, is working on an agreement with the California electric car company Fiske...
Elon Musk, Bill Gates and Janet Yellen are sending bitcoin tumbling
Bitcoin's roller coaster ride continues. The top cryptocurrency surged to a new all-time high above $58,000 on Sunday but fell to just above $46,000 in early trading Tuesday mor...
The New York Times paints a grim picture of its own workplace culture
The New York Times (NYT) is admitting its own workplace issues, particularly around the treatment of Black and Latino employees, in a report released Wednesday. Included with th...
The worldwide web as we know it may be ending
Over the last year, the worldwide web has started to look less worldwide.
Big banks will need much less office space in the future
Two of Britain's biggest banks have announced plans to dump expensive office space, a bet that remote work is here to stay even after the pandemic ends.
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