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Amerigo Education Responds to COVID-19 Impact

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 12:00am

As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.

Key Points: 
  • As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.
  • The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in school closures across the U.S., including all Amerigo campuses.
  • Amerigo anticipated this necessary step would be taken and acted to ensure all student residences remain open and fully staffed.
  • For more information about Get Ahead, please click here: https://bit.ly/39jsQmL
    The health and safety of Amerigo students remains the highest priority for the entire Amerigo community.

Amerigo Education Responds to COVID-19 Impact

Monday, March 30, 2020 - 12:00am

As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.

Key Points: 
  • As the situation escalated, Amerigo implemented comprehensive protective measures and started daily and real-time communications with parents to provide complete transparency.
  • The impact of COVID-19 has resulted in school closures across the U.S., including all Amerigo campuses.
  • Amerigo anticipated this necessary step would be taken and acted to ensure all student residences remain open and fully staffed.
  • For more information about Get Ahead, please click here: https://bit.ly/39jsQmL
    The health and safety of Amerigo students remains the highest priority for the entire Amerigo community.

Games Industry Unites to Promote World Health Organization Messages Against COVID-19; Launch #PlayApartTogether Campaign

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 8:47pm

Together, with our global community of games publishers and the technical guidance of the World Health Organization, we hope to reach millions of players across our titles with the #PlayApartTogether campaign.

Key Points: 
  • Together, with our global community of games publishers and the technical guidance of the World Health Organization, we hope to reach millions of players across our titles with the #PlayApartTogether campaign.
  • We are proud to join arms with the games industry to support the World Health Organization as we encourage a global community of players to #PlayApartTogether.
  • We are proud to promote messages by the World Health Organisation and to join this coalition of games industry leaders to support the #PlayApartTogether campaign.
  • We are honored to support the important work of the World Health Organization and provide our players with a support system during this period of physical distancing.

EU Justice Committee issues update on Brexit negotiation concerns

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:01am

The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.

Key Points: 
  • The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.
  • Since the EU referendum in June 2016, the Committee has been scrutinising the impact of leaving the EU on the different sectors within its remit.
  • Members have now produced a short summary, outlining progress made in each of these fields - citizens' rights, civil and criminal justice, consumer protection and intellectual property - as well as highlighting remaining areas of concern.

EU Justice Committee issues update on Brexit negotiation concerns

Saturday, March 28, 2020 - 12:01am

The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.

Key Points: 
  • The EU Justice Sub-Committee has published a review of progress made in the ongoing discussions about the future UK-EU relationship.
  • Since the EU referendum in June 2016, the Committee has been scrutinising the impact of leaving the EU on the different sectors within its remit.
  • Members have now produced a short summary, outlining progress made in each of these fields - citizens' rights, civil and criminal justice, consumer protection and intellectual property - as well as highlighting remaining areas of concern.

Digicel Continues to Engage in Discussions Regarding Potential Exchange Offers

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:45pm

KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Digicel Group Limited ("Digicel") today announced that it has been engaged in discussions with certain debtholders regarding potential transactions (the "Transactions") involving exchanges of existing debt of entities in the Digicel Group for new securities to be issued by existing and newly formed entities in the Digicel Group.

Key Points: 
  • KINGSTON, Jamaica, March 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Digicel Group Limited ("Digicel") today announced that it has been engaged in discussions with certain debtholders regarding potential transactions (the "Transactions") involving exchanges of existing debt of entities in the Digicel Group for new securities to be issued by existing and newly formed entities in the Digicel Group.
  • Depending on the level of participation, Digicel would reserve the right to implement such transactions through a scheme.
  • Digicel has not yet reached an agreement with the debtholders and intends to continue to engage in such discussions.
  • Digicel Group is a leading integrated telecommunications and entertainment provider with operations in 32 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific.

With the spread of COVID-19, CMMB is mounting an urgent defense to protect the vulnerable populations in the countries they serve

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 1:05pm

Every day, I watched as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world.

Key Points: 
  • Every day, I watched as the COVID-19 pandemic spread across the world.
  • However, the main thing I watched is how COVID-19 is creeping into Africa.
  • When coronavirus does reach sub-Saharan Africa, where there are the world's most fragile health systems, it could be completely devastating."
  • "We are doing everything in our power to sound the alarm of the storm that is looming," says Wilkinson.

BIO-key Secures $45M Contract to Build Secure E-commerce Infrastructure Across Nigeria and to Support the Creation of Employment for One Million, in Partnership with Nigeria’s Federal Ministry of Labour, Through its National Electronic Labour Exchange

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 11:31am

The program also seeks to foster the creation of a secure and scalable e-commerce infrastructure to support a variety of industries across Nigeria.

Key Points: 
  • The program also seeks to foster the creation of a secure and scalable e-commerce infrastructure to support a variety of industries across Nigeria.
  • The program will deliver a variety of education, healthcare, retail, financial and identity management services across the country.
  • NELEX is the Federal Government of Nigerias regulatory agency responsible for creating high quality employment across Nigeria.
  • Ms. Mienye Badejo, Deputy Director of Labour and Employment stated, This exciting project perfectly matches the core mandate of the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, through the National Electronic Labour Exchange.

Press release - COVID-19: MEPs call for a more unified EU response

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 8:00pm

Respecting strict sanitary precautions, lead MEPs from all political groups gathered in a special session in the Brussels chamber on Thursday, with others following the debate from home.

Key Points: 
  • Respecting strict sanitary precautions, lead MEPs from all political groups gathered in a special session in the Brussels chamber on Thursday, with others following the debate from home.
  • The free movement of goods and services is the only way to get supplies to where they are needed.
  • The EU is not even capable of coordinating the measures taken by the member states.
  • The Greens call for financial help to people who have lost their income and, through coronabonds, to ensure the stability of EU countries.

Germany Devotes €150 Million to Connect Research Hospitals Into Anti-Corona Network

Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 1:58pm

The initiative will collect and evaluate all the diagnostic and treatment strategies at Germany's many university clinics and other hospitals.

Key Points: 
  • The initiative will collect and evaluate all the diagnostic and treatment strategies at Germany's many university clinics and other hospitals.
  • In Germany's federal political system, universities and their attendant research hospitals fall under the jurisdiction of the country's sixteen regional states.
  • Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) is the economic development agency of the Federal Republic of Germany.
  • GTAI supports German companies setting up in foreign markets, promotes Germany as a business location and assists foreign companies setting up in Germany.