Daily Archives: May 18, 2020

Cyprus takes steps forward in LGBTI rights, President’s Adviser says

The road to the elimination of discrimination and prejudice is long and difficult, says Costa Gavrielides, the Adviser to the President of the Republic of Cyprus on matters of Multiculturism, Acceptance and Respect for Diversity, he notes however that Cyprus

More than 7,500 people repatriated to Cyprus in less than two months

More than 7,500 people were repatriated to Cyprus in less than two months, Cyprus Foreign Ministry Spokesman Demetris Samuel says.   In a message posted on twitter, Samuel refers to a flight from Frankfurt, which was expected to land at

The heatwave is our ally in the fight against coronavirus, Professor Karayiannis tells CNA

The heatwave is our ally in the fight against the coronavirus, Professor of Microbiology/Molecular Virology at the University of Nicosia Medical School and member of the Ministry of Health Scientific Advisory Committee, DrPetrosKarayiannis has told Cyprus News Agency.   “I

Only one confirmed COVID-19 case announced by Cypriot authorities

The Cypriot health authorities announced one confirmed case of COVID-19, continuing the current trend οf daily infections limited to single digits.   The new case, diagnosed from a total of 583 tests carried out in retail trade and constructions, brings

Distance education will soon be enshrined in law, competent Minister says

Within a few weeks, distance education has become possible for the first time in Cyprus and we will keep it, Minister of Education, Culture, Sport and Youth, ProdromosProdromou has said.   Prodromou stressed that distance education will soon be enshrined

Cyprus holds intensive consultations with tourism partners in view of decisions for summer, Deputy Minister tells CNA

Cypriot Deputy Minister of Tourism SavvasPerdios holds intensive consultations with the country’s tourism partners abroad, aiming to form a complete picture on how the island’s tourism industry will work by the end of May.   As Perdios told CNA, during