During afternoon hours local time in Beirut, Lebanon, a massive explosion occurred in a warehouse near the Beirut Port Silos Building at the Port of Beirut. At least 78 people have been confirmed killed and over 3,000 injured. These numbers are likely to rise.
As of this morning, Hurricane Isaias is a Category 1 storm with wind speeds in excess of 75MPH. It is currently tracking northward towards the Bahamas, where a Hurricane Warning is in effect. A Hurricane Watch has just been issued for portions of the Florida east coast from Deerfield Beach northward to the Volusia-Brevard County Line. A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for the Dominican Republic and Turks & Caicos Islands.
With an estimated 30,000 new cases per day, India is the third hardest hit country by the COVID-19 pandemic. India is not only a hot-spot for the virus, but for global business operations as well. Join us next Wednesday, July 22, to hear from regional expert, Zane Wilmans, Managing Director at Protexx Risk Management, Global Guardian CEO, Dale Buckner, and Michael Ballard, Global Guardian Director of Intel on this important topic.