October 23, 2017

Archives for October 11, 2017

Cayman Islands Kids Fun Run get youth moving!

The 2017 Intertrust Cayman Islands Marathon and Milo Kids Fun Run are coming up on Sunday, 3rd December and organisers are again encouraging kids to register and take part in the largest primary school running event on island. The activity is free, and attracted over 300 kids in 2016. The Kids Fun Run invites young […]

Dart-led consortium is preferred bidder for Cayman Islands ISWMS contract

A Dart-led consortium has been chosen as the preferred bidder for the proposed Integrated Solid Waste Management System (ISWMS) to be implemented in the Cayman Islands. ISWMS will replace the current landfill in George Town, which is nearing the end of its life. The new system is expected to process and divert up to 95 […]

The Editor Speaks: Multiple sclerosis

The MS Foundation of the Cayman Islands are inviting all Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients and their families to meet Dr. Romnesh de Souza on Oct. 18th at 6 p.m. Dr. de Souza is a consultant in the Neurology Department at Health City Cayman Islands. Please see our story published last Tuesday 10 “Multiple sclerosis patients […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of HR supports Occupational Wage Survey

The Ministry of Human Resources is currently working with the Economic and Statistics Office (ESO) to conduct an occupational wage survey (OWS) and is requesting the public’s help in the process. Ministry leaders want to ensure all employers are aware of and willing to contribute to the confidential survey, so that all occupations in the […]

Acting Cayman Islands Chief Officer seeks to enhance services at the Needs Assessment Unit

Acting Chief Officer of Community Affairs, Teresa Echenique built on the impetus generated by her tour of the Needs Assessment Unit (NAU) on Wednesday, 27 September with a roundtable planning/strategy meeting with senior members of her Ministry, Thursday, 28 September 2017. Attendees at the two-hour long meeting, led by Ms Echenique, included NAU Director Tamara […]

World Employment and Social Outlook: Sustainable Enterprises and Jobs Sluggish SME development hurts jobs and the economy, ILO says

09 Oct 2017 GENEVA (ILO News) – With more than 201 million workers unemployed in 2017 – an increase of 3.4 million compared to 2016 – enterprises, particularly small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), play a crucial role in creating decent jobs around the globe. Between 2003 and 2016, the number of full-time employees within SMEs […]

UK: Longlevens sign Cayman Islands international

From Gloucestershire Live Soloman handed chance at Hellenic League club Cayman Island international Donald Soloman has been offered a trial by Hellenic League Premier Division club Longlevens. He impressed Levens boss Mark Moore during an 8-1 FA Vase win over Tytherington Rocks, where he was captain, and has been handed a chance to impress at […]

CUC Linepersons to assist with restoration efforts in the British Virgin Islands

Seven members of CUC’s Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Operations department left Grand Cayman on Monday, October 9th to assist the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation (BVIEC) with the restoration of power following the passing of Hurricane Irma and Hurricane Maria in September. The linepersons are expected to be in the British Virgin Islands (BVI) for […]

Why hurricane-ravaged Barbuda desperately wants to resolve a dispute over U.S. online gambling Barbuda inhabited after Hurricane Irma

By Ann M. Simmons From Los Angeles Times As the Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda struggles to rebuild after Hurricane Irma, the tiny islands are demanding that the United States settle a long simmering trade dispute that could provide them with millions of dollars for recovery. The conflict revolves around the U.S. government’s campaign […]

Craig Kielburger to speak at Cayman Islands YCLA Awards

At the age of 12, Craig Kielburger founded a charity focused on providing young people with the tools to change the world. Today, Craig Kielburger is an internationally acclaimed speaker, social entrepreneur, New York Times bestselling author and the featured speaker at the Young Caymanian Leadership Awards, appropriately themed: A New Generation of Leadership. Together […]