November 23, 2017

Archives for November 14, 2017

Cayman Islands PFL Weekly Review: Triple C and NorthEast Schools play to an exciting draw

With the CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) heading into the final two weeks of regular season games, schools are jostling for positions in their respective groups as the Playoffs loom. In the Group B Under 11 clash at the Dart Field in Camana Bay, Triple C and NorthEast Schools […]

Cayman Alternative Investment Summit 2018 to Focus on Intersection of Alternative Investments and Technology

Conference will convene prominent industry speakers, technology thought leaders and guest speakers in the Cayman Islands GRAND CAYMAN, Cayman Islands, Nov. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The fifth-annual Cayman Alternative Investment Summit (CAIS) will explore how technology is impacting the alternative investment industry through its 2018 theme, “Wired: The Rise of Alternative Investments in a Digital Age.” […]

The Editor Speaks: World Prematurity Day and World Orphans Day. Linked by children.

Two stories celebrating special days may have escaped your notice or about too. The first, World Prematurity Day, you can read today as the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority are celebrating it. See today’s story “Cayman Islands Health Services Authority celebrates World Prematurity Day”. The day earmarked for this is November 17th. The World Health […]

Child Protection Agency Commits to Paying Tertiary Fees of State Wards

By Barbara Ellington From JIS + Story Highlights Chief Executive Officer of the Child Protection and Family Services Agency (CPFSA), Rosalee Gage-Grey, has pledged the continued commitment of her organisation to pay the fees for wards in childcare facilities, like Mount Olivet Boys’ Home, who make it to tertiary institutions. Minister of Finance and the […]

OPIM partners with Marinius Research to launch latest Cayman quant fund

From opalesque Management Ltd. (OPIM), an Asia hedge fund platform, has partnered with Marinius Research (Cayman) to launch Marinius Fund, a Cayman-domiciled hedge fund for professional investors. Managed by Portfolio Manager Richmond Lee, the Fund seeks to generate absolute return and capital appreciation while maintaining volatility at a controlled level. A fully systematic approach will […]

Cayman Islands Health Services Authority celebrates World Prematurity Day

The Health Services Authority (HSA) will be offering free developmental checks for all pre-term babies born before 34 weeks, and who are not yet 18 months old and not actively receiving therapy on a regular basis. The development checks are part of the HSA’s initiatives to commemorate World Prematurity Day which focuses on raising awareness […]

EIB, CDB commit $24 million to post-disaster Caribbean reconstruction

From St Kitts & Nevis Observer Bonn, Germany – The European Investment Bank (EIB) and the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) have set up an emergency post-disaster reconstruction financing initiative to help the region recover from recent hurricane events. The arrangement will support investments for infrastructure reconstruction projects in the Caribbean in the wake of the […]

Oliver Mills: The merry-go-round of Caribbean education

By Oliver Mills From Caribbean News Now Is Caribbean education in a merry-go-round state? Why is it that, despite the educational consultancies examining the system of Caribbean education, there is the feeling it is not serving its purpose, and is without direction? Is it because of misguided strategies used by consultants and local stakeholders, resulting […]

meeco to install 5 solar systems on NAREI Institute buildings in Guyana

National Agricultural Research and Extension institute will be equipped with sun2roof and sun2safe solar solutions By issuing several clean energy tenders, the Government of the CO-operative Republic of Guyana aims to reach the target of a 100% renewable energy supply in the country. Within the scope of this program, the Guyana Energy Agency has now […]

Munich Re underlines microinsurance growth in Latin America & Caribbean

By Luke Gallin From Reinsurance News Preliminary findings of a recent study on microinsurance across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC), published by the Munich Re Foundation and the Microinsurance Network, highlights substantial growth in take-up rates in recent times, but warns that more must be done to enable the poorest and most vulnerable with […]