November 14, 2019

3.5 million BBD to support firms to export and grow

$3.5 million BBD has been allocated to CARIFORUM Firms 55 companies will receive grants of up to $66,000 BBD Funds have been provided by the European Union via the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development Programme Bridgetown, BARBADOS, November 12, 2019.The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union has awarded […]

Wealth managers keys to improve text message engagement with clients

From TeleMessag SOURCE: https://www.telemessage.com/financial-text-archiving-wealth-managers-keys-to-improve-text-message-engagement-with-clients/

Freedom United: Our global survey results are in

The results from our global supporter survey are in! We were thrilled by the thousands of supporters who took the time to complete the survey — thank you! Which country was rated the highest? The lowest? What’s the greatest issue related to modern slavery your country is failing to address? Even we were surprised by some of […]

US: 1 dead, several others injured in a shooting at Saugus High School in Santa Clarita. A suspect is in custody

By Cheri Mossburg and Jason Hanna, From CNN Los Angeles (CNN)Someone opened fire at a high school in the Southern California city of Santa Clarita shortly before classes began Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring several others, officials said, and sending some students streaming out of the building as others hid. A suspect in […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: Department of Commerce and Investment Office Closure It will be closed on Friday, 22 November 2019, in order to facilitate a staff retreat.  Celebrate with the Cayman Islands National Museum and get your early Christmas shopping done You’re invited to join us for our 29th Anniversary and Christmas Bazaar Celebrations Saturday, 23 November 2019 […]

Cayman: Special training presentations for the holidays

From Inspired Lifestyles with Donna The Festive-Season Dash is Almost Here! on Special NowPre-Christmas  Lunch/Learn Presentations for The Holidays!4 Special Seasonal Selections Inspirational       Practical       Team BuildingPositive-Vibe Creating       Healthy   “NOW DASHER….” Employees learn life skills for managing the additional challenges and stressors of the holidays with balance, strength and flexibility.   Bring Fun into The Hustle and […]

The education challenge

By Oliver Mills Education is transformation. It is creative and innovative thinking which provides new perspectives, and different angles to issues or positions being contemplated. Education is also about being moral, fair and just in our dealings with others. It is an incremental unravelling of what is, to achieve what it could be. We tend […]

15 student-teachers from Martinique and Guadeloupe successfully complete Immersion Programme in Saint Lucia

From OECS Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — A delegation of 15 student-teachers from Martinique and Guadeloupe successfully completed a two-week immersion programme as part of the INTERREG “Linguistic Exchanges and Innovative Learning through Mobility” (ELAN) project. The group of future education professionals, from the University of the Antilles and the “Ecole Supérieure du Professorat et de […]

OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme: Changing lives and improving the reading levels of children in the OECS!

By Tracey Warner-Arnold OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Wednesday, November 13, 2019 — In June of 2019, the United Nations indicated that the world is about to fall severely short  of its education commitments and needs to implement drastic measures to improve literacy rates. The OECS Commission has long since recognized literacy as a […]

Cayman: 2019 CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review – Games played on Sat., November 9, 2019

CIS edge Triple C in seven goal thriller There were a number of exciting games during the sixth round of the 2019 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and the Girls’ Primary School Football League (GPFL), which were played this past Saturday, November 9th. In Group B action, Triple C travelled to the Dart Field to […]