September 25, 2017

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman Business Excellence Awards The Cayman Islands Chamber of Commerce, working in partnership with Digicel, are proud to introduce the Business Excellence Awards – where we will be honouring some of our brilliant local businesses. Date: October 14 Website: https://www.businessexcellenceawards.ky/ Venue Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Grand Cayman, KY1-1209 Cayman Islands Phone: +1 […]

St. Lucia’s Prime Minister backs Cayman Islands Health City medical model

CAYMAN ISLANDS (September 21, 2017) – St. Lucia’s Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet, is showering accolades on leading Caribbean tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands for raising the bar for the future of health care in the Caribbean. Chastanet, who visited the Cayman Islands last week to meet with medical professionals at the three-and-a-half-year-old facility, […]

Cayman Islands’ Danielle Coleman to help BVI Red Cross aid efforts

Danielle Coleman, the Deputy Director of Preparedness and Planning with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI), is being deployed to the British Virgin Islands to help with aid efforts. She will assist the BVI Red Cross and the BVI Department of Disaster Management following the devastation caused by Hurricane Irma. Ms Coleman is flying to the […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital Pharmacy – Hurricane Relief – Anguilla

The Cayman Islands Government has arranged Hurricane Relief for our Caribbean neighbors in Anguilla who experienced extensive damage during Hurricane Irma. CTMH Doctors Hospital Pharmacy was contacted by HSA asking to contribute medical supplies and medication for the people of Anguilla. Our materials management team (Naomi Clery & Damion Tomlin) stepped into action arranging medical […]

Temporary relocation of employees to the Cayman Islands

Due to recent regional devastation by hurricanes, the Cayman Islands Government has implemented certain measures to support persons and locally registered businesses affected by the disasters. “Several government agencies are contributing to the humanitarian and business continuity efforts needed as a result of the catastrophic damage many Overseas Territories and other Caribbean islands experienced from […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  HANNAH’S HEROES BIG SHAVE IS FRIDAY (22)! In just over 24 hours over 100 men, women and children will take to the stage at this year’s Hannah’s Heroes Big Shave at the Wicket, Cricket Square. Since the first Big Shave in 2013, Hannah’s Heroes have raised over US $1.5 million for the St Baldrick’s […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Conquering Cancer Health Fair

CTMH Doctors Hospital was once again a proud sponsor of this year’s Cayman Islands Cancer Society Health Fair in Conquering Cancer. CTMH Doctors Hospital was present with their “New Blue” at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort for a day of cancer awareness and education. The sponsorship was a great fit, at CTMH Doctors Hospital, […]

Cayman Islands CTMH Doctors Hospital – Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

On Friday September 15th, 2017, CTMH Doctors Hospital staff supported The Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of The Cayman Islands (ADACI) by participating in their fundraiser for Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Over twenty staff members bought ADACI purple awareness T-Shirts and also wore purple to show their support in the worldwide struggle of Alzheimer’s disease. The Alzheimer’s […]

40 million in modern slavery and 152 million in child labour around the world

New data reveal that the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, particularly Goal Target 8.7, will not be achieved unless efforts to fight modern slavery and child labour are dramatically increased. NEW YORK (ILO News) – New research developed jointly by the International Labour Organization (ILO)1 and the Walk Free Foundation2 , in partnership with the International […]

Hurricane Maria ‘devastates’ Dominica: PM

From BBC Dominica has suffered “widespread damage” from Hurricane Maria, Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit says, as the storm hammers neighbouring Guadeloupe. “We have lost all that money can buy,” Mr Skerrit said in a Facebook post. The hurricane suddenly strengthened to a “potentially catastrophic” category five storm, before making landfall on the Caribbean island. Earlier […]