June 26, 2019

Caribbean Forum on Energy Transportation and Resilience

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Monday, June 24, 2019 — The Caribbean Forum on Energy Transportation and Resilience will be held from June 26-27 at the Bay Gardens Beach Resort in Saint Lucia under the theme “Opportunities for Investment and Innovation”. WHAT The main objective of the forum is to develop a blueprint for resilient energy and transportation infrastructure in the Caribbean. The […]

Fourth sitting of the OECS Assembly to be held on the 17th June 2019

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Thursday, June 13, 2019 — The Fourth Sitting of the OECS Assembly will be held on Monday, June 17th 2019 at the Parliament Building in St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda. WHATFourth Sitting of the OECS Assembly. WHO The Honourable Gaston Browne, Incoming Chairman of the OECS and Prime Minister of Antigua and Barbuda; OECS Heads of Government; Director General […]

International Day of Nursing: Nursing staff are vital for making progress towards universal health

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Nurses make up more than 50% of health workers yet, in many countries of the Americas, shortages persist. New PAHO guidelines seek to strengthen their role in achieving health for all. Washington, DC, 8 May 2019 (PAHO)- Today, at the launch of the Strategic Directions for Nursing in the Region of the Americas, the Pan American […]

Livestream of the Ceremony of the Accession of Guadeloupe to the OECS on March 14, 2019 at 5:00 PM (GMT-4 AST))

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Thursday, March 14, 2019 — Official Ceremony of the Accesion of Guadeloupe to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (www.oecs.int).  WHAT The OECS Authority consisting of Heads of Government are meeting in a special session in Guadeloupe from 14-15 March 2019 at which time Guadeloupe will be admitted as an Associate Member of the Organisation. The Accession […]

WHO launches new global influenza strategy

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From Jamaica Gleaner GENEVA, CMC – The World Health Organization (WHO) has released a Global Influenza Strategy aimed at protecting people in all countries from the threat of influenza. WHO said that the goal of the 2019-2030 strategy is to prevent seasonal influenza, control the spread of influenza from animals to humans, and prepare for the […]

Concacaf to unveil 2019 Gold Cup groups & schedule on April 10 in Los Angeles

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The Head Coaches from the participating nations are scheduled to attend Miami (Thursday, March 7, 2019) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) today announced, 100 days out from the kickoff of the 2019 Gold Cup, that the groups and full schedule for the 15th edition of the Confederation’s tournament […]

Cayman Islands Children’s Storyboard Competition

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WHO:          Cayman Islands Information Professionals (CIIP) in association with and sponsored by the Cayman Islands Public Library Service and Rotary Sunrise WHAT:       CIIP Storyboard Competition – includes exhibition, judging and prize giving WHEN:        Saturday, 23 February 2019 @ 10am WHERE:      George Town Public Library ATTENDEES:         Cetonya Cacho, Acting Chief Officer BACKGROUND: The CIIP Storyboard Competition […]

Cayman Islands: DPSC rollout of new radio system functions

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WHO:                               Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) WHAT:                             Official opening of the new West Bay radio bunker and rollout of the new Public Safety Radio Communication System WHEN:                            Wednesday, 13 February 2019 at 1 – 2 p.m. WHERE:                          Off of West Church Street, West Bay (Across from West Bay Seventh-day Adventist Church) Participants:                  Minister for Home Affairs, […]

Cayman Islands Earthquake Plan Development Workshop

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Local officials from 16 public and private sector agencies will attend to engage in the foundational work required to develop a National Earthquake Plan for the Cayman Islands that reflects the accepted best practices and international standards. EMAP officials will facilitate the workshop. The event is sponsored and made possible by the Foreign Commonwealth Office […]

The digital drug: Internet addiction spawns US treatment programs

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From Newsmax When Danny Reagan was 13, he began exhibiting signs of what doctors usually associate with drug addiction. He became agitated, secretive and withdrew from friends. He had quit baseball and Boy Scouts, and he stopped doing homework and showering. But he was not using drugs. He was hooked on YouTube and video games, […]