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Archives for March 6, 2020

Caribbean countries discuss National Blue Economy Priorities

New GEF-Funded Multi-country Blue Economy Initiative Gets Underway in the Caribbean BELIZE CITY, 4 MARCH 2020 (CRFM)—A new US$46 million initiative to promote Blue Economic priorities in the Caribbean, in support of the sustainable use and conservation of the region’s vast and diverse marine ecosystems and resources, gets underway with a two-day inception workshop on […]

Cayman: Alex Panton Foundation highlights challenges and discusses solutions at its 3nd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium

The Alex Panton Foundation (APF) recently hosted over 300 delegates at its 3rd Annual Youth Mental Health Symposium under the theme “Empowering Youth, Inspiring Hope.” Taking place on 22 February, this year’s event highlighted the importance of equipping young people with the tools necessary to express mental health concerns, as well as creating a safe environment […]

CarSIF provides small grants to nine CSOs for coastal and marine resources governance and management in the Caribbean

Port of Spain, March 6, 2020 – Nine civil society organisations (CSOs) from Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago were recently awarded small grants by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) totalling US$ 80,000 to support practical action projects that demonstrate innovation and best […]

Cayman: HWM highlights the importance of individuals in collective goals

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Civil servants and members of the public attended the Honouring Women Month’s (HWM) Dress for a Cause photo opportunity on Friday (6 March 2020). The shoot, part of the Family Resource Centre’s packed HWM programme, was led by Acting Deputy Governor Gloria McField-Nixon, Acting Chief Officer of the Portfolio of the Civil Service […]

OPINION: ‘Aunty Maud say he Fraud Lord’

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, early March, 2020 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines United Liars Party ULP. I the year 2001, he told the countries working people if they voted him and the ULP party into power, every one of them would get an immediate 30% wage increase. That was among the first of the fraudulent […]

OPINION: `The wealthiest world leaders of all time´

By Nathan ‘Jolly’ Green, early March 2020 Some if not most of the country leaders shown below got very rich at their nation’s expense during their time in office. I reveal the peak net worth of the most affluent non-royal heads of state and government chiefs ever, adjusted for inflation into 2019 values. Vladimir Putin:  $206.3 […]

Cayman: Orchid Show returns to Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park

The Management and staff of the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and the Cayman Islands Orchid Society invites the public to the annual Orchid Show and fundraising plant sale on Saturday and Sunday, 28th and 29th March from 9:00am to 4:30pm at the Botanic Park on Frank Sound Road, North Side.  Educational talks, music and […]

CNCF’s Dress for Culture Day celebrates Cayman’s diversity

6 March 2020 – Cayman National Cultural Foundation’s (CNCF) celebration of all things arts and culture continues with Dress For Culture Day, the organisation’s annual ‘dress up, dress down’ fundraiser, which takes place on Friday, 13 March. Schools, businesses and individuals across the Cayman Islands are invited to get creative and display their homeland pride […]

YMCA retreats to Cayman Brac

The YMCA of the Cayman Islands recently hosted its Annual Board Retreat in Cayman Brac. 14 Board Members and 4 staff spent three days in the Sister Island discussing the organisation’s way forward under the theme “Focus 2020”, while solidifying their strategic objectives for the next five years. A few of the major strategic initiatives […]

Cayman: 40 Walkers staff celebrate long-service

4 March 2020 Employees at Walkers’ Cayman office were recognised recently for their commitment to the firm during a long-service award ceremony. The awardees celebrated five, 10, 15, 20 and 40-year anniversaries, spanning all areas of the firm. These included its law practice as well as business support teams, IT, marketing, finance, facilities and human […]