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Archives for April 16, 2020

Read Alouds’ for early grade students in the OECS while schools are closed!

By Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP) Media Release Thursday, April 16, 2020 — As parents and caretakers across the OECS grapple with home schooling and managing young students while at home, the OECS Member States have been working to ensure that instructive reading […]

OECS to host two “Earth Day” Webinars on Biodiversity and the Green-Blue Economy – 22 and 23 April 2020

Invitation to participate In celebration of Earth Day 2020, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) in collaboration with the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) will host two webinars. The first webinar titled “The OECS Biodiversity and Ecosystems framework and Strategic Action Plan” will be held on Earth Day, Wednesday 22nd April, 2020.  A second webinar on “The […]

A shark is coming to the Caribbean: Daymond John to host OECS Business Model Competition  

Applications are now open! The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission invites growth-oriented, innovative and opportunity focused entrepreneurs from the Eastern Caribbean to participate in the inaugural Sustainable Development Movement (SDM) Business Model Competition 2020. The Business Model Competition forms part of the OECS Commission’s SDM Conference, a two-day event expected to attract over 700 delegates […]

Important information for passengers leaving the Cayman Islands on Cayman Airways evacuation flights

Passengers planning to depart the Cayman Islands on a Cayman Airways emergency travel flight are asked to bear in mind the following information. Cayman Airways Face Mask (or Face Covering) Requirements at Check-In and In-Flights All passengers must present at check-in and boarding with their own face mask (or face covering) which they must wear […]

COVID-19 Update for Thursday, 16 April 2020 – 1 positive result – curfew orders extended

·         Commissioner of Police announced a new hard curfew order effective from 7 p.m. on Friday, 17 April until 5 a.m. on Friday, 1 May 2020. ·         Soft curfew or “shelter-in-place” order is also extended, with an extension of hours permitted to exercise and a restriction on driving in order to exercise. ·         One positive result was announced […]

IMF/ IMFC Press Conference

April 16 2020 IMFC calls on private creditors to join debt standstill The IMFC, the IMF’s governing body, underscored the importance of the Fund in fighting the economic crisis caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. At a virtual press briefing during the Spring Meetings 2020, Lesetja Kganyago, Chair of the IMFC, emphasized that an aggressive response […]

Cayman Code Academy announces live remote instruction & launches financial assistance programme

Expert-led online software development courses and financial assistance funds are now available to help jobseekers gain valuable remote technology work skills. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (15 April 2020) – Cayman Code Academy (CCA) and internationally recognised coding academy, Code Fellows, are facilitating full-time remote instruction to support jobseekers interested in gaining remote technology work skills. Individuals can now access […]

Cayman: West Bay man charged with ten offenses

Just before 8AM on Friday 10 April, officers were on patrol when they stopped a silver Honda Accord at the junction of West Church Street and Town Hall Road  in West Bay. The vehicle was not bearing any license plates at the time. Officers spoke with the driver of the vehicle who was not able […]

UPDATE: NO NEW CASES April 17th!! Local coronavirus cases rises by 1 to 61 positive today April 16th.

NO NEW CASES REPORTED AT TODAY’S PRESS BRIEFING (17) One more case found positive of coronavirus today (16). This brings the number of coronavirus victims in the Cayman Islands to sixty-one. One of these is located on Cayman Brac. All swimming and beach activities, including walking, will not be allowed until further notice. The current […]

Cayman: CDS – Free quiz tomorrow night & new term begins!

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND – We have another movie and theatre quiz night scheduled for tomorrow, Friday 17th April, at 8pm over on our Facebook page. Click here and hopefully we can see you then!  We have changed our format slightly, due to the current climate. Class time changes are in red (the interactive classes are a […]