December 1, 2021

Archives for April 22, 2020

Cayman: Update on COVID-19 for Wednesday, 22 April 2020 – NO NEW CASES [remains at 66 Positives]

•             Eight negative results reported. •             Evacuation flight to Miami planned for Friday, 1 May at 10.30 a.m. •             Police Commissioner appeals for road safety rules to be obeyed and all road-users to be alert. •             Minister Seymour marks fiftieth anniversary of Earth Day.  •             Tomorrow’s press briefing will not take place in the usual […]

HM Queen 94 birthday

Coronavirus: Childhood video of Queen marks lockdown birthday Buckingham Palace has posted archive footage of the Queen as a child to mark her 94th birthday, which she is spending in lockdown. The Royal Family Twitter account thanked the public for the birthday messages as it posted the family video. “To those of you also celebrating […]

Cayman: Bank partners with Dept. of Ed. and charities to provide meals for hundreds of children

George Town, Cayman Islands ,21 April 2020 – CIBC FirstCaribbean partnered with Kiwanis Club of Grand Cayman, the Department of Education and Feed Our Future to provide meals or supermarket vouchers to 553 children at the local primary and secondary schools through the Homeschool Lunch Programme. Prior to the island-wide school closure, students across the […]

Man charged with Breach of Curfew, Assaulting Police and several other offenses

From RCIPS Shortly after 4:00PM on Thursday, 16 April, officers on patrol in George Town were dispatched to a report of a person riding an illegal  motorbike recklessly in the Crewe Road area, who had failed to stop when instructed to do so by officers. The rider was then observed entering a property on Prospect […]

Jamaica: Earth Day 2020 Message From Hon. Daryl Vaz, M.P. Minister Without Portfolio (Land, Environment, Climate Change & Investment) Ministry of Economic Growth and Job Creation

From JIS Building a Climate Resilient and Sustainable Future As a small island developing state, Jamaica is acutely aware of how the risks of climate change threaten the development, the well being and economic-security of its citizens. Over the years, we note with grave concern the impact we experience from extreme events of hurricanes, drought […]

Euro NCAP mobilizes new partners to promote safer and cleaner mobility in Europe

Four organisations from across Europe – including Germany’s largest vehicle inspection company DEKRA, the German Insurance Association, GDV, and the Automobile clubs of Austria, ÖAMTC, and Switzerland, TCS – have officially joined the European New Car Assessment Programme as affiliate members. DEKRA joins the programme to support new initiatives on commercial vehicle safety. For many […]

The Circularity Challenge: Finding novel solutions for a circular economy

BASF, Greentown Labs and Stanley Black & Decker select five start-ups to drive circular innovations for plastics, energy storage and digital solutions. Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech start-up incubator in North America, and BASF, one of the world’s leading chemical companies, recently conducted a six-month Circularity Challenge to seek innovative ideas from start-up companies that […]

Cayman: CWCF provides Flow Study Program FREE for ALL students until June 15th in response to COVID-19

Cable & Wireless/Flow Cayman understands the importance of supporting our communities during these challenging times and is proud to announce that the Cable and Wireless Charitable Foundation (CWCF) has joined forces with Flow and One on One Educational Services Limited to provide FREE access to Flow Study for ALL schools and students in the Cayman […]

Conyers donates to Cayman Islands Food Bank and Feed our Future

In recognition of the present challenges faced by their communities, each of Conyers six global offices has made a donation to local charities that are helping support those impacted by the COVID-19 crisis.  Conyers’ Cayman office and staff have partnered to donate US$22,000 to local organizations Feed our Future and the Cayman Islands Food Bank […]

SEAT will conduct PCR testing on its 15,000 employees so they can return to work

These tests are set up as a representative sample of society and the results, which are anonymous and confidential, will be the basis of a scientific study The company will gradually restart production on April 27th and perform more than 3,000 tests per week Activity at SEAT will be reactivated with one shift and the production […]