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Archives for June 15, 2020

Cayman Airways salutes former Captain and Chief Pilot, Robert “Robbie” Hamaty

From Cayman Airways With great sadness, today we are sharing this short tribute to, and condolences for the family of, former Cayman Airways Captain and Chief Pilot, Robert “Robbie” Hamaty, who passed away peacefully on June 13, 2020. On behalf of the entire Cayman Airways family, we offer our deepest condolences to the family of […]

Cayman: Youth Ambassadors for Mental Health host Important Event- June 20th

The Youth Ambassadors for Mental Health will be hosting the 2020 virtual induction event for all interested teens 13-19 who would like to help raise awareness regarding mental health issues here in the Cayman Islands. The Youth Ambassador Programme is part of the Alex Panton Foundation. The event will be held on Saturday June 20th from […]

Business Unusual: Recalibrating business and national strategies for economic growth and investment creation

Monday, June 15, 2020 — The OECS Commission will host the Sustainable Development Movement (SDM) Summit under the theme:  Create. Invest. Deliver. Scale on September 23-24, 2020.  The Summit will create a space in which Development Partners, the Private Sector, Civil Society, Academia, Caribbean Governments, and individuals meet and exchange best practices and strategies concerning innovative sustainable growth and development of […]

Cayman: Please Support CCMI

From CCMI & Little Cayman Research Centre Thank you for continuing to support CCMICCMI’s operations, like many around the world have been heavily impacted by the global pandemic. Travel restrictions have prohibited a fully booked calendar of students and collaborative researchers from visiting our research station on Little Cayman. As we look ahead, many of […]

ASIC cracks whip on SocGen securities unit after client money failures

By Emilio Demetriou-Jones From GBRR 15 June 2020 Australia’s financial regulator has imposed new conditions on the licence of Société Générale’s local securities unit to ensure it complies with client money regulations, a year after restarting its operations in the country. The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) announced the new conditions in a statement on 15 […]

St.K-N: PM Harris’ Speech at Inauguration Ceremony for his second-term cabinet

To view video go to: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Wc79-ghZNDHnRUf1bN6URQW75P7PP1JS/view Address by Prime Minister Dr. The Honourable Timothy Harris at the Inauguration Ceremony of the Team Unity Administration’s Second Term at the Warner Park Cricket Stadium Sunday, June 14th, 2020 Introduction Our esteemed Governor General Sir S. W. Tapley Seaton, Your Lordship Justice Trevor Ward Q.C., Cabinet Colleagues, Dr. […]

OECS continues webinar series on the Blue Economy with Looking after our oceans in the OECS

The transition to a Blue Economy is an exciting prospect.  As a conscientious institution, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States is encouraging responsible use of ocean resources for the growing economies of the Eastern Caribbean.  This instalment of the OECS Blue Economy webinar series focuses on Looking after our oceans in the OECS. On June 17, 2020 […]

WHO Virtual Press Conference: audio file and Director-General’s opening remarks – COVID-19 – 15 June

Good morning, good afternoon and good evening. Globally, more than 7.8 million cases of COVID-19 have now been reported to WHO, and more than 430,000 deaths. It took more than 2 months for the first 100,000 cases to be reported. For the past two weeks, more than 100,000 new cases have been reported almost every […]

Who deserves the Nobel Peace Prize in a time of pandemic?

By Vijay Prashad / Independent Media Institute A few weeks ago, I was talking to Noam Chomsky about the state of the world. At one point, Noam smiled and said that he is not aware of any German doctors in Italy, even though both countries are in the European Union; instead, Cuban and Chinese doctors went to […]

RBC Royal Bank launches second phase of client relief options

TORONTO (CANADA) – June 15, 2020 – Today, RBC Royal Bank (RY on TSX and NYSE) (“RBC”) announced a second phase of financial relief options for its Caribbean clients impacted by the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic. Effective immediately, RBC Personal Banking clients in the Caribbean will be able to apply for payment deferrals […]