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Archives for September 16, 2020

131 OECS teachers are now certified in specialized reading instruction!

By: Sisera Simon Head, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Lisa Sargusingh-Terrance Reading Specialist, OECS Rafer Gordon Education Specialist, Education Development Management Unit, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, OECS OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme is improving early grade reading instruction Wednesday, September 16, 2020 — One hundred and fourteen (114) OECS teachers received certificates […]

World Patient Safety Day 2020 – WHO Virtual Press Briefing on Thursday 17 September – Protecting patients and health workers alike during COVID−19

World Patient Safety Day 2020: Protecting patients and health workers alike during COVID-19 Health worker safety and patient safety are inseparable, and the world’s ability to successfully fight the coronavirus pandemic depends on our ability to safeguard health workers. That is why World Patient Safety Day 2020, marked on 17 September, will focus on an […]

Cayman: RCIPS 2020 Recruit Class graduates from training to operational duty

On Monday, 14 September, eleven recruits graduated from training to begin operational duty with the RCIPS.   These eleven recruits, comprising of eight women and three men, were introduced by Superintendent Adrian Seales, Head of the Training and Development Unit, after successfully completing the RCIPS Recruitment Training Course. Over the course of sixteen weeks the recruits […]

Cayman: September 2020 funerals

Ashlee Janilee Walton-Varela                22 Nov 2003 – 4 Sep 2020   Spot Bay Loretta Almina McBean     25 Apr 1926 – 11 Sep 2020   New Bodden Town Wilburt Ewin (Mannie) Myles          18 Mar 1962 – 2 Sep 2020   Prospect Eula Elecia Ebanks        […]

Cayman: Athena wins HFM Global Award

We are delighted to announce that Athena International Management Limited has been awarded HFM Global’s US Services Award for “Best Offshore Governance Firm.” These prestigious annual awards recognise excellence amongst US hedge fund service providers across the globe, and this is the inaugural award in this category. Celebrating its 15 year anniversary this year, Athena […]

Webinar: Study in Morocco

Join us on September 18th to learn about exciting scholarship opportunities! Are you or someone you know interested in pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree? The Government of Morocco, in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States, has made a number of fully-funded scholarships available to citizens of Antigua and Barbuda, Grenada, Dominica, Saint […]

OECS Foreign Ministers conclude successful sixth meeting of Council of Ministers – Foreign Affairs (COMFA)

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 — OECS Ministers of Foreign Affairs concluded a successful Sixth Meeting of the Council of Ministers – Foreign Affairs on September 10, 2020. The meeting was held via video conference under the Chairmanship of the Minister for Foreign Affairs of St. Kitts and Nevis, the Hon. Mark Brantley, and involved ministerial representation […]

Cayman: Happy birthday to Thelma Range

Yesterday Governor and Mrs Roper visited Mrs Thelma Range, to help the North Side resident celebrate her 100thbirthday, which took place on 3 September 2020. 100th Birthday Wishes Published: September 16, 2020By: Lisa Carroll The Governor and Mrs Roper visited Mrs Thelma Range on Tuesday 15 September to congratulate her on her 100th birthday. Mrs Range, who […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Testing Update 16 September 2020 – NO new positives.

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr John Lee, reports 140 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Tuesday, 15 September. All were negative. The total number of people in isolation, either at a government facility or in their homes as required by the Medical Officer of Health, is 233. 

16 Sep Weather in Cayman & Tropical Report, 2 HC, 2 TS, 3 Dist

16 Sep Wed 2020 TROPICAL REPORT ATLANTIC Tropical Weather Outlook Atlantic – Caribbean Sea – Gulf of Mexico Tropical Weather Outlook (en Español*) 800 AM EDT Wed 16 Sep 2020 TS VICKY EXPECTED TO WEAKEN DURING THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS HC PAULETTE EXPECTED TO BECOME A POWERFUL EXTRATROPICAL CYCLONE LATER TODAY HC SALLY: HURRICANE-FORCE WINDS SPREADING INLAND OVER SOUTHEASTERN ALABAMA AND […]