April 23, 2021

Archives for April 8, 2021

IKEA makes a new dress

IKEA makes a new dress for KLIPPAN sofa with MUD Jeans by using recycled jeans   With a belief that products and materials can last much longer, IKEA and MUD Jeans, a Dutch denim company, work together to give recycled denim a new life by using it to develop KLIPPAN sofa covers. The new KLIPPAN […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints 3

TOP: Car Lewis, CENTRE: Jacqui Bend, BOTTOM: Khadija Bourne CIBC FirstCaribbean appoints Three to Executive Positions Bridgetown, Barbados, 31st March 2021. CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Chief Executive Officer, Colette Delaney, today announced that the bank’s board of Directors has approved the appointment of three senior executives in the bank. The bank has appointed Mr. Carl Lewis to […]

2021 Concacaf Gold Cup begins July

  2021 Concacaf Gold Cup to begin with Prelims in South Florida this July   2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Prelims to take place in Inter Miami CF Stadium from July 2-6  Miami, FL (Thursday, April 8, 2021) – Concacaf has announced that Inter Miami CF Stadium in South Florida, the home of MLS club Inter Miami, will […]

Regional stakeholders conclude productive webinar on Blue BioTrade

On 22-23 March, UNCTAD in collaboration with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) and Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) joined forces with authorities and chief fisheries officers from OECS countries to share information and build capacity towards lifting a trade suspension of queen conch and maximise […]

IMF/IMFC Press Briefing Spring Meetings 2021

The global economy is recovering from the crisis faster than expected last October, thanks to an unprecedented policy response and rapid progress in vaccine development, announced IMFC Chair Minister Magdalena Andersson in her first IMFC press conference as the new Chair with IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva today (Thursday April 8th). But despite the upward […]

Cayman: DPSC raise 911 awareness in Sister Islands

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Team members from the Department of Public Safety Communications (DPSC) were in Cayman Brac and Little Cayman last week conducting presentations to better inform the public about the life-saving role of 911. “As the first of the first responders, the high level of professionalism, care and dedication displayed by our 911 […]

3 tips to help you find your dream job abroad

Are you itching to take off on your next travel adventure? Counting down the hours until your next escape? Plotting your perfect round-the-world trip? Maybe your dreams of travel are thwarted by a job that ties you down? Though our careers can often be prohibitive to our travel ambitions, there are certain jobs that can […]

IMF global debate on the economy

The global economy may be recovering, but there are significant challenges and it is not time to ease up on support, several key policy-makers said at the Spring Meetings of the IMF in Washington, DC Thursday (April 8). Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said the poor and disadvantaged remain very hard hit in the US. […]

Biden Cabinet members confirm virtual NAN confab

From Caribbean Life Unlike in previous years when prior to his annual conventions Rev. Al Sharpton announced the names of potential, distinguished speakers to his annual National Action Network convention, this year, the Civil Rights activist seems to be cautious about naming the confirmed members of President Joe Biden cabinet he announced already committed to […]

Top 3 beaches in the world

Who can resist the calming song of waves, the scent of salt in the air, and the warm touch of sand beneath the feet? There’s something magical about beaches, something special that draws millions of tourists in search of their ideal summer destination. After all, finding your perfect spot may not be as easy as […]