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Archives for May 4, 2021

Ex-Babados minister jailed for laundering bribes in NY

From Caribbean Life The US Department of Justice (DOJ) says that a former Minister of Industry and elected member of Parliament of Barbados was sentenced on Tuesday to two years in prison for his role in a scheme to launder bribe payments from a Barbadian insurance company through bank accounts in New York. The DOJ […]

Cayman: Minister Bush tours Department of Public Safety Communications

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Minister for Home Affairs, Youth, Sport, Culture and Heritage (HEYSC&H), Hon. Bernie Bush; and Parliamentary Secretary (Home Affairs), Mr. Isaac Rankine, took their first departmental familiarisation tour on Monday, 3 May 2021. Accompanied by HEYSC&H Chief Officer, Ms Teresa Echenique; Deputy Chief Officer for Home Affairs, Ms Kathryn Dinspel-Powell, and Acting […]

Cayman: Officers visit the St. Ignatius Brownies

From RCIPS Detective Constable Sam Sillitoe, who is our RCIPS Major Incident Room Manager, was asked to attend the St. Ignatius Catholic School’s Brownies Programme and speak with the girls involved on what it is like to be a female police officer. She told the girls about what her job entails and about her experience […]

Cayman: Premier tours departments

Premier CO NWS Director Outside Grand Cayman (GIS) – Premier, and Minister for Sustainability and Climate Resiliency, Hon. Wayne Panton, accompanied by Chief Officer Jennifer Ahearn, made his first official visit to the three government departments under his ministry last week (Thursday, 29 April 2021). The Premier and Chief Officer toured the CI National Weather […]

Cayman: Pregnant women now encouraged to get vaccinated

Grand Cayman (GIS) – The UK’s Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI) has updated its guidance and now recommend that women who are pregnant or breastfeeding should be offered the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as non-pregnant women. “This is incredibly welcome news. Vaccination programmes have the greatest chance of impacting the spread […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 4 May 2021, NO new positives, 68,459 vaccines administered

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 231 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 4 April 2021. All were negative.  The total number of COVID-19 vaccines administered to date is 68,459. So far, 36,709 (56% of the estimated population of 65,000) have received at least one […]

Football for Friendship

Football for Friendship draws teams for this year’s Football for Friendship eWorld Championship (Moscow, 26th April 2021): The 32 International Teams of Friendship for this year’s Football for Friendship eWorld Championship (eF4F), which is organised under the banner of Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship, have now been drawn. Young Players from 211 […]

New engine for a new generation

A new engine for a new generation: 2.0 TSI 190PS DSG now available for the SEAT Leon SEAT continues to expand its Leon line-up with a new 2.0 TSI petrol engine, producing 190PS (140kW), linked to a 7-speed DSG transmission This new petrol engine introduces new injectors as well as a new turbo This version […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace offers international buyers a post-pandemic look at the region

Caribbean Travel Marketplace offers international buyers a post-pandemic look at the region MIAMI (May 3, 2021) – Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which runs virtually from May 11 to 14, 2021, is offering buyers from around the world a chance to refresh their portfolios as they prepare for the post-COVID-19 revival of travel and tourism.  Vanessa Ledesma, […]

Recipe of the week

Easy Homemade Guacamole From Yummly 9Ingredients15Minutes150 calories Description Creamy avocado, tangy lime juice, tomato, onion, and a jalapeño kick makes this versatile guacamole the perfect pre-meal or side to your dish. Switch out jalapeño for serrano pepper if you want extra spice. The recipe is a Yummly original created by Erika Sanchez. Ingredients ERVINGS2  large avocados […]