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Archives for May 25, 2021

Workplaces with high levels of Mental Wellbeing are more productive

As per the World Health Organization, lost productivity from psychological distress costs the world economy over one trillion us dollars year after year. However, how is it that these ostensibly private affairs have such a significant impact on professional productivity? Furthermore, what should one be doing to combat this escalating conflict? We’ll look at how […]

Tourism Minister visits Ministry entities in Cayman Brac

George Town, Cayman Islands (24 May, 2021) Hon. Kenneth Bryan, Minister for Tourism and Transport visited Cayman Brac on Friday 21 May, to tour the Departments and Statutory Authorities which fall under his Ministry’s area of responsibility. The first stop was a visit to the Cayman Islands Airports Authority (CIAA) offices, which are situated at […]

Cayman Brac Vaccine Challenge Success

By: Gina Matthews   Next vaccine challenge event will be at Owen Roberts Airport 29 May from 8am to 4pm George Town, Cayman Islands (24 May, 2021) A total of  eighty four people were vaccinated  during the Ministry of Tourism’s Vaccine Challenge event, held in Cayman Brac on Saturday 22 May, 2021. From 10am to […]

World Bank approves US$100 Million for The Bahamas’ COVID-19 response and recovery

WASHINGTON, May 25, 2021 – The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today a US$100 million COVID-19 Response and Recovery Development Policy Loan for The Bahamas. The operation will support the country’s efforts to provide COVID-19 relief and lay the foundation for a resilient economic recovery.   “The COVID-19 pandemic came on the heels […]

Cayman: Police investigate serious assault incident in West Bay

Just after 8:45PM, yesterday, Monday 24 May, police and other emergency services were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communication Centre to a report of a serious assault that took place in the Mount Pleasant area of West Bay. The victim of the incident was found with significant cuts to his head and was rendered immediate first […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update 25 May 2021- NO New Positives, 78,622 vaccinations given

The Chief Medical Officer, Dr. John Lee, reports that 166 COVID-19 tests have been carried out since this was last reported on Monday, 24 May 2021. There were no positive test results.  There have been 78,622 Covid-19 vaccinations given in total in the Cayman Islands.  Of these, 42,521 (65% of 65,000) have had at least […]

London beats the commuter belt for pandemic property sales but trails on price appreciation

From Propaganda PR Astons, the international experts on real estate, residency and citizenship through investment, has found that London has trailed behind the commuter belt where pandemic property price appreciation is concerned. However, the capital has held its own in terms of the number of homes sold, suggesting that the demise of the London market […]

OECS Commission concludes high-level meeting to prepare for 2021 WTO Agriculture Negotiations

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — As Members of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are coping with setbacks in the agriculture sector after unforeseen challenges, the OECS Commission proactively convened a high-level meeting to prepare and strengthen Member States’ capacities for the upcoming 12th World Trade Organisation’s Ministerial Conference (MC12) scheduled for November/December 2021.  Senior Trade and […]

International Day for Biological Diversity – Address by Minister Stiell

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — The United Nations has proclaimed May 22 each year as the International Day for Biological Diversity to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This year’s event was themed, “We’re part of the solution #ForNature”. The OECS commemorated the event with a Virtual Science Fair for primary and secondary schools within Member […]

Final 23-player rosters confirmed for 2021 Concacaf Nations League Finals

Empower Field at Mile High will host the final four featuring Honduras v USA and Costa Rica v Mexico Semifinals on June 3, followed by the final and a third place match on June 6 Hirving Lozano (SSC Napoli/Mexico), Christian Pulisic (Chelsea FC/USA), Joel Campbell (Club Leon/Costa Rica) and Alberth Elis (Boavista FC/Honduras) are among […]