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Archives for July 21, 2021

Brian Tracy to headline inaugural OECS People Summit

Brian Tracy to Headline Inaugural OECS People Summit Register now to attend this FREE Virtual Event on Thursday, July 29!Wednesday, July 21, 2021 — Among the global leaders scheduled to share their inspiring stories at the OECS People Summit 2021 is word-renowned Speaker, Trainer and Author – Brian Tracy. The inaugural event, scheduled to be held virtually on July 29th […]

2021 Concacaf Gold Cup Quarterfinal Matchups Confirmed

Quarterfinal doubleheaders to take place at State Farm Stadium and AT&T Stadium on July 24 and 25 respectivelyVenues for semifinal matches on July 29 are confirmedTickets available for knockout round matches via GoldCup.orgMiami, FL (Wednesday, July 21, 2021) – Concacaf has confirmed the matchups for the Quarterfinals of the 2021 Concacaf Gold Cup, to be played […]

UK: Leaseholds on the rise with 8% growth in five years

From James Lockett The latest research from Warwick Estates shows that leasehold homes are playing an increasingly significant role in the UK housing market after enjoying significant growth in the past couple of years. There is an increasingly common narrative around the housing market that leaseholds should be a thing of the past. This argument often starts […]

Face to face viewings are a thing of the past

By Simon Dempsey – Marketing Director at U-See Technologies, the virtual tour curator  Landlines, steam trains, the telegram, VHS… eventually most things succumb to progress and die out as both technology and consumer attitudes change.   The pandemic has not changed anything but has accelerated everything, especially where digitisation and technology are concerned.    We’ve all seen digital […]

STEP celebrates exceptional student achievement

STEP is delighted to announce the winners of this year’s Excellence Awards, which celebrate exceptional student achievement, recognising the highest achievers across all STEP qualifications globally.  The 49 winners hail from all over the world, representing 16 countries: Barbados, Bermuda, BVI, Canada, Cayman Islands, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Isle of Man, Jersey, Malta, New Zealand, Singapore, […]

Who’s taking a stand against orphanage trafficking?

By Miriam Karmali FromFreedom United Nobody wants their volunteering experience to be tainted by trafficking. As global travel slowly resumes, tour operators must ensure unsuspecting travelers aren’t signing up to volunteer placements abroad that could be linked to child trafficking. Ask volunteer tour operators to stop offering placements in orphanages and do more to take a stand against child trafficking! Send […]

CARICOM Chairman commends WTO Director-General

Media Release Courtesy the Government of Antigua and Barbuda Wednesday, July 21, 2021 — Following the appointment of a senior Caribbean diplomat to the cabinet of the new World Trade Organization’s (WTO) Director-General, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, CARICOM Chairman Prime Minister Gaston Browne has commended the Director-General for living up to promises she made to both the OECS and CARICOM […]

Cayman: House approves $96.4 M in supplementary funds for 2021

Grand Cayman, 21 July 2021 – Members of Parliament approved $96.4 million in additional funds for the Government 2021 budget, when House proceedings resumed today, Wednesday, 21 July 2021.                After scrutinising the supplementary budget details and subsequently voting in Finance Committee on Monday, MPs returned to the House today and voted the final approval, enabling […]

Cayman: PACT Government publishes Post Meeting Summaries

Grand Cayman, 20 July 2021 – The PACT Government today (Wednesday, 21 July 2021) published a summary of last week’s meeting of Cabinet, held on Tuesday, 13 July. This is the first time in the history of the Cayman Islands that a summary of Cabinet decisions has been made available immediately following a meeting. The post-meeting summaries […]

UK Quarantine requirement removed for vaccinated British Overseas Territories residents travelling via Amber List Countries

From the Cayman Islands Governor’s Office Grand Cayman, 21 July 2021 – Entry requirements for people arriving in England via countries currently on the United Kingdom’s amber travel list and also vaccinated under the UK’s vaccination programme delivered in UK Overseas Territories were updated on Monday, 19 July to remove the requirement for quarantine on arrival.  […]