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Archives for November 3, 2021

Cayman: RCIPS FCIU issues reminder on Fraudulent Online Rental Ads

From RCIPS The RCIPS Financial Crime Investigation Unit (FCIU) is reminding the public to be wary of fraudulent apartment rental advertisements on online websites such as EcayTrade.com. The following notice from the FCU is being recirculated due to recent reports of these fraudulent apartment rental advertisements being posted. Although such fraudulent advertisements are quickly removed from […]

UWI Open Campus launches Transcultura Programme with UNESCO

The UWI, Open Campus Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Wednesday, November 3, 2021—The University of the West Indies Open Campus on Monday, November 1, 2021 launched phase one of the Transcultura Programme for persons from Spanish-speaking Caribbean countries.  The programme titled “Integrating Cuba, the Caribbean and the European Union through Culture and Creativity,” […]

Cayman: Truman Bodden Sports Complex: One-Day Closure Thu 4 Nov

The Department of Sports advises the public that the Truman Bodden Sports Complex will be closed for an event on Thursday, 4 November 2021.

CineFAM Film Festival announces it’s 2021 Award Winners

CineFAM Film Festival celebrated a successful 5th year of films with its awards ceremony October 24th.  CineFAM, founded by award winning filmmaker and Academy member Frances-Anne Solomon, introduces audiences around the globe to bold and original stories by women and non-binary creators of colour.  The 2021 festival theme, ”5 Years of Limitless Imagination’’ was brought to life by this year’s filmmakers. The festival opened […]

2nd Annual Caribbean Future Summit

An initiative hosted by the Global Startup Ecosystem in partnership with Google Cloud, AWS, IBM Cloud, Hubspot, Sendgrid, & More with 10 Global Speakers and 3,000 Digital Delegates for the day. The Caribbean Future Summit is the world’s most iconic summit curating an active network of investors, tech entrepreneurs, celebrities, politicians and business moguls. Each […]

Episcopal Relief & Development offers the opportunity to transform communities this Holiday Season with redesigned Gifts for Life catalog

Episcopal Relief & Development invites supporters and congregations to transform a life this holiday season by giving a gift from the organization’s newly redesigned Gifts for Life alternative gift catalog. Gifts for Life offers meaningful gifts that transform lives in communities worldwide. The 2021 catalog features selections such as the ONE THOUSAND DAYS OF LOVE package, which supports […]

Freedom United: Take action for COP26!

World leaders have gathered in Glasgow, Scotland for the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26) where a shared sense of urgency to take action to mitigate the effects of climate change has taken hold.   But, amidst talk of “digging our own grave” and “running down the clock”, something is missing from the conversation.  Take action While we understand that time is of the essence, we are also keenly aware […]

COP26: Will humanity’s ‘Last and Best Chance’ to save Earth’s climate succeed?

There is a chance we can prevent the worst impacts of the climate crisis, but world leaders must hold businesses accountable and listen to Indigenous communities. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute It would be an understatement to say that there is a lot riding on COP26, the international climate talks currently being held in […]

Cayman: New vaccination requirement for non-US citizens flying into the USA

As of November 8, 2021, Caymanians and other non-US citizens flying into the United States must be fully vaccinated in order to travel. This requirement comes under a new international air travel policy introduced by the United States Government that is applicable to all foreign nationals.  In accordance with this new policy, the US Centers for Disease […]

Cayman: Department of Agriculture reports results of captured raccoon

Cayman Islands – The Department of Agriculture (DoA) has reported that the first captured raccoon has tested negative for both rabies and canine distemper viruses, which are known to be carried by raccoons. “The Department of Agriculture is relieved to learn that the animal was free of both of these very serious diseases, especially given that […]