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Archives for December 3, 2021

Caribbean small businesses awarded close to USD 1 million in grants post-pandemic

Nearly USD 1 million in technical assistance grants awarded to businesses   61 MSMEs in 14 Caribbean countries received grant funding   Businesses headed by women and the youth accounted for 42% of grantees  Grants totalling nearly USD 1 million have been awarded to 61 small businesses in CARIFORUM member states to provide a bridge post-pandemic and increase exports in domestic and international markets. The […]

New book explores the rise of the athlete voice within the Olympic Movement since 1981

03 Dec 2021 – Athletes are at the heart of the Olympic Movement. In addition to being sportspeople and role models, they are important spokespeople and key contributors in shaping the environment in which they compete. Their crucial position today is the result of a journey that began 40 years ago at the XI Olympic Congress in Baden-Baden, […]

How to go above and beyond as the Maid of Honor

Whether it’s your sister’s, best friend’s, or coworker’s wedding, being asked to be a maid of honor is no small feat. It’s such a meaningful title that expresses how much you mean to the bride. However, as the saying goes, to whom much is given, much is expected. Therefore, the role of the maid of […]

Cayman Thanksgiving

By Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton, MP, JP Mr. Speaker, 11 years ago an innocent child asked her parents what seemed a simple yet curious question; a question that brought a new tradition to the Cayman Islands. Her query to her parents was did the Cayman Islands have a specific day to give thanks for […]

Cayman: Message on International Day of Persons with Disabilities From Premier Hon. G. Wayne Panton, MP, JP

Mr. Speaker, today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities and marks the United Nations observance to promote an understanding of, and appreciation for, disability issues. The goal of this day is to also raise awareness that will spark changes that support the dignity, rights and well-being of all persons with disabilities. By United Nations […]

Cayman: Message on International Day of Persons with Disabilities

From National Council for Persons with Disabilities  International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) (December 3, 2021) marks the United Nations observance which aims to promote an understanding of and appreciation for disability issues. The goal of this day is also to raise awareness and create changes that support all persons with disabilities living with […]

Things to consider while buying wheels for your car

Do you need to buy wheels for your Holden Commodore? Aesthetics will be important, but there are other factors to consider while buying Commodore wheels. This article will provide you with some tips that you can follow while buying wheels for your car. Consider The Width The width of a wheel should typically be a […]

Dispensaries respond to marijuana boom

It is a question posed by many American marijuana dispensaries and their managers, and primarily as a result of the unprecedented growth of the marijuana industry. That question is about how to use business management software to handle these potentially fortuitous turn of events. Inevitably, the first question is, are tools like supplier management and […]

Inclusion of persons with disabilities is crucial for the sustainable development of Latin America and the Caribbean

From World Bank Group WASHINGTON D.C., December 2, 2021 – Approximately 85 million people in Latin America and the Caribbean have some type of disability, accounting for 14.7 percent of the total population, according to a new World Bank report. The report discusses the physical and legal barriers of persons with disabilities and the need to […]

RBC Royal Bank named Caribbean’s Best Private Bank

NASSAU (THE BAHAM AS) – DECEM BER 3, 2021 — Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) (“RBC”) has been named the Caribbean’s Best Private Bank by Global Finance Magazine for the second consecutive year. RBC also captured local Best Private Bank awards in both The Bahamas and Barbados markets. Global Finance regularly selects the top performers […]