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Cayman: DEH Lead Assessments of Temporary Debris Sites 

Grand Cayman, 9 June 2022 – The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) led members of the Initial Clearance and Debris Management (ICDM) Committee on a tour of the potential debris sites, as part of the Hurricane Preparedness Plan for the current hurricane season.    Chairman of the ICDM Committee, Assistant Director DEH Solid Waste, Mr. Michael Haworth explained […]

Cayman: Public Health Spotlight – 9 June

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has released this week’s Public Health Spotlight on communicable and non-communicable diseases. This week’s publication covers data on COVID-19 for Epi. Week 22, monkeypox and the arrival of a new epidemiologist.  The Ministry of Health and Wellness welcomes Epidemiologist Rachel Corbett, who recently arrived from the UK. Rachel will […]

IMF Growth Slowdown / Lebanon / Tunisia

The International Monetary Fund sees further slowdown hitting global economic growth in 2022, IMF spokesperson Gerry Rice said on Thursday in Washington, DC, following moves by the World Bank and OECD to cut their own forecasts. The IMF will publish the next revision of its World Economic Outlook report in July, and if it materializes […]

Storms at the Summit of the Americas

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde / Globetrotter June 7 was a bad day for Luis Almagro, secretary-general of the Organization of American States (OAS). During the ninth Summit of the Americas, a young man declared to him what he is: an assassin and puppet of the White House, instigator of the coup in Bolivia. He said that Almagro cannot […]

Companies combine to provide major protection for Caribbean card customers

Powertranz and Bluefin add support for MultiLink J.E.T.S. debit card in Jamaica Bluefin and Powertranz, who already provide the first and only integrated self-service kiosks supporting MSR, EMV, NFC and PCI-validated P2PE in the Caribbean, can now support J.E.T.S. debit card CARIBPR WIRE, Hamilton, Bermuda and Atlanta, GA, Thurs. June 9, 2022. Bluefin, the leading provider of data […]

7 ways to celebrate the World Oceans Day

For Small Island Developing States (SIDS) and coastal least developed countries, marine resources are critical assets, providing countless benefits in the form of food security and nutrition, employment, foreign exchange, culture and recreation. Through evidence-based policy interventions, these assets can also make enhanced and sustained contributions to the economic growth, welfare and prosperity of island communities.   Over three billion people depend on marine and coastal biodiversity for […]

Cayman: Flowers and YMCA announce Swim Free programme for children in government primary schools

A new programme to give every child in the Cayman Islands the chance to learn to swim Grand Cayman, 10 June 2022: The Flowers family and YMCA have announced a partnership to introduce a new swim programme for children called “Swim Free”. Swim Free will use a portable pool to bring swim lessons to communities […]

adidas Launches Pride Content Series Including Tom Daley and 2022 Pride Collection Comes to EA Sports™ FIFA 22

Last month, adidas unveiled a collaboration with queer artist and designer, Kris Andrew Small, a native of Sydney, Australia, who is known for creating bold works of art with a joyful explosion of colors and patterns. The resulting collection to mark Pride 2022 is inspired by the pop art and graphic design of the ‘70s […]

Cayman: Keep sidewalks and roadside verges clear, keep pedestrians safe – NRA

Issued by: Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure National Roads Authority (NRA) and planning officials wish to remind property owners and residents of the hazards of obstructing pedestrian areas. Business owners are also reminded of the dangers of placing private signs, especially sandwich boards, within roadway shoulders and sidewalks.    “These signs pose great risk […]

Meet The Strings

Cayman Arts Festival: Meet The Strings Children’s Concert Sunday 12th June, 4PM St George’s Anglican Church, 67 Courts Road, George Town.