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Archives for August 8, 2022

Cayman: Find out how hand therapy can help you!

From Chatterbox ✋✋ What is Hand Therapy?✋✋ 💪 Hand therapy assesses and treats injuries and conditions of the shoulder, arm, elbow, forearm, wrist and hand.  ✋ Hand therapy uses a number of different techniques to help you return to your highest level of function. 🫳 Hand therapy helps reduce pain, inflammation and scaring and maximise […]

CI Development Bank aims to put home ownership within reach of more Caymanians 

The Cayman Islands Development Bank (CIDB) has CI$15 million to lend Caymanian mortgage seekers and is offering qualifying borrowers interest rates as low as 3.75% for two years, which is significantly below the current prime rate.  The funds are available to buy or build a home, and for mortgage refinancing. The CIDB can lend each […]

Connecting for Health

Connecting for Health Monthly Newsletter | No. 10 |  August 2022 COVID-19 stabilizes in the region, but countries must remain vigilant against the virus and other health emergencies While COVID-19 cases decreased in the Americas for the first time in five weeks, vaccines, medicines and surveillance are key, with monkeypox infections reaching over 5,000 and […]

Cayman: Boat Design Competition

Enterprise Cayman are calling all creative students! Join us for our two day boat design competition, where our experts will teach you how to design and construct your own paper boat that will be put through a number of exciting challenges! The first day of this workshop we will build our model boats using various […]

Caribbean Life’s Caribbean Roundup

From Caribbean Life Today’s Top Stories from Caribbean Life ANTIGUA The Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne is not in support of a proposal for the majority shareholding in a new regional airline to be placed in the hands of foreign investors, as CARICOM leaders get ready to discuss the future of the cash-strapped […]

Cayman: Flags flown at half-mast Monday (8)

Grand Cayman, 8 August 2022 – The official funeral service for former Governor, Mr Michael Edward John Gore, CVO, CBE was held today, Monday, 8 August 2022, in the United Kingdom. Dr. Tasha Ebanks Garcia, Cayman Islands Government Representative in the UK, attended on behalf of CIG. In the Cayman Islands in honour of the former Governor, […]

Citizens around the globe must refuse climate lockdowns- Martin 

By Melissa Martin We experienced a devastating lockdown due to decisions by elected leaders concerning the coronavirus crisis. And we suffered the consequences.  Stanford’s Dr. Jay Bhattacharya told Newsweek that COVID-19 lockdowns are “the single worst public health mistake in the last 100 years.” (https://www.newsweek.com/stanford-doctor-calls-lockdowns-biggest-public-health-mistake-weve-ever-made-1574540) Bhattacharya is one of the co-authors of the Great Barrington Declaration, which received […]

IOC launches new long−term study of Olympians to protect athletes’ physical and mental health

08 Aug 2022 – As part of its ongoing efforts to promote athletes’ safety and well-being, the International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with the University of Edinburgh, has launched the IOC Olympian Health Cohort, a new long-term research project aimed at reducing injuries and illnesses for elite athletes, and protecting their physical and mental health. A […]

Caribbean Export and CCREEE cooperate to support sustainable energy development and create jobs

Caribbean Export and the CCREEE sign an MOU Caribbean Export and CCREEE to cooperate on key areas to promote energy efficiency and renewable energy capacity building for the private sector Decarbonisation can lead to the creation of 400,000 jobs in the Caribbean The Caribbean Export Development Agency and the Caribbean Centre for Renewable Energy and […]

Pacific Islanders’ food-sharing customs ensure resiliency in face of disaster

Strong social networks foster resilience to food system shocks, both within and between Pacific Island communities.