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Archives for August 15, 2022

Cayman: Haines and Burcombe “Hike for Harmony” for Jubilate! – UPDATE

Programme Manager, Hannah Peralta, with a check for funds raised, as keen supporters look on.  Rotarians Derek Haines and Mike Burcombe were inspired to raise funds for Jubilate, a non-profit after-school programme that teaches less advantaged children from the public schools in the Eastern districts various life skills through music and academic enrichment. Jubilate instils […]

Enterprise Cayman News: Only TWO weeks left to enter Launch Labs Incubator Programme

Take Part in the Cayman Islands Incubator Programme! There’s only a couple more weeks to enter your submission into the Cayman Islands Launch Labs Incubator Programme. The initiative is free for all entrants and an excellent place to launch a global businesses. Ten successful projects will be selected in September and required to attend 24 […]

Machinery exports up slightly in value terms in first half of year

Exports in the machinery and plant engineering sector rose by a nominal 2.3 percent year-on-year in the first half of the year. Against the background of the geopolitical and global economic situation, the machinery and plant engineering sector got off fairly lightly. Despite the challenging market environment, exports of machinery from Germany increased slightly by […]

Olympic Movement keeps up the momentum in support of Ukrainian sports community

15 Aug 2022 – The Olympic Movement is following up on the commitment by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to continue and even strengthen the support for Ukrainian athletes. This commitment was made by IOC President Thomas Bach when he visited Ukraine in July. Since the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian army, supported by Belarus, in February, […]

New PAHO Report on progress in the fight against sSmoking in the Americas      

Around 300 million more people are now protected by at least one tobacco control measure than in 2007, but e-cigarettes and tobacco industry interference threaten achievements.   Washington, DC, 15 August 2022 (PAHO) – Some 900 million people, or 96% of the population of the 35 countries of the Americas are currently protected by at least one of […]

Mobilizing business action on climate change

From Reuters IMPACT The very real threat of climate change is looming ever larger. Mobilizing global business to help solve the biggest issue of our time simply cannot wait. Reuters IMPACT (October 3-4, London) is where the innovation and cooperation necessary to take meaningful action happens. Bringing together the globe’s most influential global business leaders, policy […]

Best practice in Waste Management identified for adoption across the OECS

FROM: Susanna DeBeauville-Scott Project Manager, Ocean Governance and Fisheries Programme, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States OECS Communications UnitOrganisation of Eastern Caribbean States The increasing amount of waste generated is a problem for all Member States of the OECS. That problem is becoming more acute due to diminishing space in sanitary landfills. OECS countries are also […]

Cayman Islands’ “Noah’s Ark”

Warning: For laughing only. The article below was sent to us by one of our local readers. The author is unknown. If you are the author, and want to be recognized as such, please let us know. In the year 2022 the Lord came unto Noah, who was now living in Frank Sound in the […]

BCQS International Promotes Rick Riyat to Head of Valuations (Cayman Islands & The Bahamas) 

Cayman Islands, 15th August 2022 – BCQS International is pleased to announce the promotion of Rick Riyat from Senior Valuation Surveyor to the Head of Valuations (Cayman Islands & The Bahamas). In his new role, Rick will head up the Cayman and Bahamas based valuation teams with specific responsibility for managing the valuation service provision, […]

Cayman: Amendments will improve the Accountants Act

Grand Cayman, 15 August 2022 – Ensuring clarity in legal definitions, and allowing additional licensing conditions for public accountants, are two of three key provisions of the Accountants (Amendment) Bill, 2022. The third provision expands the membership categories for the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA), which regulates the accounting profession in our jurisdiction. […]