December 6, 2022

Archives for October 2022

Cayman: 2022 CUC PFL/GPFL : Weekly Review : Games played on Sat., October 29, 2022

Weekly Review:Primary School Football returns following Mid-Term Break Following a two-week mid-term break, play in the 2022 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) resumed this past Saturday, October 29 with a number of exciting games. In Group A, Cayman International School (CIS) hosted the Cayman Prep Under 9 and Under […]

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN ANNOUNCES FOUR NEW FULL SCHOLARSHIPS IN THE NAME OF RETIRING FIRST FEMALE CEO

Bridgetown, Barbados 28 October 2022. CIBC FirstCaribbean has announced four new one-off scholarships for female finance students in honour of retiring Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Colette Delaney, the first woman to head the regional bank. In making the announcement recently, incoming CEO Mark St. Hill hailed his predecessor as a “champion for women, girls and […]

Cayman: Important changes to Mental Health Related Acts Gazetted

Grand Cayman, Monday, 31 October 2022 –  Two important pieces of legislation aimed at improving and strengthening mental health services in the Cayman Islands have recently been gazetted. The Mental Health (Amendment) Act, 2022, which amends the Mental Health Act (2022 Revision) clarifies the procedure relating to emergency detention orders, provides for orders for protective […]

MPE CARIBBEAN REPORT NEWSLETTER – OCTOBER 31, 2022 – Featuring Cayman Islands lands T+L cover story

The MPE Caribbean Report Newsletter offers travel, tourism, Caribbean and global news weekly. To share stories, information or intelligence, contact us at [email protected] OCTOBER 31, 2022 Caribbean counsel joins Miami visitors bureau Caribbean-American attorney and community organizer Marlon Hill is among 15 professionals to join the board of the Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau (GMCVB). Hill, who received […]

OECS congratulates Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on election as President of Brazil

Monday, October 31, 2022 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States extends warm and sincere congratulations to H.E. Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on his election to the Presidency of the Federative Republic of Brazil. The world has followed this consequential election with great interest given the geo-political and environmental implications at this time of heightened […]

Butterfield announces Q3 2022 financial results

Butterfield Reports Third Quarter 2022 Results  Financial highlights for the third quarter of 2022: Net income of $57.4 million, or $1.15 per share, and core net income1 of $57.6 million, or $1.16 per share Return on average common equity of 28.5% and core return on average tangible common equity1 of 31.6% Net interest margin of […]

Haiti police to probe death of reporter during gathering

From Caribbean Life PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haiti’s National Police said it has received orders to launch an investigation into the death of a journalist who witnesses say was struck in the head by a tear gas canister as officers also opened fire on a group of reporters. In a statement late Sunday, Police Chief […]

 Caribbean Climate Justice Alliance calls for accelerated implementation to tackle climate crisis and climate justice at COP27

Caribbean Climate Justice Alliance COP27 Statement URGENT AND ACCELERATED IMPLEMENTATION NEEDED TO CURB EMISSIONS AND ENSURE CLIMATE JUSTICE AND THE RESILIENCE OF CARIBBEAN SMALL ISLAND STATES AND OTHER VULNERABLE REGIONS As we look to the 27th Conference of the Parties (COP27) in Egypt in November, the Caribbean Climate Justice Alliance is calling for urgent and […]

BREAKING: Court blocks Penguin’s $2.2B Simon & Schuster deal

From Media & Entertainment Law360 By Matthew Perlman U.S. District Judge Florence Y. Pan on Monday issued an order blocking Penguin Random House LLC’s planned $2.18 billion purchase of Simon & Schuster, after finding the move would likely hurt competition in the market for the rights to anticipated top-selling books.  Order attached | Read full article […]

Cayman Drama Society: Bar Manager and Sponsorship Head needed!

WE NEED YOU – VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED! We need some current posts filled on our executive, and are looking for someone to volunteer as BAR MANAGER, and also someone to head up our SPONSORSHIP COMMITTEE. If you think you could lend your time and expertise to either of these positions, please email [email protected] at your earliest convenience. Visit […]