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Archives for November 16, 2022

Cayman: Cancelled – Thursday, 17 November Pirates Fest Activities

Grand Cayman, Tuesday, 15 November 2022 – Pirates Fest has cancelled its Thursday, 17 November activities. Pan in de City steel pan competition did not attract enough bands to make hosting it viable. All food vendors have been notified and plans are in place to host the competition during Pirates Fest 2023.

Cayman: Family Resource Centre celebrates Men and Boys

Grand Cayman, Tuesday, 15 November, 2022: On Saturday, 19 November, the Family Resource Centre (FRC) will be joining countries around the world to mark the 11th Annual International Men’s Day (IMD) celebrations in the Cayman Islands. International Men’s Day (IMD) commemorates the positive contributions men make to the world, their families and communities, while highlighting […]

Cayman: Police investigate robbery in North Side

On Monday, 14 November, at 11:30PM officers received a report of a robbery that had occurred earlier that evening, at about 8:40PM, outside an address on North Side Road. It was reported that two men had been seated outside the location when they were approached by three masked men who brandished firearms and demanded cash. […]

Cayman: “CUC announces the closing of US$80 Million Private Placement of Senior Unsecured Notes”

CARIBBEAN UTILITIES COMPANY, LTD. CLASS A ORDINARY SHARES ARE LISTED FOR TRADING IN UNITED STATES FUNDS ON THE TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands- Caribbean Utilities Company, Ltd. (TSX:CUP.U) (“CUC” or “the Company”) announced today the closing of US$80 million 5.88% Senior Unsecured Notes due November 15, 2052. The debt offering was privately placed […]

Cayman: Lessons from Silicon Valley

#UniTalks Lessons from Silicon Valley You’re invited to a special lecture by a Serial Silicon Valley Software Entrepreneur   Friday, 25 November 2022 • 1pm-2pmAt the UCCI Cascade Room • Free Admission Light Refreshments Served at 12:45pm  What’s behind the top tech giants’ elusive code of success? Learn how a fusion of innovation, culture, and customer-focused productivity […]

100+ Women Who Care Cayman Islands raised $8,735 for local charities

National Children Voluntary Organisation (NCVO) wins $6,735 George Town – On November 10, 2022 100+ Women Who Care held their third and final event of this year at the National Gallery of the Cayman Islands with the target of making an impact within the Cayman community. The National Children Voluntary Organisation (NCVO) won the main […]

UWI Open Campus Alumna Alyssa Mohammed is 2023 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholar

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal. Wednesday, November 16, 2022 – The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus is pleased to announce that our Open Campus alumna Alyssa Mohammed of Trinidad and Tobago is the 2023 Commonwealth Caribbean Rhodes Scholar. Alyssa outperformed 10 candidates from across the Caribbean – Barbados, Grenada, […]

Countries must be vigilant of “triple threat” of COVID-19, influenza and RSV as holidays approach, PAHO Director says

To view video click HERE Washington D.C., 16 November 2022 (PAHO) – With an increase in COVID-19 infections in the region, seasonal influenza on the rise, and a spike in cases of Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne, called on countries to implement the tools proven to keep […]

Virtual Gear for New Realities: adidas Originals launches inaugural NFT wearables collection

adidas Originals unveils a limited collection of blockchain-based virtual wearables, released as non-fungible tokens (NFTs) on adidas.com/metaverse. Representing the brand’s first NFT collection of wearables, which is a new, interoperable product category adidas calls “Virtual Gear”, the launch accelerates adidas Originals’ drive towards strengthening its community-based, member-first, open metaverse strategy. Revealed following a teaser campaign with the adidas […]

G20 commitment to social justice and decent work welcomed by ILO (MEDIA)

GENEVA (ILO News) – The International Labour Organization (ILO) has welcomed the G20 leaders’ restated commitment to greater social justice and decent work, in the face of the “unparalleled multidimensional crises” facing the world. In their Declaration, issued at the end of the G20 Leaders’ Summit, the leaders reaffirmed their commitment to co-ordinated action to […]