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Archives for February 6, 2023

UCCI announces commitment to Expand within Cayman Brac

More than 50 Cayman Brac dignitaries, community members, UCCI board members, staff and students attended a meet and greet with the new UCCI President and CEO, Dr. Robert W. Robertson at the Brac campus on Friday 27 January 2023. In attendance was the Minister of Education, District Administration and Lands, the Honorable Juliana O’Connor-Connolly, who shared […]

Cayman: CIMPA announces new Board for 2023/2024

Following a successful AGM, the Cayman Islands Marketing Professionals Association (CIMPA) has announced a new Board to oversee the organisation’s operations for the next two years.With that comes new ideas and opportunities for companies and individuals to connect for the greater good of the marketing community in Cayman… From execs at local media houses to […]

Turkey earthquake: Death toll could increase eight-fold, WHO says

By Tiffany Wertheimer From BBC News The death toll from a strong earthquake in south-eastern Turkey, near Syria’s border, could rise eight-fold, the World Health Organisation has warned. The toll, which currently stands at more than 3,400 people, has increased rapidly since the first earthquake struck early on Monday morning. About 12 hours later, a […]

St K&N: New Blood Bank Opening Hours, Campaign Launch Encourages Regular Blood Donation

asseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, February 6, 2023 [Ministry of Health]: The Ministry of Health is urging eligible individuals to give blood regularly to help save lives and improve the health of their community. According to recent statistics only a small fraction of the eligible population regularly donates blood. By giving blood, individuals can help ensure […]

Cayman’s demographic growth, shifts and opportunities

By Nick Joseph, HSM Partner As at 16 January 2023, 34,067 foreign nationals are recorded by the Department of WORC as having a work permit (or Government contract) in the Cayman Islands. This number is not only the highest we have seen (for those watching, up from 32,913 on 17 October 2022) but has some […]

National Heroes Day – Cayman Brac

Opening Remarks by Minister for Youth, Sports, Culture & Heritage, Hon. Bernie Bush, MP Protocol having been established, as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of National Heroes Day, I am honoured to be in Cayman Brac to recognise the achievements of our Sister Islands volunteers and charitable organisations. Your impact on the people and communities you […]

Louisiana’s prison slavery problem

From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United February 5, 2023 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Prison slaveryLouisiana systematically keeping people incarcerated past their release dateLouisiana, the U.S. state dubbed the “world’s prison capital”, has a deep-rooted forced prison labor problem. In addition to this human rights violation, Louisiana is the only jurisdiction known to keep […]

Inflation- (What-Inflation?) – Living here has always been expensive, uncertain, and difficult.

By R.D. Miller Economic experts say that the global economy is experiencing a 40-year-high inflation, with more than a 9% increase. It may cool off to around 8% in the coming months. Many central banks have raised interest rates by about 1.25 percent per month since May 2021, which continues to threaten their economies. Many […]

Celebrities leading expensive lifestyles

It is very easy to fall for a luxurious lifestyle when you are in the spotlight in hollywood. As a result, many wealthy celebrities live opulent lives, which may include having a private aircraft or a house. Numerous hollywood a-listers stand out for their richness and posh lifestyles, even though many celebrities choose modesty and […]

6 Feb Weather in Cayman

Mon 6 Feb 2023 Weather in Cayman SYNOPSIS Light winds and slight seas will continue across the Cayman area through tonight due to a weak pressure gradient over the northwest Caribbean. Day: Mostly sunny.  Tonight: A clear sky. Chance of rain 10%. Sea: Slight with a wave height of 1 to 3 feet. Expected temperatures: […]