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Archives for March 14, 2023

Cayman: Caribe Wave 23 Tsunami Exercise

Background On 23rd of March 2023, Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) will be participating in the CARIBE WAVE 23 exercise. CARIBE WAVE is the annual tsunami exercise of the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). The hypothetical scenario A tsunami generated by a magnitude 7.6 earthquake located […]

Cayman: Police investigate robbery incident in George Town

From RCIPS Just after 8PM on Monday, 13 March, police were dispatched to report of a robbery at a restaurant located on Shedden Road in George Town. It was a reported that a man wearing full black clothing, a hoodie and with his face covered, entered the premises and brandished what appeared to have been […]

Scotiabank and Concacaf Renew Long-Standing Sponsorship

Miami, FL (March 14, 2023) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) and Scotiabank today announced the renewal of their wide-ranging sponsorship agreement, serving as the Title Sponsor for the 2023 edition of the Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League which kicked off on March 7th. The agreement also secures Scotiabank as […]

ST K&N: His Excellency Dr. Norgen Wilson Accredited as the Non-Resident Ambassador to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, March 14, 2023 [Press Secretary, PMO]:  His Excellency Dr. Norgen Maxwell Wilson has been officially received by the President of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, as the new non-resident Ambassador of Saint Kitts and Nevis to the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela. His Excellency Dr. Wilson presented his Letter of […]

Cayman: CG BritCay brings new focus to community giving

Building upon its philanthropy policy to support and strengthen community life while creating meaningful impact. CG BritCay, a member of the Coralisle Group Ltd., has now launched a new ‘CG Community’ arm that provides a framework for the organization’s philanthropic activities while also providing staff opportunities to volunteer in the community. Through ‘CG Community,’ CG […]

Cayman: Ministry of Health and Wellness set to undertake National Health Survey

he Ministry of Health and Wellness will be undertaking the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) “STEPS” survey for a period of eight weeks starting in June 2023. The WHO’s STEPwise approach to surveillance (STEPS) is an internationally comparable, standardised and integrated surveillance tool through which countries can collect, analyse and disseminate core information on noncommunicable diseases […]

Cayman: OfReg Consumer Council Chairperson resignation

OfReg has accepted the resignation of Consumer Council Member and Chair, Mr. George R. Ebanks. His resignation comes as the result of irreconcilable differences arising between Mr Ebanks, OfReg and other Council Members. These differences centre on his behaviour as Chair and on the role and remit of the Council as an advisory body to […]

School Garden Programme

Cayman: National School Garden Programme Takes Root Grand Cayman – Several public schools across the Cayman Islands are currently participating in the National School Garden Programme, funded by the Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure. The programme aims to stimulate a greater interest in agriculture among students in primary and secondary institutions and increase […]

World Sleep Day

Brianna Auray Sleep Health Content Specialist From Mattress Clarity With World Sleep Day approaching on March 17th, people will be looking to learn more about sleep and how to improve it. While looking into trending sleep topics and terms, we were curious about the impact of events, like the pandemic and an increase in work-from-home […]

The role of women-owned businesses in developing countries

There can be no question that the COVID pandemic has wrought havoc on economies across the globe, with the world’s least developed economies bearing the brunt of the misery. For women in developing countries, though, the economic devastation borne of the outbreak only served to reveal long-standing gender disparities.  For millennia, women have been disproportionately […]