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Archives for March 29, 2023

Pope Francis in hospital with respiratory infection

GETTY IMAGESImage caption, Pope Francis attended his weekly audience at St Peter’s Square earlier on Wednesday By Davide Ghiglione & Alys Davies in Rome and London From BBC Pope Francis has a respiratory infection and will need to spend a few days in hospital in Rome, the Vatican says. The 86-year-old had breathing difficulties in recent […]

The 2023 Chocolate Scorecard is LIVE!

The results are in! It’s time to find out which chocolate companies are leading the industry on sustainability: effectively monitoring for and remediating cases of child and forced labor, supporting farmers to earn a living income, and more. See the 2023 Chocolate Scorecard now! Experts from the Chocolate Scorecard Collective have surveyed over 50 major brands, including Nestlé, Ferrero, […]

Amendments proposed to strengthen CIMA’s AML enforcement, information sharing

Grand Cayman, 29 March 2023 – Seven amendment Bills, proposed to strengthen the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority’s (CIMA) powers to apply proportionate and dissuasive sanctions to all types of legal persons within its supervision, were published on 27 March in The Cayman Islands Gazette. The Bills are: ·         Monetary Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2023;<http://gazettes.gov.ky/portal/pls/portal/docs/1/13258562.PDF> ·         Companies […]

Global News Dispatches: 6 Stories

Peoples Dispatch / Globetrotter News Service Headlines Bolivian President Arce Hopes for a ‘Sincere Dialogue’ With Chilean Authorities on Sovereign Access to Sea On March 23, Bolivia commemorated the Battle of Calama and the Day of the Sea. President Luis Arce, during an event commemorating the day in the capital La Paz, declared he would intensify efforts […]

IOC Newsalert

International Olympic Committee IOC EB receives updates on the activities of NOCs; approves three changes of nationality in view of Paris 2024 IOC EB hears updates on Paris 2024, Milano Cortina 2026 and Gangwon 2024 IOC EB discusses IBA situation International Federation of American Football proposed for full recognition

Cayman: Cabinet Post Meeting Summary 15 March 2023

CABINET OF THE CAYMAN ISLANDS – POST MEETING SUMMARY Cabinet Post Meeting Summary His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the meeting of the Cabinet held on Wednesday, 15th March, 2023 in the Cabinet Conference Room, Government Administration Building. Mr Dwayne Seymour acted as Temporary Minister for Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure and […]

Cayman: Governor Roper gets hearty Civil Service send-off

His Excellency the Governor, Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, received a warm send-off Tuesday, 28 March 2023 afternoon from the Cayman Islands Civil Service, headed by the Deputy Governor, Hon. Franz Manderson, MBE. The personnel gathered as a large group to pay, for the first time, their collective respects and regards through greetings, applause and cheers […]

The World’s Coffee Shops Have Emerged as Plant Milk’s Front Line

Milk made from plants is entering the public consciousness (and stomachs) in coffee shops across the globe. By Mikhala Kaseweter From: Independent Media Institute While plant-based milk has been around for centuries, the market is undergoing a modern-day surge. The industry has soared to a market value of $20 billion. Consumers in all age brackets are contributing, but the […]

Learn how to use data science to drive business decisions in a 3-month online programme. Apply Now

From Emeritus on behalf of Singapore Management University APPLY NOW Why study Data Science for Decision-Making? Enterprises across the globe are shifting their focus to data-driven goals and decision-making. In fact, the International Data Corporation reports that APAC big data analytics solutions’ revenue will increase by US$ 41.9 bn by 2024. So, why is data […]

Stay in the Loop – 24 March 2023

From CARICOM Secretariat [email protected] STAY IN THE LOOP In this episode, Communications Officer at the CARICOM Secretariat, Mrs Tusankine English-Francis, presents a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community.   Highlights:00:40 – Secondary school teachers commend CSME attachment programme03:41 – CARICOM Secretariat energy use under a state-of-the-art energy management system04:50 – Another alarm […]