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Archives for April 25, 2023

Cayman: Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park’s Closure Mon May 1

CLOSURE NOTICE The Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park will be closed on Monday, 1st May 2023 to facilitate CUC upgrades in the area.  We will reopen for regular business hours on Tuesday, 2nd May 2023. Should you have any queries, please email [email protected] or [email protected]

Cayman: Parliament Resumes on Wednesday

Grand Cayman, 25 April 2023 – Parliament is scheduled to resume sittings tomorrow morning (Wednesday, 26 April) with the presentation of Government’s Strategic Policy Statement (SPS) as the highlight of the third meeting of the 2022-2023 session.   Premier Hon. Wayne Panton, who is also the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, will present the SPS Government’s outlook for the […]

Justices to review if officials can block social media critics and more

Media & Entertainment Law360 TOP NEWS Justices To Review If Officials Can Block Social Media Critics By Tiffany Hu The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday agreed to take up two separate appeals in the Ninth and Sixth circuits over when public officials can block individuals from their Facebook pages. Read full article » | Save to favorites […]

Cayman Governor Owen Sworn In

Her Excellency the Governor, Mrs. Jane Owen took her oaths of office and allegiance as the 15th Governor of the Cayman Islands during a widely anticipated swearing-in ceremony held in the House of Parliament today (Friday, April 21). In her remarks, Speaker of the House, Hon. Katherine Ebanks-Wilks said, “Over the span of 52 years, we have […]

2023 Kia Rio and Rio 5−door receive Vincentric 2023 Best Fleet Value in America Awards

International Olympic Committee 25 Apr 2023 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) have once again partnered with Airbnb to renew  the Airbnb Athlete Travel Grants programme, providing athletes with the opportunity to apply for a USD 2,000 grant to cover their travel and accommodation expenses. This year, there are 1,000 […]

ASICS calls out AI for ‘Exercise Airbrushing’ and offers AI Training programme to teach AI the transformative power of exercise on the mind

ASICS EMEA London, 25 April 2023 – ASICS has revealed how Artificial Intelligence [“AI”] technology is distorting the real benefit of exercise through images that portray “healthy exercise” as extreme physical transformation. This focus on exercise purely for aesthetic gain is putting millions off exercise and leaving people feeling insecure1. In response, ASICS has launched an […]

World Malaria Day – Countries must step up efforts to reach vulnerable populations, PAHO Director says  

Screenshot For video click HERE Washington, D.C., 25 April 2023 (PAHO) – On World Malaria Day, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Dr. Jarbas Barbosa, calls on countries to intensify malaria elimination efforts among indigenous, mobile and remote communities, the populations disproportionately affected by the disease. Although the total number of malaria cases in the Region […]

Better migration policies can help boost prosperity in all countries

From World Bank Competition for workers rising as populations age in rich and middle-income countries WASHINGTON, April 25, 2023—Populations across the globe are aging at an unprecedented pace, making many countries increasingly reliant on migration to realize their long-term growth potential, according to a new report from the World Bank. The World Development Report 2023: […]

Cayman: Ombudsman issues enforcement order under Data Protection Act 

The Ombudsman has issued an enforcement order under the Data Protection Act (DPA) based on the following facts:  In September 2021 employees of CIBC First Caribbean Bank (Cayman) (the Data Controller) were informed that a new policy was being implemented, requiring them to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination or weekly negative PCR test results. Employees […]

Further Update on Cayman Brac Water Situation

As our customers in Cayman Brac are aware, the Water Authority is experiencing challenges related to meeting the high demand for water. This has resulted in the Authority having difficulty meeting the needs of our trucked water customers.  We assure our customers that all available resources are being redirected to address these challenges. As previously […]