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Archives for September 22, 2023

PAHO and Canada join efforts to eliminate trachoma in Latin America

Washington, DC, 22 September, 2023 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Government of Canada have launched an initiative to eliminate trachoma, an infectious eye disease and leading cause of blindness among women in poor, remote areas of Latin America.  Through a C$ 15 million (US$ 11.2 million) contribution provided by Global Affairs Canada […]

Cayman: CYFL 2023 Dart Under 13 HS Football : Scores and Standings

Scores and standings from this week’s games

PAHO convenes ministers of health of the Americas to discuss health priorities for the Region

Representatives will seek to reach agreements to prevent and control non-communicable diseases in children, adolescents, and young people, and to reduce the suicide rate, which increased by 17% between 2000 and 2019, among other issues.  Washington, DC, September 22, 2023 (PAHO)- Ministers of Health and other high-level authorities from the countries and territories of the Americas […]

Globetrotter Submission: Global News Dispatches: 5 Stories

Credit Line: from the Inter Press Service / Globetrotter News Service Headlines: Bolivian Women Fight Prejudice to Be Accepted as Mechanics In Bolivia, more and more women have gone from being homemakers or street vendors to joining the noisy world of engines, their hands now covered in grease after learning that special touch to make […]

Cayman Government approves blood donor eligibility change

Grand Cayman, Friday, 22 September 2023–    The Cayman Islands Government recently approved a change in the local blood donor eligibility policy following a review of the potential risk posed by donors who had visited or lived in countries affected by Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), commonly referred to as ‘mad cow disease’. Cayman’s blood donor eligibility […]

Man Arrested for threats to kill and other offenses following incident at Public Beach

From RCIPS Shortly before 1:30PM on Wednesday, 20 September, officers responded to a report of an incident at the Seven Mile Public Beach on West Bay Road. It was reported that a man had brandished a knife at another man and made threats against him. Officers attended the location and approached the suspect, requesting a […]

Beyond dusting: Strategies for reducing allergens and irritants in your home

IMAGE: unsplash If you have asthma, allergies, or other respiratory issues, you understand how crucial it is to keep your house clean and healthful. There are numerous methods you can employ to lessen allergies and other airborne irritants in your house, in addition to routine cleaning and dusting, which can help to eliminate surface-level irritants. […]

Timeless fragrance trends: Exploring the intersection of perfume and lifestyle

Since ancient times, perfume has played a significant role in human history, engaging our senses and leaving a lasting imprint on culture and way of life. The skill of creating and using perfumes has developed over time, shifting to suit societal preferences and objectives. We will examine both the thrilling perfume subscription services that satisfy […]

Cayman Parliament: House Resumes at 11:00 a.m. this morning

Please be advised that the Fourth Sitting of the First Meeting of the 2023-2024 Session of Parliament will resume at 11:00 a.m. this morning. Regards, Susan BurkeCommunications OfficerParliament of the Cayman Islands

Cayman: Parliament Summary – Thursday 21 September 2023

Annual Reports Minister for Tourism and Ports Hon. Kenneth Bryan tabled the 2022 Annual Report for the Ministry of Tourism and Transport.  Parliamentary Questions Leader of the Opposition and Member of Parliament (MP) for George Town East, Hon. Roy McTaggart asked Minister for Health and Wellness, Hon. Sabrina Turner to advise on the extent to […]