December 6, 2023

Building societies that are free from violence require new masculinities that embrace nurturing fatherhood

The UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Monday, November 27, 2023—On Monday, November 20, The University of the West Indies (The UWI) brought together a panel of experts for the Vice-Chancellor’s Forum, under the theme “Masculinity, Fatherhood and Children’s Rights”. The panel investigated the shifts in masculinities and their implications for children’s rights to live free […]

Cayman: Inflation Rate slowed to 4.1 percent in Q2 2023 

Grand Cayman, 14 October 2023 – The Cayman Islands’ 2023 second quarter inflation rate was 4.1 percent. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) for the second quarter was 130.4, with higher price indices recorded in 10 of the 12 divisions. The leading contributors to the overall increase include a 10.7 percent rise in the Household Furnishings and […]

Exclusive interview with designer & activist Louise Xin

From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United October 2, 2022 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Speek FreeDesigner Louise Xin’s mission to fight forced labor with fashionLouise Xin is a Chinese-Swedish couture designer. She made her fashion debut last year with a digital runway presentation – protesting Uyghur forced labor. “If I sacrifice my business and my […]

Cayma National Trust Announces New Council 2022-2023

23rd September 2022– The Annual General Meeting (“the AGM”) of the members of the National Trust was held on Thursday, September 22nd, 2022, at the George Town Yacht Club, the Barcadere Marina at 606 N. Sound Rd. Doors opened for registration at 5:30 pm. The AGM was held to present the 2021/22Annual Report and Financial Report for […]

Father’s Day weekend Plastic Free Cayman

From Plastic Free Cayman This Father’s Day weekend Plastic Free Cayman partnered with the Cayman Compass and several radio stations including Z99 and Rooster FM to host a microplastic and mangrove centered beach clean at Safe Haven. More than 50 local volunteers attended Saturday morning’s clean up and over 630 pounds of local litter and marine […]

Happy Father’s Day

From Joan Wilson I make no apologies for repeating my poem here about my father, RODDY. “RODDY” Roddy – that’s what they called him From birth, right to his grave. He was six foot six inches tall So big and strong and brave. He was one of the finest fathers And he loved us all […]

Butterfield makes senior management appointments

Hamilton, Bermuda — May 2, 2022: The Bank of N.T. Butterfield & Son Limited (“Butterfield”) (NYSE: NTB | BSX: NTB.BH) today announced the promotion of Michael Schrum to President and Group Chief Risk Officer. Craig Bridgewater has been promoted to Group Chief Financial Officer and joins the Executive Committee.  Mr. Schrum, who has served as […]

Reebok Launches New Performance Running Shoe: The Floatride Energy X

The new model features a carbon fiber plate in the forefoot and full height Floatride Energy Foam BOSTON, Mass. – April 15th, 2022 – Today, Reebok announces the launch of the Floatride Energy X – the brand’s newest high-performance running shoe versatile enough for both marathon racing and long-distance training. Offered at an accessible price point, […]

Cayman: National Heroes Day Awards Honour Sister Islands Recipients

Grand Cayman, 19 March 2022 – Awardees and guests on Cayman Brac celebrated this year’s first National Heroes Day awards ceremony at the Aston Rutty Centre today (Saturday, 19 March 2022). The presentation of National Heroes Day certificates and insignia to 55 uniformed services recipients from Cayman Brac and Little Cayman was preceded by brief formalities, […]

How Simulytic is using simulation to analyse the impact & safety of autonomous driving

Simulytic, is a newly launched in-house start-up run by Germany’s Siemens. It is focused on accelerating autonomous mobility deployment at scale. It uses simulation to create insight into the impact and safety of autonomous driving.  It supports customers, such as insurance companies, by helping them understand the risk potentials from increasingly automated road traffic so […]