June 29, 2022

Stay in the Loop – 4 August 2020 edition

STAY IN THE LOOP In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms Tusankine English-Francis and Ms Michelle Nurse present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community.                                                                                      Highlights:     00:01:24 GOVERNANCE: GUYANA’S NEW PRESIDENT PLEDGES TO BUILD A STRONG, UNITED COUNTRY 00:04:59 GOVERNANCE: CARICOM, INTERNATIONAL PARTNERS LAUD DECLARATION OF GUYANA’S MARCH […]

Cayman: Government full steam ahead with implementation of National Energy Policy

This month sees a step forward for sustainability in the Cayman Islands as theMinistry of Commerce, Planning and Infrastructure (CPI) launches a new public education campaign for its National Energy Policy, Energy Cayman. The vision of the campaign is to promote energy efficiency and conservation methods to residents and businesses in the Cayman Islands, encouraging a sustainable […]

Cayman: CBC imports at an all time record-breaking high

From Cayman Islands Customs & Border Control Customs & Border Control received a record-breaking amount of imported goods during the month of June, topping out at 18,000 individual imports. This was 5,000 more than the previous month placing a great strain on CBC resources as well as couriers and consolidated agents. As a result CBC […]

Cayman: Bourdain portrait released to celebrate Bourdain Day 2020

Limited edition charity print goes on sale TORONTO, ON (June 11, 2020) – To commemorate Bourdain Day on June 25th, Cayman Islands-based artist, Shane Aquârt, also known as ‘Dready’, will release a limited edition charity print of a portrait he was commissioned to create in 2018 of the world renowned chef and author, Anthony Bourdain. All sales […]

No agreement with UK without fisheries agreement

The EPP Group demands a new fishing agreement with the UK, or it will reject a post-Brexit trade accord. The EPP Group’s Francois-Xavier Bellamy, who wrote the report on the issue for the Fisheries Committee in the European Parliament, says a long-term fishing accord will preserve livelihoods in Europe and the UK. It would also […]

Search engine optimization and marketing trends in 2020

2020 is touted by many sectors as a visionary year for launching new businesses and startups, for reviving shelved marketing campaigns, or for renewing digital marketing efforts launched and initiated during the previous years. While some sectors are saying that Search Engine Optimization and Search Engine Marketing is dead or has lost its significance, many […]

Cayman: Prisoners repatriated

His Excellency the Governor, Martyn Roper, has agreed to accept the advice of the Advisory Committee for the Prerogative of Mercy to remit the sentences of a number of prisoners and to repatriate them to their home countries.  Using the Prison Director’s existing powers, a small number of prisoners coming towards the end of their […]

Cayman: Covid 19 Update for Thursday, 26 March 2020 – No new cases

Grand Cayman (GIS) – Cayman Islands leaders, at  the press conference today, Thursday, 26 March 2020 reported the extended curfew has so far worked smoothly and appealed to the public to continue following protocols as well as cooperating with the Police who were lauded for doing an exemplary job. The leaders also thanked the people and […]

CarSIF provides small grants to nine CSOs for coastal and marine resources governance and management in the Caribbean

Port of Spain, March 6, 2020 – Nine civil society organisations (CSOs) from Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica, Haiti, Jamaica, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago were recently awarded small grants by the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) totalling US$ 80,000 to support practical action projects that demonstrate innovation and best […]

Destinations of the week

The 10 Best Places to Travel for Your Next Big Vacation in 2020 By Hannah Jeon From Good Housekeeping New year, new travels! Given that we’re on the brink of not only a new year but an entirely new decade, there’s no better time to travel far and wide than in 2020 — after all, it’s […]