May 12, 2021

Cayman: Investigation launched into Incident at Clifton Hunter High School

The Department of Education Services (DES) advises that the Royal Cayman Islands Police Service (RCIPS) has undertaken investigations of an incident involving three Clifton Hunter High School students, who fell ill after allegedly ingesting food that contained an unknown substance. Of those involved, two individuals have already been identified and excluded from the school until the investigation […]

Football legend Roberto Carlos becomes Global Ambassador for Football for Friendship 2021

(Moscow, May 10, 2021): Real Madrid and Brazil legend, World Cup winner and 3 times UEFA Champions League Winner Roberto Carlos has become the Global Ambassador for the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship (F4F) this year.  Roberto Carlos won the World Cup with the Brazilian national team in 2002. He also won […]

Children’s sport prevails over corona pandemic

Football academies from 211 countries and regions put forward candidates for Football for Friendship eWorld Championship From Football for Friendship (Moscow, 3rd May): May 1st was the registration deadline for candidates wishing to take part in the Football for Friendship eWorld Championship, which is organised under the banner of Gazprom’s International Children’s Social Programme Football […]

Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people soar due to COVID-19, PAHO Director reports

Countries will need to maintain or increase ICU bed capacity even further if infections continue to rise at current rates. In the past week, nearly 40% of all global COVID-19 deaths took place in the Americas.  Washington, D.C. May 5, 2021 (PAHO) – Hospitalizations and deaths of younger people are surging as the COVID-19 pandemic […]

Cayman: RCIPS Community Officers interact with Primary School students in inclusion units

Last Monday, 26 April, officers from our Community Policing Unit joined staff from the Education Department’s Primary Inclusion Units, to assist in hosting a swimming session at the Lions Aquatic Centre, for the students in the programme. The Primary Inclusion Units assist Caymanian primary school students who are having challenges at their home schools. They […]

Cayman: Officers visit the St. Ignatius Brownies

From RCIPS Detective Constable Sam Sillitoe, who is our RCIPS Major Incident Room Manager, was asked to attend the St. Ignatius Catholic School’s Brownies Programme and speak with the girls involved on what it is like to be a female police officer. She told the girls about what her job entails and about her experience […]

Football for Friendship

Football for Friendship draws teams for this year’s Football for Friendship eWorld Championship (Moscow, 26th April 2021): The 32 International Teams of Friendship for this year’s Football for Friendship eWorld Championship (eF4F), which is organised under the banner of Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship, have now been drawn. Young Players from 211 […]

Cayman: Thrive By Five – LIFE

With its programme sponsored by Deloitte Cayman Islands, local non-profit, Literacy is For Everyone (LIFE) has partnered with the Cayman Islands Early Childhood Association (CIECA) to bring Thrive By Five, a groundbreaking new Early Years literacy programme, to select preschools in Cayman. Designed to foster a love of language, the programme extends the scope of […]

CANARI endorses locally led adaptation principles as key in tackling the climate crisis in Caribbean SIDS

Port of Spain, April 29, 2021 – The Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) has endorsed the use of locally led adaption principles in supporting the most vulnerable communities to address climate change impacts, including in Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS), along with 50 other organisations globally. As global leaders committed to ambitious targets to tackle the […]

Cayman: Child Month swings into action with C.A.P.E

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – May’s Child Month will celebrate the importance of childhood across the Cayman Islands with diverse events to empower youth and children.             The Department of Children and Family Services’ (DCFS) theme for this year’s observance is My C.A.P.E – Challenges are Passable for Everyone. The theme reminds children and adults that while circumstances […]