March 29, 2023

Commonwealth Secretary-General launches redesigned website for Commonwealth Youth Networks

The Commonwealth Secretary-General, the Rt Hon. Patricia Scotland KC, has launched a new website,, for young leaders to collaborate, promote their innovations and initiatives, and advocate for action on youth development. In addition to a more modern look, the website continues to provide a dedicated space for Young Commonwealth Correspondents and now has dedicated microsites for […]

Careers, Education & Training Expo 2023

Cayman: Students and Professionals Flock to Careers, Education & Training Expo 2023 GRAND CAYMAN, CAYMAN ISLANDS (2023) — Hundreds of students and residents received information about the career, scholarship, internship and education opportunities that exist in today’s workforce at this year’s Chamber Careers Expo which took place on Friday, 17 March at the University College of the Cayman Islands […]

Cayman: Youth Services Unit to Host Youth Empowerment Symposium

The Youth Services Unit (YSU) holds its first-ever Youth Empowerment Symposium (YES) at the Marriott Hotel Thursday 30 and Friday, 31 March. The two-day event on ‘Economic & Social Empowerment’ will feature social media content creator Alyssa Chin and other well-known Caymanian panelists. Free and open to the public, Day One, 5.30 pm – 8.00 […]

Police Seek Public Assistance to Locate Two Missing Teens

Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15-year-old Jahsmine Ebanks and 15 year-old Shania Beckford, who were reported missing on Friday night, 17 March. The RCIPS is informing the public that anyone who harbours or conceals a young person, is guilty of an offense and is liable, on conviction, to being fined $2000 and […]

Record−breaking 3,000 designs submitted for the Winter Youth Olympic Games Gangwon 2024 medal design competition

6 Mar 2023 – The medal design competition for the Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG) Gangwon 2024 came to a close on 8 March (23:59 GMT+1), with an unprecedented number of designs received and countries participating. The winning design will be used on the medals awarded to the young athletes who finish on the podium at the fourth edition of the […]

Youth Parliamentarians prove their mettle

Cayman Youth Parliamentarians prove their Mettle The 16th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association’s Youth Parliament was deemed a grand success in scope, performance and attendance. Twenty six high school and tertiary participants proved their abilities for conducting proceedings in the House and for debating two motions, understanding the thrust and parry that takes place on the floor […]

UPDATE: Two Missing Teens Located, Police Search for Third, 14 March

From RCIPS 14 March: Shortly before 10:40PM last night, 13 March, officers responded to a report that missing teens, Jahsmine Ebanks, Shania Beckford, and Jemma Watson, had been seen on Seven Mile Public Beach, in the vicinity of the former Calico Jacks site. Officers in the area attended the location and Jahsmine and Jemma were […]

Diabetes keeps rising among young Americans

From Newsmax Troubling new research finds that rates of type 1 and type 2 diabetes are continuing to increase in children and young adults. Asian or Pacific Islander, Black and Hispanic children had higher rates, the study found. “Our research suggests a growing population of young adults with diabetes who are at risk of developing complications from […]

Cayman: Youth Parliament Monday (13) Broadcasts Live

The entire proceedings of the Youth Parliament starting with the opening ceremony on Commonwealth Day on Monday, 13 March 2023will be broadcast live on Cayman Islands Government broadcast channels. The meeting will be broadcast live from 9.45 am on social media via Cayman Islands Government YouTube channel as well as on CIGTV on Logic Channel. Additionally, the proceedings will […]

OECS Commission takes bold step to empower Youth and tackle crime

By Nyus Alfred Communications Officer, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States Wednesday, March 8, 2023 — The Member States of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) have long been plagued by high rates of violent crime, disproportionately affecting young people between the ages of 15 and 29. The OECS Commission, in partnership with the United States […]