May 16, 2022

Local youth engagement, athlete education and transformation at the heart of Gangwon 2024

12 May 2022 – At the second International Olympic Committee (IOC) Coordination Commission meeting which was held virtually on 11 and 12 May, the Gangwon 2024 Organising Committee (YOGOC) took the opportunity to present its online and physical Local Youth Activities (LYA). Their key role is to mobilise and incite youth engagement. All ingredients that have contributed to […]

First Dakar 2026 initiatives underway

03 May 2022 – The first Dakar 2026 initiatives were launched through the Olympic Values Education Programme (OVEP), with 60 future OVEP implementers taking part in a training course to help them develop their own educational programmes around the Olympic values. Since the start of spring, Senegal has been celebrating sport and its values with activities organised in the lead-up […]

Cayman: Summer Schools Program starts with a Bang!

The Mangrove Rangers are pleased to announce the continuation of their school programs over the upcoming summer term. “We are now ready to commence our remote and live in-class and live field trips over the coming months,” says Mangrove Education Project (MEP) Education Coordinator, Cassie MacDowell. “We will be focusing on the coastal lagoon ecosystems […]

Cayman: PWD kicks off inaugural skills competition

Issued by: Ministry of Planning, Agriculture, Housing and Infrastructure Grand Cayman – The Public Works Department (PWD) will kick off its inaugural skills competition among trainees in the Apprenticeship Training Programme at its North Sound Road location on Thursday, May 12 and Friday, May 13. The aim of the competition is to showcase the skills […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Update – 9 May, 227 NEW Positives (6-8 May)

Public Health has released COVID-19 figures for 9 May. Positive cases reported to Public Health during this period are currently as follows: Friday 06/05/2022 86 Saturday 07/05/2022 70 Sunday 08/05/2022 71 There are 1,427 estimated active cases of COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. Ten persons are currently hospitalized for COVID-19 related causes, four of whom […]

Cayman: Police concerned about anti-social behaviour by groups of youths at Camana Bay

RCIPS Community Policing Officers have been working with Camana Bay Property Management to address escalating occurrences of anti-social behavior carried out predominantly by groups of youths at Camana Bay. CCTV footage and photo evidence shows vandalized toilets, chairs thrown into the waterways, golf carts commandeered and crashed into obstacles, and groups of youths on bikes holding […]

Cayman: Clifton Hunter High School (CHHS) hosts another successful Career Fair

Thirty-four local employers, educational establishments, government agencies, and community partners showcased their organisations’ work during Clifton Hunter High School’s (CHHS) Career Fair held in its auditorium last Friday (29 April). Included in the group were the Department of Education Services (DES), the Public Works Department (PWD), the Cayman Islands Health Services Authority (HSA), interactive exhibitors […]

Success! U.K. bans child marriage

May 1, 2022 News Digest From “Miriam Karmali, Freedom United” OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Forced marriage We did it! 254,000+ Freedom United voices successfully call on U.K. to ban child marriage  Success! This week, the U.K. passed the bill to ban child marriage in England and Wales. Previously, 16 and 17-year olds were able to get […]

Cayman: Linford Pierson Highway new temporary road layout is in effect

The National Roads Authority (NRA) has announced that the new temporary road layout along the Linford Pierson Highway is now in effect as the lane widening project continues. This is a temporary road layout offering some much needed congestion relief whilst the new lanes and larger roundabout are being constructed. The Linford Pierson Highway widening […]

Cayman: Maples Group supports National Gallery Community Outreach 

The National Gallery of the Cayman Islands (NGCI) is delighted to announce a new partnership with Maples Group to support several community groups across Grand Cayman. The new Community Connections programme offers hands-on art lessons to those who may not have regular access to NGCI, including children from the Bonaventure Boys’ Home, Frances Bodden Children’s […]