April 7, 2020

Cayman: Teenager missing, RCIPS requests public assistance in locating him – UPDATE – FOUND

From RCIPS April 3 2020 Jared Johnson, age 15 of Bodden Town, who was reported missing on Monday, 30 March, has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance in locating him. March 31 2020 On Monday, 30 March, police received a report that Jared Johnson, age […]

Cayman: Temporary ban on Public Gatherings

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS)– In light of the global spread of the coronavirus, the Cayman Islands government has announced a temporary ban on all public gathering of 50 people or more. The ban is in effect immediately and will stay in effect until further notice. Excluded from the ban are hospitals, pharmacists and supermarkets. Work sites […]

Revitalising the OECS Business Council

From OECS Tuesday, March 10, 2020 — The revitalisation of the OECS Business Council was the focus of discussions at a recent meeting hosted by the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), through the Competitive Business Unit (OECS CBU), the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) and Members of the OECS Business Council.  The gathering was held in […]

Cayman: Leading female bankers welcome students in celebration of International Women’s Day

George Town, Cayman Islands, March 09, 2020 – CIBC FirstCaribbean partnered with University College of the Cayman Islands (UCCI) to provide a one-day job shadowing experience to a female student recently in celebration of International Women’s Day. At the bank’s Cayman Islands headquarters, 18-year old accounting student Maria Lewis got the opportunity to witness a […]

YMCA retreats to Cayman Brac

The YMCA of the Cayman Islands recently hosted its Annual Board Retreat in Cayman Brac. 14 Board Members and 4 staff spent three days in the Sister Island discussing the organisation’s way forward under the theme “Focus 2020”, while solidifying their strategic objectives for the next five years. A few of the major strategic initiatives […]

Kia motors donates $1 million to “YARDS AGAINST HOMELESSNESS” charity partners

Philanthropic Effort Was Part of Kia’s “Tough Never Quits” Super Bowl Campaign   Presentations to Covenant House and StandUp for Kids scheduled for Wednesday, March 4, in Southern California Positive Tomorrows presentation scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, in Oklahoma City Delivering on its “Yards Against Homelessness” promise, Kia Motors America today delivered two of three planned […]

UK climbs ranking of tax havens, campaign group warns

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent From The Guardian UK Tax Justice Network says UK is nearing top 10 most secretive financial systems The UK has become a more attractive haven for businesses and super-rich individuals looking to hide their finances from the rule of law, according to the Tax Justice Network, which it said raised serious concerns […]

Lighthouse School and Cayman International School partner in civic projects

The Lighthouse School (LHS) and Cayman International School (CIS) are working together in a new civic collaboration partnership. Year one and two students from LHS and Grade six students from CIS have been working together to make a difference in the community and develop their civic understanding and responsibilities. After initial ‘getting to know each […]

Careers Expo

Cayman: Explore workplace opportunities at Careers Expo The Chamber of Commerce’s 2020 Careers Expo is expected to bring over 1,000 students and school leavers to the University College of the Cayman Islands’ (UCCI) Sir Vassel Johnson Hall on Friday, February 21.  The Expo opens to the public at 10 a.m. Attendees will have an opportunity […]

Cayman: Keynote Speaker announced for 3rd Annual Youth Mental Symposium

Under the theme ‘Empowering Youth. Inspiring Hope”, this year’s Alex Panton Foundation Symposium will discuss various tools to assist young adults suffering with mental health issues in the Cayman Islands. The Foundation has announced this year’s keynote speaker will be Kevin Ashworth, Clinical Director of the NW Anxiety Institute based in Texas, will discuss exposure therapy; a […]