May 13, 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: Life Saver, Youngest Proud of Them Gets Child Month Prize

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – Clifton Hunter High School student, Trevor Carmola, Jr. was recognised by both the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) and the Duchess of York at Child Month’s first event. The 14-year-old recipient was announced as the observance’s Child Month 2021 (High Schools) awardee during the opening church service on Sunday, 2 […]

Cayman: May is Child Month

The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is hosting the following events to mark Child Month during May. This notice also contains events which will be hosted by partner agencies throughout the month: Sunday, 2 – Opening Child Month Church Service/Child Month Awardees Recognition, Red Bay Church of God Holiness, 11 am Monday, 3 […]

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 […]

Cayman: Assistance Sought to Locate Absconded Teen – Teshay Bryan UPDATED – LOCATED

UPDATE: Teshay Bryan, age 16 of George Town, who was reported missing on Sunday, 25 April, has been located and appears to be in good health. The RCIPS thanks the public for their assistance. Assistance Sought to Locate Absconded Teen – Teshay Bryan, 26 April Yesterday, 25 April, police received a report that 16-year-old Teshay […]

OECS Commission prepares for launch of Youth Innovation Lab

Tuesday, April 20, 2021 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission is gearing up to host the 2nd Sustainable Development Movement (SDM) Summit. The Summit creates a space where leaders from around the world converge to have dialogue about and agitate action towards innovative sustainable development and growth.  SDM2020 created new channels of cooperation and laid […]