July 3, 2022

Safe migration needed as migrants die on borders

By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United Law & policyBorder law leads to 53 dead in Texas tragedyAt least 53 migrants died this week attempting to cross the U.S. Mexico border in a sealed truck. Human trafficking rhetoric continues to be used by governments to deflect responsibility for political choices that cause these tragedies. Freedom United is urgently […]

Brussels Conference June 29th – presentation of evidence of forced organ harvesting in China

The scandal of Communist China’s forced organ harvesting trade continues to shock the world. On Wednesday June 29th, at 11.00 (CET) an invited audience of journalists and human rights activists will hear evidence from former prisoners with personal experience of the programme. The meeting will be opened by prominent Member of the European Parliament Tomas Zdechovský  and […]

Hong Kong at 25: Retrospectives, Reflections and the Future

By Tammy Tam, Editor-in-Chief SCMP We look at how the city has changed since the handover, and what its future holds. FIND OUT MORE The nature of news often means focusing on the present. But on unique occasions, it is equally important to take a retrospective look into the past to revisit truths that inform […]

MPE CARIBBEAN REPORT NEWSLETTER – JUNE 13, 2022

The MPE Caribbean Report Newsletter offers travel, tourism, Caribbean and global news each week. To share stories, information or intelligence, contact us at [email protected]  JUNE 13, 2022 WTTC to talk sustainability in San Juan The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) stages its Sustainability & Investment Summit in San Juan, Puerto Rico, this week, featuring environmental activist and […]

OECS Commission hosts Thanksgiving Service ahead of OECS’ 41st Anniversary

By Nyus Alfred Communications Officer, Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States uesday, June 14, 2022 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will commemorate its 41st Anniversary on June 18th 2022, under the theme ‘41 Years of Integration: Overcoming Challenges to build Resilience and Sustainability.’ As part of the activities to observe this milestone, the OECS […]

Cayman: Cabinet Post Meeting Summary 9 June 2022

Cabinet Post Meeting Summary of the meeting held by the Cabinet on Tuesday, 31 May 2022 and published by the Cabinet Office on Thursday, 9 June 2022.  His Excellency the Governor Mr. Martyn Roper, OBE, chaired the meeting of the Cabinet held on Tuesday, 31st May, 2022 in the Cabinet Conference Room, Government Administration Building. […]

Cayman: Traffic Advisory – Road Closures for Fireworks Display for Queen’s Birthday Celebration, 6 June

In celebration of Her Majesty the Queen’s Birthday, a fireworks display will commence from 8pm tonight, Monday 6 May, at the following five locations: ·         West Bay Dock ·         Seven Mile Beach (Main Public Beach) ·         Governor’s Residence ·         Coral Beach (West Bay Road) ·         Hog Sty Bay (Port Authority)  Due to expected heavy foot traffic at the Hog Sty […]

History will be made as Queen’s Birthday Parade takes place in Cayman Brac for the first time

Grand Cayman, 2 June 2022 – In June each year Trooping the Colour, also known as ‘The Queen’s Birthday Parade’, takes place on Horse Guards Parade in London. Here in the Cayman Islands, as part of the Platinum Jubilee celebrations, for the very first time, the celebratory parade will also take place in Cayman Brac this Saturday 4 June […]

PAHO launches new information platform on health and migration in the Americas

Number of migrants in Latin America and the Caribbean has more than doubled since 2005 to 15 million in 2022, highlighting the need to strengthen data-driven policies to protect their right to health Washington, DC, 16 May, 2022 (PAHO) – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) today launched the Information Platform on Health and Migration in the […]

Monkeys infected with transmissible diseases are trucked across U.S.—Where’s the Transportation Department?

Experimenting on monkeys is cruel—and keeping them is a threat to public health. By Lisa Jones-Engel / Independent Media Institute “Ramadewa looked at the numerous troops of monkeys. They were at ease and happy and showed their liveliness. All their movements, their noisy voices, their way of sleeping on branches made him happy just to […]