July 7, 2020

Diversity and inclusion at Cubic Telecom

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” (Dalai Lama) At Cubic Telecom we welcome diversity and actively advocate for a culture of inclusion in the workplace. 2020 has been an eventful year so far. As we enter Pride season, and witness Black Lives Matter demonstrations […]

Scoring Girls

Context Girls with migration backgrounds in Germany face additional challenges in navigating the path to adulthood and becoming productive and engaged citizens. Many are caught between cultures, where they must forge a new identity in order to find their way in their social environments. This path can be especially difficult to navigate for girls, many of whom […]

Gift for fashion freak friend

What to Give Your Fashion Freak Friend The world of fashion moves at a rapid pace. One minute something is the latest must-have and the next charity shops are drowning in it. This creates a dilemma for less fashion-conscious friends of a stylish fashionista when birthdays and special occasions roll around. Anxiety The price tag […]

Cayman: 100 Women in Finance successfully launches its new midcareer bridge initiative online to a global audience

The Cayman Islands’ Shelter in Place order didn’t stop the 100 Women in Finance (“100WF”) Cayman Islands location from successfully launching its newest initiative, MidCareer Bridge. The new peer group aimed at mid-career professionals with 10-18 years of finance experience, including those in transition, launched via Zoom with a virtual cheers led by 100WF CEO […]

The elephant is still in the room: Woman leaders in the Caribbean

By R.D. Miller The glass ceiling in the Caribbean may have had a few cracks, but it is still unbroken; and a time when communities are undergoing soul searching regarding who is best to lead them out of crime, poverty, a new direction hoping for a brighter future. These local and national communities are repeatedly […]

Thank you to the Moms who build the world around us

From Red Wing Brands of America Courtney Chard is a second-generation U.A. Local 46 welder. Her father was a pipeline welder who loved every part of his job. As a child, she spent countless hours in his welding shop. Today, her daughter Hayden, age 7, does the same in her shop. “I remember being very […]

Jamaica: Health Ministry launches probe following woman’s death after giving birth

From Jamaica Gleaner Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr Christopher Tufton says an investigation has been launched into the circumstances surrounding the death a woman, who reportedly had flu-like symptoms while in labour, and was denied treatment at more than one hospital. She died shortly after giving birth. In a post on Twitter, Tufton said he was deeply saddened […]

Cayman: HSA Maternity allows for one accompanying person during labour

The HSA understands the importance of having a partner during the labouring process, and as we improve and augment staffing levels in coordination with the private sector, the temporary restriction on visitors to the Maternity will be lifted effective Monday April 6. Visitors will be limited to one person accompanying a patient during labour.  Because […]

29 Mar Weather in Cayman

29 Mar Sun 2020 SYNOPSIS Light to moderate easterly winds and slight to moderate seas will continue across the Cayman area over the next 24 hours in association with a high pressure over the western Atlantic Ocean. Radar images show isolated showers in and around the Cayman area moving west. Humidity: 65% (DOWN from yesterday)UV: […]

St. K-N: PM Harris’ statement on the passing of Mrs. Hilda Beatrice (Veronica) Byron, who will be laid to rest today, Friday, March 27th, 2020

March 27th, 2020 Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extends his heartfelt condolences, and those of the Government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis, to the Byron family and the friends of Mrs. Hilda Beatrice (Veronica) Byron, as well as the Village community which was her extended family.  Mrs. Byron – the grandmother […]