July 7, 2022

How Cuba is eradicating child mortality and banishing the diseases of the poor

To move from 59 infant deaths out of every 1,000 live births to no infant deaths in the matter of a few decades is an extraordinary feat. By Vijay Prashad and Manolo de los Santos / Globetrotter Palpite, Cuba, is just a few miles away from Playa Girón, along the Bay of Pigs, where the […]

Cayman: UPDATE – Police identify deceased in Bodden Town murder

Update (6 July): Police can now confirm the identity of the victim of the fatal shooting on Gun Square Road, Bodden Town, on 1 July. He is 32-year-old Jovin Omar Fuentes, of Bodden Town. The RCIPS expresses condolences to the family and friends of the deceased. Update (4 July): The man, age 28 of Bodden […]

Cayman: Police investigate burglary where firearm stolen

Shortly after 1:40PM yesterday, 5 July, officers responded to a report of a burglary at an address on North Side Road. It was reported that someone had broken into a residence and stolen a brown and black Remington 870 12 gauge shotgun, belonging to a licensed firearm owner, sometime between 7:30PM on Monday, 4 July, […]

Cayman-Based Baptist Seminary Accepting Applications for New School Year

he Northwestern Caribbean Baptist Theological Seminary (NCBTS) – based in Grand Cayman – is now accepting applications for the new school year, which is set to begin the first week of September.  The seminary will begin by offering two classes – Introduction to the Old Testament and Hermeneutics – both bachelor level courses that provide […]

Cayman: Passport Office on preparing for Hurricane Season

28 June 2022 – The Passport and Corporate Services Office (P&CSO) urges all residents to ensure that travel documents are valid and secured, in preparation for this hurricane season. Residents are advised that travel documents cannot be issued when weather conditions require the closure of Government offices, including the Passport & Corporate Services Office. As […]

Cayman: RCIPS warns against having weapons at bars and clubs

Grand Cayman, 28 June 2022 (RCIPS) – The RCIPS has seen an increase in the number of incidents that involve persons attending bars and nightclubs, while in possession of an offensive or restricted weapon. In several cases, the presence of these weapons has led to further and more violent crimes being committed, such as serious […]

Cayman Health and Wellness Minister on New Covid 19 Regulations

Grand Cayman, 29 June 2022 – The Health and Wellness Minister shares in the excitement as the country gears up for changes to COVID-19 regulations.  In a short video message, the Honorable Sabrina Turner says “We can all agree that arriving to this point did not come easily.” The Minister says she is truly grateful […]

Cayman: Covid Exit Testing not required after 30 June

Grand Cayman, 29 June 2022 — Effective 30 June 2022, persons who have tested positive for COVID-19 and completed the required isolation period, six days for vaccinated persons and nine days for unvaccinated persons, will no longer have to undergo exit testing.  “The isolation period is one of our most effective controls against COVID-19 and […]

Americans dip Into savings, as inflation continues to bite

By Maxwell Newman From Newsmax Across all income levels, Americans are dipping into savings they accumulated over the pandemic, as rampant inflation continues to outstrip wage gains. The $2.7 trillion in savings that Americans amassed, with many locked down inside during the pandemic, is now slowly, but surely, being eaten away by rising prices.__________ “Inflation endangers […]

JOB HUNTING IN THE AGE OF REMOTE WORK

Essential skills to master virtual interviews and onboarding CONTENTS More people are working from home than ever before, and job hunters are asking employers for the flexibility to choose their own workspace. But remote work means remote interviews. Here’s everything you need to know about virtual interviews and starting a new job online. 1REMOTE WORK […]