February 6, 2023

Cayman Connection appoints new Executive Director

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Microsoft Word – New Executive Director Announced – Cayman Connection .docx Cayman Connection, a not-for-profit global organisation connecting and supporting Caymanians overseas, is delighted to announce the appointment of a new Executive Director. Cayman-born Ashlea Smith who is currently residing in the UK, has taken on the role part time this month and will hit […]

QUOTABLE CARIBBEAN – OCTOBER 29, 2022

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“The Caribbean example is not just about showing a great example of a region recovering but instead about a region that is growing – despite all the macroeconomic factors taking place now such as the slowdown of the world economy, rising costs of petrol and the effects of the war in Ukraine.” – Olivier Ponti, VP […]

US: Institute of the Black World 21st Century to Convene National Town Hall Meeting on Midterm Elections

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Black Leaders to Assess Impact on Black America and Pan African World WASHINGTON, D.C. – Institute of the Black World 21st Century (IBW21), led by its President Dr. Ron Daniels, will convene a national town hall meeting on the impact of the critical midterm elections on Black America and the Pan African World, on Thursday, […]

adidas signs 15 female student−athletes

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To celebrate Title IX’s 50th anniversary adidas signs 15 female student−athletes to NIL deals and announces brand initiatives to push Sport forward for all adidas signs initial group of 15 female student-athletes to name, image, and likeness (NIL) deals spanning women’s basketball, softball, soccer, volleyball, tennis, gymnastics, and track & field To further support student-athletes […]

“Energy supply: Strengthen European independence”

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Commenting on possible energy measures against Russia and the current announcements from Brussels and Berlin on energy policy, Thilo Brodtmann, Executive Director of VDMA, says: “We support the EU’s plan for more energy independence from Russia as well as the German government’s 200 billion euro package, which will advance investments in security of supply combined […]

“EU must become independent of Russian energy”

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The EU must make Europe independent of Russian energy sources. In this context, the focus is primarily on reducing energy consumption. The mechanical engineering industry offers a wide range of solutions. Brussels/Frankfurt 17/05/2022 – Commenting on the European Commission’s RePowerEU plan, Thilo Brodtmann, Executive Director of VDMA, says: “The European Union must make a joint effort […]

Cayman: LIFE welcomes new Executive Director

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Cayman’s literacy charity, Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) has announced the appointment of its new Executive Director – Erica Dell’Oglio. Dell’Oglio has been with LIFE since July 2020, previously in the role of Volunteer and Programmes Coordinator. In that role she coordinated all of LIFE’s programmes, volunteers and community events including Paired Reading, Book Donations, […]

Global Insurance experts gather in Barbados Monday [21]

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(March 20, 2022) – The second annual Barbados Risk & Insurance Management (BRIM) Conference, produced by BIBA, the Association for Global Business in Barbados, opens on the island on Monday.  Billed as a must-attend event on the global executive conference calendar, the two-day, in-person and virtually-streamed meeting will highlight “the enormous value of Barbados’ expanding […]

“Anti−dumping measures against steel imports must be suspended”

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Commenting on possible new EU sanctions against Russia, Thilo Brodtmann, Executive Director of VDMA, says: “It is important that the EU responds with further sanctions to the war in Ukraine, which is being waged ever more violently by Russia. In order to exert as much pressure as possible on the Russian government and at the […]

The Evanston Municipal Reparations Symposium Communique

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December 9-11, 2021, at a moment of unprecedented national and international racial reckoning, scores of community-based stakeholders, advocates, elected officials and scholars converged on Evanston, IL for a National Symposium on Municipal and Local Reparations. Convened by the National African American Reparations Commission (NAARC) and Hosted by FirstRepair, these leaders journeyed to Evanston because of the conception and […]