October 29, 2020

St. Vincent implements Participatory Poverty Assessment

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Tuesday, October 9, 2018 — In an effort to ensure a comprehensive analysis of country poverty levels, eight communities across St. Vincent and the Grenadines will soon contribute to a Participatory Poverty Assessment (PPA). The Ministry of National Mobilisation, Social Development, Family, Gender Affairs, Persons with Disability and Youth in St. Vincent and the Grenadines […]

St Kitts & Nevis: Milestone comes 12 years ahead of OECS’ target

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St. Kitts and Nevis’ debt-to-GDP ratio reaches the international benchmark of 60 percent under PM Harris’ history-making Team Unity administration, making it the very first independent state in the Eastern Caribbean Currency Union (ECCU) to achieve this important milestone! 1. “The Financial Secretary [Mrs. Hilary Hazel] has reported that our debt-to-GDP ratio, which stood at 78 […]

New Deputy Chief Officer for Cayman Islands Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, & Lands

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The Ministry of Education, Youth, Sports, Agriculture, and Lands has formally appointed Tammy Ebanks as Deputy Chief Officer (DCO). Ms. Ebanks has been a civil servant for almost 20 years and had been acting as a DCO for the last 2 years in the former Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs. In this role, […]

Her Story is Our History Cayman Islands premiere

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The public is invited to celebrate with the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs at the premiere of Her Story is Our History: The Women’s Suffrage Movement in the Cayman Islands on 6 April 2017 at the Grand Cayman Marriott Beach Resort. This 22-minute documentary tells the story of the courageous women who signed […]

Dress for a cause

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Dress for a cause International Day of Persons with Disabilities in Cayman Islands This year’s International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) brought festive cheer to the Government Administration Building last Friday (2 December 2016). Following the traditional photo call of supporters, once inside Lighthouse School students helped dress the Christmas tree and sang a […]

Changes to be made to Cayman Islands pensions withdrawal schedule

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – In addition to the legislative reform that was made with the passing of the National Pensions (Amendment) Law 2016, changes will also be made to the pensions withdrawal schedule and allowances for the Retirement Savings Arrangements (RSA). Retirement Savings Arrangements (RSA) are individual retirement accounts that serve as a vehicle […]

Cayman Islands Ministry of Gender Affairs to celebrate Women’s Entrepreneurship Day

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – The Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs will be hosting a Lunch and Learn session on Wednesday, 30 November for women entrepreneurs and anyone who is considering starting their own business. The event is being put on in recognition of the globally celebrated Women’s Entrepreneurship Day which is commemorated […]

Cayman Islands National Community Enhancement Project 2016

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The Cayman Islands Government is pleased to announce the National Community Enhancement (NiCE) Project for 2016. The project provides opportunities for persons that are unemployed to work for up to three weeks before Christmas, as well as enhancing the physical environment for the benefit of the community. The project will cover repairs and maintenance; gardening; […]

Cayman Islands Information Commissioner releases decision relating to Pension Law

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ICO releases Hearing Decision #46 involving Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs On 23 May 2014 an applicant made a request under the Freedom of Information Law 2007 (FOI Law) to the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs (the Ministry)  for records relating to the revision of the National Pension Law (Investment Regulations).  […]

Cayman Finance student education & work experience programme

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Cayman Finance, the Ministry of Education, Employment and Gender Affairs, and the Ministry of Financial Services, Commerce and Environment have again joined forces to create a pathway for high-performing students into the Cayman Islands Financial Services Industry, aiming to create job-ready and engaged young professionals. Now in its second year, the programme has been expanded […]