October 16, 2021

38 Volunteers complete Red Cross training programme

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38 Volunteers from the Cayman Islands Red Cross have successfully completed a  National Intervention Team (NIT) training programme. The intensive six-night training, developed by the International Federation of Red Cross, trained local volunteers to coordinate, facilitate, respond to and recover from disasters. During the programme, volunteers developed presentations based on what they learned and applied […]

Cayman may be a choice for Guantánamo captives’ family who visit

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By Carol Rosenberg Miami Herald Some Guantánamo captives’ family may visit, but no overnight stays GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba — With the prison camps now in their 13th year, the U.S. military is willing to allow some war-on-terror captives to have family visits — if the International Red Cross can find a Caribbean country […]

CIBC FirstCaribbean assists with clean up efforts in countries affected by Christmas Eve weather system

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Bridgetown, Barbados, 9th January 2014 People in three Caribbean islands affected by the Christmas Eve weather system that caused significant flood and landslide damage will receive some additional welcome assistance from CIBC FirstCaribbean. The bank has donated $200,000 EC for relief for persons trying to rebuild and recover following the passage of the weather system. […]

Red Cross asks for assistance for the Eastern Caribbean Islands

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From San Pedro Sun The Belize Red Cross today announces the launching of an appeal for financial donations only to assist victims of disasters that affected the Eastern Caribbean Islands of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica and St. Lucia. This appeal is being launched in solidarity with the University of the West Indies Open […]