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Archives for October 11, 2017

Cayman Islands September 2017 funerals

Nelson Crance  4 Nov 1936 – 8 Sep 2017 Ellen Lillian (Connor) Pearson 11 Sep 1913 – 9 Sep 2017 Dixie Wilbur Eden Bodden 21 Dec 1946 – 19 Sep 2017 Carson Haley Bush 30 Apr 1979 -20 Sep 2017 Albert Kenneth Hislop 16 May 1926 – 27 Sep 2017 Bodden Town Errol Anthony Sinclair […]

Hurricane-ravaged Caribbean medical school relocates to cruise ship

By Nereida Moreno From Chicago Tribune In the wake of Hurricane Maria, Adtalem Global Education has turned to an unconventional facility to house its storm-ravaged Caribbean medical school campus: a cruise ship. Classes will resume Monday on a “uniquely fitted cruise liner” docked off the coast of St. Kitts, where about 1,050 students from the […]

Cayman Islands 2017 Occupational Wage Survey starts on Wednesday, October 18th

In an effort to assist the Ministry of Human Resources in establishing a comprehensive human resource (HR) baseline database, the Economics and Statistics Office (ESO) will commence on Wednesday (October 18th) the conduct of the Occupational Wage Survey (OWS) 2017. The survey will be administered to all public and private sector employers until December 29th, […]

Cayman Islands: Compliance workshop takes place Thursday (12)

A compliance workshop takes place this Thursday (12 October 2017) at the Marriott Beach Resort to brief professionals within the real estate sector and dealers in precious metals and stones on the function of the Department of Commerce and Investment as the Anti-Money Laundering Regulator for these two industries. Targeting those businesses classified as Designated […]

Caribbean Health Agency hopes to eradicate Zika in region

From telesur CARPHA officials say that even though the incidences of the Zika virus have decreased significantly, it is still present in certain communities. The Trinidad-based Caribbean Public Health Agency is ramping up its campaign to “eradicate” the region of the mosquito that is the common vector for Zika, Dengue, Yellow Fever and Chikungunya. CARPHA […]

Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico, other Caribbean islands cuts Liberty Global, Dish Network service

By Greg Avery – From Denver Business Journal Hurricane damage in Puerto Rico and the Caribbean islands is keeping TV companies Liberty Global plc and Dish Network Corp. from providing service in region, and it’s not clear when either company’s business there will recover. Denver-based Liberty Global, the largest international cable TV operator worldwide, doesn’t […]

Heartbreaking

One heartbreaking photo shows the depth of the crisis facing Rohingya refugees By Tara Francis Chan, Business Insider Australia From Business Insider A photographer in Bangladesh has captured the heartbreak of Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing Myanmar. The image shows an unnamed father crying and clinging to his son’s body. The two had just crossed the […]

Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthens, heads toward Europe

By Carlie Kollath Wellscwells From NOLA Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened overnight as it moved closer to Europe, the National Hurricane Center said Wednesday morning (Oct. 11). It’s expected to become a hurricane by Wednesday night or Thursday. As of 4 a.m., Ophelia was 785 miles southwest of the Azores and was moving southeast at 6 […]

Highest paid PGA golfers

The 20 highest-paid golfers on the PGA Tour By Sam Belden From Business Insider The 2016-17 PGA Tour season is in the books, and many of the world’s top golfers will have healthy deposits to make as they head home for the brief offseason. Justin Thomas, for example, just earned $10 million for winning the […]

Amid wreckage of hurricane-devastated Caribbean, leaders see a climate change opening

Tribune Media Service From Purduee Exponent SALYBIA, Dominica — In the ruins of his hurricane-ravaged nation, Dominica Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit sees the homes that have to be razed, the hospital and clinics that collapsed and the power lines that failed. But amid the overwhelming destruction wrought by a powerful Hurricane Maria last month, Skerrit […]