November 19, 2019

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Cayman: DG’s 5k Shirt Sale Benefits Charities If you missed this year’s popular DG’s 5K event there is still a chance to get involved this Friday, 22 November, 2019. ·         The pop-up shop will be open from 11am – 2pm only. ·         The t-shirts, which have become a collector’s item on the local running scene, will be […]

Cayman: CUC PFL/GPFL Weekly Review – CUC PFL Playoffs set for Saturday

This past Saturday, November 16th marked the conclusion of the 2019 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) regular season as schools jostled for positions that would determine their playoff standings. The start of the Boys’ Under 9 and Under 11 Champions Cup and Consolation Cup playoffs kick-off this Saturday, November 23rd at the Annex Field. In […]

MILLS: Education as liberation

By Oliver Mills Education is an active, positive process which expands our consciousness, and enhances our understanding. In this sense, it liberates us from the strictures and barriers that have been imposed on us by society. Liberation implies being unhindered in our movements, not having our thinking being checked in order to restrict our ideas, […]

Cayman: FRC celebrates International Men’s Day 2019 with slew of events

CAYMAN ISLANDS (GIS) – The Family Resource Centre (FRC) is looking forward to hosting a series of interactive activities to mark International Men’s Day (IMD) on Tuesday, 19 November 2019. The objective of IMD is to focus on men’s and boy’s health, improve gender relations, promote gender equality and highlight positive male role models. The annual […]

Caribbean experts receive training on policies and policy coherence towards achieving sustainable development

Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion. The workshop was hosted by The Economic […]

Jamaica’s Prime Minister meets  The UWI’s software engineering students in China

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Saturday, 16 November 2019—How can software engineering improve Jamaican society? Seven Jamaican students from The University of the West Indies – China Institute of Information Technology (UWI-CIIT)—and Mona lecturer Dr Ezra Mugisa—had the chance to discuss this with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP, during a private […]

OPINION: The SVG education revolution trickery

By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (SVG) is an island country located in the Caribbean. It has only been a member of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1979. It is often marked as a developing country known for having a massively high unemployment rate. Unemployment is at least 40%, indeed a gross failure on […]

Wealth managers keys to improve text message engagement with clients

From TeleMessag SOURCE: https://www.telemessage.com/financial-text-archiving-wealth-managers-keys-to-improve-text-message-engagement-with-clients/

Freedom United: Our global survey results are in

The results from our global supporter survey are in! We were thrilled by the thousands of supporters who took the time to complete the survey — thank you! Which country was rated the highest? The lowest? What’s the greatest issue related to modern slavery your country is failing to address? Even we were surprised by some of […]

3.5 million BBD to support firms to export and grow

$3.5 million BBD has been allocated to CARIFORUM Firms 55 companies will receive grants of up to $66,000 BBD Funds have been provided by the European Union via the 11th EDF Regional Private Sector Development Programme Bridgetown, BARBADOS, November 12, 2019.The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) in cooperation with the European Union has awarded […]