November 19, 2019

Fifteen Dominican Schools receive USAID reading enhancement grants

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OECS/USAID Joint Media Release Friday, July 6, 2018 — Fifteen schools in Dominica will benefit from a US$36,000 grant to implement projects that improve the reading levels of learners of Grades K-3 under the United States Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Early Learners Programme (ELP), implemented in partnership with the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States […]

Bill Gates is funding genetic research into how to create the perfect cow

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By Alexandra Ma From Business Insider Bill Gates wants to create the perfect cow. This cow would produce as much milk as a European cow but withstand heat as well as an African one. He has invested $40 million into a British nonprofit that researches animal vaccinations and genetics. Bill Gates has funded genetic research […]

Cayman Islands: UK-OVERSEAS TERRITORIES JOINT MINISTERIAL COUNCIL

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The Minister for the Overseas Territories, Baroness Anelay, and elected leaders and representatives of the Overseas Territories1 met as the Joint Ministerial Council (JMC)2at Lancaster House in London on 1 and 2 November. We welcomed the attendance at the JMC of Ministers from the Departments for International Development; Exiting the European Union; UK-OVERSEAS TERRITORIES JOINT […]

Canada provides humanitarian assistance to the region affected by Hurricane Matthew

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From Government of Canada October 8, 2016 – Ottawa, Ontario – Global Affairs Canada The Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of International Development and La Francophonie, today announced an allocation of $3.8 million in response to the needs assessments currently being conducted in Haiti and the region. This funding follows the October 6 allocation of $780,000 […]

Southcom Stages Disaster Relief Team at Grand Cayman Island

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From a U.S. Southern Command News Release MIAMI, Oct. 4, 2016 — U.S. Southern Command today directed a team of about 100 military personnel and nine helicopters to Grand Cayman Island, where they will be staged and ready to support U.S. disaster relief operations in the Caribbean if requested by the U.S. Agency for International […]

US secretly created ‘Cuban Twitter’ to stir unrest [using accounts in Cayman Islands]

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By Desmond Butler, Jack Gillum and Alberto Arce From ABC News In July 2010, Joe McSpedon, a U.S. government official, flew to Barcelona to put the final touches on a secret plan to build a social media project aimed at undermining Cuba’s communist government. McSpedon and his team of high-tech contractors had come in from […]