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Caymanian man brought back to life after heart stops twice

CAYMAN ISLANDS –  A 33-year-old Caymanian man is breathing again – with a sigh of relief – after the Health City Cayman Islands medical team brought him back from the brink of death. Bjorn Ebanks’ heart stopped twice, and he underwent CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) for almost 90 minutes before being placed on advanced life support and undergoing emergency surgery to ...

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Caymanian man brought back to life after heart stops twice

CAYMAN ISLANDS –  A 33-year-old Caymanian man is breathing again – with a sigh of relief – after the Health City Cayman Islands medical team brought him back from the brink of death. Bjorn Ebanks’ heart stopped twice, and he underwent CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) for almost 90 minutes before being placed on advanced life support and undergoing emergency surgery to ...

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New Cft chairman Raymond Gradus: “Fulfilling crucial functions and management of government entities have to get more priority”

KRALENDIJK – During its visit to Bonaire on October 3rd the Board of financial supervision Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and Saba (Cft) emphasized the need for an adequate budget execution (such as key role functions) and the management of government entities in its meetings with the Executive Council and the Island Council. “It requires collaboration and effort of not only the ...

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CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN cancels walk for the cure in five islands hardest hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria

BRIDGETOWN,Barbados – CIBC FirstCaribbean organizers of the region’s largest cancer care and awareness event – Walk for the Cure – has announced the cancelation of this year’s walkin five islands hardest hit by hurricanes Irma and Maria. The annual cancer fundraiser has been cancelled in Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Dominica, St. Maarten and Turks and Caicos Islands, the walk’s Executive Co-Chairs and Managing Directors at CIBC FirstCaribbean Mark ...

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St. Lucia open to exploring opportunities with health city

CAYMAN ISLANDS – Leading Caribbean tertiary care hospital Health City Cayman Islands has been credited by St. Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet with raising the bar for the future of health care in the Caribbean.   Chastanet, who visited the Cayman Islands this month to meet with medical professionals at the three-and-a-half-year-old facility, observed a streamlined experience benefiting patients and ...

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UPDATE on Liat flights to Dominica, Tortola & St. Maarten

ST. JOHN’S, ANTIGUA – September 25th 2017 – LIAT will continue Relief flights out of Dominica, Tortola and St. Maarten from Monday 25th to Saturday 30th September: This schedule will be updated weekly on Sundays as long as Relief flights continue. The schedule is as follow: Day Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Date 25th 26th 27th 28th 29th 30th ...

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St. Kitts is Open and Welcoming Travelers

Basseterre, St. Kitts – St. Kitts is pleased to report that initial assessments have been completed and the island is resuming normal operations, as it was fortunate to escape major damage from the passage of Hurricane Maria to its south on Tuesday afternoon. All hotels in St. Kitts are fully operational and those properties that do not engage in regular ...

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Dominica update! – Hurricane Maria

DOMINICA, Roseau – The minister of tourism Robert Tonge sent this update in the early hours of this morning. It’s a running commentary of affected communities, most of which may be unfamiliar to you. The prime minister’s principal adviser Hartley Henry has said prime minister Roosevelt Skerrit will be airlifted to Antigua this morning from where he’ll deliver an address ...

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