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IOC donates USD 10.4 million share of Beijing 2022 surplus to support Games’ legacy

International Olympic Committee 06 May 2023 – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) will contribute its share of the surplus of USD 10.4 million from the organisational budget of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 to support the legacy of these Games. This was announced by IOC President Thomas Bach in Beijing today. The IOC’s share of the surplus will be given […]

IOC President welcomed to China by COC President

International Olympic Committee 06 May 2023 – Chinese Olympic Committee (COC) President Gao Zhidan welcomed IOC President Thomas Bach to Beijing on Friday. It is the IOC President’s first visit to the country since the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, which were organised successfully and safely during the COVID-19 pandemic. The IOC President thanked the COC President again for the […]

ICYMI: Dynamic New Generation speak on final day of the State of the Black World Conference V in Baltimore

From IBW 21 – Institute of the Black World 21st Century Williams Enterprises Photography Dynamic New Generation Speak on Final Day of the State of the Black World Conference V in Baltimore By Don Rojas — Speaking with eloquence and passion, three dynamic members of the new generation of Black leaders–Maurice Mitchell, National Director, Working […]

Turtle Country – Gordon Solomon

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Can we shut down exploitative fast fashion?

From Miriam Karmali, Freedom United May 7, 2023 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Supply chain Crackdown on fast fashion giant, Shein, for Uyghur forced labor Advocates are calling for Shein to be shut down after testing suggested the company sources cotton from the Uyghur Region, where forced labor is endemic. Due to a legal loophole, many […]

St. K & N: Prime Minister Drew engages with High-Level Officials in the UK on matters of National Importance

From Press Secretary, Mrs. Adelcia Connor-Ferlance Basseterre Saint Kitts and Nevis, May 7, 2023 (Press Secretary, PMO): During his visit to London, United Kingdom (UK) for the Coronation Ceremony of His Majesty King Charles III, Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the Honourable Dr. Terrance M. Drew met with numerous influential world leaders and shared the […]

New Levodopa Formula controls Parkinson’s Symptoms

Dreamstime An extended-release version of a Parkinson’s disease drug could provide more stable relief for patients with the movement disorder, new clinical trial data show. The new formulation of levodopa, called IPX203, extended the duration of patients’ “on time” — the amount of time the medication is working and symptoms are lessened, researchers reported this […]

Cayman Carnival Batabano

Visit our website at www.caymancarnival.com From: [email protected] All photos from https://www.facebook.com/batabanocayman/ The history of Cayman Carnival Batabano  Launched in 1983 by the Rotary Club of Grand Cayman, Cayman Carnival Batabano is the national carnival of the Cayman Islands, held annually in May at th start of the turtle nesting season. The name “Batabano” is a salute […]

NOTED BY BEVAN SPRINGER – MAY 7, 2023 Caribbean Travel Marketplace: More than meetings

The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) 41st Caribbean Travel Marketplace is set to take place in Barbados over the next few days, and as someone who is deeply invested in the Caribbean tourism sector, I couldn’t be more excited to be “back home” for this event.  For many of us who work in Caribbean tourism, travel and hospitality, the past few […]