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Archives for February 28, 2017

Worry across region as Digicel gets ready to cut jobs to shave rising debt

From CARIBBEAN360 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Monday February 27, 2017 – Digicel triggered jitters across the Caribbean as it announced its plans to slash more than 1,500 jobs over the next 18 months in a bid to cut down its rising debt. The cuts are expected to begin on Wednesday, affecting the company’s 6, 500 full time […]

Royal Caribbean staffing pools with lifeguards

By Tom Stieghorst From Travel Weekly Royal Caribbean International has become the second major cruise line to staff lifeguards at its pools, a significant change in the cruise industry. Starting this week with the Oasis of the Seas, Royal Caribbean is rolling out a water-safety program that includes a lifeguard stationed at each pool during […]

Identifying the ‘dark money’ that floods Dominica’s elections

By Joshua Francis From Caribbean News Now There is a growing sense and evidence that lies, darkness and trickery in public life have taken a strong hold in our society and for a long time kept most of us from seeing the “dark money” in circulation. Nonetheless, over the past years, we have heard and […]

Someone lost a pair of Snuggie-clad goats, but it’s OK because they were found

BY CHRISTINE WANG From Mashable Finding out you’ve lost a pet is one of the most crushing and terrifying moments to experience.But losing two goats in Snuggies? We can’t even imagine what that level of pain would feel like. That’s exactly what happened in Nampa, Idaho. The Nampa Police Department discovered two lost goats in […]

GAM [Cayman Islands reg fund]: Shareholders’ Plan to Replace Chairman

From Finews GAM shareholders clearly are unhappy about the performance of the asset manager: A Zurich-based investor proposes its own candidate for election as chairwoman at the annual general meeting. GAM’s results haven’t convinced over the past years and the share price dropped by almost half since 2015. One of the asset manager’s shareholders now […]

Destinations of the week

8 Caribbean Natural Wonders You Have To See To Believe From Huffington Post There’s no better time than the winter for a warm tropical getaway, and there’s no better destination than the Caribbean islands. Home to some of the most unique and inspiring scenery this side of paradise, the Caribbean is the perfect sensory feast […]

Olwomen story of the week

Long bob hairstyles for black women By Karyn Holmes From Olwomen Hairstyle is a woman’s best accessory and it gets its real meaning when it comes to afro hair. Each new season, the hairstylists surprise us by splendid mix of natural and weave hairstyle for every occasion and event. Long bob hairstyles for black women […]

Fishermen spot a 16-foot manta ray while out at sea

BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable It’s a “sea monstah.”The Outcast Sport Fishing crew was chartering off the coast of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina when they came across a massive sea monster: a 16-foot manta ray, which is basically a giant swimming bird After cruising alongside the giant to snap some photos, the manta ray […]

Professor asks class ‘Questions for Heterosexuals’ to explain how LGBTQ people feel every day

BY SAMANTHA SCELZO From Mashable If you don’t identify as completely straight, you may have been asked some unsolicited and slightly ignorant questions about your “lifestyle.” Twenty-year-old junior in college, Elise, posted this photo on Twitter of a “Questions for Heterosexuals in the Class” PowerPoint slide her Human Sexuality professor created to explain to the […]

Flow and Manchester United team up to deliver the ultimate football experience to Caribbean footballers

/EINPresswire.com/ — MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – Feb 27, 2017) – Up-and-coming Caribbean footballers between the ages of 13 and 16 will not be able to contain their excitement, as news breaks that Flow and Manchester United will host The Ultimate Football Experience, a skills-based competition, supported by the Caribbean Football Union. The programme seeks to give […]