December 16, 2018

Archives for April 2017

CARPHA and Guyana launch novel public-private program to boost tourism and health

From Caribbean News Now GEORGETOWN, Guyana — Tourism growth and sustainability in the Caribbean face serious health, safety and environmental (HSE) threats. These include disease outbreaks and deficiencies in food safety and environmental sanitation. This contributes to reduced tourism arrivals, which in turn impacts those whose livelihoods depend on the sector, and possibly lead to […]

Olwomen story of the week

28 Unique Plus Size Vintage Dresses Part 2 By Jenny Smith With the ever changing styles and designs, dresses have gone through a wide variety of change over the years. But some of the styles survive the passing of time and are still copied in the present era for their decency and appealing styling. They […]

FIFA prosecutors want 4-year ban for Caribbean soccer leader

The Associated Press From Sacramento Bee ZURICH – FIFA ethics prosecutors have asked for Caribbean soccer leader Gordon Derrick to be banned for at least four years for financial offenses. The judging chamber of the FIFA ethics committee says it opened a formal case against Derrick, the Caribbean Football Union president, based on the prosecutors’ […]

Montego Bay to host third Caribbean TVET Conference

By Latonya Linton From JIS Story Highlights: The Third International Conference on Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) in the Caribbean will be held from May 10 to 12 at the Hilton Rose Hall Resort and Spa in Montego Bay, St. James. In his remarks, Conference Chairman, Professor Halden Morris, said the primary objective of […]

UK: Brexit Judgment: UK Supreme Court dismisses the government’s appeal

Article by Roger Kennell From Rudnick LLP Parliament must authorise notice of withdrawal from the EU under Article 50 Summary The UK Supreme Court has yesterday, by a majority of 8-3, dismissed the Government’s appeal against the Divisional Court’s judgment in November 2016 which held that the Government could not give notice of its intention […]

Sir Ronald Sanders: Globalization has disadvantaged small states

By Sir Ronald Sanders From Caribbean360 PROVIDENCIALES, Turks and Caicos Islands, Friday April 28, 2017 – Globalization was originally a construct of industrialized nations whose economic activity had developed sufficiently to withstand competition within their own borders from other countries, and who had the capability of exporting goods and services to other markets. Their objective […]

CONCACAF Q&A: Junior Flemmings (New York Red Bulls II)

Junior Flemmings is a talented attacker, who has represented Jamaica at the under-17, under-20 and under-23 levels. The 21-year-old scored seven goals in 23 games last year for New York Red Bulls II, before suffering left medial meniscus injury that ended his season. In 2017, he has netted once in six appearances. Flemmings spoke to […]

“Accurate data will help to save lives” – ILO Director-General on World Day for Safety and Health at Work 28 April 2017

On thisWorld Day for Safety and Health at Work, the ILO highlights the urgent need for vastly improved national occupational safety and health (OSH) data. It is estimated that over 2.3 million fatalities and 300 million accidents causing injuries occur in the workplace each year. However, these estimates do not properly reflect the magnitude of […]

Billionaire Dan Loeb applauds Trump Tactics: ‘Animal Spirits Matter’

By F McGuire From Newsmax Activist hedge fund manager Dan Loeb applauds the vigor and enthusiasm the election of Donald Trump as president has injected into the financial markets. Loeb, who’s more than doubled the S&P 500’s return over the last two decades, told investors he doesn’t plan on missing out on the final portion […]

Sergey Brin is secretly building a massive zeppelin in a NASA hangar, report says

By Matt Weinberger From Business Insider Google cofounder and Alphabet president Sergey Brin is secretly building a massive zeppelin in Hangar 2 of the NASA Ames Research Center, with a giant metal skeleton already in place,reports Bloomberg’s Ashlee Vance. It’s not immediately clear if this dirigible is for business purposes, or represents more of a hobby […]