November 16, 2018

Archives for December 6, 2017

Can Israel save the Caribbean?

From Matzav Following the recent discovery of a miles wide sea of plastic bottles and bags in the Caribbean, plans were afoot for an Israeli company to transform the waste into a usable product, Jerusalem Post reported. Based in Kibbutz Barkai, forty miles north of Tel Aviv, Infimer Technologies, founded by former naval commando Yuval […]

Disney’s holiday cheer

Disney Cruise Line delivers holiday cheer to the Cayman Islands Lighthouse School From Cayman Islands DOT Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, 4 December 2017—Disney Cruise Line in conjunction with the Ministry and Department of Tourism paid a Christmas visit to the Lighthouse School in Prospect delivering holiday cheer to the students and teachers alike. The visit […]

Breaking the Cycle

Cayman Islands: HMCIPS ROTL – Breaking the Cycle In a continued effort to reduce recidivism, Her Majesty’s Cayman Islands Prison Service welcomed the first graduating class from the Release on Temporary License (ROTL) rehabilitation programme. Family, friends and HMCIPS staff recently celebrated the achievements of 24 graduates, and recognised the hard work of four former […]

Hurricane-force neoliberalism in the Caribbean

From Socialist Worker Todd St Hill and Khury Petersen-Smith look at the scale of devastation across the entire Caribbean region following this fall’s disastrous hurricanes. IN THE months since Hurricane Irma and Maria plowed through the Caribbean, the island of Puerto Rico has been struggling to recover both from the destruction of the storms and […]

Sir Kenneth Stuart: a Caribbean medical trailblazer

From Barbados Today It is with sadness but a profound sense of both respect and responsibility that I pen this appreciation of one of the several senior medical academics and teachers who had a profound influence on the health of Caribbean people as well as on my own life and career. Sir Kenneth Stuart, MB, […]

Disney revamped resort

Disney reveals details for revamped Caribbean Beach Resort By Richard Tribou From Orlando Sentinel Images of the Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort at Walt Disney World. The resort will debut renovations when it reopens summer 2018. Disney offered up a look at some of the spaces coming to the revamped port of entry coming to Caribbean […]

Jamaica: JAMPRO to target BPO investors at Outsource to the Caribbean 2017

From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — The Jamaica Promotions Corporation (JAMPRO) says that it will be targeting investors and other influencers in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) sector as Jamaica hosts the Outsource to the Caribbean (OCC) 2017 conference tomorrow. The conference will be held under the theme, “Leveraging the Nearshore Caribbean for Outsourcing Services”. […]

Guyana, other Caribbean countries tackle threats by violent extremists, cyber-criminals

by: Denis Chabro From Demerara Waves Top military officers from across the Caribbean, North America and Europe are meeting in Guyana to, among other things, hammer out a strategy to address threats by trans-national extremist groups. Sponsored annually by the United States (US) Southern Command (SOUTHCOM), this year’s Caribbean Nations Security Conference (CANSEC) is being […]

US embassy hosts EducationUSA student-athlete recruitment workshops in the Eastern Caribbean

From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –The US embassy in Bridgetown hosted a series of workshops in Barbados, Grenada, and Antigua focusing on the recruitment process for student athletes aspiring to study and play sports at US colleges and universities. Susan Whipple, assistant director, Office of International Education at Marquette University, was the facilitator of […]

Puzzles for Dec 7 2017 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #7 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #3 SOLUTION