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Archives for January 2, 2018

Caribbean coast guard, marine officers undergo training to protect fisheries

By Jewel Fraser From Sea Food Source Twenty Caricom border control officers recently concluded a three-week training course in Fisheries Prosecution and Interdiction, held at the Barbados Defense Force’s Coast Guard Base, the HMBS Pelican. The course was designed to “enhance the skills and competencies of authorized officers who have border security responsibilities for enforcing […]

This is how not to handle a complaint about misogynist behaviour

BY RACHEL THOMPSON From Mashable Heads up, companies: when a woman makes a complaint about the misogynist behaviour of a male employee, take her seriously. Sadly, this isn’t what happened when a woman complained to a UK train company about the dismissive and patronising conduct of one of their train conductors. Instead, her complaint was […]

T&T’s crime wave worry new mothers

By Rhondor Dowlat From T&T Guardian Mt Hope Women’s Hospital saw the birth of the country’s first baby for 2018 but the mothers of the newborns were all nervous of the country’s crime climate and how they will protect their children. They have all vowed to guide their children along the right path through their […]

The queer Caribbean women fighting a vital, dangerous culture war

Text Louis Staples From Dazed We speak to activists from Barbados, St Lucia and Trinidad about their continued resistance in places where it’s unsafe to be LGBT Former British colonies such as Uganda and Kenya, as well as Pakistan and Bangladesh, are among the world’s worst places to be gay. Britain has played a major role […]

New York’s Montefiore Medical Center: “Danger and Harm”

By Sherri Jefferson From WN In a court affidavit filed by emergency medicine representative, Dr. Purvi D. Shah of Montefiore Medical Center, she wrote that a family member should be prohibited from advocating on behalf of their parent because doing so places the patient in “danger and harm.” Who at Montefiore Medical Center would cause […]

Unreliable travel blamed for low Tobago bookings

By Nadaleen Singh From The Trinidad & Tobago Guardian Tobago hoteliers are reporting between 30 and 50 per cent decline in room occupancy and believe regular visitors to the island are losing trust in the reliability of the airbridge and seabridge. The air and sea travel service have been flooded with complaints and problems for […]

Cold, cold, cold, cold

Photos: It’s gonna be cold cold cold cold cold BY MARCUS GILMER From Mashable In case you didn’t notice, it’s very cold across parts of the globe, stretching from a good chunk of the U.S. to the UK and Europe and even down into India this New Year’s Eve. The coldest in decades, in fact, […]

There’s a $48 home security camera has the best feature from the $300 Nest Cam IQ

By Maren Estrada From BGR The Nest Cam IQ home security camera is fantastic. Paying $300 for a single camera, however, is not fantastic. If you’re looking for a more affordable option that still has the cool facial recognition features from the Nest Cam IQ, definitely check out the Lynx Indoor 1080P Wifi Home Security […]

An X-factor in coastal flooding: Natural climate patterns create hot spots of rapid sea level rise

By The Associated Press From wtop (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Arnoldo Valle-Levinson, University of Florida and Andrea Dutton, University of Florida (THE CONVERSATION) For Americans who live along the east and Gulf of Mexico coasts, the end of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season […]

Puzzles for Jan 3 2018 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

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