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Archives for April 18, 2018

NTSB: Blown Southwest jet engine Showed ‘metal fatigue’

From Newsmax A preliminary examination of the blown jet engine of the Southwest Airlines plane that set off a terrifying chain of events and left a businesswoman hanging half outside a shattered window showed evidence of “metal fatigue,” according to the National Transportation Safety Board. Passengers scrambled to save the woman from getting sucked out […]

Scythian Biosciences appoints Gabriel Meneses as Vice President of Latin America and Caribbean

Global Business Development Expert Roberto Pérez Ruiz Joins Company’s Senior Team TORONTO, April 17, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Scythian Biosciences Corp. (the “Company” or “Scythian”) (TSXV:SCYB) (Frankfurt:9SB) (OTC – Nasdaq Intl:SCCYF) is pleased to announce the appointments of Gabriel Meneses and Roberto Pérez Ruiz to the Company’s senior leadership team and the engagement of Houston, […]

IICA assists in reclaiming and remediating degraded soils in the Caribbean

From Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) Four audiovisual clips on pilot projects implemented in Antigua and Barbuda, Jamaica and Suriname were created as part of a process aimed at disseminating knowledge and providing tools to facilitate decision making in five Caribbean countries. San Jose, 17 April 2018 (IICA). Through a series of audiovisual clips, […]

Caribbean-born sauce millionaire slams Windrush fiasco as UK PM says sorry

From NAN News Americas, LONDON, England, Weds. April 18, 2018: A Caribbean-born, UK resident, who made his millions on the ‘Reggae Reggae’ sauce, has slammed as “scandalous,” the UK’s  Windrush deportation fiasco on the same day UK Prime Minister Theresa May said sorry to Caribbean prime ministers. Jamaican-born entrepreneur, Keith Valentine Graham, known popularly as […]

OPEC’s new price hawk: Saudi Arabia seeks $100 oil

From Newsmax Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia would be happy to see crude rise to $80 or even $100 a barrel, three industry sources said, a sign Riyadh will seek no changes to an OPEC supply-cutting deal even though the agreement’s original target is within sight. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries, Russia and […]

Caribbean farmers and agriculture officers learn sustainable agricultural practices and technologies in Japan

From Barbados & the OECS More than twenty agricultural practitioners across eleven Caribbean countries have concluded a two-week study tour to Japan. The study tour, supported by the United Nations Development Programme’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership (UNDP J-CCCP), held a primary focus of transferring knowledge and applicable technologies from Japan to the Caribbean. During the […]

NT plaque unveils family story

National Trust plaque unveils family story on Cayman Brac A plaque unveiled by the National Trust for the Cayman Islands on Cayman Brac last week has revealed a fascinating family story linked to Minister Juliana O’Connor-Connolly. The plaque marks the donation of 12 acres of land on South Side to the Trust by the Herrman […]

Study: Hurricanes resulted in about 826,100 less visitors to Caribbean

From Travel Agent Central The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched a report on “Resilience and Recovery,” assessing the 2017 hurricane season’s immediate and long-term effects across the Caribbean. Analysis from Tourism Economics, an Oxford Economics subsidiary, found that“Travel & Tourism” is one of the most important economic sectors in the Caribbean, contributing […]

Floyd Mayweather’s Instagram shows him living his best life in the Caribbean just a week after a gunman sprayed bullets at his entourage

By Alan Dawson From Business Insider Floyd Mayweather has been photographed chilling by a private swimming pool in the Turks and Caicos Islands. The retired boxer has taken a vacation just one week after his entourage was targeted by a gunman. One of Mayweather’s security guards was shot in the leg and hospitalised as a […]

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