August 19, 2018

Archives for July 17, 2018

The Editor Speaks: Health waste

When it comes to HEALTH government is a past master at wasting our funds. Whether it is the real, hard, natural waste or the medical health both manage to waste our funds. We have just learnt that Richard Simms, the director at the Department of Vehicle and Equipment Services (DVES), and Mark Bothwell, the manager […]

Farnborough Airshow Day 1: Boeing bamboozling everyone

By Dhierin Bechai From Seeking Alpha Jul. 17, 2018 Summary Boeing mixed in customer reveals to make Day 1 of FIA’18 look bigger than it really is. Airbus won more orders and commitments. Smaller jet makers signed agreements for 45 aircraft. This idea was discussed in more depth with members of my private investing community, […]

British Government being urged not to deport woman with Jamaican roots

From RJR News Online The British Government’s plan to deport a former nurse whose Windrush Generation father served in the Royal Air Force is being cited by politicians and campaigners in the UK demanding an immediate end to what they described as the government’s cruel and inhumane hostile environment policy. Sharon Vitalis has been threatened […]

Cayman Islands’ Stingray swimmers change it up this summer:

From sea level to the Rockies. Stingray Swim Club, Grand Cayman, July 2018: The transition from short course to long course training can be a challenge. Now add in the transition from training at sea level to training at 4,664 feet in the mountains of Northern Colorado and you will be coming close to the […]

OPINION: When a political party takes a country down the wrong road

By Jolly Green Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has become a sinister land where right is wrong and wrong is right. Knowing what is right and doing what is right has become a lost cause in SVG, handed down by current and even some past Vincentian leaders to their followers. Current Vincentian leaders have caused […]

Coinbase says it has green light to list coins deemed securities

From Newsmax Coinbase Inc., one of the most popular cryptocurrency platforms, said it got the green light from U.S. watchdogs to move forward with a trio of acquisitions that will allow it to become one of the first federally regulated venues for trading digital coins deemed to be securities. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission […]

UN chief condemns violence against civilian protesters in Nicaragua

From Caribbean News Now NEW YORK, USA — United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Monday deplored and condemned the ongoing violence against civilians, including against students, in Nicaragua. Speaking on behalf of Guterres at the UN Headquarters, deputy spokesman Farhan Haq told reporters that “the use of lethal force is not only unacceptable but is […]

UK: Justine Greening’s call for new Brexit referendum rejected by No 10

From BBC Downing Street has rejected Justine Greening’s call for a fresh referendum on the UK’s exit from the EU, saying it will not happen “in any circumstances”. The former education secretary argued the final Brexit decision should be given back to the people and out of the hands of “deadlocked politicians”. She called for […]

St. Kitts cruise passenger arrivals exceed 1 million for the first time

From eTurbo News The St. Kitts Tourism Authority and Ministry of Tourism are pleased to announce that St. Kitts received its millionth cruise passenger today, reaching the key number of arrivals that gives the island marquee port status for the first time in its history. “I am deeply gratified to welcome over one million cruise […]

Why soccer players “flop” so much

By David Anderson and Graham Flanagan From Business Insider Some soccer players seem to overreact to the slightest foul during a match, rolling around or throwing themselves in the air, why? To find out we asked former World Cup assistant referee Sean Hurd. Following is the transcript of the video. Sean Hurd: You know, we’ve […]