April 19, 2019

Archives for January 8, 2019

Wrong turn leaves Caribbean-bound bird in Abbotsford

By Ben Lypka From Langley Times Cape May warbler spotted at Mill Lake Park, attracting interest of Fraser Valley birders Imagine preparing for a winter full of sun in the West Indies, but instead ending up in Abbotsford’s Mill Lake Park. That’s the situation that a Cape May warbler – a bird never before seen in […]

Guyana: The No Confidence Motion was carried – no reversal – says Speaker

By Wonita Stephens From Guyana Guardian Speaker of the House Dr. Barton Scotland, a distinguished Attorney who was actually nominated to the post by the APNU-AFC, stood his ground on impartiality yesterday, and maintained that the PPP tabled no-confidence motion was carried. As such, he refused the government’s request to reverse it. The People’s Progressive […]

Georgia Bulldog Mascot nearly gored by Texas Longhorn Steer Mascot

By Laura Goldman From Care2 Before the Sugar Bowl kicked off in New Orleans on New Year’s Day, fans loudly cheered and camera flashbulbs popped as the two teams’ mascots were brought onto the football field for what was apparently conceived to be a cute meet-and-greet. Bevo XV, a 1,700-pound longhorn steer, is the mascot […]

Caribbean Food and Drink Festival “Taste the Islands Experience” returns to Fort Lauderdale

From South Florida Caribbean News Thousands Expected to Attend New 3-Day Weekend of Events at TTIX 2019, Celebrating South Florida’s Caribbean Cuisine and Diverse Cultures FORT LAUDERDALE – For Fort Lauderdale visitors and residents, Caribbean dreams will come to life this April in a breathtaking riverside setting, with a delicious array of food, drink, music, and […]

No oil money for Guyana until 2025 – Exxon has 7-year return timeline

By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Contrary to the belief by many Guyanese that the country’s citizens will suddenly become oil-rich from 2020, projections from Exxon Mobil and the general rules governing oil exploration and extraction is clearly saying otherwise. As a matter of fact, the country would not see any real change in its […]

Cayman Islands funds specialist Barry McEwan joins Ogier as Counsel

Experienced Cayman funds specialist Barry McEwan has joined Ogier’s Cayman Islands team as Counsel. Barry, whose practice spans all areas of corporate and commercial work with a focus on investment funds and private equity, is listed in Legal 500 as a ‘Next Generation Lawyer’ for Investment Funds. Having started his career at Magic Circle firm […]

US nursing home chief resigns after vegetative patient gives birth

From BBC The chief executive of the corporation in charge of an Arizona nursing home where a woman in a vegetative state gave birth has resigned. Bill Timmons’s resignation was unanimously accepted by directors, the company said in a statement. The woman had been a patient in a clinic run by Hacienda HealthCare near Phoenix […]

Alcoholism and men in the Caribbean

By Shafel McDowall From Searchlight.vc We’ve just gone past Christmas Day and Old Year’s Night, and unfortunately, for many it was the perfect opportunity to become drunk and disorderly. Carnival and Christmas are the only two times a year when people, particularly men are allowed to be stupidly drunk without judgement. We all know of […]

Your Caribbean Winter Vacation

Grand Cayman is the Ideal Choice for Your Caribbean Winter Vacation From Five Star Charters Cayman Most of us typically take our vacation during the summer months. I don’t know about you, but it feels like taking a break and heading to a warm, sunny beach in the dead of winter would serve us better. […]

207th Annual Session of the Bahamas, Turks and Caicos Islands Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas

From Bahamas Information Services Methodists from throughout the Bahamas, and the Turks and Caicos Islands Conference of the Methodist Church in the Caribbean and the Americas (MCCA), will meet in Nassau from January 14th to 20th, for their 207th Annual Session of Conference, at Wesley Methodist Church, Malcolm Road. This Conference, which represents the highest decision-making court […]