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Archives for February 24, 2019

How to save money: A step-by-step guide for millennials

By Rudie Obias From Mashable Put down the latte and listen up: If you’re like the millions of Americans living paycheck to paycheck, saving money needs to be on the top of your to-do list. Like, stat.  Understanding personal finance can be intimidating. You know how much money you make and you’re trying to save […]

Chinese FM urges closer ties with Caribbean countries

From Xinhua BEIJING, Feb. 21 (Xinhua) — Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi called for closer ties with Caribbean countries on Thursday. Wang made the remarks when meeting with representatives from Caribbean countries that have diplomatic ties with China. Wang said China and the Caribbean countries had fostered a paradigm of relations of […]

Bahamas to host Caribbean Travel Marketplace in 2020

NASSAU, Bahamas (February 22, 2019) – Caribbean Travel Marketplace, the Caribbean’s marquee tourism marketing event, will take place in The Bahamas at Baha Mar, the country’s newest integrated resort destination, in early 2020. Speaking to reporters in The Bahamas yesterday, Frank Comito, CEO and Director General of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA), officially […]

Former Caricom leaders release joint statement on Venezuela crisis

From Antigua Observer (OBSERVER media reproduces a statement by five former Caricom prime ministers, namely P.J. Patterson of Jamaica, Said W. Musa of Belize, Owen Arthur of Barbados, Lester Bird of Antigua and Barbuda, and Kenny Anthony of St. Lucia, which was released on Friday, 22nd February). “We, former leaders of Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries of Jamaica, […]

5 Caribbean mother tongues that developed from West African languages

By Elizabeth Ofosuah Johnson from Face2Face Africa Africa and the Caribbean share a strong bond through history that has affected both lands. Today, close to 70% of people from the Caribbean trace their roots to Africa with the majority closely linked to West Africa, some parts of Central Africa and a smaller percentage from East […]

The Caribbean is best value proposition for outsourcing

From Caribbean Export Organizers of the second Outsource to the Caribbean Conference scheduled for May 6-10 in Curaçao expect a bumper attendance, and for good reason. The Caribbean is the hottest location for major US firms outsourcing operations to grow revenue. And we’re not talking about the weather. Interest this year promises to be higher than at […]

Destination of the week

The best budget hotels in Salzburg By Paige Bennett From EuroCheap This city is brought to life through melodies, so Salzburgis a hit with music lovers. It’s the birthplace of Mozart, and much of the classic The Sound of Music was filmed in Salzburg. It’s otherworldly in that it truly takes you back to another time. Stroll tiny, […]

YouTube prevents anti-vaccine channels from running ads

By Marietta Moon From engadget Advertisers said they had no idea their ads were running on anti-vax videos. YouTube is killing anti-vaccine channels’ ability to earn from advertisements following a BuzzFeed News report that put a spotlight on the spread of anti-vax videos on the platform. During its investigation, the publication discovered that ads, including ones from health companies, […]

DOJ Official: Mueller won’t submit Report next week

From Newsmax Special Counsel Robert Mueller will not deliver his long-awaited report next week on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections, said a senior U.S. Justice Department official on Friday, amid expectations that Mueller’s report was imminent. “Any reports that the Special Counsel’s report will be delivered to the DOJ (Department of Justice) during […]

Move by LAYER and Airbus aims to improve the horrible economy class flight experience

By Emily Engle From Core77 Benjamin Hubert of LAYER recently collaborated with Airbus to redesign economy class airline seating, and after flying from NYC to Portland on a very uncomfortable Alaska Airlines flight (at least Delta loads you up on cookies to numb the pain), all I have to say is: finally. Move is an app and seating prototype that gives passengers […]