November 14, 2019

Archives for February 25, 2019

Oscars 2019: Winners

Oscars 2019: Winners in full From BBC This year’s Academy Awards have been handed out in Los Angeles – here’s a complete list of all the winning and nominated stars and films. Best picture Winner: Green Book BlacKkKlansman Black Panther Bohemian Rhapsody The Favourite Roma A Star Is Born Vice Best actress Winner: Olivia Colman […]

Labour r­elations expert warns of fallout from attempts to block Scotia sale

By Antigua Observer A long serving CEO of the Antigua and Barbuda Employers Federation said there would be serious consequences if the Government of Antigua and Barbuda continues to block the sale of the local assets and operations of Scotiabank to Republic Financial Holdings (RFH) of Trinidad and Tobago. Labour Relations Consultant Henderson Bass was […]

Are antibiotics nearly obsolete?

By Michelle Schoffro Cook from Care2 Antibiotic resistance has become a global health crisis of massive proportions. Our overuse and abuse of antibiotics (like demanding our doctors prescribe them for colds and flus), veterinary abuse of the drugs, and antibacterial soaps and other products, have all contributed to our current state where few antibiotics work against many […]

Hidden buyer of UK’s Evening Standard stake revealed as Saudi investor [used a Cayman Islands company]

By Matthew Graham and Cynthia O’Murchu From Financial Times The mystery buyer of a large stake in the Evening Standard’s parent group who used a Cayman Islands company to mask his identity is Sultan Mohamed Abuljadayel, a Saudi investor, according to two people with knowledge of the deal. The free London newspaper, which is edited […]

How to lower your odds of getting food poisoning

From Newsmax Following the recipe for food safety is a must anytime you’re in the kitchen, and it starts with clean hands, the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics says. “Always wash your hands with soapy water for at least 20 seconds before and after handling food,” spokeswoman Isabel Maples advised in an academy news release. […]

Longevity secrets of the world’s healthiest seniors

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Okinawa is a group of islands just south of mainland Japan and is known as “the land of immortals.” Residents not only have one of the longest lifespans and number of centenarians in the world, two-thirds of those who live to be 100 are still living independently at the age […]

Caribbean countries seek to learn from Haags Bosch

From Kaieteur News As Government prepares to award another contract to open another cell area at the Haags Bosch landfill, Eccles, officials said that current practices and the modern systems at the site are being looked at closely by a number of countries in the region.More than a year ago, the landfill commissioned a leachate […]

9 cat breeds that get along well with dogs

By Mary Daly from Care2 Cats and dogs: Friends or foes? Although these animals have to overcome some language barriers and natural tendencies, they’re not necessarily sworn enemies. The truth is many cats and dogs can coexist peacefully — or even become best friends — if their personalities align and they’re properly socialized. Here are […]

Take derelict vehicles & metal waste to Cayman Brac Landfill

From Cayman Islands Department of Environmental Health The Department of Environmental Health (DEH) urges residents of Cayman Brac to make arrangements for the transportation of their derelict vehicles and other metal waste to the Cayman Brac Landfill by Tuesday, 26 February 2019. The DEH will include all the derelict vehicles and metal items that it […]

Recipe of the week

Cheesy Baked Meatballs by The Peach Kitchen From Yummly 15 Ingredients 60 Minutes 440 Calories Ingredients 200 grams ground beef 200 grams ground pork 1 egg 2 tablespoons worcestershire sauce 4 cloves garlic (minced) 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 3 tablespoons all purpose flour 4 tablespoons olive oil (Contadina, for Frying) 1 bottle sauce (Contadina Napoletana) 2 tablespoons water 3 tablespoons grated parmesan cheese 1/4 cup mozzarella cheese (grated) basil leaves (for garnish) crusty bread (or Pasta) Directions In a large bowl, combine ground beef, […]