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Archives for April 7, 2019

Gordon Barlow: The gay marriage thing

By Gordon Barlow This little essay is five years old. I posted it on my personal blog in 2013, as a general commentary on the topic of marriage in general, directed at my international readers. Surprisingly, it’s still relevant today – especially in Cayman. Who’d have thought? Most people in the West are tolerant of […]

Game of Thrones’ official photographer on her 14 favorite behind-the-scenes shots

By Jennifer Wood From Vulture Helen Sloan isn’t as famous a name to Game of Thrones fans as Emilia Clarke or Kit Harington, but the photographer has played as integral a role in the HBO epic as any of its actors. As the series’ principal unit photographer, she has outlasted many on-camera stars (and even preceded some, including Clarke, who […]

Mercury in the Caribbean

By Dr. Bill McGraw www.newaquatechpanama.com Boquete, Panama The Caribbean islands of Jamaica and St. Kitts and Nevis have supported the reduction of mercury pollution in the environment. This is considerably important considering the main source of protein on the islands is seafood. Seafood consumption and mercury amalgam fillings are the two biggest sources of mercury […]

Former CXC registrar weighs in on demands by teachers for marking SBAs

From Jamaica Observer CASTRIES, St Lucia (CMC — The former registrar of the Barbados-based Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Dr Didacus Jules has been commenting on the ongoing threat by teachers across the region to withdraw their services in marking examination projects under the School Based Assessment (SBA) and the Caribbean Primary Exit Assessment (CPEA) set […]

Yahoo spin-out Altaba is selling its entire Alibaba stake and closing down

By Jon Russell From TechCrunch Bye-bye, Altaba . The Yahoo spin-out created to house Yahoo’s  lucrative stake in Alibaba and Yahoo Japan announced today that it will sell its lucrative stake in Alibaba and shut up shop. The entity has long existed as a proxy to Alibaba — some might argue Yahoo was the same in its final years — and […]

Destinations of the week

The top 25 places to travel around the world in 2019 – Part 2 By Janaki Jitchotvisut from Business Insider Travel website TripAdvisor polled millions of its users to come up with its 2019 list of favorite world destinations. Whether you love doing outdoor activities, strolling, exploring, or nightlife, there’s something for you. Unique architecture, […]

ST. Kitts & Nevis’ PM and National Security Minister, DR. The Hon. Timothy Harris, is in ST. Vincent & the Grenadines for regional security meeting

Prime Minister and Minister of National Security of St. Kitts and Nevis, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris, is in St. Vincent and the Grenadines for a Regional Security System (RSS) Council of Ministers’ Meeting that is being held today, Friday, April 5th, 2019, at the Beachcombers Hotel.  The RSS is the military support unit for […]

A Caribbean war hero remembered

CaribPR Wire, LONDON, UK, Sat. April 6, 2019: The life and times of Trinidadian war hero, judge and diplomat, Ulric Cross, will be portrayed in a new film – HERO to be screened at the British Film Institute, Southbank, London on May 18, 2019. The feature film, produced by former UK resident, Frances-Anne Solomon, has already […]

Victory! New Mexico bans Coyote killing contests

By Alicia Groef Coyotes in New Mexico are a little bit safer from being wantonly killed in the state thanks to legislation that bans killing contests that target them. These contests, which are also known as derbies or drives, reward people of all ages, including children, for killing the biggest or most animals with cash and other prizes. […]

Annual Tradewinds exercise discussed at regional security meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

This year’s Exercise Tradewinds is one of the matters being discussed at the Regional Security System (RSS) Council of Ministers’ Meeting in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, where Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris is leading a delegation from St. Kitts and Nevis that includes Lt. Colonel Joseph Anthony Comrie of […]