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Archives for April 11, 2019

Micro or Macro Maven?

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio I am a wholesale swap kind of guy. If something isn’t performing the way I want I’d sooner move it along and get another. Out with the old and in with the new! But I admire (to the point of envy) those with more patience and kindness towards the […]

St. Kitts & Nevis Prime Minister Harris responds to spurious allegations of nepotism – key takeaways

Prime Minister Harris gave an impassioned response to the spurious allegations of nepotism during his press conference on Tuesday, April 9th, 2019.  “Where is the evidence?” the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis asked before encouraging investigative reporters to find the evidence and put it forward to the public.   Here are the Key Takeaways: […]

Caribbean Countries to benefit from partnership to develop climate-resilient fisheries and aquaculture industries REPORT

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, April 10, 2019. The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) and CCRIF SPC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop climate-resilient fisheries and aquaculture industries in the region. The purpose of the MOU is to formalize collaboration around the Caribbean Oceans and Aquaculture Sustainability Facility (COAST) initiative, which will help to […]

Challenges to managing virtual assistants and how to overcome them

From Ova Virtual It’s not hard to understand why flexible work, open offices, and hiring of remote employees have been gaining popularity and praises in the recent years. Businesses and companies with a mobile workforce are found to be more cost-efficient and practical—they save money on office space and tech equipment, without sacrificing productivity and […]

nendo and Wonderglass bring icy glass furniture to Milan Design Week

By Kara Weinstein From Core77 nendo has collaborated with WonderGlass to present Shape of Gravity, a glass furniture exhibition during Milan Design Week. The exhibition features Melt, a standout collection comprised of cast glass furniture and tabletop accessories. Melt has already been unveiled as a collection, but for this exhibition, the two brands launched a […]

Yearly mammograms do more harm than good

From Deccan Chronicle Annual mammograms pose a threat of overdiagnosis and overtreatment.. New Delhi: It has long been advised that women from the age of 45 onwards would benefit from a yearly mammogram. Breast cancer cases have steadily been increasing. Current statistics in India show that one in every 22 women develops breast cancer and the […]

2019′s Dirty Dozen: Which foods have the most pesticides?

By Mary Daly From Care2 Beware the “Dirty Dozen.” The Environmental Working Group has released its annual list of fruits and vegetables most likely to be contaminated with pesticides, based on testing from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. And this year’s Dirty Dozen — as the produce is nicknamed — has some unsettling surprises. “Overall, the USDA found 225 different pesticides and pesticide […]

Investigation exposes heartbreaking abuse on dairy farm supplying Nestle

By Alicia Graef From Care2 Many dairy products sit so innocuously on store shelves across the country, but behind them is an industry filled with cruelty and suffering, and dairy cows who continue to pay the ultimate price for them. While the industry itself is no stranger to undercoverinvestigations exposing cruelty, yet another just released by Compassion Over Killing (COK) conducted at Martin […]

Jamaica: National Security Ministry and HOPE partnering to transform youth offenders

By Rosheika Grant From GIS Story Highlights The Ministry of National Security will be partnering with the Housing, Opportunity, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme to provide jobs for at-risk youth. The collaboration will be facilitated under the Ministry’s flagship ‘We Transform’ youth empowerment Initiative, which was launched in 2017. Minister of State, Hon. Rudyard Spencer, […]

Indian election: cow vigilantes, GST, job losses. Voters should have the Modi blues … so why is Gandhi’s Congress set to fail?

By Deepu Sebastian Edmond From South China Morning Post Religious violence, an unpopular tax, disappearing jobs. India’s voters have plenty to judge Prime Minister Narendra Modi on come election time So why is the opposition Congress – led by a Gandhi – struggling to make anything stick? Looking down? A supporter of the Indian National […]