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Archives for April 17, 2019

Cayman Islands: Camana Bay Corporate League results

With the Camana Bay Corporate volleyball championships in sight, there was a lot at stake as the four teams warmed up for the semifinal matches on Wednesday, April 10th. At this stage in the league all the teams had already played each other once, so the teams knew the key players to watch out for […]

Council of Ministers’ Meeting for Environmental Sustainability to be held in Martinique

Wednesday, April 17, 2019 — The 6th Meeting of the Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability (COMES 6) of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) will take place in Martinique from 15-17 May 2019, under the theme “Towards a Sustainable Caribbean Society.” WHAT The 6th Council of Ministers on Environmental Sustainability Meeting brings together Government Officials, Representatives of International and Regional […]

European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean: joining forces for a #CommonFuture

From EEAS Europa The EU is setting out a vision for renewed political partnership with Latin America and the Caribbean. The ‘Joint Communication’ comes 10 years after the last major EU strategy for the region. It comes at a difficult time of crisis in Venezuela, where the EU is actively seeking a peaceful and democratic way […]

Haiti made history today!

From HTS A historic win for #Haiti today! We are pleased to announce that Haiti is now recognized by the global community as an international tech hub!  The startup ecosystem map published last month by #HaitiTechSummit is featured in Black Enterprise Magazine. The 2019 map will be published by Forbes Magazine at the 3rd annual […]

US: Fla. woman ‘Infatuated’ with Columbine found dead

From Newsmax A young Florida woman who traveled to Colorado and bought a shotgun for what authorities feared would be a Columbine-inspired attack just days ahead of the 20th anniversary was found dead Wednesday in an apparent suicide after a nearly 24-hour manhunt. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Shrader said 18-year-old Sol Pais was discovered by […]

Royal Caribbean wants to build $300M HQ building at Port Miami

From The Next Miami Royal Caribbean is proposing to build a $300 million office campus on land owned by Miami-Dade County at PortMiami as an expansion of their global headquarters there. A new building would be constructed, while two existing buildings would be renovated, and a third demolished. Employee capacity at the HQ will increase […]

Venezuelan prison sees 65 inmates escape on Caribbean island

From France24 Caracas AFP Venezuela’s Margarita Island in the Caribbean, a magnet for tourists around the world, was on lockdown Tuesday after 65 inmates escaped from a local prison, officials said. The inmates broke out from a prison in the town of La Asuncion overnight Monday to Tuesday. Vice-admiral Alexander Velasquez, head of the Nueva […]

Slow Farms for Latin American and the Caribbean

By Slow Food Today we’d like to tell you about the history of a Slow Food network grass-roots project. It is the history of Slow Farms, in Colombia and Cuba, which is going to be extended throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. The project is an initiative to revive, protect and strengthen traditional small and […]

US: Feds let indicted ex-Macomb Township official Dino Bucci take Caribbean vacation

By Tresa Baldas From Detroit Free Press It’s been 17 months since ex-Macomb Township trustee Dino Bucci was indicted on a slew of public corruption charges, yet there have been no developments in his case. There have been no hearings. His trial has been postponed five times. And now he’s going on spring break to the […]

Ways to improve your driving during Winter

here are several ways to improve your driving during winter. Here are some of the key ones. Buy proper winter tires, tires that have been approved for winter use. Summer tires will not give you the traction that you need, as they get very hard and lose the ability to create traction during the winter […]