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Archives for April 24, 2019

UN official to inaugurate meeting of Caribbean countries on sustainable development

From Jamaica Observer SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) – The Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) says United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed will participate in the opening session of the third meeting of the Forum of the Countries of Latin America and the Caribbean on Sustainable Development at ECLAC headquarters here. ECLAC said […]

Tiny RC car

This tiny RC car could absolutely destroy your car in a race By Mike Wehner From BGR A 0-to-60 mph time of under three seconds is something that all but the most wealthy supercar owners are ever likely to enjoy. A 0-to-100 mph time of just over five seconds? Well now we’re in territory that […]

Sanja Matsuri – 700 years of history at a glance

By Sandra Sparrowhawk From Reuters Community This spring, Tokyo’s Asakusa district will once again turn into a city-wide celebration from May 17th – May 19th. One of the largest and certainly wildest festivals in the whole of Japan, the Sanja Matsuri (or Sanja Festival) is held in honor of the three men – Hinokuma Takenari, […]

ExxonMobil makes 13th discovery offshore Guyana

From World Oil IRVING — ExxonMobil said today it made a new oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Yellowtail-1 well, marking the 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block. The discovery adds to the previously announced estimated recoverable resource of approximately 5.5 Bboe on the Stabroek Block. Yellowtail-1 is the fifth discovery in the Turbot area, […]

Connecticut investment banker allegedly killed hotel worker while on Caribbean vacation

By Michelle Boudin From People Gavin Hapgood, a 44-year-old UBS financial advisor, is charged with manslaughter A Connecticut investment banker who was vacationing on the Caribbean island of Anguilla is accused of murdering a hotel worker. Gavin Hapgood, a 44-year-old UBS financial advisor, is charged with manslaughter in the death of Kenny Mitchel. According to […]

Guyana: Global airlines body calls for immediate talks with Govt., CJIA on “imposed” fees

From Kaieteur News The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is calling for immediate dialogue with the management of Cheddi Jagan International Airport Corporation (CJIAC) and the Ministry of Public Infrastructure of Guyana, on the implementation process related to the increase in the government-mandated Airport Security Fee and the introduction of a new Passenger Service Charge […]

Mice in space

NASA sent mice into space, and the results are unintentionally hilarious By Mike Wehner From BGR At some point in the not-so-distant future, NASA and other space groups around the world will begin embarking on manned missions deeper into our solar system than our species has ever gone before. That means long journeys and extended […]

Drink recipe of the week

Mango Margarita BACARDI MIXERS From Yummly 5 Ingredients 20 Minutes Ingredients 1 can BACARDI® Mixers Margarita Mix (frozen) 1/2 mango (diced) 1/2 cup BACARDI® Rum 5 cups ice 0mango (or lime for garnish) Directions Blend together BACARDI® Mixers Margarita mix, mango and BACARDI® Rum. Add ice and blend for 45 to 60 seconds or until uniform. Garnish with mango or lime. Serves five people. Discover […]

St. Kitts & Nevis PM Harris’ Statement on the Passing of the Hon. Sir Alister McIntyre, OCC, OM, CCH, An International Treasure and Regional Icon

April 24th, 2019 Chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris of St. Kitts and Nevis extends heartfelt condolences to the people of Grenada and the Caribbean who over the weekend lost Vice Chancellor Emeritus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), the Hon. Sir Alister McIntyre, OCC, OM, CCH.  […]

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