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Archives for May 5, 2019

Martin: Weight does not determine worth

By Melissa Martin What is the difference between weight and worth? One changes—the other does not. Adding or dropping pounds does not make a person’s worth go up and down.  Fear of fat. “Why do modern women in the most affluent countries in the world live like starving people in a primitive land? Why do […]

2019 Beach Volleyball

Cayman Islands Volleyball Tournament Impresses International Body Association Looks to 2020 The Cayman Islands Volleyball Federation (CIVF) is already looking ahead to 2020 after a successful, action-packed weekend hosting the 10th Cayman NORCECA Beach Volleyball Tournament. Thrilled with the turnout of local fans and the feedback from NORCECA, the CIVF team is enjoying the moment […]

Inside looking out

by Paul McGowan From PS Audio There’s a very important picture within each of us, one we believe represents our persona. It’s almost always wrong. It’s wrong because of the constant conflict within our heads: I am good at this—well, maybe not so much. I am really bad at that—well, I’ve been better in the […]

Caribbean warned to brace for more drought conditions

By Bert Wilkinson from Amsterdam News The wider Caribbean region is being warned to brace for a dry season that could extend well into July as weather experts in the region urge government to prepare for eventualities that could be compounded by events associated with the annual hurricane season. Since the last quarter of last […]

UK: Local elections: Conservatives lose more than 1,300 councillors

From BBC The Conservatives have lost 1,334 councillors, with Theresa May saying voters wanted the main parties to “get on” with Brexit. Labour also lost 82 seats in the English local elections, in which it had been expected to make gains. But the strongly pro-EU Lib Dems gained 703 seats, with leader Sir Vince Cable […]

Bernie Sanders: “We cannot continue this grotesque level of income and wealth inequality”

By Tim Hains From Real Clear Politics Sen. Bernie Sanders outlined his plan to raise taxes on the wealthy in an interview Sunday on ABC’s “This Week.” Sanders said that it was “insane” that Amazon, a company owned by the richest man in the world, paid zero dollars in federal income taxes last year and […]

Hostilities flare up as rockets hit Israel from Gaza

From BBC Militants in the Gaza Strip have fired more than 200 rockets into Israel, the army says, prompting air strikes and tank fire on the Palestinian territory. Three Israelis were wounded by the rockets. Israeli fire killed three Palestinians, including a mother and her baby daughter, Gaza officials say. Four Palestinians, including two Hamas […]

Anguilla: Fight to survive’: Darien family describes fatal hotel encounter

By Jim Shay From ctpost A Darien family says their Caribbean vacation last month turned into a “chilling nightmare,” leading to the death of a hotel employee in Anguilla. A spokeswoman for Gavin Scott Hapgood and his family released a new statement Thursday, detailing how the UBS financial adviser acted in self-defense when the hotel worker came […]

7 surprising foods that will boost protein levels within hours

Protein is a macronutrient made from more than 20 building blocks called amino acids. It is in your hair, skin, muscle, and bone among other tissues and organs. Out of the 21 amino acids, histidines, leucine, lysine, and phenylalanine come from food. The average adult needs to consume 0.8 grams of protein per kilogram of body weight […]

Fired for having cancer: Freedom United’s exclusive interview with Baby Jane Allas and Jessica Cutrera

From Freedom United Imagine being fired for having cancer. It’s shocking, but it’s exactly what happened to Baby Jane Allas. The single mother came to Hong Kong to be a domestic worker in 2017, hoping to support her five children and mother back in the Philippines. Yet her employer acted like Baby Jane was her […]