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ECSC launches Court-Connected Mediation Public Awareness Campaign in St. Vincent and the Grenadines

ECSC – an Institution of the OECS Wednesday, May 15, 2019 — The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court (ECSC), with support from the Canadian funded Judicial Reform and Institutional Strengthening (JURIST) Project, launched a Mediation Public Awareness Campaign in St. Vincent and the Grenadines on Thursday 9th May 2019 at 10:00 am in the National Insurance Services […]

Is your sunscreen doing more harm than good?

By Jordyn Cornier From Care2 Wearing sunscreen is important, right? It helps prevent skin damage, thwarts premature aging and staves off skin cancer. Beauty experts and doctors alike agree that we should all be wearing some form of sunscreen daily. Too much sun is the enemy of health and beauty, and sunscreen is your knight in shining […]

Anguilla and Montserrat strengthen capacity to mainstream climate change adaptation in their fisheries sectors

Port of Spain, Trinidad – With the start of the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season mere weeks away, many Caribbean islands are already bracing for the possibility of being hit by a tropical storm or hurricane. One sector which has been particularly hard hit is the fisheries sector. Damage to important fisheries infrastructure and assets such as jetties, […]

Drink recipe of the week

Irish Redhead By THE VIKING CHEF From Yummly Servings 4 Ingredients 2 strawberries (washed and trimmed) 1/2 ounce demerara sugar 1 ounce juice concentrate (Ribena* or blackcurrant) 2 ounces Irish whiskey Directions: In a cocktail shaker, muddle together the strawberries and sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Add the Ribena and whiskey. Fill the shaker with ice and shake thoroughly to combine and aerate. […]

US Senate Commerce Committee passes PIRATE RADIO Act

From All Access Music Group The SENATE COMMERCE COMMITTEE has passed the SENATE version of the Preventing Illegal Radio Abuse Through Enforcement (PIRATE) Act (S. 1228). The vote was unanimous and sends the bill to a vote in the full SENATE; the House version (H.R. 583) passed unanimously in FEBRUARY (NET NEWS 2/25). NAB Pres./CEO […]

Diplomat urges US to seek extension of WTO waiver for the Caribbean

From Antigua Observer Antigua and Barbuda’s Ambassador to the United States, Sir Ronald Sanders, has urged the US government to seek an extension of a waiver that allows Caribbean countries to continue to benefit from the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act (CBERA). CBERA, which was launched in 1983 by US President Ronald Reagan, is part […]

US evacuates some government employees from Iraq over Iran threat

From Newsmax Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency American employees from its diplomatic missions in Iraq on Wednesday in another show of concern about alleged threats from Iran. President Donald Trump’s administration is applying new sanctions pressure on Tehran and sending additional forces to the Middle East to counter what it says is a heightened […]

US Supreme Court rules against Apple, allows an App Store antitrust case to proceed

By Sarah Perez From TechCrunch The U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against Apple on Monday on a case involving whether or not a group of iPhone users will be allowed to bring an antitrust lawsuit against the company regarding its App Store practices. The iPhone owners allege that Apple’s 30% commission on App Store sales is passed […]

2 cruise ship passengers die on board of “Unrelated Causes”

By Katherine Hignett From Neswek Two passengers onboard a luxury ocean liner died of “unrelated natural causes” during a four-night trip from Singapore, cruise company Royal Caribbean Cruises confirmed. The passengers, ages 61 and 75, were traveling on the company’s Voyager of the Seas when they died, Channel News Asia reported Wednesday. A Royal Caribbean spokesperson told Newsweek the passenger’s families […]

Puzzles for May 16 2019 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

TODAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE #4 YESTERDAY’S CROSSWORD PUZZLE # 3 SOLUTION