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Orphaned bear cub

Here are some cute photos of a orphaned bear cub that a mountain village in Bosnia took in By Daria Sito-Sucic, Reuters From business Insider A two-month-old female bear cub wandered into a mountain village in Bosnia. Initially, locals feared her mother might come looking for her and directed her away from the village. The […]

The Importance of Understanding Blood Pressure World Hypertension Day 2019 reminds us to “Know Your Numbers”

Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is considered a leading risk factor for disease on a global level. Often called the “silent killer,” many individuals may not be aware that anything is wrong while the damage is occurring within the body. Chronic hypertension can potentially lead to serious conditions like stroke, heart attack, heart failure, or […]

Discovery Day in Cayman Islands

Last Monday (20) was Discovery Day in the Cayman Islands and a Public Holiday. The “celebration”, however, passes with hardly a murmur and no pageants, public demonstrations, flag waving, etc.  Christopher Columbus sighted the Cayman Islands on May 10, 1503 and named them Las Tortugasafter the numerous sea turtles seen swimming in the surrounding waters. Columbus had found the two smaller […]

Opinion: Saint Vincent and the Grenadines follows the route of Venezuela in Parliamentary practices

By Jolly Green oday the NDP brought a private members’ motion to Parliament. The motion sort to re-establish public confidence in the electoral process to deliver free and fair elections, which is vital to democracy and the electoral system in St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Some serious irregularities have come to light over the years, […]

Top four football player with Caribbean roots who have made it to the Premier League

From Caribbean News Now The Caribbean Islands are home to many of the greatest English footballers to ever exist. From legends such as Andy Cole and John Barnes to Raheem Sterling and Daniel Sturridge, all of them are known to have Caribbean roots. As a former English colony, Jamaica was home of popular sports such […]

Amazon is building dedicated warehouses for hazardous goods

By Kris Holt From engadget Its robots aren’t handling bear repellent anymore. Amazon is building dedicated warehouses to store hazardous goods, with the first one it constructed from scratch set to open this summer. It follows an incident at the tail end of last year, in which an exploding can of bear repellent led to […]

Barbados cuts visa requirement for 30 countries

From 320ro Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Senator Dr. Jerome Walcott. (FP) Government now has 30 ‘new friends’ following a decision to abolished visa restrictions on those countries. This was revealed Friday afternoon by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade Dr Jerome Walcott during a post-Cabinet press conference at Government headquarters, Bay Street, St Michael. […]

9 simple ways to add exercise into your work and home routines

By Sharon Felereisen From Business Insider Many people struggle to find the time to exercise during the busy work week. We asked experts simple ways you can incorporate exercise into your work and home routines. Simple changes like parking farther away from your destination and exercising while walking your dog can make a big difference. […]

WALSHY FIRE – ABENG… A conversation between Africa and the Caribbean

From Reggaeville ABENG IS A “CONVERSATION BETWEEN AFRICA AND THE CARIBBEAN” FEATURING TOP NAMES IN DANCEHALL AND AFROBEATS  Walshy Fire has used his platform as a member of Major Lazerand as a producer and international DJ to gather artists from Africa and the Caribbean for ABENG, a first-of-its-kind album bridging the two regions, out June 7th on Mad Decent. […]

7 mistakes you make after you wake up that ruin your day

By Shana Lebowitz from Business Insider Do the morning right by avoiding the common mistakes that people make after they wake up. These mistakes can set the stage for an unproductive day. For example, don’t check your email in bed, and don’t get ready in the dark. There’s no one morning routine that works for everyone. Maybe […]