August 22, 2019

Tobago Trekkers win investment at the Animation Accelerator Pitch competition

Bridgetown, BARBADOS, August 22, 2019.  Eight teams of Caribbean animators and gaming practitioners pitched their animation concepts to international content buyers on the final day of the Animation and Gaming Accelerator training.  The E-IDCOT Tobago Project with their Tobago Trekkers game won the top prize of $10,000 USD provided by the Caribbean Development Bank via […]

Caribbean airlift – waking up in Paradise

By Ir. Damien Richardson From Fifty Sky Shades When Adam woke up that first day in paradise, as his eyes, hears, nose, and all of his body senses began to be activated; that must have been an unbelievable experience. But I am sure that once he saw the birds flying and enjoying the sky’s breeze, he […]

Former Yale professor sexually assaulted five students, report says

By Rob Frehse,From CNN (CNN)A former Yale psychiatry professor sexually assaulted five students and engaged in other sexual misconduct, according to an independent report released by the university.Eugene Redmond, who was on the faculty for 44 years, is accused of misconduct and sexual assault primarily by interns in a program he ran that included undergraduate students at […]

Pioneering report exposes global reach of so-called conversion therapy

A groundbreaking report released by OutRight Action International today exposes the global reach of so-called conversion therapy. Drawing on data from survey results with almost 500 respondents from 80 countries, and in-depth interviews with experts and survivors from more than a dozen countries, the report overwhelmingly shows that so-called conversion therapy efforts occur across the world […]

National Car Rental’s Award-Winning Emerald Club launches Annual “One Two Free” promotion to reward frequent travelers

Enhanced promotion includes “bonus opportunities” to earn free days* faster ST. LOUIS – Aug. 22, 2019 –  National Car Rental is relaunching its annual One Two Free® promotion through its award-winning Emerald Club loyalty program. The promotion offers registered Emerald Club members one free rental day* for every two qualifying rentals. Registered members can earn free days even faster […]

Recycle E-waste: Save the planet, save gorillas

Introduction You might have heard a little about recycling in the past, but did you know that you might be saving the life of a Gorilla by choosing to recycle certain items? Yes! There has been a rapid decline in the number of Gorillas in Congo (where they are commonly found) and it has been […]

Genesis Essentia Concept named 2019 Idea Award winner

SEOUL, South Korea, August 21, 2019 – Today, the Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) awarded the Genesis Essentia Concept with a Gold International Design Excellence Award (IDEA) for Automotive and Transportation. This is the brand’s first “best of the best” award win for Genesis Vehicle Design. Considered one of the world’s top three design […]

World energy scenarios 2017 | Latin America & the Caribbean energy scenarios

From World Energy Council The report ‘Latin America &  the Caribbean (LAC) Energy Scenarios’ examines the future of the regional energy context to 2060. Three plausible, relevant and challenging regional scenarios are presented, which provide a clear and enabling framework for decision making under deep uncertainty and a platform to guide the development and consideration […]

Mexican Caribbean celebrates Whale Shark Day with new tour regulations to protect species

QUINTANA ROO, Mexico, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Ahead of Whale Shark Day on August 30, tour providers of the Mexican Caribbean have welcomed new government-mandated regulations to protect the largest fish in the world. Introduced by Mexico’s National Commission of Natural Protected Areas (CONANP), the innovative new policies aim to safeguard these famous endangered creatures while preserving the magical […]

How the entertainment industry has changed after mobile apps boom?

By Sandeep Agrawal Gone are the days when people used to rush back home just so that they can catch their favorite show on TV. Today, we have smartphones, internet, and mobile apps. Thanks to these three innovations, Entertainment is no longer fixed to predefined time slots. It means, if you miss an episode of […]