November 22, 2017

Shakespeare’s Caribbean Dream

By Nicole-Rachelle Moore From Soca News Shakespeare’s magical fairy tale, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, is given a rich, warm reworking via A Caribbean Dream by Shakirah Bourne, in her debut as sole director. Shakirah Bourne has re-imagined and infused Shakespeare with a Caribbean flavour that will appeal to diverse palates. Set in Barbados during the […]

PAHO recommends steps health care professionals can take to prevent violence against women

Pan American Health Organization                   www.paho.org World Health Organization www.who.int News and Public Information PAHO recommends concrete steps that health care professionals can take to improve treatment and prevention of violence against women “LIVES” steps: 1) listen closely, with empathy and without judgment, 2) inquire about their needs and concerns, 3) validate their experiences, 4) enhance […]

Ratko Mladic jailed for life over Bosnia war genocide

From BBC Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war. Known as the “Butcher of Bosnia”, Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo. The UN tribunal in The Hague convicted him on […]

Thieves break into Cayman Islands George Town Police Station

Early Wednesday (22) morning two hooded males tried to steal a motorcycle! To obtain the motorcycle the thieves had to break into the back lot at the rear of the police station. They did! At the rear of the station is the motorcycle enclosure. By chance, or good luck, officers engaged in another matter, spotted […]

German government tells parents to destroy children’s smartwatches

BY MARK KAUFMAN From Mashable The German government isn’t just banning some children’s smartwatches — its telling people to “destroy” the gadgets already circulating around the country. On Friday, Germany’s telecom regulator the Federal Network Agency announced that a number of these devices, designed for ages 5 to 12, can allow someone to remotely tap […]

Is parasite from Vietnam killing vets?

From Newsmax A half century after serving in Vietnam, hundreds of veterans have a new reason to believe they may be dying from a silent bullet — test results show some men may have been infected by a slow-killing parasite while fighting in the jungles of Southeast Asia. The Department of Veterans Affairs this spring […]

Super Russian bomber

8 photos of the Tu-160M2, the new long-range super bomber that Russia just unveiled By Daniel Brown From Business Insider Russia Tu 160M2 Tu-160M2.United Aircraft Corporation Russia unveiled its new Tu-160M2 Blackjack long-range super bomber on Thursday — an upgrade to the Tu-160M and original Tu-160, according to The Drive. “While ostensibly an improved variant […]

USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar pleads guilty to sex charges

From BBC Former USA Olympic gymnastics sports doctor Larry Nassar has pleaded guilty to seven charges of sexual assault against women and girls in his care. He was charged with molesting seven girls, many of whom are gymnasts, while working for USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University. As part of the plea deal, Nassar, 54, […]

How the telecom solutions will help logistics companies

Modern logistics today cannot exist without the support of telecommunications. What kind of solutions will help optimize the business? Telecom solutions for logistics allow analyzing not only the movement of goods and the status of trucks, but also how the drivers observe traffic safety. For example, a special sensor can notify the head office of […]

Rebuilding the Caribbean will be pricey, but some are vying to finance its recovery

Masaō Ashtine, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus Updated 10:01 am, Wednesday, November 22, 2017 From New Haven Register (The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Masaō Ashtine, University of the West Indies, Mona Campus (THE CONVERSATION) November 20 marked the end of the Atlantic hurricane […]