November 18, 2019

Phineas Fisher offers $100,000 bounty to hack banks and oil companies

By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai From Motherboard TECH BY VICE An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public interest hacks and leaks. The hacker, known as Phineas Fisher, published a new manifesto on Friday, offering to pay hackers up to […]

Caribbean experts receive training on policies and policy coherence towards achieving sustainable development

Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion. The workshop was hosted by The Economic […]

10 best superfoods to protect your eyesight

From Newsmax Tens of millions of Americans suffer age related losses in at least one of their senses, according to a recent University of Chicago study. And experts warn that once you start losing any of your senses, including vision, you increase your risk of developing dementia. “People are living longer than ever before in […]

Financial mishaps for seniors can be clue to Alzheimer’s

Unpaid bills, overdrawn accounts, dwindling investments: When seniors begin experiencing fiscal troubles, early dementia or Alzheimer’s disease could be an underlying cause, researchers say. In the early stages of the disease, people with undiagnosed Alzheimer’s are at high risk of making foolish and dangerous decisions about their finances, mostly because families may not know they […]

OECS and ARIN to host inaugural State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be hosting the inaugural symposium on The State of the Caribbean Internet in Basseterre, […]

University of Miami and The UWI Partner for Hemisphere

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, November 15, 2019—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Miami (UM) have teamed up as partners within in a Hemispheric University Consortium (HUC). The second meeting of the Consortium was held at The UWI’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica, in October and co-chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir […]

Jamaica’s Prime Minister meets  The UWI’s software engineering students in China

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Saturday, 16 November 2019—How can software engineering improve Jamaican society? Seven Jamaican students from The University of the West Indies – China Institute of Information Technology (UWI-CIIT)—and Mona lecturer Dr Ezra Mugisa—had the chance to discuss this with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP, during a private […]

Swoop takes off with 5 new direct flights from Winnipeg including Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS — Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline and subsidiary of WestJet Airlines Ltd., launches a series of inaugural flights from Winnipeg Richardson International Airport (YWG), starting with a direct flight to Orlando International Airport (MCO).  Swoop travelers will be taking off on inaugural routes to McCarran International Airport (LAS) on November 15, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) on November […]

Rum market to witness tremendous by forecasted period 2019-2025 with key players like Bacardi,Diageo,Pernod Ricard,Admiral Nelson’s Rum,William Grant and Sons,Remy Cointreau,Maine Craft Distilling,

From Market Report Gazette The report thoroughly analyzes the most crucial details of the Global Rum Market with the help of an in-depth and professional analysis. Described in a precise manner, the report also presents complete overview of the market based on the factors that are projected to have a considerable and measurable impact on […]

Latin American Counsel Awards 2020 – reminder

By Lexology The closing date for the Latin American Counsel Awards is next Friday 22 November 2019. We would like to offer you the opportunity to make a submission either for your own team (or an individual within it) or on behalf of another team and/or individual. To make your submission(s), please complete the following short […]