August 20, 2019

Community Policing

St. Kitts & Nevis: PM Harris highlights the importance of having diversity within the Police Force, particularly in the context of Community Policing St. Kitts and Nevis’ Prime Minister and Minister of National Security, Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris is flanked by (from left to right) Assistant Commissioner of Police with responsibility for Intelligence, Mr. […]

Cancer is the second-leading cause of death in the Caribbean

From Caribbean National Weekly BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC -Cancer has become the second-leading cause of death in the Caribbean and despite this growing burden, many Caribbean small island nations have health systems that struggle to provide optimal cancer care for their populations. In a paper published in the Lancet, one of the world’s leading general medical […]

Las Vegas welcomes top airline executives during 2019 Boyd Group International Aviation Forecast Summit

LAS VEGAS –– More than 300 airline, airport and aviation industry executives from around the world will return to Las Vegas for the 24th Annual International Aviation Forecast Summit, Aug. 25 – 27, 2019, at Wynn Las Vegas.  Boyd Group International, a leading aviation research, forecast and consulting firm, is bringing the conference back to Las Vegas […]

Epstein guards suspected of falsifying logs

From Newsmax A person familiar with the probe of Jeffrey Epstein’s death at a federal jail says guards are suspected of falsifying log entries to show they were checking on inmates in his unit every half hour, when they actually weren’t. Epstein is believed to have killed himself early Saturday at the Metropolitan Correctional Center […]

Participation of Haiti in Ocean Governance Meeting for Greater Caribbean

From Haiti Sentinel A delegation from the Ministry of the Environment consisting of Director General Nicole Yolette Altidor and Ms. Alexandra Vanessa Destiny Pierre traveled to Panama to attend the second regional consultation meeting for the establishment of a coordinating mechanism and sustainable financing plan for ocean governance in the Caribbean and the North-Brazilian plateau. […]

Cayman: Motor vehicle collision on Shamrock Road

From RCIPS Just before 1:50PM today, 6 August, police and other emergency personnel were dispatched by the 9-1-1 Communications Centre to Shamrock Road, at the junction of Bueno Vista, where it was reported that a collision had taken place involving 2 vehicles and several persons received injuries. Police, EMS and Fire officers attended the location […]

‘I was freaking out’: Indianapolis man who fell down a Caribbean volcano is coming home

By Andrew Clark From Indianapolis Star Clay and Acaimie Chastain flew to the Caribbean island of St. Kitts the day after marrying in Crawfordsville, Indiana. They were hoping for a relaxing, weeklong honeymoon before returning to Indianapolis. Instead, there was a frightening fall. But after nearly a week in a St. Kitts hospital, the couple […]

An arbitrator awarded over $10 million to a former employee of a Royal Caribbean subsidiary who said he suffered a ‘catastrophic’ spinal injury

By Mark Matousek From Business Insider An arbitrator awarded former Celebrity Cruises employee Slobodan Despot $10.3 million on June 6. The award came four years after Despot suffered what his attorneys described as a “catastrophic” spinal injury on Celebrity‘s Eclipse ship. But Celebrity filed a petition on July 12 to cancel the award. Celebrity’s attorneys alleged that […]

Cayman: Miss Cayman Universe confirms contestants, sets pageant date

The Miss Cayman Islands Universe committee is pleased to announce that its annual pageant is set for Saturday, 17 August at the Ritz Carlton Grand Cayman. This year will see six contestants vying for the crown to compete at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant. “We are very excited to launch this year’s events and to […]

How to keep your sanity at the end of academic year

In the world we live in, each of us has a lot of roles to play. Some may be workers, parents, siblings, significant others, friends, students, etc. Different roles require us to have patience, understanding, time, love and care, and everything in between that would keep us in having a good interpersonal relationship with people. […]