March 25, 2019

How did a dead humpback whale end up in the Amazon Rainforest?

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By Laura Goldman From Care2 When they followed vultures into the rainforest on Marajó Island in Brazil,near the mouth of the Amazon River officials with the state health, sanitation and environment department made a surprising discovery. The birds were feeding on the carcass of a 10-ton, 26-foot-long humpback whale calf. The calf, about a year old, was […]

High blood pressure linked to this surprising nutrient deficiency

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By Michelle Schoffro Cook From Care2 According to new nutritional science, there is great news for the more than 100 million people suffering from high blood pressure (in the United States alone). Research shows that a zinc deficiency may be the missing link behind the condition known as hypertension. The new study published in the American Journal of Physiology-Renal Physiology found […]

Cayman Islands: Ogier advises on innovative security token offering

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Ogier has advised long-standing client BTG Pactual, Latin America’s biggest standalone investment bank, on its first security token offering (STO) known as “ReitBZ”. The token will be backed by distressed real estate assets. Residents in Brazil, the U.S. and certain other jurisdictions are restricted from participating in the STO. An Ogier team led by partners […]

6 things to eat when you’re craving chocolate

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By Lia Riverson From Care2 You wake up ready and committed to kicking that sugar habit this week. Your fridge is stocked with sweet, fresh fruit, and you already made lunch plans at that new Mediterranean place that favors hummus over hot fudge sundaes. And then suddenly, before you know it, it’s 8 p.m., and […]

Antigua-Barbuda regulator removes directors of bank implicated in Brazilian bribery scandal

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From Caribbean News Now ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The Antigua and Barbuda Financial Services Regulatory Commission, in exercise of its powers under the law has removed three of the directors from the board of Meinl Bank (Antigua) Ltd and appointed Cleveland Seaforth, managing partner, KPMG Eastern Caribbean, as the official administrator of the bank. In […]

Spiders ‘rain’ in

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Spiders ‘rain’ in awesome, but kinda unsettling event By Johnny Lieu From Mashable Rain is already annoying enough when it’s not seemingly made of spiders. So spare a thought for the people who had to keep an eye on a group of arachnids that appeared to be raining down over rural Brazil, thanks to hot and […]

The terrible forthcoming destruction of the « Caribbean Basin »

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by Thierry Meyssan From Voltairenet.org President Trump has announced the withdrawal of US combat troops from the « Greater Middle East », but the Pentagon is still pursuing the implementation of the Rumsfeld-Cebrowski plan. This time the aim is to destroy the States of the « Caribbean Basin ». This is nothing like the overthrow of […]

Blockchain and the civil liability of the doctor

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By Baddauy Lawyers From Lexology Brazil One of the major challenges in litigation in the area of ​​medical liability is the issue of proof, and medical records are the main document. However, the medical record is not always located, or contains all the necessary information. The medical diagnosis begins with anamnesis. As is well known, […]

Venezuelan crisis bringing back major diseases thought long gone

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By Cathy Burke From Newsmax Contagion from Venezuela’s economic meltdown is literally spreading to neighboring nations — in the form of potentially deadly diseases among millions of refugees, The Wall Street Journal reported. Medical officials in Brazil, Colombia and Venezuela told the news outlet the collapse of Venezuela’s health system has turned the country into an […]

Lies, damn lies, and HQ2

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By John Biggs From TechCrunch Cities are far from future-proof. That’s a mistake. There are few things certain in our world except for the uplifting tendencies of technology. I’ve spent the past few years trying to prove this to myself, at least, by interviewing hundreds of thinkers on the topic. I’ve come to a singular […]