January 17, 2019

Study: Best Cure for Cough Is Chocolate

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By Brian Freeman From Newsmax Patients suffering from a cough who used a chocolate-based medication reported a “significant improvement” in their symptoms within two days, compared to those on a regular cough syrup, according to a study conducted by a research group at the University of Hull in Yorkshire, England, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday. In […]

Avalanches, accidents push Europe’s winter death toll to 21

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AP From Gulf News Europe At least 21 weather-related deaths have been reported in Europe in the last 10 days Belgrade (Serbia): Heavy snow paralysed much of Europe for yet another day, cutting off mountain villages, sparking avalanches like one that crashed into a Swiss hotel and killing at least four more people on Friday. […]

Here’s what the major world powers will look like in 2025, according to a Harvard professor

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By Stephen M. Walt, Foreign Policy From Business Insider The term “world order” is often used to describe the configuration of power in international relations. The future world order will most likely continue to see shrinking US superiority, expanding Chinese power, and a growing tension between the two. An increasingly divided Europe, a conflictual Middle […]

Royal Caribbean’s 2019 changes

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Six big changes coming to Royal Caribbean in 2019 By: Matt Hochberg From Royal Caribbean Blog With 2019 right around the corner, a new year of Royal Caribbean cruising is nearly upon us.  With the new year comes new changes to Royal Caribbean, and we picked out six of the most noticeable changes that guests will […]

These ‘Crab Dawgs’ have no shame – Guyana Gov. did the right thing

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By Dennis Adonis From Guyana Guardian Before I get to what I really want to say, let me point out a few things that readers have to first understand, so that the crocodile tears that some crooked people are crying now, would be seen for just what they are; – the tears of ruthless and […]

China’s Youon expands into Europe as other bike startups backpedal worldwide

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By Rita Liao TechCrunch A little known Chinese bike company is riding into Europe as its peer Ofo has applied the brakes to its global expansion strategy in recent months. Youon, which gets by manufacturing public bikes for city governments across China, has formed a joint venture with UK-based bike-sharing startup Cycle.land, it says in […]

Nestlé takes the digital challenge

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By Erika Morphy From fDi Intelligence Nestlé is reorganising its global operations, with its digital strategy being given a complete overhaul. But, asks Erika Morphy, will this be enough to reverse its recent poor performance? Driven by unhappy investors and a market that has been dismayed by its financial performance, Nestlé has been taking aggressive […]

Over 3,000 pounds of cocaine from Guyana, seized in Europe

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By Andrea Fernandes From Guyana Guardian Just around three thousand and eighty-seven pounds of cocaine (3,087), which is believed to have been shipped from Guyana several days ago has been intercepted earlier today, near the Canary Islands by European Intelligence operatives, who had been monitoring the drug’s movement for some time. Using satellite imagery, agents […]

The Editor Speaks: Immigration overstayers and snooping

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In a Press Release from the Cayman Islands Department of Immigration’s (DOI) Enforcement Division it reported that 185 overstayers fled the Cayman Islands during the month of August 2018. “The revised number of 185 includes the previously reported 14 persons that voluntarily turned themselves into the Enforcement Division,” Deputy Chief Immigration Officer, Gary Wong, explained. […]

How turmeric birthed an award-winning start-up and is changing lives in Belize

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When Umeeda Switlo visited Belize in 2014 on assignment for an international NGO, she immediately fell in love with the Central American Country, its people, and a golden, pungent root spice. “It was the most beautiful turmeric that I had ever seen in my life,” she recalled. “It was huge and really orangey in colour.” […]