May 27, 2019

Cannabis Oil (Cannabidiol CBD) now legal in all 50 States. But should it be banned?

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From Medicine Scoop USA Public interest in CBD was aroused by a recent CNN report on medical marijuana by Dr. Sanjay Gupta. Previously a skeptic on medical marijuana, Dr. Gupta admitted to having been “brainwashed” by government propaganda. Gupta featured the story of a 5-year-old girl, Charlotte Figi, who suffered continual epileptic seizures from a […]

OECS celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

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By Natasha Augustin Friday, May 24, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, in collaboration with the Government of Saint Lucia’s Ministries of Sustainable Development, Education, Fisheries and Forestry, and with the support of other partners and sponsors, celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) 2019 under the theme “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health.” […]

Disney wins ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ copyright suit as court declares you cannot copyright pirate life

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By Timothy Geigner From Tech Dirt It’s no secret that Disney is almost solely responsible for the wild expansion of copyright law that has occurred over the course of decades. In addition to the near constant lobbying for longer copyright term lengths and a heavy-handed approach to enforcement, Disney has also found itself attempting to assert copyright […]

10 beasts facing extinction

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10 Fantastic Beasts on the Verge of Extinction By Susan Bird From Care2 1. SUMATRAN ORANGUTAN Photo credit: marie martin/Getty Images There are only about 14,600 Sumatran orangutans remaining in the wild, making them a critically endangered species. The Sumatran orangutan lives essentially all of its life in trees. There are only nine existing populations of Sumatran orangutans. But […]

The truth about Caribbean medical schools

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By Jessica K. Willett From Kevin MD I graduated from St. George’s University School of Medicine in Grenada and now work as an emergency medicine physician at a trauma center in Northern California. To some, that may seem like an extreme jump or a rare success story. The stigma of a Caribbean medical school education […]

Child sex trafficking survivors need your help

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Survivors of child sex trafficking need your help. Instead of being treated as victims, children across the U.S. are being arrested for crimes they were forced to commit as a result of being trafficked. You can help put an end to this. Right now, New Hampshire has a crucial opportunity to change this injustice. By passing House Bill […]

Cayman Island’s abused, unwanted animals receive a boost

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From Pink Duck Publishing Funds for Cayman’s homeless and abused animals were given a boost recently, thanks to the Cayman Islands Humane Society’s annual gala Furball, held April 2019. Held at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, animal lovers gathered for the event which raised $60,000, enough funds to run the […]

Statement by St. Kitts & Nevis Prime Minister Dr. the Hon. Timothy Harris on the occasion of Mother’s Day Sunday, May 12th, 2019

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My Fellow Citizens and Residents, Every year on Mother’s Day, messages of love and gratitude from near and far permeate our homes, churches and airwaves, expressing the beautiful sentiments that Jimmy Cliff sings about to describe the way he feels about hisDear Mother.  She’s my Mother and I love her so, more than any other, anywhere […]

International Day of Nursing: Nursing staff are vital for making progress towards universal health

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Nurses make up more than 50% of health workers yet, in many countries of the Americas, shortages persist. New PAHO guidelines seek to strengthen their role in achieving health for all. Washington, DC, 8 May 2019 (PAHO)- Today, at the launch of the Strategic Directions for Nursing in the Region of the Americas, the Pan American […]

Making the most out of audio and voice

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As audio-enabled smart speaker devices have seen a sharp rise in popularity this year, there are definite opportunities to monetize and reach wider audiences. By Sahar Amer From Reuters Community he popularity of using smart speakers is growing at a similar pace to the use of mobile phones. The International News Media Association (INMA) report, Audio […]