April 23, 2019

The first-ever jaguar cub born by artificial insemination was likely eaten by its mother 2 days later

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By Molly Thomson From Business Insider A jaguar, Bianca, was artificially inseminated and was the first of the species to successfully give birth to a cub this way. Two days later, the cub disappeared — and was likely eaten by its mother. Scientists behind the insemination still believe this is groundbreaking work that could combat […]

Consistency: The Success of the Cayman Islands

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By Jeff Thomas, From PMIFeature Writer for Doug Casey’s International Man and Strategic Wealth Preservation Not surprisingly, as I’m called upon frequently to counsel investors seeking advice on their international diversification, one of the most oft-asked questions is why my principle country of residence, the Cayman Islands, is so uniquely advantageous. Whilst I discuss this subject […]

Recipes of the week

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How To Eat A Mango Caribbean From botr florida A taste of Jamaica at Mango Caribbean Flavor BoulevardAn essential ingredient in Asian, Caribbean and South American cooking, the sweet and juicy papaya is known by many names: the pawpaw, fruta bomba, mamao and tree melon. No matter what it is called, the bright orange fruit […]

US: Miracle’ ending in Northern California as sisters Caroline and Leia Carrico, ages 5 and 8, found alive

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By Bill Hutchinson and Matthew Fuhrman From ABC Caroline and Leia Carrico, ages 5 and 8, wandered away from their home Friday. Two young sisters have been found alive and safe after wandering away from their Northern California home and spending 44 hours lost in a cold, rainy forest, according to their mother and the […]

The Caribbean Student Association and Unidos talk about Afro-Latinos for Black History Month

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By A’nire Glenn From The Famuan The Florida A&M University Caribbean Student Association and Unidos came together to celebrate Black History Month, Friday Feb. 23 in B. L. Perry. The purpose of the event was to serve as a general body meeting for CSA and Unidos and to inform people of the importance Afro-Latinos have […]

New HBO Documentary, ‘Say Her Name: The Life and Death of Sandra Bland,’ explores the controversial death of a young black woman in police custody; premieres on February 25

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MIAMI, FL., February 7, 2019 – On July 10, 2015, Sandra Bland, a politically engaged and vibrant 28-year-old African American from Chicago, was arrested for a traffic violation in a small Texas town. After three days in custody, she was found hanging from a noose in her jail cell. Bland’s death was quickly ruled a suicide, […]

WI captain dedicates Test victory to Alzarri Joseph

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By Nelson A. king from Caribbean Life West Indies cricket captain Jason Holder on Saturday dedicated the Caribbean sides’ humiliation of England in the second Test at the Sir Vivian Richards stadium in Antigua to fast bowler Alzarri Joseph and his family. Joseph, 22, an Antiguan native, lost his mother, Sharon, the night before the […]

Roatán mother grateful after brain tumour removed in Cayman Islands surgery

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Cayman Islands (January 31, 2019) – Carolyn Flowers, a mother and grandmother from Roatán, Honduras was experiencing blinding headaches that were having a debilitating effect on her daily life. Coming seemingly out of the blue, these symptoms were cause for concern, since during her adult life she’d never before suffered from headaches or high blood pressure. […]

[British teens jailed for life for murdering Bermudian student] – Steede’s mother forgives his killers

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By Jonathan Bell From The Royal Gazette The mother of a 17-year-old Bermudian student murdered in an English city said yesterday that she had forgiven his killers. Keishaye Steede told reporters outside Nottingham Crown Court that she “forgave them the day that they did it”. She added: “I haven’t been angry. This character that you […]

Zimbabwe troops accused of ‘systematic torture’ of protesters

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From BBC A government-appointed human rights group in Zimbabwe has accused soldiers of using “systematic torture” in a crackdown on protests. The Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission strongly criticised authorities for using troops to quell demonstrations. Unrest broke out more than a week ago following a sharp rise in fuel prices. A government spokesman defended the crackdown, […]