December 17, 2017

Skeleton dated to 3.67 million years old

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From IFL SCIENCE Little Foot is a big deal. Not only is this rare and wonderfully preserved skeleton the most complete australopithecine — a putative evolutionary ancestor of humans– specimen ever discovered, but it is also one of the oldest hominid skeletons dated so far. However, Little Foot has caused quite a stir among the scientific community, […]

Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association joins forces with travel associations worldwide to unify sector

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MIAMI (August 9, 2017) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) is partnering with travel associations around the world to strengthen the tourism sector in the region. President of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) Karolin Troubetzkoy disclosed that under the stewardship of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), CHTA has joined […]

Mick Fanning had a close call with shark in the same spot he escaped one 2 years ago

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable They say lightning never strikes twice, but it was certainly a close call for Australian surfer Mick Fanning. The World Surf League at Jeffreys Bay in South Africa was temporarily placed on hold Wednesday, when a 3 metre great white shark swam near Fanning and Gabriel Medina during the quarter-finals […]

ICC World League: Qatar to start campaign against Cayman Islands

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By Fawad Hussain  From The Peninsula Qatar will take on Cayman Islands in their opening match of ICC World League Division 5, according to details revealed by the International Cricket Council for the eight-nation tournament to be played in South Africa in September. Qatar have been placed in Group A in the competition, which also […]

Never-before-seen gatherings of hundreds of humpback whales

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By Mallory Locklear From New Scientist In a mysterious change to their normal behaviour, humpback whales are forming massive groups of up to 200 animals. Humpbacks aren’t normally considered to be terribly social. They are mostly found alone, in pairs, or sometimes in small groups that disband quickly. But research crews have spotted strange new […]

Women are leading the way in HIV research

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By Linda-Gail Bekker and Anthony S. Fauci From Caribbean News Service GENEVA, Switzerland, Mar 08 2017 – On International Women’s Day, we want to celebrate the strong women who have always been at the heart of fighting the HIV/AIDS epidemic. For more than 35 years, women have modeled strength and resilience as researchers, nurses and […]

Valley of stars

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In the Valley of Stars From Lewington Franschoek, South Africa. This place holds a special place in my heart as we witnessed my good friends get married here. During the night before the wedding this timelapse was shot. In a private farm, a crystal clear night with the clouds rolling off the mountains that surround […]

12 spots to stargaze

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12 of the world’s most beautiful spots to stargaze By Ali Sundermier From Business Insider The night sky is an amazing thing. It’s like a map, showing us our place in this vast, ever-expanding universe. And it’s like a time machine, allowing us to see billions of years back in time — the amount of […]

Second 2016 CTO regulation roundtable takes place in London

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From Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) Now held as roundtables, the Regulating ICTs series organised by the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organisation (CTO) registered participants from Bangladesh, Cameroon, Cayman Islands, Ghana, Mauritius, Montserrat, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. LONDON, 08 JULY 2016 – Board members of ICT regulatory and other specialised agencies from ten countries took […]

Cricket: West Indies name squad for first four matches of tri nation ODI series

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From Caribbean News Now ST JOHN’S, Antigua — The West Indies Selection Panel has named the 14-man squad for the first four matches of the upcoming Tri Nation One-Day International Series. The Tri Series will feature West Indies, South Africa and Australia and all matches will be day/night. The series starts in at the Guyana […]