September 16, 2019

Protest coverage in Haiti and Venezuela reveals U.S. media hypocrisy

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By Kevin Edmonds, The Other Side of Paradise From nacla The media coverage of the events unfolding in Venezuela provides a troubling example of how the imperial ambitions of the United States can magnify crises—especially when contrasted with the current political situation in Haiti. Both Venezuela and Haiti have been facing anti-government protests, with the […]

Caribbean Contribution to Black History

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By Tony Best From the New York Carib News Law, government, Literature, Politics, science and economy, indeed in every area of life When the U.S. Postal Service recently issued a stamp commemorating the life and accomplishment of Shirley Chisholm, the first Black women elected to the U.S. House of Representative, it put the spotlight on […]

Suntech commences proceeding in the United States in support of restructuring process

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Chapter 15 petition filed by the Company’s restructuring professionals GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands, Feb. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Suntech Power Holdings Co., Ltd. (OTC: STPFQ) (the “Company” or “Suntech”) today announced that the joint provisional liquidators (the “JPLs”) of the Company appointed by the Grand Court of the Cayman Islands to oversee the restructuring of […]

Mighty Sparrow to receive prestigious Order of Trinidad and Tobago award

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Sparrow, acknowledged as the “Calypso King of the World” returned to Trinidad and Tobago earlier this month after recovering from a diabetic coma in the United States, where he has been residing for years. PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad, Thursday February 20, 2014, CMC – The Trinidad and Tobago government Wednesday said it had recommended that the Grenadian-born, […]

Caribbean – American Contribution To Black History

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By Michael Roberts From opednews.com Today, nobody can doubt the sterling contribution of Caribbean-Americans to the growth and development of the United States. And it’s been a long history of proven commitment by those who have made this country their adopted homeland. That our ancestors from Africa labored without reward or recompense in the dark […]

Nonsensical Cuba embargo

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7 Reasons the nonsensical Cuba embargo has got to go From The Huffington Post More than half of Americans want to put the U.S. embargo on Cuba to rest, according to a poll released this week by the Atlantic Council, a nonpartisan think tank. We’re not surprised. It’s an outmoded idea whose time has passed. […]

New occupational therapist joins KidsAbility

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Dr. Mona Kazemi, has joined the team at KidsAbility at the Cayman Chiropractic and Medical center as occupational therapist. Dr. Kazemi graduated in 2012 from the University of Southern California with a doctorate in occupational therapy. The University of Southern California has been nominated as the number one occupational therapy school in the United States […]

iNews Briefs

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Recycling their industrial garbage bins has saved the Department of Environmental Health (DEH) tens of thousands of dollars. Because of the shrinking budget and the increasing need for the bins the DEH launched an in depth study on the state of the garbage receptacles to determine what was needed. They compared the cost of purchasing […]

CI Youth Football assists

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CI Youth Football Programme assists young cancer patient Players and coaches from the Cayman Islands Youth Football Programme’s Under 14 team participated in a yard clean-up at the residence of Tommy and Mechon Ebanks in West Bay this past Saturday. The Ebanks’ daughter, Skylar May, was born in May 2013 with Anaplastic Ependyomoma (malignant brain […]

Obama hints at deal for undocumented Caribbean immigrants

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From Caribbean360 The US president called for immigration reform that would allow immigrants without legal status, including Caribbean nationals, to apply for temporary legal status and eventually citizenship. WASHINGTON D.C., United States, Monday February 3, 2014, CMC – US President Barack Obama has hinted that he may accept a deal offering undocumented Caribbean and other […]