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Day: July 25, 2013

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The Editor Speaks: What crimes are often not reported?

I expect you are going to say rape, harassment, bullying, etc. Add to the list of a number of crimes that include theft, drugs, wounding with intent, fire detectors (lack of or broken), maintenance in public areas and the list…

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Coventry (England) Caribbean Festival to shower city in colour

By Mary Isokariari, From The Voice Annual event takes place this weekend (27/28) Coventry is getting ready to celebrate the annual Caribbean Festival 2013 this weekend at the War Memorial Park . Local teenager Kaman Francis Balou, 18, a street…

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Study Reveals That Every Dolphin Has A Unique Whistled Name

By Tia Ghose, Livescience, From Business Science Dolphins call to each other using distinctive whistles that serve as names, new research suggests. Each dolphin makes its own unique whistle, and close friends or family will reply with the same sound….

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Injuries from falling TVs up 95% among U.S. kids, study says

By Vignesh Ramachandra From Mashable Television content is usually what parents want to protect their kids from — not the actual TV. But a new study found the rate of television sets falling and injuring children is rising, uncovering a…

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Make Your Life Beautiful with Dr Bernie Hanna – Obesity Part 2

From Banana islands info As the Obesity problem increases in The Bahamas, we need to get to the root of the problem. What is the cause of our obesity? What are the issues that we need to address? Some key…

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LIAT shareholders getting $65M loan to modernize fleet

From Caribbean Journal Four shareholder governments of Caribbean air carrier LIAT will be receiving a total of $65 million in loans from the Caribbean Development Bank to support the purchase of new aircraft for the company. The shareholders include Barbados,…

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Another reason to hate plastic bags: sea turtles eat them

by Susan Bird From Care2 When a loggerhead sea turtle is hungry, he hunts for food that floats and billows in the water. What he’s after is a nice, tasty jellyfish. Unfortunately, what he sometimes finds is a discarded plastic…

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Caribbean intellectual is Emancipation keynoter

By Carolyn Guniss Special to South Florida Times FORT LAUDERDALE – Caribbean Emancipation Day is Aug. 1 and the Greater Caribbean American Cultural Coalition, under the auspices of State Rep. Hazelle Rogers and the Caribbean Consular Corps, has put together…

Flight Crew Swimsuit Calendar shot in Cayman goes on sale

By Jets Staff From New York Jets The New York Jets will unveil the fifth annual Flight Crew Cheerleaders swimsuit calendar  on sale this Friday, July 26. The 16-month calendar showcases the cheerleaders shot on location in the Cayman Islands…

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Royal Caribbean plans new cruise terminal building in Bayonne (USA)

From World Maritime News Royal Caribbean plans to base the region’s largest cruise vessel at the new Bayonne facility beginning in 2014. The Port Authority Board of Commissioners yesterday approved plans by Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines to build a new…