February 26, 2020

Archives for January 4, 2020

KPREIT begins deploying proceeds of $2 billion rights issue: Acquisitions in Jamaica to come, having secured Cayman Islands warehouse units

By Durrant Pate from Jamaica Observer Kingston Properties Limited (KPREIT) has begun deploying the proceeds of its just-completed $2-billion rights issue with the acquisition of eight warehouse units in the Cayman Islands, valued at just under US$2 million. The warehouses are located in the Rosedale Warehouse Complex, which is on Cayman’s industrial belt. The units […]

Swiss firm in Panama Papers charged in Transatlantic stock scam

From SWI (Bloomberg) — Two executives and a Swiss firm linked to shell companies in the Panama Papers data leak were charged in the U.S. with scamming investors in pump-and-dump schemes. Blacklight SA and the executives bought shares of small publicly traded companies and then publicized false information such as pending merger deals, prosecutors said. […]

2020 marks the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife

Nurses and midwives account for the largest proportion of the health workforce – 50% of the total, but a further 9 million are needed globally to achieve the goal of universal health by 2030.  Washington D.C., 3 January 2020 (PAHO/WHO)- In order to recognize the work of nurses and midwives around the work and advocate for […]

No eggs imported into SVG for the Christmas season

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines was able to reduce the importation of eggs during the 2019 Christmas season. Adrian Lewis, President of the Poultry Association, commended farmers for their excellent work and dedication noting that this is the first time in decades that eggs were not imported for the festive season. The Ministry of Agriculture currently […]

Martin: No eraser for 2019, but a second chance in 2020

By Melissa Martin Will we be the same human beings in the new year? Will this year be different? Will humanity change? Along with 2020 comes the hope and yearning for a more peaceful human race. How do we try to heal from the tragedies of 2019, but not forget? Former Year “Should auld acquaintance […]

OPINION: Vincentians will need 2020 vision to deal with the ULP in 2020

By Jolly Green Since being sworn in as prime minister after the 2015 elections, Ralph Gonsalves and the ULP have never stopped scheming for the next election for a moment.  The ULP dirty tricks department will swing into very top gear this year, due to the upcoming elections in 2020. We are all aware now […]

New Lamborghini Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive: The driver in total control of sheer driving fun

Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD) puts driver at the center of the driving experience 610 hp (449 kW) and 560 Nm of torque in lightweight chassis with specially calibrated Performance Traction Control System (P-TCS)   Unique design signifies Huracán EVO RWD’s fresh and exciting delivery of pure driving emotion In-car connectivity with HMI touchscreen technology and infinite Ad Personamoptions Sant’Agata Bolognese, 4 January 2020 – Automobili Lamborghini announces the Huracán EVO Rear-Wheel Drive (RWD): a visceral driving machine, delivering 610 hp (449 kW) of power at 8,000 rpm and 560 Nm of […]

Diabetes tied to increased risk of hidden spinal fractures

From Newsmax People with Type 2 diabetes are more likely than others to develop spinal fractures that sometimes have no obvious symptoms but are tied to increased risk of future broken bones, a research review suggests. The analysis focused on so-called vertebral fractures, also known as compression fractures, that happen when bones in the spine […]

Secret ingredients

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio You cannot light a sheep on fire. If that particular endeavor happened to be on your bucket list, then I apologize for ruining your day and shortening your list. The secret ingredients in sheep’s wool comes from a high content of nitrogen and water that, together, require more oxygen […]

LGBTI Law Committee officers and friends of the IBA: update

Overview of 2019, updates and highlights for 2020 Summary of content 1.     Research in the Caribbean: criminalisation 1.1. Research in the Caribbean: meeting with Secretary of State of the Vatican 1.2. Caribbean Court of Justice 2.     British Overseas Territories: UK ongoing breaches of LGBTI rights 3.     Cayman Islands: threat to the Rule of law 3.1. Failure of the judiciary of the […]