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Archives for February 27, 2020

CHTA congratulates Bahamian on Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge victory

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (February 26, 2020) – The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) congratulated Bahamian Marv Cunnigham for winning last weekend’s 10th ANGOSTURA Global Cocktail Challenge (AGCC) in Port of Spain, Trinidad. The event, which was held at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad on Saturday, saw the Taste of the Caribbean Hall of Fame […]

Two race drivers for the CUPRA Formentor

The first development entirely carried out by CUPRA Racers Mattias Ekström and Jordi Gené work together with CUPRA engineers in the final phase of development of the Formentor Suspension, accelerator response and seat comfort are adjusted with the highest precision on the circuits The world of racing is at the service of a production car […]

Four Twenty Seven announces its physical climate risk application

Score thousands of assets in minutes with Four Twenty Seven’s new on-demand physical climate risk app February 27, 2020 – Berkeley, CA – Four Twenty Seven, an affiliate of Moody’s and the leading publisher of climate data for financial markets, today announces the release of a new on-demand climate risk scoring tool. This application responds to […]

HERO takes top honours

Canadian Director Frances-Anne Solomon’s HERO Takes Top Honours at L.A’s Pan African Film Festival CaribPR Wire, TORONTO, Canada, Thurs. Feb. 27, 2020: Following a sold-out Opening Night of the 28th Pan African Film and Arts Festival, (PAFF) with more than 1000 patrons at the Director’s Guild of America in West Hollywood, and two subsequent packed screenings, Frances-Anne Solomon’s HERO was awarded […]

Inter-American Commission on Human Rights rules Jamaica’s “Buggery” law incompatible with American Convention on Human Rights

The Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) ruled yesterday that Jamaica’s colonial-era ban on same-sex relations, known as the “anti-buggery” law, is incompatible with the American Convention on Human Rights. The Commission recommended that the law be repealed, and instructed the country to pay reparations to the plaintiffs in the case. Same-sex relations have been […]

IMF coronavirus

The economic cost from the outbreak of coronavirus strain COVID-19 is still uncertain but will certainly negatively impact global growth, IMF spokesman Gerry Rice told reporters Thursday in Washington, DC. The IMF is looking at all the data available and hopes to have a more concrete outlook of the ultimate impact when it publishes the […]

Cayman: Crises Centre – “We all know someone who is experiencing violence”

Last weekend’s situation at Coral Beach has attracted a great deal of attention on social media. As the Cayman Islands’ only women’s shelter, we are committed to combating any form of violence, especially to the most vulnerable amongst us. We share the concerns expressed by the community, especially as this is a violent act against […]

US: Daredevil ‘Mad Mike’ Hughes killed in homemade rocket accident

By Jack Phillips From The Epoch Times “Mad Mike” Hughes, a self-proclaimed daredevil and reported flat Earth enthusiast, died after a homemade rocket that he constructed crashed in California. The Daily Press of Victorville reported that Hughes died near Barstow at around 1:52 p.m. near Highway 247. Later, a publicist for Hughes, Darren Schuster, confirmed to the Los Angeles Times that he […]

Potential first US ‘Community Spread’ coronavirus reported

By Eric Mack From Newsmax The United States’ first “community spread” of the coronavirus has been discovered in a patient in California, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention confirmed. “At this time, the patient’s exposure is unknown,” the CDC said in a statement. “It’s possible this could be an instance of community spread of COVID-19, […]

Why the Guaynese should reject the LGBT political agenda

February 26, 2020:  The Caribbean CAUSE, a regional group consisting of individuals and groups from sixteen (16) Caribbean territories including Guyana note with concern an article by Lisa Hamilton, “Political parties promise to champion LGBTQ rights” published in the Guyana Chronicle on February 25, 2020 (https://guyanachronicle.com/2020/02/25/political-parties-promise-to-champion-lgbtq-rights). This is of concern because Guyana will be holding elections […]