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Archives for April 25, 2020

The Editor speaks: Carry on……. regardless?

When I grew up in England, I was fifteen at the time, a movie called “Carry On Sergeant” came out and this sparked a British Carry On franchise that comprised thirty-one comedy motion pictures spanning form 1958 to 1978, plus a one off in 1992. One was called “Carry on Regardless” and this perhaps should […]

#SmartDevelopmentHack: Digitalisation for Development

Friday, April 24, 2020 — COVID-19 has placed a heavy burden on developing countries unravelling enormous social and economic consequences.  With #SmartDevelopmentHack The Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) together with the European Commission and  “Team Europe” partners including other EU member states, tech companies and civil society are calling for innovative digital solutions to tackle the challenges […]

Coronavirus conspiracy theories abound, but can cause harm

From Newsmax Whenever societies are placed under stress, conspiracy theories blaming this or that nefarious agent for secretly fomenting the threat inevitably arise. It’s no different during the current coronavirus crisis. Some of the evidence-free hoaxes circulating now include theories that the virus is a military bioweapon created in a Chinese lab; that it was […]

Eyes could be contagious with the virus for weeks

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax A new study reveals that the coronavirus can linger in your eyes for several weeks and could be a source of contagion. Scientists at Italy’s National Institute for Infectious Diseases studied the symptoms of a 65-year-old woman who developed COVID-19 after traveling from Wuhan, China. When the patient developed an […]

Seniors with COVID-19 may have unusual symptoms

By Lynn Allison  From Newsmax COVID-19 symptoms typically include fever, cough and shortness of breath. But for older adults — a population more at risk for developing severe, life threatening complications — they may exhibit none of these symptoms. This complicates the effort in treating them in a timely manner, say physicians. According to CNN, seniors may […]

Basketball: Cayman Islands Classic returns to be broadcast on FloSports

FloHoops Will Broadcast Preseason Tournament From November 23-25, 2020 Kansas State University, University of Mississippi, University of Nevada, University of Northern Iowa, Oregon State University, University of Miami, La Salle University and Western Kentucky University Scheduled To Compete AUSTIN, Texas (April 23, 2020) –FloSports, the innovator in live sports streaming and original content, and Caymax […]

Loud voices

by Paul McGowan From PS Audio The loudest voices get all the attention. Yet, softer’s likely the better path to follow. That is if you’re interested in traveling the road of a reasoned approach. From politicians to forum posters, the ones that are most heard make the loudest, angriest, sensationalist claims. We’re somehow drawn to […]

OECS Commission releases climate trends and projections report for the OECS region

Saturday, April 25, 2020 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) recently released a report on “Climate Trends and Projections for the OECS Region” which details the development of a regional scale, fit-for-purpose climate risk profile for the region.  It is the first profile that covers all OECS Member States, which comprise independent countries, French […]

Recipe of the week

Skillet Chicken Tacos By TYSON From Yummly Description There’s nothing hard about making soft tacos. Boneless chicken thighs, your favorite taco fillings, a skillet and an oven are all you need. Ingredients 4 Tyson® Fresh Boneless Skinless Chicken Thighs 1 package taco seasoning mix (1 1/4 oz., divided) 1/3 cup water 6 flour tortillas (6 inch) 1/2 cup refried beans (canned) 1 cup Mexican cheese blend (shredded) Directions Preheat […]

Demand for cold storage increases amid COVID-19 pandemic

As hospitals, healthcare centres and laboratories struggle to deal with the growing need for medical treatment, the logistics industry continues to deliver vital resources to the frontline. Due to the widespread and fast-moving impact of COVID-19, medical providers have put out calls for urgent help from other industries. One of the most needed resources in […]