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Archives for August 7, 2020

Kia Motors unveils the Sonet – an all−new smart urban compact SUV, made in India for the world

r Sonet offers first-in-class diesel six-speed automatic, alongside a wide choice of powertrains Revolutionary intelligent manual transmission for fatigue-free driving Developed ground-up to set new benchmarks in design, technology, dynamics and safety Kia’s latest made-in-India product for the world after Seltos Offers 30+ segment-best features, and 57 UVO Connect features includingvoice assist Bold and distinctive design reflects Kia’s […]

A goal for gender equality

Partner: Plan International Belgium Context Bolivia has ratified numerous international human rights treaties, of which the following are particularly relevant to Plan International’s work: the Convention on the Rights of the Child and the Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women. However, despite progress in legislation promoting the rights of children […]

“The New Normal”

The British Photographic Assignment 2020: COVID−19, “The New Normal” Entry by Photographer Mert Kece An ongoing series of photographs I’ve been working on during the pandemic inspired by a photo I’d taken of a stranger a couple days after lockdown was announced. The series aims to explore people adapting their way of life to being […]

Smart Scientists Series – Unlocking the mysteries of hair moisturization

Amber Hubschmitt & Stella Betancourt, BASF Care Chemicals Sometimes a simple question leads to big findings. That is what Amber Hubschmitt and Stella Betancourt experienced with their recent study of the science of Hair Moisturization. The consumer scientist and the mass spectrometry scientist wanted to find out what “moisture” means to customers. They solved the […]

BASF and Toyota collaborate for lightweighting success on 2021 Sienna

The new Sienna generation features first-of-its-kind third row free-standing seatbacks BASF solution results in 30% weight reduction and 15% cost savings vs prior generation WYANDOTTE, MI, and Ann Arbor, MI, August 06, 2020 – BASF and Toyota Motor North America Research & Development achieved lightweighting success with the new 2021 Toyota Sienna. The vehicle, scheduled to launch later this year, just won […]

“13/6/20 Newcastle Protests”

The British Photographic Assignment 2020: COVID−19, “13/6/20 Newcastle Protests” Entry by Photographer Meg Jepson On the 13th June 2020, 2 groups of protestors head to the Monument in Newcastle. The ‘Defenders of Newcastle’ and a Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstration. I was standing in solidarity with the BLM movement which consistently remained positive and in […]

OECS keeps the spotlight on Ocean Governance

Friday, August 7, 2020 — Two of the region’s preeminent experts on Ocean Governance will lead a panel to discuss the importance of Good Ocean Governance to the OECS, in the transition towards a Blue Economy. Commander David Robin and Alwyn Ponteen are panelists on a Webinar dubbedRethinking How We Use Our Oceans on August 12, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. […]

Concacaf launches plan to resume suspended Club Competitions

Updates on Concacaf Caribbean Club Shield; Flow Caribbean Club ChampionshipNew format and dates agreed for Scotiabank Concacaf LeagueMiami, FL (Friday, August 7, 2020)- Concacaf has today agreed a plan to resume the Confederation’s club competitions across the region. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Confederation suspended several competitions and, in some cases, postponed start dates. […]

13th Annual Caribbean Plant Health Directors Forum to be held virtually

Meetings will be held on August 11th and 12th, 2020 Friday, August 7, 2020 — The Caribbean Plant Health Directors (CPHD) Forum will convene the 1st virtual session of the 13th Annual CPHD meeting on 11th and 12th August 2020.  Due to the COVID-19 global pandemic, the CPHD adjusted its regional work plan by moving away […]

Cayman: Pedro St. James presents Movies on the Lawn

[Savannah, Grand Cayman – Friday 7th August 2020] Pedro St. James is pleased to announce a new community initiative Movies on the Lawn, a series of FREE family friendly films held under the stars on the historic site’s Great Lawn. Beginning on Tuesday 11th August, families can catch the sunset, enjoy a kid friendly movie, […]