December 8, 2021

Archives for November 18, 2021

Cayman: Update: West Bay man arrested on further offences/Second arrest made in relation to Shedden Road – Canal Point Rd shooting incidents/Incident on Elgin Avenue involving wanted man

From RCIPS West Bay Man Arrested on Further Offences On Wednesday 17 November, the 26-year-old-man of West Bay, who was previously arrested on suspicion of attempted murder (see details below), has now been further arrested by the  police on suspicion of conspiracy to commit a crime and possession of an unlicensed firearm. The arrest was […]

Don’t Blame Government Benefits for Inflation—Blame the Modern Economy

By Sonali Kolhatkar / Independent Media Institute Headlines are screaming that inflation is here to stay. Consumer prices have risen by an average of 6.2 percent in the past year, the sharpest increase since 1991. Although Americans are supposedly—in the words of the New York Times—“flush with cash and jobs,” they are also deeply unhappy with the state of the economy. It’s […]

Education in the OECS: A Path to Reinvention and Innovation

By Germain Anthony & Tahira Carter Thursday, November 18, 2021 — The unprecedented demands of the COVID-19 pandemic on education sectors across the region have exposed critical vulnerabilities and reiterated the urgent need to advance actions toward the harmonisation of educational systems amongst Member States.  The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission continues to work […]

Project Storm Break Funds Get Haitian Credit Unions Back Up and Running

$45,000 grant went toward purchase of tents, IT supplies in aftermath of August earthquake MADISON, Wis.—A $45,000 grant issued through Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions’ Project Storm Break program helped six Haitian credit unions get back to serving their members despite an August earthquake that caused major damage to their permanent structures. Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, […]

Les Paul

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio Modern music and the art of recording have much to thank the musician, Les Paul for. Lester William Polsfuss was born in 1915 and lived to the ripe old age of 94. He was known around the world as a self-taught American jazz, country, and blues guitarist, songwriter, luthier, […]

US Department Stores ready for Holiday Season as early moves to stock up pay off

From NEWSMAX Macy’s Inc and Kohl’s Corp. raised their full-year sales and profit outlook on Thursday, signaling the department store operators have sidestepped supply chain snarls and were well stocked for the all-important holiday season. The retailers also exceeded market estimates for third-quarter sales, benefiting from a surge in spending on perfumes, dresses and formal […]

Remittance Flows Register Robust 7.3 Percent Growth in 2021

From The World Bank WASHINGTON, Nov 17, 2021 — Remittances to low- and middle-income countries are projected to have grown a strong 7.3 percent to reach $589 billion in 2021. This return to growth is more robust than earlier estimates and follows the resilience of flows in 2020 when remittances declined by only 1.7 percent despite […]

Peng Shuai: Doubt cast on email from Chinese tennis star

From BBC The head of the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has cast doubt on an email released by Chinese state media attributed to tennis player Peng Shuai. The tennis star has not been heard from since she made sexual assault allegations against a top Chinese government official two weeks ago. In the email, Ms Peng […]

Africa’s top locations for vaccine production

By Jacopo Dettoni From fDi Intelligence November 18, 2021 Hello everyone, this is Jacopo in London.  In the past months we have witnessed to the rise of vaccine nationalism as developing economies struggle to secure a stable supply of Covid-19 vaccines. This state of things is nothing new for African countries. The continent as a […]

Radykal Jahz: ‘Blow The Trumpet

Radykal Jahz delivers latest Reggae smash ‘Blow The Trumpet’ Toronto, Ontario (Sonique Solutions) – On his quest to make a difference in this world through his music, Canada-based Jamaican Reggae artiste Radykal Jahz has released his new conscious track ‘Blow The Trumpet’. The drumbeat driven ‘Blow The Trumpet’ is described as a true self-expression of […]