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Archives for November 25, 2021

PAHO urges caution as COVID cases rise in the Americas

Vaccination and continued public health measures crucial, given spikes in Europe and approaching holiday season. Washington D.C., November 24, 2021 (PAHO) – With Europe seeing record spikes in COVID-19 infections and cases rising by 23% in the Americas over the past week, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director Carissa F. Etienne warned there is no […]

Giving thanks

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio I understand Thanksgiving is an American tradition. I also understand it’s traditional on this national holiday to eat turkey. I am pretty sure you don’t need to be an American or eat turkey to celebrate this day. (I don’t eat turkey (or meat or fish) and I understand we’re […]

New report from WTTC and Group reveals latest consumer trends and the shift in traveller behaviours

International spending expected to rise 94% in 2022 Travellers headed to secondary destinations and booking ‘the great outdoors’ in 2021 Eight out of 10 travellers will choose sustainable travel London, UK, 25 November 2021 – The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and Group have launched ‘Trending in Travel’, a new report that shows the latest trends […]

Peruvian Chocolate – THIS chocolate 15x healthier than kale…

From BioTrust I don’t know about you… But I don’t need an excuse to eat chocolate. Chocolate cake… Chocolate ice cream… Chocolate milk shakes… I love it all! It’s why I was so excited when I found out about the power of a unique type of Peruvian chocolate. You see, most chocolate is grown over on the west coast of Africa. But small […]

Vattenfall’s new heat pump provides homeowners an alternative to gas

Vattenfall has launched a high-temperature heat pump system that can replace the central heating boiler in one go. The heat pump system is designed to become a simple and affordable alternative to the gas-fired central heating boiler. The roll-out will first take place in the Netherlands, followed by other countries for which this solution is […]

OECS Authority Statement on the situation in Guadeloupe and Martinique

Thursday, November 25, 2021 — Chairman of the OECS Authority Prime Minister The Right Honourable Dr. Keith Mitchell has issued an appeal for calm and reasoned dialogue in the French Associate Member States Martinique and Guadeloupe following violent civil unrest by persons opposed to the COVID-19 protocols mandated by the French Government. “We have all experienced the […]

Genesis GV80 wins Best Luxury SUV at Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2021

Genesis GV80 wins Best Luxury SUV at this year’s Scottish Car of the Year Awards 2021 Scottish Car of the Year Awards celebrates the best cars in the market and is the country’s biggest annual automotive awards show Award win is the first for the Korean luxury brand in its European debut year Frankfurt, Germany: Last […]

New CARIFORUM-UK trade partnership welcomed at summit as critical ‘enabler’ for trade

CARIFORUM-UK Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), which came into effect on 1 January 2021, is about mutually beneficial trade. The EPA will promote deeper trade and investment linkages with the UK and integration into global value chains. There is significant opportunity for services exports into UK markets. Bridgetown, BARBADOS. The new economic partnership agreement (EPA) between the […]

Covid: New heavily mutated variant B.1.1.529 in South Africa raises concern

By James Gallagher From BBC We’re back in familiar territory – growing concern about a new variant of coronavirus.  The latest is the most heavily mutated version discovered so far – and it has such a long list of mutations that it was described by one scientist as “horrific”, while another told me it was the worst […]

Cayman: Activities mark International Observance Promoting Elimination of Violence Against Women

Grand Cayman, 25 November 2021 –The Cayman Islands joins the rest of the world today in observing International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which in turn kicks off 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.           This year local activities have been scaled back due to the COVID-19 pandemic but the Family Resource […]