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Archives for November 21, 2023

Cayman: Emergency Services Respond to Fire at HMP Northward – UPDATE

UPDATE: Update:  Police can confirm that four persons have been transported to the hospital by ambulance to be treated for smoke inhalation as a result of the fire incident at HMP Northward. There was no structural damage done to property and the facilities have now been secured. Fire investigators have conducted preliminary crime scene assessment […]

Report: Israel agrees to terms of Hostage Deal with Hamas

Screenshot Newsmax TV By Mark Swanson From Newsmax The Israeli War Cabinet has agreed to terms and conditions with Hamas on a deal to move forward with the release of hostages, Israeli Public Broadcasting Corp. Kan News reported Monday. The report comes hours after the cabinet met with families of hostages in Tel Aviv. CBS News reported earlier Monday that […]

US: Flu spikes in 7 States, rising in others

(AP) From Newsmax The U.S. flu season is underway, with at least seven states reporting high levels of illnesses and cases rising in other parts of the country, health officials say. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted new flu data on Friday, showing very high activity last week in Louisiana, and high activity […]

Lab-grown blood vessels could help prevent strokes

Adobe Stock From Newsmax Lab-grown blood vessels are providing new insight into how damage to the tiny vessels in the brain can cause them to leak, contributing to dementia and stroke. Even better, this research has identified a drug target that could plug these leaks and potentially reduce a person’s risk of brain-damaging blood vessel […]

This type of belly fat may raise Alzheimer’s risk

Adobe Stock From Newsmax Middle-aged folks with lots of belly fat surrounding their internal organs appear to be at higher risk for Alzheimer’s disease later in life, a new study suggests. This hidden abdominal fat — known as visceral fat — is related to changes in the brain up to 15 years before the earliest symptoms of […]

UN General Assembly adopts Olympic Truce for Paris 2024

International Olympic Committee 21 Nov 2023 – International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and Paris 2024 Organising Committee President Tony Estanguet today welcomed the adoption by the 78th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) of a resolution for the observance of the Olympic Truce for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Paris 2024. The […]

Saint Kitts and Nevis secures promising Bilateral Engagements on the sidelines of the Inaugural CARICOM-Saudi Arabia Summit

Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew and delegation engaging in bilateral discussions with Government officials of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on the sidelines of the CARICOM-Saudi Arabia summit in Riyadh. Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis, November 21, 2023 (Press Secretary, PMOSKN)- Prime Minister Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew concluded a highly […]

The Grab for Gaza – UWI Vice-Chancellor’s Forum

Peace is never perfect but always possible he UWI Regional Headquarters, Jamaica W.I. Monday, November 20, 2023 — “Peace is never perfect but always possible.” This was the sentiment of Vice-Chancellor of The University of the West Indies (The UWI), Professor Sir Hilary Beckles, after listening to the varied perspectives as a distinguished panel of […]

OffshoreAlert Daily Digest – November 21, 2023

Tuesday, November 21, 2023 Kadeem Maynard sentenced to 57 months in prison for ‘conspiring with BVI Premier Andrew Fahie to import cocaine into U.S.’Read on OffshoreAlert / Share on TwitterBritish Virgin Islands national Kadeem Maynard has been sentenced to 57 months in prison at federal court in Miami after previously pleading guilty to one count of conspiring […]

Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich to be scrutinized at OffshoreAlert London

Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich’s newly-revealed offshore structures will be analyzed at OffshoreAlert’s London conference next month. The former Chelsea FC-owner’s financial arrangements were exposed last week as part of the ‘Cyprus Confidential‘ investigative project led by the U.S.-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists and Germany-based Paper Trail Media. The ICIJ’s Karrie Kehoe and PTM’s Sophia […]