July 16, 2020

Man dies in police Taser shooting in Newcastle-under-Lyme [UK]

From BBC A man has died after being shot by police with a Taser during a suspected burglary in Staffordshire. Officers were responding to a reported break-in in Audley Road, Newcastle-under-Lyme, shortly after 01:00 GMT. The occupants had left before officers arrived, leaving the man inside the property. A Taser was discharged and the man […]

St Maarten approves aviation regulations, Curacao none yet

From Caribbean News Now WILLEMSTAD, Curacao — In 2011, a safety assessment audit was completed of the Curacao Civil Aviation Authority (CCAA) by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to assess CCAA’s safety oversight capabilities. This was after the FAA indicated that Curacao, as a new country, needed to be inspected again. It was discovered […]

Saving our beaches – It’s not too late for the Caribbean

By Voice Correspondent For more on this story go to: IN 1999 I was a member of the St. Lucia delegation which was attending the first Summit of Latin American and Caribbean countries and the European Union, which was held in Rio De Janerio, Brazil. Accommodation was provided in hotels along the famous Copacabana Beach […]

Target suffers new blow in data breach case

By Scott Flaherty, From The Litigation Daily Just weeks after Target Corp. failed to escape claims that it’s liable for a massive data breach that cost banks billions of dollars, a judge refused to dismiss most of a proposed consumer class action over the same late-2013 hack attack. U.S. District Judge Paul Magnuson in St. […]

A simple guide to look good when you wake up

By Alissa Ward From Olwomen Looking in the mirror is the usual thing in the morning. It becomes challenging when you see messy hair, dark circles, puffy face. There are many days when you wake up in the morning and look like a monster. Then you have limited time to gather yourself to look presentable. […]

Cisco escalates patent case against Arista

By Scott Graham, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Cisco Systems Inc. expanded its intellectual property litigation against competitor Arista Networks Inc. to the U.S. International Trade Commission on Friday, while Arista slammed Cisco’s “armies of lawyers and P.R. agents” and began previewing an interoperability defense. Cisco sued Arista in San Francisco federal court two […]

Bahamian Immigration Officer under investigations for allegedly raping Jamaican woman

From Irie FM news An immigration official in the Bahamas has been sent on administrative leave pending an investigation into allegations that he raped a Jamaican woman. Reports have emerged, that the woman was allegedly raped last week. The Jamaican authorities have begun making enquiries into the matter A statement from the Bahamas Ministry of […]

Phillips calls for more int’l support for Caribbean region

From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — Finance and Planning Minister, Dr Peter Phillips, has cited the need for a “new agenda” of support for Jamaica and other Caribbean states by key international stakeholders. Dr Phillips said that the support is needed to effectively address vulnerabilities related to climate change and significant debt, which regional territories […]

Sir Elton John and David Furnish marry

From BBC Sir Elton John and his partner David Furnish have formally converted their civil partnership to a marriage – with the musician documenting the day on the Instagram website. The couple have been hosting a ceremony at their Windsor estate in Berkshire with a number of stars in attendance. David and Victoria Beckham, musician […]

Re-engagement with Cuba: The strategic calculus

By R. Evan Ellis From War on the Rocks Yesterday’s (17) decision by President Obama to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba will be highly controversial domestically, but popular internationally. The normalization of ties between these two foes has potential to advance the strategic interests of the United States by helping it to improve its relationships […]