May 12, 2021

Afya Foundation, JetBlue and OECS collaborate to bring aid to Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

Over USD $200,000 in relief items will be delivered to the volcano-damaged island Monday, April 26, 2021 — The Afya Foundation, JetBlue and the Commission of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are working together to deliver much-needed relief supplies to the people of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. The first in a series of […]

Frederick Clayton: The Southwest offers blueprints for the future of wastewater reuse

By turning wastewater into drinking water, our existing water supplies could go further. By Frederick Clayton / Independent Media Institute No country is immune from water scarcity issues—not even the world’s wealthiest country, the United States. The Southwestern states, in particular, have faced frequent and ongoingdroughts over the past two decades, and traditional water supplies […]

La Soufrière Eruption – ECTEL sends water to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Castries – Saint Lucia – 16th April 2021 – The continual eruption of the La Soufrière Volcano in St. Vincent and the Grenadines is wreaking havoc on the lives of residents, many of whom had to evacuate the northern part of the island categorised as the Red Zone.  The entire population is trying to cope with a […]

CIBC FIRSTCARIBBEAN donates to relief efforts in St. Vincent

Bridgetown, Barbados, 14 April 2021 – As the region rallies to assist the thousands of people in St. Vincent and the Grenadines displaced by the eruption of the La Soufriere Volcano, CIBC FirstCaribbean has sent a shipment of much needed supplies to the island. The shipment which was coordinated by the Barbados Coast Guard left […]

Grenada Government to provide $1 Million in support to St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Government Information Service Government of Grenada Thursday, April 15, 2021 — The Government of Grenada will provide $1 million in support for the Government and people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, to help deal with the impact of the explosive eruptions at the La Soufriere volcano. Prime Minister, Dr. the Right Honourable Keith Mitchell confirmed […]

Alcohol consumption is the sole cause of 85,000 deaths annually in the Americas, PAHO/WHO study finds

Drinking contributes to more than 300,000 deaths every year. PAHO urges countries in the Americas to limit hours of alcohol sales, ban alcohol advertising, and increase taxes on alcohol.   Washington, D.C., April 12, 2021 (PAHO) Alcohol consumption was responsible for an average 85,000 deaths annually during the period 2013 to 2015 in the Americas, […]

The Lazy Man’s guide to Water Filtration vs. Water Purification

by Dr. Jonathan Doyle – Updated January 05, 2021 From Water Drop Filter Do you know that an average home uses about 80-100 gallons of water per day to accomplish indoor tasks, such as taking showers and flushing the toilet? However, 29% of the world’s population lives off contaminated water. Such water causes more deaths in a year than wars and […]

Fabulous Las Vegas

“Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas” Sign Goes Green for St. Patrick’s Day Say “Sláinte!” in Las Vegas with Several Events and Specials Local landmarks going green include the High Roller at The LINQ, the Eiffel Tower at Paris Las Vegas, The STRAT, The Venetian and The Palazzo towers & the La Concha Visitors Center at […]

World Water Day and International Day of Forests Observance

Monday, March 22, 2021 — The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012 and 22 March, World Water Day (WWD) in 1993. These global annual observances are being held to raise awareness on the importance of water and all types of forests. The International Day of Forests (IDF) theme for this year “Forest […]

Commonly asked questions about rehab

Frequently Asked Questions About Rehab Going to rehab is one of the biggest decisions that you will ever make in your life. It is a big commitment that both you and your loved ones are making to create a better future. Given the enormity of this decision, it’s not surprising that most people have questions […]