March 27, 2023

First signs of Alzheimer’s may appear in the eyes

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax The eyes may be the window to the soul, but they also reveal what’s happening in our brains. A newly published study examined retinal and brain tissue from 86 post-mortem samples of people who had been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease or mild cognitive impairment. The investigators found that changes in the retina […]

Cayman: COVID-19 Moderna booster now open for children 12+

Persons ages 12 and over are now eligible for the Moderna (fall) booster vaccine against COVID-19 in the Cayman Islands. To be vaccinated, persons under 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian to any of the HSA’s scheduled clinics.  Chief Medical Officer, Nick Gent stated, “The Moderna Bivalent COVID-Booster vaccine has been […]


“Then you will go on your way in safety, and your foot will not stumble.” – Proverbs 3:23 The economies of the Caribbean are heavily dependent on tourism. Trinidad and Tobago’s (T&T) economy, unlike that of most of the English-speaking Caribbean countries, has been led by growth in the petroleum and petrochemical industries. The major […]

A Donbas Diary: Looking back at the early stages of the conflict in Ukraine

By Fergie Chambers Source: Globetrotter It is evening in Bucharest, the capital of Romania, one of NATO’s easternmost members. I am waiting at the edge of Izvor Park in the city center to meet with a young friend who has fled Ukraine. In the backdrop of the park is the Palace of the Parliament, the brutalist […]

St. K&N: H.E. Verna Mills is the new High Commissioner to The Republic of South Africa

Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, March 15, 2023 [Press Secretary, PMO]: H.E. Verna Mills presented her Letter of Commission to the President of South Africa, H.E. Matamela Cyril Ramaphosa on Tuesday 14th March 2023. High Commissioner Mills, accompanied by her spouse, Mr. Jéneve Mills, presented the compliments of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the […]


By Basil Springer “The LORD is my shepherd; I shall not want.” – Psalm 23:1 One role of a central bank is to be innovative in stimulating the growth of the economy. What if a central bank can initiate and nurture a project which can significantly reduce a high five-year startup business failure rate and […]

The role of women-owned businesses in developing countries

There can be no question that the COVID pandemic has wrought havoc on economies across the globe, with the world’s least developed economies bearing the brunt of the misery. For women in developing countries, though, the economic devastation borne of the outbreak only served to reveal long-standing gender disparities.  For millennia, women have been disproportionately […]

Remarks given by  PM of St. K&N The Hon. Dr. Terrance Drew at the Susanna Lee H.S. Scholarship Induction Ceremony on Thu 23 Feb ’23

I am proud to be afforded the opportunity to witness the induction of a new slate of students as recipients of the Susanna Lee High School Scholarship. The theme “Thriving for Excellence” is quite fitting as it speaks to exactly what is required of you as a scholarship recipient. It is a reward for your […]

Live at Nocturne

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio I hope at some point you have the time and opportunity to have a listen on a good system to our first live album ever. Gabriel Mervine’s Live at Nocturne was an absolute hoot to record. About 6 months ago, Terri, myself, and Jessica Carson headed over to a classy little […]

The 2023 Case for a Central Bank startup Equity Fund – BASIL SPRINGER COLUMN (FEBRUARY 12, 2023)

“If you lend money to my people, to the poor among you, you are not to act as a creditor to him; you shall not charge him interest.” – Deuteronomy 23:19. The appalling global startup failure rate of 90 percent in the first five years of operation would suggest that they are weaknesses in the […]