July 7, 2022

The UWI Open Campus and UNESCO  launch training for 300 young Caribbean creatives

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Office of the Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Friday, May 27, 2022 — The University of the West Indies (The UWI) Open Campus and UNESCO have launched the Phase 2 of their collaboration agreement to offer online cultural training in the framework of the UNESCO Programme Transcultura: Integrating Cuba, the Caribbean and the European Union through Culture […]

Cayman: Adapting to Covid-19

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From CCMI Urgent technical assistance to support CCMI’s capacity to be aregional leader in protecting marine biodiversity and improving resilience This project is funded by the European Union. CCMI operates a remote marine field station, where we host year-round residential research and education programmes. As international borders relax travel rules, and Covid-19 becomes part of […]

European Commission’s project on smart grid education shares its final results

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The SMAGRINET project has officially come to an end after three years of existence. The European Union project had been working towards tackling the skill gap that is halting the current energy transition to an European smart grid. The consortium of the European Union founded project now announces that it will make available all materials […]

BREAKING: E2 Business Statement on Russian Oil Ban

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Russian Oil Ban Good First Step, Now US Must Accelerate Transition to Cleaner, More Secure Economy WASHINGTON (March 8, 2022) – Today, President Biden issued an executive orderprohibiting oil imports from Russia, while the European Union also announced a sweeping proposal to get off Russian oil and speed up deployment of renewable energy. Following is a statement from Bob […]

The U.S. is ‘Out of Step’ on primate research with the rest of the world

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While the European Union votes to phase out animal research, the United States wants more. By Reynard Loki / Independent Media Institute In the last two years, the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) has invested nearly $29 million to breed more monkeys for biomedical research, with an additional $7.5 million to be spent by October. […]

In the European Diversity Month, Automobili Lamborghini confirms its commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality with innovative programs

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Sant’Agata Bolognese, May 4, 2021 â€“ In the European Diversity Month promoted by the European Union, Automobili Lamborghini confirms and renews its commitment to diversity, equality and inclusion. For years, the Sant’Agata Bolognese Company has carried out a series of innovative programs with the aim of creating an increasingly inclusive corporate culture, which is focused on reconciling the […]

Cayman ‘Economic Substance’ crackdown impacting HK Hedge Funds

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By Elizabeth Beattie From Asian Legal Business The Cayman Islands’ new Economic Substance Law, which targets multinational using strategically placed subsidies to lessen taxation, is impacting Hong Kong hedge funds, according to lawyers the legislation, which came into force in this year after concerns were expressed by the European Union, targets large companies that move […]

Brexit: MPs’ vote on deal ruled out by Speaker John Bercow

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From BBC The Commons Speaker has refused a government request to hold a “yes” or “no” vote on its Brexit deal. John Bercow said a motion on the deal had been brought before MPs on Saturday, and it would be “repetitive and disorderly” to debate it again. Saturday’s sitting saw MPs vote to withhold approval […]

UK: Judge dismisses no-deal Brexit court move

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From BBC A Scottish judge has dismissed a move to force Boris Johnson to comply with a law aimed at avoiding a no-deal Brexit. Campaigners had wanted to ensure that the prime minister would write to the EU to request an extension if no deal is in place by 19 October. They argued that statements […]

Expose the EU’s link to slavery in Libya

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From Freedom United You’ve seen the news in Libya. Enough is enough. We’ve got to act now. 53 migrants and refugees dead in an airstrike.[1] Black Africans being sold off for forced labor.[2] Detainees being forced to take up arms in the Libyan civil war.[3] The world was shocked when news of slave markets in Libya broke two years […]