June 15, 2021

How climate change triggers earthquakes, tsunamis and volcanoes

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By Bill McGuire From The Guardian UK Global warming may not only be causing more destructive hurricanes, it could also be shaking the ground beneath our feet Devastating hurricane? More than 1,000 lives lost? It must be climate change! Almost inevitably, Hurricane Matthew’s recent rampage across the Caribbean and south-eastern US has been fingered by […]

After Brexit

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By Julian Morris From Cayman Financial Review The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU marks a historic shift in the nation’s relationship not only with Europe but with the world. In the short-term, there will be costs to Brexit, as a result especially of changes to the rules governing trade between individuals and businesses in […]

From fish waste to fish wealth

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Caribbean takes first step to maximize value of fisheries and aquaculture sector Fish leather from fish skin, beauty products from fish guts, and health supplements from fish oils. “Every single part of the fish has a value…” says CRFM Executive Director, Milton Haughton Belize City, Friday, 29 July 2016 (CRFM)—At a time when countries across […]

CRFM to host meeting in Suriname on value chain approach in fisheries

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Belize City, Monday, 18 July 2016 (CRFM)—The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) will convene a regional workshop for Senior Fisheries Officers from its 17 Member States on applying the value chain approach to maximize fisheries earnings in a week-long event scheduled to run from Monday, July 18 to Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Torarica […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

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  England out of Euro 16 : England 1-2 Iceland By Phil McNulty From BBC Iceland’s equaliser was scored two minutes after England took the lead England suffered their worst humiliation since they were knocked out of the 1950 World Cup by USA in Brazil as Iceland shocked them in the last 16 of Euro 2016. […]

CRFM and partners to unlock the full potential of Caribbean fisheries through value chain approach

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Belize City, Belize, 13 December 2015 (CRFM)—Some fear that climate change and global economic pressures will create a toxic mix that would cripple the potential of the Caribbean fisheries and aquaculture sector, but a new initiative being implemented by the Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) is looking for that “golden key” that would, instead, unlock […]

women coming of age around the globe

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See stunning portraits of women coming of age around the globe By Erica Schwiegershausen From New York Mag For the past four years, Swedish photographer Lisen Stibeck has traveled around the world photographing women on the brink of adulthood. Initially inspired by watching her own daughter struggle to find her way after graduating from high […]

In the Cayman Islands expect to live until 82

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Actually, the Cayman Islands Economics and Statistics Office and the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development have just released statistics revealing that, based on 2013 figures, the Cayman Islands life expectancy at birth is 82.3 years! Bad news for males though. This is an AVERAGE figure. Males are expected to live 79.8 years and females […]

A Lonely River At Sunset

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From Stuck in Customs RIVER PHOTOS Whenever you see a river photo from me, you can rest assured I probably did not wade into the middle of the river to do take it. There isn’t anybody that has any sort of time for that. So, it’s pretty much a sure thing that I was standing […]