February 21, 2024

World court sinks Bolivia bid for sea access

By AFP From This Is Money UK Bolivia — South America’s poorest country — became landlocked after losing a four-year war against Chile at the end of the 19th century, forfeiting territory and its access to the Pacific coast The International Court of Justice on Monday ruled against landlocked Bolivia in a row with Chile […]

Bolivia’s path to urban resilience

BY MELANIE KAPPES From World Bank Imagine you live in a city that floods, sometime for weeks, after extreme rainfalls. Imagine you live in that flooded city, where you and thousands of your neighbors must find a place to stay till the water has receded, and you finally can get back home, with the fear […]

Six bodies found hanged on bridges in Baja California Sur

From teleSur TV Governor Carlos Mendoza Davis condemned the killings and said they are being investigated. “I condemn these acts and any expression of violence,” he said on Twitter. Mexican authorities have found six bodies hanged on bridges in two municipalities in the state of Baja California Sur, in the northeast of the country. The Attorney General of […]

Beach volleyball teams in Cayman Islands for ninth consecutive year

From FIVB Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, April 19, 2017 – The Cayman Islands Beach Volleyball Tournament, second stop of the 2017 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit, gets underway on Friday featuring twelve pairs per gender including the champions in La Paz, Mexico two weeks ago. The pearly-white sands of the Seven Miles Beach temporary beach volleyball […]

T&T: Williams, Whitfield target more silverware in Cayman Islands

By Nigel Simon From Guardian t&t Fresh off their historic silver medal winning performance at the fourth leg of the 2016 NORCECA Beach Volleyball Circuit, T&T’s Daneil Williams and Fabien Whitfield will now target more silverware at the fifth-leg stop, the double-gender Cayman Islands Beach Volleyball Tournament, now in its eighth year. The three day event serves […]