May 13, 2021

Letter to the Editor

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Painful times ahead All autocracies and dictatorships have a habit of working from the same play-books and sadly all with the same resultant sad consequence, that is, namely gross poverty for the governed masses. Indeed what would that English philosopher, the father of liberalism John Locke, have to say about such? A case in point […]

Dr. Gene Leon takes office as CDB President

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By Camille TaylorHead, Corporate Communications, Caribbean Development Bank Wednesday, May 5, 2021 — BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS – Dr. Hyginus ‘Gene’ Leon yesterday took office as President of the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB), becoming the sixth chief executive of the regional multilateral institution. The seasoned economist will lead a team of more than 200 employees headquartered in Bridgetown, Barbados. He comes to […]

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 – 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 […]

4 big predictions & thoughts that will change our post-pandemic

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No one saw the pandemic coming in 2020 and the subsequent changes that followed. First, the virus was initiated in China, and very quickly, it engulfed the entire world and impacted the global economy. Subsequently, many people lost their jobs, and even worse, millions lost their lives and their loved ones to the pandemic. Social […]

How to improve your work/life balance

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There’s a saying that some people live to work while others work to live. In fact, if you read about the lifestyles of some of the most successful entrepreneurs and CEOs, one thing that may stand out to you is how much they strive to achieve work/life balance, whether it’s ensuring that they have time […]

How to easily reduce your medical costs if you have Diabetes

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Diabetes is a condition that will often last a person’s entire life. There have been cases when diabetes has been cured, though this is not common. Diabetes has been on the rise over the last few years, partly due to our diets, and partly due to the high levels of sugar contained within foods that […]

KEA creates the LOKALT collection in collaboration with social entrepreneurs to provide livelihood opportunities

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For several years, IKEA has been working with social entrepreneurs to create a better everyday life through long-term job opportunities and livelihood for vulnerable groups. For the coming collection, IKEA reached out to local designers in Jordan, Thailand and India, and together with social enterprises created LOKALT — a modern take on traditional handicraft inspired […]

Segways, scooters and skateboards: The new electrified urban transportation

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  When Carl Benz applied for a patent for his “vehicle powered by a gas engine” in January 1886, he ignited what would later become a revolution in transportation. Over the centuries, improvements would be made to Benz’s idea, which ultimately led to making privately owned cars and large-scale projects like buses and subway systems central […]

Misinformation fueling vaccine hesitancy, PAHO Director says

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“When it’s your turn to get vaccinated, remember: These vaccines can save your life.”  Washington, D.C. April 21, 2021 (PAHO)– Misinformation is one of the most serious threats to public health, and it is most damaging when it fuels vaccine hesitancy, Pan American Health Organization Director Carissa F. Etienne said today. “Every person in a vulnerable […]

‘Fish. For Life’: CRFM announces release of second edition Eastern Caribbean Flyingfish Management Plan

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Promotional items distributed to boost public visibility of historic plan Belize City, Friday, 16 April 2021 (CRFM)— The Caribbean Regional Fisheries Mechanism (CRFM) today announced immediate availability of The Eastern Caribbean Flyingfish Management Plan 2020-2025 (ECFFMP 2020-2025). “We see the ECFFMP 2020-2025 as contributing to efficient fishing activities within an economically viable and competitive small-scale fisheries sector. This […]