July 3, 2022

100 refugees seek TT asylum

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By Carol Matroo FromT&T Around 100 persons are currently seeking asylum in Trinidad and Tobago. This was revealed by the Living Water Community, the organisation which is assisting the refugees in settling away from their respective homes to a new life in the Caribbean. The refugees are mainly from African countries. There are hundreds, perhaps […]

Danielle’s Lemon-aide

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I have committed to running 12 races over the course of the year (2014) to raise money for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation. I appreciate any amount you can give to support these efforts–every penny counts! Please feel free to email me if you would like to find out more about where I’m running or how […]

‘King of Israel,’ Ariel Sharon, Dead at 85

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Saturday, 11 Jan 2014 08:17 AM By Jim Meyers and Martin Gould From Newsmax   Ariel Sharon — the military hero and prime minister who was among the most controversial figures in the history of Israel — has died, eight years after the massive stroke that left him comatose. He was 85. He died Saturday […]

Splurge or Save in Grand Cayman; Discover a Caribbean paradise whatever your budget

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From Mirror UK One destination, two budgets: Find out how to make the most of Grand Cayman with Sunday Mirror travel Idyllic: The Ritz Carlton in Grand Cayman Grand Cayman conjures up images of rich expats sipping cocktails in their glitzy tax haven. But beyond the flash shopping malls and five-star hotels, it’s easy to […]

Caribbean sun powers flagship Haiti hospital, and then some

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From Clean Technica You may remember our report last winter on the development of a Haiti hospital predicted to become the world’s largest solar hospital. The Hôpital Universitaire de Mirebalais opened last March. So far, it’s living up to — even exceeding — all the predictions. Solar might seem to some of you a poor […]

The Editor Speaks: Heroes

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Our National Heroes Day will soon be here – Monday 28th January to be precise. Cultural heritage is the theme and Minister responsible for Culture, Hon. Osbourne Bodden, said: “Celebrating our heroes is a way of giving thanks to those people who have changed our lives through their selfless actions. So let us return the […]

Madeline Eugenie “Rosie” Thompson laid to rest

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A Service of Remembrance and Thanksgiving was held at Elmslie Memorial United Church for the Life of Madeline Eugenie “Rosie” Thompson on Saturday 4th January 2014. Madeline, known to her friends and family as “Rosie” was born on 29th December 1916 and died 29th December 2013. The Officiating Minister was Rev. Dave Hazle and the […]

What new scrutiny of life insurance captives means for advisers

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By Darla Mercado From Investment News Regulatory attention means advisers may want to rethink which companies they work with As regulators scrutinize life insurers’ use of “captive” entities — subsidiaries that reinsure blocks of existing business — advisers may need to rethink the way they evaluate the carriers they work with. Life insurance companies set […]

I asked God and he said “No”

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This poem is attributed to Claudia Minden Weisz, the mother of a Rett Syndrome child: I asked God to take away my pride.  And God said “No.” He said it was not for Him to take away, but for me to give up. I asked God to make my handicapped child whole.  And God said […]

The best and worst films of 2013

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By Giles Hardie From the Sydney Morning Herald Giles Hardie is a movie buff and produces the weekly Pick of the Flicks video From The Sunday Morning Herald Gravity: Best film of the year? Sandra Bullock and George Clooney star in this chain reaction of adrenaline packed escapes and fresh disasters. See it on the […]