March 7, 2021

St. Vincent and the Grenadines ranked in the Top 100 for quality of life

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From OECS Reproduced Courtesy Searchlight News Every year since Nobel Prize-winning economist Amartya Sen divulged his theses that revolutionized development, UNDP publishes a ranking of the most prosperous and socially cohesive societies on the planet – a list that also evidences which nations have the poorest record in terms of Human Development Understanding that economic […]

Derek Walcott, who wrote of Caribbean beauty and bondage, dies at 87

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From KHSU Derek Walcott’s work explored the beauty of his Caribbean homeland and its brutal colonial history. The prolific, Nobel Prize-winning poet and playwright died Friday at his home in St. Lucia. He was 87. Walcott wrote dozens of books of poetry and plays, among them his epic poem Omeros and his Obie-winning drama, Dream […]

This Hungarian-American mathematician may have been smarter than Einstein

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By Gus Lubin And Andy Kiersz From Business Insider Some would claim the smartest person of the 20th century worked down the hall from Albert Einstein at Princeton’s Institute for Advanced Study. John von Neumann, born in Budapest in 1903 and immigrated to the United States in 1930, was a seminal thinker in mathematics (foundations […]