December 7, 2023

New hub to increase climate action transparency in the Caribbean

By Priyanka Shrestha From Energy Live News The work will be driven by national strategies and policy goals A new hub for measuring, reporting and verifying climate action projects in the Caribbean has been launched. The MRV Hub, backed by the UN, is designed as a country-driven technical assistance project, with experts providing learning, mentoring and resource-sharing […]

Don’t worry, our cats won’t turn us into psychopaths

By Steve Williams From Care2 A 2012 article by the Independent shines a light on the already known, but still tentative, link between the cat parasite Toxoplasma gondii and a potential for psychological disturbances in those humans it infects. Furthermore, the article draws readers’ attention to the fact that a soon-to-be issued report that shows British infection rates may […]

Wandsworth father appeals for more blood donors from the African Caribbean community

By Toby Porter From Londononline A six-year-old schoolgirl with sickle cell anemia was able to celebrate Christmas and new year only because she was given blood by a hero she did not know. Now Angel Salami and her family are issuing a special plea for black blood donors because so few are coming forward to […]

BARBADOS – Five accused of murdering Briton remanded to prison

From Caribbean News Service Five men charged in connection with the murder of British businessman Steven Weare have been remanded to prison. Thirty-five-year-old Sunil Decourcey Brome; 30-year-old Keino Nakito; 26-year-old Christopher Darnley Michael Clarke; 26-year-old Torio Akiro Watson; and 27-year-old Basil Alphonso Branch appeared before Magistrate Kristie Cuffy Sargeant at the District A Magistrates’ Court […]

The Editor Speaks: St George & the Dragon & Shakespeare, too.

If you ask the majority of English people when is St George’s Day, the majority will not know. It is April 23rd and even the media are frequently shy about reminding people of it. Unlike Scotland and Wales there strangely is no National Holiday and that is to blame for relative few celebrations. And as […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events (From BIG FISH 95.5)

Cayman Islands Bodden Town Pipeline project on hold Due to a lack of materials Phase 2 of the Water Authority – Cayman Bodden Town Pipeline Project has been put on hold. The project began last January to replace the water main along Bodden Town Road between Gun Square Road and Manse Road and involves installing […]

Crikey Moses was a cracking musical treat

On Saturday (3) the kids of St George’s Anglican Church performed “Crikey Moses”, a children’s musical that tells the Biblical story of Moses in a fun way with rocky songs that entertained the audience for around 45 minutes. It was a very entertaining time and it was nice to see a reasonable sized audience at […]