March 21, 2023

Achieving a sustainable house in 2023

Sustainability is at the forefront of everyone’s mind nowadays. With topics like climate change and excess waste becoming more prominent than ever, people want to do their part to live more sustainably and to give back to the environment for a cleaner future.  Things like home renovation and construction might not immediately scream “sustainability.” But, […]

CARIBBEAN TOURISM AUTHORITY – St. Lucian couple show dedication to tourism sustainability

FEBRUARY 23, 2023 St. Lucian couple show dedication to tourism sustainability Community support, environmental stewardship and national pride are the pillars of Lyton and Eroline Lamontagne’s decades-long careers. Both born in Soufrière, St. Lucia, the couple met in 1980 and made their foray into hospitality with a restaurant and boutique at the former Jalousie Plantation.  In 1988, the […]

FROM THE HEART BY BEVAN SPRINGER – Cruising into a new season of opportunity

February 17, 2023 Cruising into a new season of opportunity The Caribbean’s travel and tourism industry is no doubt making a strong rebound, and while results vary, some destinations are recording even more impressive results than the 2019 banner tourism year. During the Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) business meetings in Curaçao last week, many of the region’s […]

Lands and Survey appoints young Caymanian, Darren Kelly to Chief Surveyor

The Department of Lands and Survey (Lands and Survey) have announced the appointment of Darren Kelly to the role of Chief Surveyor. The appointment is an internal hire as part of a succession plan where Darren Kelly was identified as a potential successor to the role. The Chief Surveyor of Lands and Survey holds responsibility […]

How Louisiana’s prison system makes people feel like ‘slaves’

By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United January 8, 2023 News Digest OUR CAMPAIGN ISSUES IN THE NEWS Prison slaveryLouisiana prison staff call incarcerated persons ‘slaves’More than a dozen incarcerated and formerly incarcerated people have shared their experiences of being forced to work in Louisiana’s prison system, a state that rejected the opportunity to remove language from its constitution […]

Sustainability is not as new an idea as you might think—it’s more than 300 years old

Modern sustainability evolved from forest management of the 18th century, and its ancient roots go back even further. Could it help with today’s climate crisis and lumber shortage? By Erika Schelby / Independent Media Institute The proverb “necessity is the mother of invention” has roots that go back to Aesop’s fable “The Crow and the […]

6 interesting facts about motorbike riding

Are you a motorbike enthusiast? There’s something about motorbike riding that seems to appeal to people. Maybe it’s the sense of freedom and independence that comes with being able to ride wherever you want. Or maybe it’s the thrill of speeding down the open road. Whatever the reason, motorbike riding is becoming more and more […]

Kia America plugs into final round of Electrify Expo 2022

Kia America once again joins cutting-edge mobility companies for Electrify Expo Austin, the final event in the series where leaders in electrification will come together to discuss the key challenges, insights, available research, and trends facing the mobility sector as it moves toward an all-electric future. After events earlier this summer in the Long Beach, CA, Seattle, […]

Volta Trucks completes first customer evaluation of the full−electric Volta Zero

Volta Trucks, the leading and disruptive full-electric commercial vehicle manufacturer and services provider, has completed its first customer driving evaluation and feedback sessions of the Volta Zero Design Verification prototype. The review gave customers their first experience of the zero-tailpipe emission medium-duty truck designed for urban logistics, providing a real-world understanding of the vehicle’s performance, […]

IOC Young Leaders using the power of sport to bring people together

23 Jun 2022 – With the 2022 edition of Olympic Day celebrating sport’s ability to foster peace and understanding, we highlight some of the participants in the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s Young Leaders Programme who are leveraging the power of sport to build peace and solidarity among communities. Sport’s unique power to build bridges and bring people together, […]