January 19, 2020

Archives for September 2017

Scientists decode mystery of Pluto’s ‘bladed terrain’

IANS From Times of India WASHINGTON: Shedding light on mysterious formations resembling giant knife blades of ice on Pluto, scientists have found that the “bladed terrain” is made almost entirely of methane ice, and likely formed as a specific kind of erosion wore away the surfaces, leaving dramatic crests and sharp divides. Among the many […]

Fund created for Caribbean diaspora relief

By Gregory W. Wright From The Miami Times In an urgently called community forum, a large gathering of South Florida’s Caribbean community came together to send a clear message to the people of their hurricane ravaged homelands: Help is on the way. Moderator Francis Ragoo, a native of Trinidad, told the audience that the devastation […]

Good News! Conservationists excited to find surviving Barbuda Warblers on devastated island

From Birds Caribbean On Wednesday, September 6, Hurricane Irma engulfed the tiny Caribbean island of Barbuda with 185 mph winds, leaving most of the population homeless and a landscape ravaged by wind and surging waves. Since the storm passed, the Caribbean birding community has been increasingly anxious about one bird in particular: the endemic Barbuda […]

Winding Up order issued for Cayman Islands Company United Cacao Limited SEZC

By Georgina Wilcox On the 25th September 2017 a Winding Up Order was issued by Cayman Islands Justice Segal for United Cacao Limited SEZC. Liquidators appointed are Christopher D. Johnson and Mr Russell Homer of Chris Johnson Associates Ltd., Elizabethan Square, P.O. Box 2499, 80 Shedden Road, George Town, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands KY1-1104. The […]

Clowns in modern horror

Clowns are a standard in the our pop culture and they are loved by all. From a young age, clowns have alwaysbeen there to entertain us on television and help to sell us Happy Meals. Clowns are a staple of a child’s birthday party with the crazy colored hair, the big feet, bright clothes, and […]

24,000 evacuated after massive explosion at Ukrainian ammunition depot

By Pavel Polityuk, Reuters From Business Insider KIEV (Reuters) – Massive explosions and a blaze at a military ammunition depot in central Ukraine forced authorities to evacuate 24,000 people and close airspace over the region, officials said on Wednesday. The blasts occurred late on Tuesday at a military base near Kalynivka in the Vynnytsya region, 270 […]

Mission critical: Return to the Caribbean

From Scuttlebutt Sailing News The Salty Dawg Sailing Association (SDSA) unites, educates, and empowers people interested in blue water sailing or long distance cruising. Their annual rallies handle details and logistics, but the organization had a conundrum this fall for their seventh annual event to the Caribbean. Where do you go? The hurricane season has […]

This Scottsdale CEO flew relief missions to Caribbean for Hurricane Irma aid

By Brianna Bradley – FromPhoenix Business Journal Matt Widdows, CEO of HomeSmart International, joined relief efforts in multiple Caribbean islands from Sept. 12 to Sept. 17 by flying medical supplies, food, water and power generators to and from the Caribbean islands hit by the preliminary storms of Hurricane Irma. “I saw how devastating Irma was […]

Caribbean immigrant experiences in New York

By Alexandra Simon From Caribbean Life The city’s Human Rights Commission in partnership with Medgar Evers College hosted a discussion between some of the city’s notable Caribbean-Americans at Medgar Evers College on Sept. 20. The event titled, “Honoring Our Culture, Realizing Our Rights: A Celebration of Afro-Caribbean Communities,” gathered several city agency commissioners to share […]

Trump waives cargo restrictions to speed help to Puerto Rico

AP From Newsmax The Trump administration announced it will waive federal restrictions on foreign ships’ transportation of cargo to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico. White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Twitter Thursday that President Donald Trump has “authorized the Jones Act be waived for Puerto Rico.” She said Trump is responding to a request […]