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Archives for October 11, 2017

Linking data to climate policy in the Caribbean

By Sasha Jattansingh From Caribbean researchers, scientists, policymakers, and key regional stakeholders are participating this week, from October 9 to 12, 2017 at the International Climate Change Conference in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. This conference is timely, given wake of the unprecedented destruction caused by successive hurricanes in Caribbean small islands during […]

Wildfires trample California’s $58 billion wine industry

From Newsmax The fires ravaging Northern California stand to leave the area’s renowned wine industry with damage that will be felt long after the final flames burn out. At least four Napa Valley vineyards have been destroyed or significantly damaged, and the toll may be even worse in Sonoma County to the west. Though the […]

Empty football stadium

Barcelona played in an empty stadium creating a surreal scene on day of vote for Catalonian independence By Tyler Lauletta From Business Insider Barcelona played their La Liga match against Las Palmas in an empty stadium on Sunday as the backdrop of the referendum on Catalonian independence loomed. Barcelona made the announcement that doors would […]

Garvey among celebrants to honor Jamaican heroes

By Vinette K. Pryce From Caribbean Life Dr. Julius Garvey is front and center to a week-long celebration of Jamaica’s heritage and culture. The son of Marcus Mosiah Garvey, Jamaica’s first national hero will join the nation in commemoration of the most outstanding contributors to their nation building process. Already in full effect since Oct. […]

A look at four storms from one brutal hurricane season

By AJ Willingham, From CNN This hurricane season has battered the Atlantic and Caribbean with several brutal storms. Though their fury has passed, there are hundreds of thousands of people still feeling the effects. Here’s a look at how Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria, and the most recent storm to threaten the area, Hurricane Nate, impacted […]

NBC refused to report Weinstein story

By Jeffery Rodack From Newsmax NBC News originally refused to run an explosive story detailing sexual harassment allegations against movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. Ronan Farrow, who works as a reporter for NBC News, confirmed he had started the story under the auspices of the network news, but ended up having it published in New Yorker […]

8 steps to spice up your brand voice

By Jomer Gregorio From Digital Marketing Every brand, like humans, has their own distinct voice that conveys their messages to others and sets them as a unique entity. Finding your brand’s voice should be one of the first things that you’ve settled when developing your marketing strategy and plan – and that’s how important it […]

Atlantic may bear more hurricanes that could threaten US, Caribbean through November

By Alex Sosnowski, From Accuweather Conditions will remain favorable for tropical storms and hurricanes to form over the Atlantic, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico for several more weeks. Including Ophelia, there have been 15 tropical storms, nine hurricanes and five major hurricanes so far in the 2017 Atlantic season. As warmth persists over much of […]

The ‘death rate’ of America’s biggest companies is surging

By Joe Ciolli From Business Insider Savor the time you have with the companies in the S&P 500, because in 10 years half of them will be replaced. The length of time large-cap stocks have spent in the benchmark index has been declining, from 33 years on average in 1985 to 20 years as of […]

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