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Archives for April 24, 2019

Closure Conference of the OECS GCCA Project to be held in Saint Lucia on April 24-25 2019

Wednesday, April 24, 2019 — The Closure conference of the OECS GCCA Project on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in the Eastern Caribbean will take place at the Harbor Club in Saint Lucia from 25-26 April 2019. WHAT The EU funded OECS GCCA Project on Climate Change Adaptation (CCA) and Sustainable Land Management (SLM) in […]

After the Rain: The lasting effects of storms in the Caribbean | Luis Felipe López-Calva

By Luis Felipe López-Calva From Caribbean360 UNITED NATIONS, Wednesday April 24, 2019 (IPS) – Sustainability is constitutive of the concept of development. Just as economist Amartya Sen has argued that there is no point in discussing the relationship between development and democracy, because democracy is constitutive of the concept of development, there is no point of […]

Launch of the Caribbean Youth Conference Saint Lucia 2019

Saint Lucia National Youth Council Press Release Wednesday, April 24, 2019 — The “Caribbean Youth Conference”  will be taking place in Saint Lucia from 28th – 30th April 2019 under the theme Promoting a Sustainable and Innovative Caribbean; through Youth Participation, Passion and Creativity.  What The Caribbean Youth Conference brings together young persons from across the Caribbean to discuss and develop sustainable […]

Understanding your Gen Z audience

By Sahar Amer From Reuters Community Gen Z media consumption trends stray from their predecessors, Millennials. What can news publishers learn to help them adapt to the younger audience? Research from Atlantic Re:think, together with Comscore, and Harvard College Consulting Group, studied the behaviours of Gen Z in comparison to Millennials, and found that interests between […]

Royal Caribbean cruise ship hosting the ultimate Elvis Cruise

By Ben Souza From Cruise Fever In 2020, a special cruise to celebrate the 85th birthday of Elvis will take place on Royal Caribbean’s Adventure of the Seas. This is your chance to re-live the man, the music, the legend. This Cruising with the King will take place on an eight night cruise to the […]

OECS YES In Action features Tamara Prosper

Grenadian designer empowering a movement of environmental consciousness through fashion. This month, OECS YES In Action caught up with Tamara Prosper, a 32 year old Grenadian entrepreneur using recyclable materials to build and environmentally sustainable brand while inspiring her clients to be eco-conscious! Tell us a little about yourself. I am an eco-jewellery designer, an […]

Antigua: Police couple charged with larceny in the US

From Antigua Observer The Police Administration within the Royal Police Force of Antigua and Barbuda has confirmed that two police constables attached to the police force were arrested in the United States for alleged larceny,” a release to the media from STRATCOM said yesterday. It said the office of the Commissioner of Police received confirmation […]

Why doubts about China’s Belt and Road Initiative persist among its neighbours

By Josephine Ma, Lee jeong-ho. Sarah Zheng From South China Morning Post Beijing’s global infrastructure drive will be in the spotlight this week when dozens of heads of state converge for the second Belt and Road Forum. In the third of a four-part series, Josephine Ma, Lee Jeong-ho and Sarah Zheng look barriers to the […]

Wringing emotions

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio The finest in music and the arts wring emotions and connects to our inner beings in ways that are hard to imagine living without. If my soul isn’t touched for a very long time I feel disconnected and sans family. It’s then I turn to music. Music’s a quick […]

Study: Americans drink too much

From Newsmax Middle-aged Americans are hitting the sauce too hard and too often, a new poll shows. It found 33% of adults aged 35-44 who have at least one drink in a typical week agreed with one or more statements that would prompt an addiction specialist to consider treatment, according to the American Osteopathic Association […]