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Archives for June 25, 2019

Common prescription may raise dementia risk

By Health Day From Newsmax Doctors often prescribe anticholinergic drugs for a variety of ills. But a new study suggests they may increase the risk of dementia in older patients. These medicines include everything from Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to certain antipsychotics and Parkinson’s meds. They’re used to treat a wide range of other conditions, including depression, […]

STAY IN THE LOOP – Week ending 21 June 2019

From CARICOM In this episode, Communications Officers at the CARICOM Secretariat, Ms. Tusankine English-Francis and Ms Michelle Nurse, present a weekly news roundup of the latest from the Caribbean Community. Highlights: 00:34:20 – Guyana’s President assures CARICOM SG the country will abide with CCJ’s rulings03:37:16 – CARICOM congratulates new Kazakhstan President And, CARICOM signals interest […]

Trading vitriol for views

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio No, I am not going to mention any websites nor point any fingers. I don’t need to because you already know what I am talking about. Angry forums with millions of views. If you build a platform for angry voices they will rush to spew their ill temper. One […]

St. Vincent and the Grenadines bids farewell to outgoing Director General Of FAO

Tuesday, June 25, 2019 — Outgoing Director General of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), Dr. Jose Graziano de Silva will demit office later this year and the newly elected Director General will assume the much coveted office. Hon. Saboto Caesar, Minister of Agriculture in St. Vincent and the Grenadines, remembers Dr. Graziano for his […]

WME sues Writers Guild of America as agency dispute gets uglier

By David NG From LA Times The dispute between Hollywood writers and their agents has gotten uglier with WME filing a lawsuit against the Writers Guild of America, alleging that the guild has committed antitrust violations and is abusing its power as a union. William Morris Endeavor, widely regarded as the largest talent agency in […]

Coffee may help your body burn fat

By Zoe Papapdakis From Newsmax The health benefits of drinking a morning cup of Joe are piling up and researchers have just added a new entry to the list – weight loss. A new study that appeared Monday morning in the journal Scientific Reports suggests that coffee can actually help your body burn fat. The report looked […]

Summer safety tips you need to know

By Lynn Allison From Newsmax Recently a three-month-old Kansas City child died in a hot car where she was left alone for hours. This tragedy highlights one of the deadly summer safety hazards we need to be aware of.  She was the eleventh child who perished in a hot car this year, according to KidsandCars.org, […]

Martin: Hip hip hooray for newspapers

By Melissa Martin “For the times they are a-changin’” sang Bob Dylan. And the digital age has changed the way information is eaten, swallowed, and digested. We can’t stop progress, but we must maintain the salience of our newspapers (in print or digital). Why? Newspapers, whether country, state, or local serve significant roles in societies […]

Lexology: 13th annual Global Counsel Awards

Lexology are delighted to announce the winners of the 13th annual Global Counsel Awards, held in association with the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC). The black-tie gala event was hosted at New York’s magnificent Cipriani 42nd Street and was attended by more than 400 senior lawyers, including in-house counsel from more than 100 companies. The […]

The Caribbean officially has it’s own Social Network Platform

Cariblime, the Caribbean Social Network “Founded and Launched in Barbados” by its visionary CEO/Founder Daniel DeSouza, Cariblime has the combined service of Facebook, Linkedin, and soon to be Amazon services in one regional social platform to support the Caribbean People, Caribbean Businesses and Caribbean Culture.One of Caribime purposes is to help repair and build the Caribbean economy […]