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Archives for October 16, 2019

U.S. men’s soccer team loses to Canada for the first time since 1985

By Ian Harrison AP From Baltimore Sun The U.S. men’s soccer team lost to Canada for the first time in 34 years, allowing second-half goals to Alphonso Davis and Lucas Cavallini in a 2-0 defeat Tuesday night in the CONCACAF Nations League. A little over two years after the Americans failed to qualify for the […]

Negative voltage

by Paul McGowan from PS Audio When I was first learning electrical engineering one of the terms I struggled with was negative voltage. How could a voltage be negative? There was ground and there was + voltage. To me, voltage was always a higher potential than zero. I understand this is something most people don’t […]

BPL restores power to South Abaco

From Eyewitness News NASSAU, BAHAMAS- Bahamas Power and Light (BPL) announced yesterday power has been restored in South Abaco as crews continue to push north to restore electricity in the wake of Hurricane Dorian. BPL underscored support from the Caribbean Electric Utility Services Corporation (CARILEC) in a statement detailing its progress. “A mechanical component failed […]

IMF Global Financial Stability Report

The IMF sees the global economy in a ‘synchronized downswing’ and financial markets need to act now to head off the growing risk, the Fund’s Financial Counselor Tobias Adrian says ahead of the launch of the Global Financial Stability Report (GFSR).  “Financial markets continue to be subject to the twists and turns of trade tensions. […]

Things you should not forget before you choose your wedding flowers

There are so many different things that you need to consider before you tie the knots. The day of wedding is a superior one and you cannot take a chance with anything. While you have wondered about everything related to your clothes, accessories to footwear; ensure that you give a thought to flowers bouquet too. […]

Brexit: ‘No deal tonight’, UK government source says

From BBC A government source has told the BBC there will be “no deal tonight”, as officials continue to work on the technical details in Brussels. The UK and EU had been hoping to sign off a revised Brexit deal before Thursday’s crunch EU council meeting. The BBC’s Laura Kuenssberg said it was not now […]

Three Distinguished UWI Alumni receive Pelican Awards from Open Campus Alumni Chapters

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal, Barbados. October 16, 2019 – On Saturday, October 12, 2019, three distinguished alumni of The University of the West Indies were conferred with the prestigious Pelican Award. The Awards were presented at The University of the West Indies Alumni Association (UWIAA) Open Campus Alumni Chapters annual Pelican Awards […]

IMF MD gender equality

International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva urged leaders to push for gender parity in an event ahead of the Annual Meetings of the International Monetary Fund and World Bank.  Georgieva opened the talk, “Women, Work, and Leadership” by praising her predecessor, the first woman to lead the IMF.  “The woman before me that led […]

UWI: Annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence Ceremony

From UWI Open Campus Today on UWItv Today, Wednesday, October 16, 2019, one of the highlights of The University of the West Indies’ (The UWI) calendar is set to take place. Outstanding academic, senior administrative, and professional staff from across the regional University will be recognised at the annual Vice-Chancellor’s Awards for Excellence. Professor Sir Hilary Beckles […]

Puzzles for Oct 17 2019 Number search/Sudoku/Word search/Crossword

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