December 14, 2019

All OECS schools to benefit from improved Internet connectivity

uesday, December 10, 2019 — The OECS-UNICEF initiative ‘ProjectConnect’ was successfully launched as part of a workshop held from 26-29 November, 2019 in Antigua and Barbuda. The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) partnered with the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) to launch Project Connect, the first pillar of a wider project, namely the GIGA initiative, […]

Originality

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio There’s not much original in this world. In fact, one might go so far as to suggest nothing is original except the Big Bang. We all build upon what has come before us. Sure, there was nothing like the iPhone before its launch in 2007, or the CD player […]

Qualities to look for when identifying future leaders at your organisation

As the cost of finding new talent increases, training in-house employees to take up more advanced roles is becoming a norm among corporates. While this is a great thing, management training doesn’t always pay off. Sure, there are unique challenges for organisations that engage in such training, poor results may persist even after applying an […]

The Internet’s most hated: Who are the most annoying people online?

By Toni Allen From Whois Hosting This? In the digital age, the internet and real-life can overlap to the point where they’re nearly indistinguishable. According to the Digital 2019 report, Americans spend approximately 6 hours and 31 minutes of their day online, which is equivalent to 96 days a year. This means the average internet user spends […]

Saint Lucia’s Julien Alfred runs world’s fastest December 60m since 2001

Article Courtesy Journalist Terry Finisterre FROM OECS The University of Texas Longhorns Track and Field programme won eight individual events and one relay at the FasTrak Collegiate Opener on Saturday (7 Dec), their first meet of the 2019-20 indoor season. The Longhorns also set nine personal bests at Yeoman Fieldhouse in Houston. In the women’s […]

Southwest brings back fares from $39 during four-day nationwide sale

From Travel Pulse Southwest Airlines has launched another nationwide sale featuring flight deals from as low as $39 one-way and $78 roundtrip. The four-day sale launched Tuesday and runs through midnight PT on Friday, December 13. Discounted fares are valid on continental U.S. travel from January 7 through March 4, 2020; interisland Hawaii travel from […]

The Editor speaks: My RANT!!

I have been told before I should not use this platform for a personal RANT! I am ignoring this well intentioned advice. I’m going to RANT. It’s not a long RANT. But it is a RANT. Unfortunately it’s directed at our police – or the unknown (by me) senior officer who decided to instruct his […]

Anthropomorphism

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio My car is a she and we two have a relationship with each other. Some of my amp choices are brutish thugs, while others have a romantic streak in them. My DAC’s a delicate female while my cables are without personality. My listening room can move between various characters […]

New Zealand volcano eruption: Royal Caribbean cruise nearby, other travel effects

By Sara M. Moniuszko From USA Today A New Zealand volcanic island erupted in a tower of ash and steam while dozens of tourists were exploring the moon-like surface. A volcanic eruption on New Zealand’s White Island, also called Whakaari, is affecting travelers going to and from the area. Fewer than 50 people were on the […]

Caribbean Life’s Roundup

By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life Caribbean Progress has been made in reducing new infections and AIDS-related deaths, but these gains appear weak. This is according to a new report titled “Communities at the Center-The response to HIV in the Caribbean”, which was released ahead of World Aids Day 2019 on December 1 with the […]