December 6, 2019

News Briefs & Community Events

Belize Bank seeks to satisfy $27M judgment against Belize Gov’t From OffshoreAlert Following a recent appeals court ruling in Washington, D.C., British businessman Michael Ashcroft’s Belize Bank is attempting to find and seize assets in the United States that belong to the Belize Government in order to satisfy a $27 million judgment that was entered […]

The Washington Post is handing its Olympic coverage to a robot reporter

By Luke Dormehl, Digital Trends From Business Insider The Olympics is all about humankind’s ability to triumph over its naturally-imposed limitations and the world around it. So why, then, has the highly-respected Washington Post announced that it is handing much of the reportage of individual events over to Heliograf, its robot reporter? Rather than sitting in […]

Improved budgeting process on the horizon in Saint Kitts and Nevis, as ECLAC wraps-up training

A recent training workshop facilitated  by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) subregional headquarters for the Caribbean has “opened the eyes” of the Ministry of Finance of Saint Kitts and Nevis on how budgeting can be done “better”, according to Mr. Calvin Edwards, Deputy Financial Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. […]

Human climate influence means we’re skipping an ice age

By Andrew Tarantola From engadget NO GLACIERS FOR YOU! COME BACK, 100,000 YEARS! According to a new study published in Nature, human-generated climate change — specifically the massive additions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses to the atmosphere — is causing the Earth to effectively delay the start of the next ice age by […]

CARICOM Caribbean Community : Modify, modernise in current realities – CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General

The ever-changing internal and external realities have made it imperative for the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) to modify and modernise its approaches, operations and frameworks. This is the message Ambassador Colin Granderson, CARICOM Assistant Secretary-General, Foreign and Community Relations, took to a new corps of Guyanese diplomats late in July at the Foreign Service Institute in […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

Grand Cayman: Road closure Friday, 5 August, in central GT Please be advised that all of Cardinal Avenue in Central George Town (from the junction with Edwards to Harbor Drive) will be closed tomorrow, from 7AM – 4PM, for a celebration of Jamaican Independence being organized by the Roma United Sports Club.   Cayman Islands’ […]

Cayman Islands: Government scholarship recipients schooled in what is expected from them

Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Almost 100 of the new Government overseas undergraduate scholarship students for 2016 attended a meeting over the weekend where they were reminded of the conditions of their scholarships and what is expected of them from the Government during their upcoming scholarship period. The mandatory meeting was hosted by the Ministry […]

Montego Bay, Nassau among cities with ‘intelligent solutions’ – IDB

From CARICOM WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Cities in two Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries are among the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB’s) guide of more than 50 examples of cities around the globe that have implemented intelligent solutions. Montego Bay in Jamaica and Nassau, the capital of The Bahamas, are included in cities in Latin America […]

World breastfeeding week in the Cayman Islands

Breastfeed for a more sustainable future. This year’s World Breastfeeding Week focuses on how mothers, by breastfeeding, can play a part in achieving the United Nations 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs are a blueprint for global commitment and action towards equitable development that governments around the world have agreed to accomplish by 2030. […]

Women showcase the Caribbean experience in America in uptown art exhibit

By Carolina Pichardo From dna info WASHINGTON HEIGHTS — Eleven women with Caribbean roots aim to explore the conflicts in their own identities in a mixed-media show opening Friday that features a painting of a lynching and a modern take on Leonardo da Vinci’s “Last Supper.” The exhibit, “Living In My Skin, En Mi Piel,” […]