November 17, 2019

Depression symptoms increase over last year of life

From Newsmax Many people experience worsening depression symptoms over their final year of life, and a U.S. study suggests that women, younger adults, and poor people may be especially vulnerable. For the study, researchers examined data on 3,274 adults who participated in the nationwide Health and Retirement Study and died within one year of the […]

Caribbean Airlines Cargo Loyalty Program

Port of Spain, November 15, 2019 – On Friday November 15, Caribbean Airlines Cargo recognised several of its longstanding corporate partners and employees at an appreciation reception held at the airline’s Piarco, Trinidad Headquarters. Honourees for the night included 22 longstanding corporate partners across the airline’s cargo hubs in Trinidad & Tobago, Barbados, Guyana, Kingston and […]

Hyundai Motor Group launches future mobility venture MoceanLab

MoceanLab to provide mobility services in Los Angeles starting with its pilot carshare service, Mocean Carshare Hyundai Motor Group today established MoceanLab, a mobility service venture, as part of the Group’s larger initiative to create a sustainable, connected future.MoceanLab will provide mobility services in the City of Los Angeles, and expand its services to autonomous […]

Phineas Fisher offers $100,000 bounty to hack banks and oil companies

By Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai From Motherboard TECH BY VICE An infamous vigilante hacker known for their hits on surveillance companies is launching a new kind of bug bounty to reward hacktivists who do public interest hacks and leaks. The hacker, known as Phineas Fisher, published a new manifesto on Friday, offering to pay hackers up to […]

Caribbean experts receive training on policies and policy coherence towards achieving sustainable development

Senior policy makers, including statisticians and economists, along with planning officers from various Caribbean Small Island Developing States (SIDS) have benefitted from a just-concluded workshop aimed at strengthening their capacities for integrated planning and policy coherence in order to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in the subregion. The workshop was hosted by The Economic […]

10 best superfoods to protect your eyesight

From Newsmax Tens of millions of Americans suffer age related losses in at least one of their senses, according to a recent University of Chicago study. And experts warn that once you start losing any of your senses, including vision, you increase your risk of developing dementia. “People are living longer than ever before in […]

Financial mishaps for seniors can be clue to Alzheimer’s

Unpaid bills, overdrawn accounts, dwindling investments: When seniors begin experiencing fiscal troubles, early dementia or Alzheimer’s disease could be an underlying cause, researchers say. In the early stages of the disease, people with undiagnosed Alzheimer’s are at high risk of making foolish and dangerous decisions about their finances, mostly because families may not know they […]

OECS and ARIN to host inaugural State of the Caribbean Internet Symposium

Friday, November 15, 2019 — The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission and the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN), in collaboration with the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB), and the Government of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis, will be hosting the inaugural symposium on The State of the Caribbean Internet in Basseterre, […]

University of Miami and The UWI Partner for Hemisphere

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica, Friday, November 15, 2019—The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and the University of Miami (UM) have teamed up as partners within in a Hemispheric University Consortium (HUC). The second meeting of the Consortium was held at The UWI’s Regional Headquarters in Jamaica, in October and co-chaired by Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sir […]

Jamaica’s Prime Minister meets  The UWI’s software engineering students in China

Regional Headquarters, Jamaica. Saturday, 16 November 2019—How can software engineering improve Jamaican society? Seven Jamaican students from The University of the West Indies – China Institute of Information Technology (UWI-CIIT)—and Mona lecturer Dr Ezra Mugisa—had the chance to discuss this with the Prime Minister of Jamaica, the Most Honourable Andrew Holness, ON, MP, during a private […]