December 12, 2019

OECS youth entrepreneurs explore new horizons in Denmark

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By Kwesi Roberts Thursday, July 11, 2019 — For the first time, three youth entrepreneurs from the OECS pitched their business startups at the Creative Business Cup (CBC) in Copenhagen, Denmark. Kenna Questelles George from St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Founder of LinkUp; Tamara Prosper from Grenada, Founder ofTambaran by Tamara; and Denell Floirus from Saint Lucia, Founder of EcoCarib.  […]

This online test can tell you how many ‘dark traits’ like psychopathy and narcissism you have

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By Peter Dockrill Science Alert From Business Insider In a recent study, psychologists have identified the driving force behind the malevolent tendencies of human nature — like psychopathy, narcissism, egoism, sadism, spitefulness, and more. It’s called the D factor, or the Dark Factor of Personality. In a series of four separate studies, Zettler and fellow […]

Destinations of the week

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100 under-the-radar beaches everyone should visit in their lifetime Part 3 By Alison Millington From Business Insider Whether you’ve only spent a handful of days on the sand in your life or you’re a full-blown sunseeker, there are plenty of breathtaking beaches on this planet waiting to be discovered. And, whether you look for a […]

Caribbean can only ‘build back better’ with international support and urgent climate action, UN, CARICOM Chiefs and Heads of Government

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Over US$2 billion pledged, half of which in loans and debt relief, to support affected women and men for long-term recovery in hurricane-affected Caribbean during CARICOM-UN Conference New York, 21 November 2017 – In view of the urgent needs of Caribbean islands affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, the “CARICOM-UN High-level Pledging Conference: Building a […]

Cayman makes Tribune picture picks

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Pictures of the day: August 9, 2017 From THE EXPRESS TRIBUNE A T-72 tank’s barrel is seen while driven through the course of the Tank Biathlon competition, part of the International Army Games 2017, at a range in the settlement of Alabino outside Moscow, Russia. PHOTO: REUTERS A scuba diver is surrounded by schools of […]

How an ambulance became a place for safe sex

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By Kathleen Hawkins From BBC World Hacks A second-hand ambulance has been converted into a place where sex workers can meet their clients in Copenhagen. The aim is to help people at risk of violence and exploitation and it is the latest in a long list of ideas by a Danish social entrepreneur. Michael Lodberg […]

Stem cell treatment cures impotence in some prostate cancer surgery patients

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From Newsmax Stem cell treatment helped treat erectile dysfunction in some — but not all — prostate cancer surgery patients, a new study says. It included 21 men who became impotent after surgery to remove their cancerous prostate. They received stem cell injections meant to restore damaged nerves. After a single stem cell injection, eight […]

Jessica Long excited to compete at World Series

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From Paralympic USA’s multiple-Paralympic champion will kick off her season at the first stage of the 2017 World Para Swimming Series in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 11-12 March. “I think it (the World Series) is fantastic! It is exactly what Paralympians need. It is really going to grow the Movement and I am thrilled to be […]

Destinations of the week

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The best alternative destinations if you’ve already visited every major European city By Andrew Richdale, AFAR From Business Insider Visit the continent with fresh eyes this year by booking a trip to these rising-star cities. If You Like Berlin . . . Plagwitz Leipzig Germany Leipzig, Germany. deux expats / Flickr Visit Leipzig, Germany A […]

Beauty of imperfection

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The Beauty of imperfection: Three ottomans that celebrate vulnerability From Core77 Perfection is overrated. In a world of mass production and assembly lines automated down to the smallest rote task, discovering imperfections or mistakes can feel refreshing. It’s those imperfections that Camilla Wedelboe Monsrud is interested in exploring, and what set the groundwork for Inside […]