November 19, 2019

ONLY 1 Caribbean location makes Travel & Leisure’s Top 50 Destinations for 2019

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f The only destination in the Caribbean to be listed on Travel & Leisure’s 2019 Top 50 places to go to may be the combined band of islands south of St. Vincent referred to as The Grenadines. These islands didn’t suffer the devastation of several other Caribbean locales through the 2017 hurricane season, and their current […]

George Soros: FT’s Person of Year

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From Newsmax Controversial billionaire George Soros has been named “Person of the Year” by The Financial Times. The FT said its choice of Person of the Year is “usually a reflection of their achievements. In the case of Mr. Soros this year, his selection is also about the values he represents.” The FT said Soros is the […]

The Editor speaks: Human rights

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Stand up for human rights! Today (December 10) is International Human Rights Day. This year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“the UDHR”). To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the UDHR, the United Nations (“the UN”) has launched a year-long campaign building on its existing ‘Stand Up for Human Rights’ […]

The Editor speaks: Men’s Day passed me by

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Over a week ago, specifically Monday November 19th, International Men’s Day was celebrated worldwide because of “the positive value men bring to the world, their families and communities”. Did it pass you by here un-noticed? Well there was a movie – 15 minutes long – at the Regal Cinemas at Camana Bay. It was called […]

Destinations of the week

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The 13 cheapest holiday destinations in the world for couples By Alison Millington From Business Insider It’s time to start planning your next trip for two. The Post Office Holiday Money Report has revealed the cheapest holiday hotspots in the world in 2018 that make for the perfect holiday for a couple or two friends. […]

Destinations of the week

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The 13 cheapest holiday destinations in the world for couples By Alison Millington From Business Insider With January finally over and warmer weather on the horizon, it’s time to start planning your next trip — and Valentine’s Day is a great reason to think about a getaway for two. The Post Office Holiday Money Report […]

Prototype electric plane crash kills two pilots

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By Steve Dent From engadget An electric plane powered by Siemens has crashed in southern Hungary, killing both pilots aboard, according to Siemens and local reports. The Magnus eFusion aircraft was flown as part of an inauguration for Magnus’ new headquarters, but crashed near the airport after performing several circuits, police said. The eFusion is […]

Destinations of the week

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The 13 cheapest holiday destinations in the world for couples By Alison Millington From Business Insider The Post Office Holiday Money Report has revealed the cheapest holiday hotspots in the world in 2018 that make for the perfect holiday for a couple or two friends. To produce the ranking, the company looked at the cost […]

World Social Protection Report 2017-2019 – ILO: 4 billion people worldwide are left without social protection

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GENEVA (ILO News) – Despite significant progress in the extension of social protection in many parts of the world, the human right to social security is not yet a reality for a majority of the world’s population, says a new flagship report from the International Labour Organization (ILO). According to new data presented in the […]

Strategic Airlift Capability conducts humanitarian relief efforts in the Caribbean

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PÁPA, Hungary – The Strategic Airlift Capability (SAC) launched a humanitarian relief mission to the Caribbean in the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Friday, Sept. 8, 2017. The Strategic Airlift Capability launched the Emergency Response Mission following a request from the Netherlands, one of the SAC member Nations. The mission started from Pápa Air Base, […]