November 15, 2019

Mexico ambush: Boy, 13, walked 23km for help after gun attack

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From BBC A 13-year-old survivor of the attack by suspected Mexican drug cartel gunmen on a convoy of US Mormons hid six siblings in bushes before walking 23km (14 miles) to get help, his family said. Eight children survived Monday’s attack in northern Mexico in which three women and six children were killed. Five of […]

Thomas Cook customers to fly home after firm collapses

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From BBC The first flights bringing Thomas Cook holidaymakers home to the UK have landed amid some reports of disruption. The government has said it will run a “shadow airline” for two weeks to repatriate the 155,000 UK tourists affected by the firm’s collapse. Transport secretary Grant Shapps said its response to the crisis was […]

Everything you need to know about pregnancy and drugs

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From Ocean Breeze Recovery MOTHER-FETUS CONNECTION The profound connection between mother and fetus is deeper than most think. While mother and child don’t share blood, the placenta provides a connection between the two, allowing for the exchange of nutrients, wastes, and gasses. The placental wall acts as a barrier, albeit an extremely porous one. Substances […]

OECS honours longstanding seasonal agricultural workers

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32 workers recognised for 15+ years of service at ECLS event Friday, July 19, 2019 — Leamington, Ontario, Canada: Longstanding farm workers with the Canada Seasonal Agricultural Workers Programme (SAWP) were honoured for their years of dedicated service at the inaugural Eastern Caribbean Liaison Services (ECLS) Worker Recognition and Employer Appreciation Event, held in Leamington, Ontario, on […]

Orphaned bear cub

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Here are some cute photos of a orphaned bear cub that a mountain village in Bosnia took in By Daria Sito-Sucic, Reuters From business Insider A two-month-old female bear cub wandered into a mountain village in Bosnia. Initially, locals feared her mother might come looking for her and directed her away from the village. The […]

Battle of Winterfell

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Every Game of Thrones Character Who Died in the Battle of Winterfell By Kathryn Van Arendunk From Vulture The night was long and full of terrors, and death finally came to Winterfell. But depending on the quality of your TV, you may not have seen some of them. Look, it was really dark, okay? So in case […]

Martin: How do you celebrate your mother?

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By Melissa Martin Sunday, May 12, 2019.  Mother’s Day is a celebration honoring mothers. An annual occasion to revere moms.  History of Mother’s Day After her mother died in 1905, Miss Anna Jarvis wished to memorialize her mom’s life and campaigned for a national day to honor all mothers. Her mother was an Appalachian homemaker and lifelong […]

The first-ever jaguar cub born by artificial insemination was likely eaten by its mother 2 days later

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By Molly Thomson From Business Insider A jaguar, Bianca, was artificially inseminated and was the first of the species to successfully give birth to a cub this way. Two days later, the cub disappeared — and was likely eaten by its mother. Scientists behind the insemination still believe this is groundbreaking work that could combat […]

Consistency: The Success of the Cayman Islands

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By Jeff Thomas, From PMIFeature Writer for Doug Casey’s International Man and Strategic Wealth Preservation Not surprisingly, as I’m called upon frequently to counsel investors seeking advice on their international diversification, one of the most oft-asked questions is why my principle country of residence, the Cayman Islands, is so uniquely advantageous. Whilst I discuss this subject […]

Recipes of the week

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How To Eat A Mango Caribbean From botr florida A taste of Jamaica at Mango Caribbean Flavor BoulevardAn essential ingredient in Asian, Caribbean and South American cooking, the sweet and juicy papaya is known by many names: the pawpaw, fruta bomba, mamao and tree melon. No matter what it is called, the bright orange fruit […]