November 18, 2019

10 golden rules for transporting children in your car

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Two out of every three youngsters travel incorrectly in cars Common mistakes include placing them in inadequate child seats or with loose harnesses In a collision at 50 km/h the injury sustained by a child weighing 8 kg that gets thrown from the seat is similar to falling from a three storey height The correct […]

Too much fried chicken can kill you

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From Newsmax (Subbotina/Dreamstime) Fried chicken, french fries, and chicken-fried steak might be delicious, but treating yourself to such fare regularly could be deadly, a new study warns. Women who eat more than one serving a week of fried chicken or fried fish have an increased risk of heart disease and death, researchers report. “Overall, we […]

José Andrés plans to open kitchens around the U.S. to feed furloughed workers

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By Maria Yagoda From Food & Wine At the Cayman Cookout, the humanitarian-chef opened up about World Central Kitchen and why he feeds “people of all parties.”  Every year during the Cayman Cookout, located at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman, José Andrés makes a grand entrance before his cooking demo—last year, he jumped off a helicopter and swam to shore. […]

Royal Monastery

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Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe By Gary Arndt From Everything-Everywhere Overview From the Royal Monastery of Santa María de Guadalupe World Heritage inscription: The monastery is an outstanding repository of four centuries of Spanish religious architecture. It symbolizes two significant events in world history that occurred in 1492: the Reconquest of the Iberian peninsula […]

ECLAC Caribbean and partners celebrate International Men’s Day

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(21 November 2018) ‘Positive Community, Positive Role Models’ is the theme of the event to celebrate two important initiatives, which are the International Men’s Day, and the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, jointly organized by the Government of Trinidad and Tobago, the UN system and several civil society organisations. The event […]

The Editor Speaks: A bomb that didn’t go off

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Today, (Monday November 5) in the UK they commemorate a day when a bomb did not go off. “Remember, remember the fifth of November, gunpowder, treason and plot. We see no reason, why gunpowder treason, should ever be forgot!” I remember learning that little rhyme when I was a small boy and wheeling a ‘guy’ […]

Nestlé takes the digital challenge

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By Erika Morphy From fDi Intelligence Nestlé is reorganising its global operations, with its digital strategy being given a complete overhaul. But, asks Erika Morphy, will this be enough to reverse its recent poor performance? Driven by unhappy investors and a market that has been dismayed by its financial performance, Nestlé has been taking aggressive […]

This Caribbean nation has had 7 earthquakes in 7 days

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Mon. Oct. 29, 2018: A Caribbean island has been shaken 7 times in the past seven days by earthquakes as high as 5.1 on the Richter scale, according to the University of the West Indies, (UWI) Seismic Unit. The increase from 5 in five days to seven in […]

Jamaica Prime Minister wants Spanish to be second language

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By Garwin Davis From JIS Story Highlights Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, says it is of strategic importance that the appropriate programmes be put in place, making Spanish a second language in Jamaica. Delivering the keynote address at the official opening of the Excellence Oyster Bay Hotel in Trelawny on October 18, Mr. […]

Majorca flash flood kills at least 10 on Spanish island

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From BBC A flash flood on the Spanish island of Majorca has killed at least 10 people, including at least three foreigners. A wave of muddy water engulfed the town of Sant Llorenç des Cardassar, in the east of the island, after heavy rain caused a river to burst its banks. Vehicles were swept away […]