November 18, 2019

Schedule Set for the Home-and-Away Round of 16 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Matches

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Sixteen top CONCACAF clubs to battle in the three-month, action-packed knockout competition Miami (Friday, December 22, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) unveiled today the dates and kickoff times for the Round of 16 matches of the 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League, the region’s premier club championship. The […]

Third Dubai fire in days raises questions about Gulf cladding safety

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By Sylvia Westall and Noah Browning, Reuters From Business Insider DUBAI (Reuters) – A small fire broke out a Dubai hotel on Monday, forcing guests and staff to leave, in the third such blaze in the United Arab Emirates tourism and trade hub in less than a week. Several fire engines and an ambulance were […]

The waning power of the petrodollar

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By Jamie McGeever From Reuters UK LONDON (Reuters) – When the Federal Reserve begins reducing its holdings of U.S. Treasuries as expected later this year, some of the most consistent buyers of U.S. bonds over the last 15 years may be less than willing to fill the breach. Before the financial crisis, the flow of […]

Bulletproof 360 recalls Collagen Protein Bars and Bites

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By James Limbach From Consumer Affairs Bulletproof 360 of Bellevue, Wash., is recalling five Collagen Protein Bar and Bite products that have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. No illnesses have been reported to date. The following products are being recalled: The recalled products were distributed between April 7 and June 12, 2017, in […]

EMIRATES PRESIDENT: We don’t know if the US laptop ban will hurt business — but here’s how things went this weekend

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By Benjamin Zhang From Business Insider Emirates Airline won’t be able to gauge the financial effects of the US government’s ban on laptops on flights from the Middle East until May, but the rollout of the policy last weekend was relatively smooth, its president, Sir Tim Clark, said in an interview with Business Insider. “I […]

New look at Antiguan passport holders

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By Bert Wilkinson From Amsterdam News Just when the administration of President Donald Trump is applying greater scrutiny to who enters the U.S. and who doesn’t, authorities in Antigua are preparing to pull the plug on nearly 20 foreigners who bought passports and citizenship rights under its Citizenship by Investment Program in recent years. Economic […]

Peter Binose: Should we be dealing with the United Arab Emirates?

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By Peter Binose I read the heading ‘UAE delegation to visit SVG’ then I looked at what the press has to say about them. The United Arab Emirates is a federation of seven emirates: Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman, Fujairah, and Umm al-Qaiwain. The federation was formed and became independent in 1971. […]

Travel Leader Group: Cuba is the Top “Luxury Travel”

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From Travel Leaders group Cuba is the Top “Luxury Travel” Up-and-Coming Destination in Travel Leaders Group’s New Survey Luxury travel up-and-coming destinations also include United Arab Emirates, African Safaris, Iceland and Antarctica; European river cruises top all luxury travel international destinations. Plymouth, MN (January 19, 2016) – Today, Travel Leaders Group released its top luxury […]

Tour one of Earth’s grandest deserts

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Tour one of Earth’s grandest deserts in Google Street View By Jon Fingas From engadget IMAGE: Google’s Street View Trekker mounted on a camel Visiting a large desert in person can be difficult. Roads will only take you so far, and you probably aren’t used to navigating gigantic sand dunes. Thankfully, you no longer have […]