Disaster resilience planning key factor for the Caribbean

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By Wesley Kirton MIAMI – The 41st annual Conference on the Caribbean and Central America wrapped up in Miami on Friday (November 17) with the issue of disaster resilience planning dominating the discussions, against the backdrop of Hurricanes Irma and Maria which struck the Caribbean region within weeks of each other in September resulting in Read More

Our Stories: Rory-Craig Walker Packages and Shares Jamaica in a Box

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In this installment of Our Stories, Jamaican business owner, Rory-Craig Walker shares how a Facebook post influenced his business idea…For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich and wholesome food, and attractive people. And while that image is not far from the truth, Read More

ST. LUCIA-RESCUE- Sailing vessel sinks – two rescued

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CASTRIES, St. Lucia, Nov 18, CMC – Two people were airlifted to safety via helicopter after their sailing vessel – ‘Tyago’, sank between St. Lucia and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The marine authorities reported that a search for the two began late Thursday.Two ships in the area – the French flagged ‘Club Med 2’ Read More

Musicians Think There’s #NoGreaterTime to Advocate for Change in Trinidad & Tobago

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The group of creatives behind the musical initiative for change, #NoGreaterTime. Photo courtesy the group, used with permission. Just about a year ago, soca singer Kees Dieffenthaller, spoken word artist Muhammad Muwakil, designer Anya Ayoung Chee, music producer Keron “Sheriff” Thompson and other Trinidad and Tobago-based creatives came together to create the project, No Greater Read More

Herpes vaccine research supported by Peter Thiel could put a university’s funding at risk

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Investor Peter Thiel. Alex Wong/Getty Images A Southern Illinois University researcher’s offshore development of a herpes vaccine, which was buoyed by a $7 million investment from Peter Thiel’s investment firm and a related organization, could now put the school’s $15 million in federal research funding  at risk . William Halford, a now-deceased professor at the Read More

RISEFUEL ACHIEVES HUBSPOT SILVER CERTIFIED AGENCY PARTNER STATUS

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RiseFuel announced that it has achieved Silver Certified Agency Partner status with HubSpot, the world’s leading inbound marketing and sales platform. We are very proud of our success with HubSpot and grateful for the services they provide that help us to achieve great results for our clients.” — Tony Shannon CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA, UNITED STATES, Read More

Miss India wins Miss World title

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India’s Manushi Chhillar has won the Miss World beauty pageant, according to Indian media house NDTV. Manushi Chhillar The win comes 17 years after Priyanka Chopra brought home the coveted title in the year 2000. Stephanie Hill, who is Miss England was the first runner up and Miss Mexico Andrea Meza was second runner up. Read More

Star Trek Writer’s New Space Show

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A HOPEFUL VISION SPACE COMMAND is an epic science fiction series with a hopeful vision spanning 150 years of galactic history. Featuring a Who’s Who of TV and film stars! HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA, USA, November 18, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — Created by Marc Scott Zicree, who’s written and produced for major franchises including Star Trek — The Read More

‘Helpers’ needed to deliver Merry Christmas within St. Vincent de Paul family

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Spread some holiday cheer this year with SVdP’s Adopt-A-Family program. Become a sponsor today: https://t.co/8Em9NsqlTf #30DaysofThanks pic.twitter.com/Jkctxs0utx — St. Vincent de Paul (@SVdP) November 6, 2017 Santa Claus has some helpers in the Southwest. While they rarely deal with snow and frigid temperatures like their North Pole counterparts, these four women do support the business Read More

‘Helpers’ needed to deliver Merry Christmas within St. Vincent de Paul family

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Spread some holiday cheer this year with SVdP’s Adopt-A-Family program. Become a sponsor today: https://t.co/8Em9NsqlTf #30DaysofThanks pic.twitter.com/Jkctxs0utx — St. Vincent de Paul (@SVdP) November 6, 2017 Santa Claus has some helpers in the Southwest. While they rarely deal with snow and frigid temperatures like their North Pole counterparts, these four women do support the business Read More