Caribbean Technology News

Caribbean Technology News

  • Covid-19 news: Death in severe cases are 70 times higher in over 80s 02 Jun 2020 20:14 New Scientist By Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool People who were 80 or older when hospitalised with coronavirus were 70 times more likely to die than those under 40Ungureanu Vadim/EyeEm/Getty Images Latest coronavirus news as of 5 pm on 2 June Covid-19 …
  • The New Reality: Don’t Ignore the Black Swan Events 02 Jun 2020 15:26 POWER magazine It is human nature to avoid spending money on preparations for an event that may never happen. However, as we all continue to adapt to a COVID-19 world, there is a new awareness of low probability, high impact events. If the consequences of a statistically …
  • Mexico’s Velas Resorts Donates 20,000 Face Masks to... 02 Jun 2020 09:16 SF Gate Mexico’s Velas Resorts and sister company VHealthy, a Mexican provider of certified medical equipment, join forces to fight against COVID-19 by donating 20,000 face masks. Made of three layers of high-quality filters, the masks will be provided to the …
  • Cruise Ships Using New Technologies to Combat COVID-19 02 Jun 2020 08:21 Newsmax The cruise industry is making waves to ensure passengers stay from the coronavirus and future viruses.  The financially battered cruise lines are hoping to return to the seas this summer. In order to do this, industry experts are eyeing two forms of …
  • CXC releases timetables for upcoming exams 02 Jun 2020 07:52 Stabroek News The Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC) yesterday released official timetables for the upcoming Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) and Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examination (CAPE) assessments.  The timetables, available on the CXC …
  • World Meteorological Organization Predicts “Above Normal” Hurricane Season 02 Jun 2020 03:33 National Weekly BRIDGETOWN, Barbados – The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season begins today with a prediction of an above-normal hurricane season and the Caribbean having to deal with the effects of the coronavirus (COVID-19). “The COVID-19 pandemic, with its requirements for …
  • Jamaican doctor defends herbal medicine use 31 May 2020 13:22 Jamaica Observer A 2019 report by the World Health Organization (WHO) on traditional and complementary medicine reveals that 88 per cent of member states acknowledge use of traditional herbal medicine among their population. In the Caribbean and Latin American region alone …
  • Trump 'terminates' US contract with WHO: Coronavirus live updates 29 May 2020 23:46 Al Jazeera US President Donald Trump has said the US is 'terminating' its relationship with the WHO, saying group hasn't made coronavirus reforms. The WHO and 37 countries have launched the COVID-19 Technology Access Pool, an alliance aimed at making …
  • World: Press Conference by Secretary-General António Guterres at United Nations Headquarters [EN/FR] 29 May 2020 17:28 Relief Web SG/SM/20101 28 MAY 2020 Following is a transcript of UN Secretary-General António Guterres’ press conference with Prime Ministers Justin Trudeau of Canada and Andrew Holness of Jamaica on the high-level event on financing for development in the era …
  • Why We Should Thank God That Our Sun Is So 'Boring' 29 May 2020 15:24 Crosswalk.com Recently, a New York Times article drew attention to a corona that’s not a virus and that makes life possible instead of threatening it. The corona, or outermost part of the sun’s atmosphere, puzzles astronomers because it is, as compared with similar …
  • Breaking Travel News investigates: The future of travel exhibitions in a post-Covid-19 world 29 May 2020 13:31 Internet Travel News Exhibitions represent the heartbeat of the travel industry – the forums where buyers and sellers of everything from aircraft fleets and new hotel brands to tourist boards and booking agents secure business, and where new products are launched to the world. …
  • 45K Indian nationals evacuated under Vande Bharat Mission so far 29 May 2020 09:05 Bombay News New Delhi: The government under the Vande Bharat Mission (VBM) has so far evacuated over 45,000 Indian nationals stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic and the subsequent lockdown. The official spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs, …
  • Agriculture Labour: Repositioning regional agriculture 28 May 2020 20:35 Now Grenada Sandiford Edwards, MA, MBA, ACCA – Guest Contributor Introduction In the context of Small Island Developing States (SIDS) such as Caribbean countries, historically, the agriculture sector provided the single most important platform for employment, income …
  • Hidden in the New House Coronavirus Relief Bill: Billions for Defense Contractors. Would Cover Executive Compensation and Other Perks 28 May 2020 18:16 Trending on EIN Newsdesk Hidden in the New House Coronavirus Relief Bill: Billions for Defense Contractors. Would Cover Executive Compensation and Other Perks more... 'All-out Combat' Feared As India, China Engage in Border Standoff more... …
  • Mass Protests in Minneapolis Condemn Murder of George Floyd 28 May 2020 16:55 RIA Novosti Loud & Clear 09:55 GMT 28.05.2020Get short URL On today's episode of Loud & Clear, Brian Becker and John Kiriakou are joined by Sputnik news analysts Nicole Roussell and Walter Smolarek. Wednesday’s weekly series, In the News, is where the …
  • High tech printing makes checking banknotes possible in the blink of an eye 28 May 2020 16:12 Phys.org New '3-D micro-optic' security features in banknotes enable the general public to detect counterfeits reliably within a fraction of a second, according to new research at the University of Birmingham. During a typical cash transaction, people …
  • Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide watch ‘companion’ says disgraced financier was worried about prison life, but wasn’t depressed: doc 28 May 2020 15:52 FOX News Former inmate Bill Mersey is adamant Jeffrey Epstein wasn’t murdered. On Aug. 10, 2019, the disgraced financier who was charged with sexually abusing numerous underage girls over several years, was found dead at New York City’s Metropolitan Correctional …
  • Disney World aims for July reopening: Should I go? 28 May 2020 12:26 Mace and Crown (CNN) — For months now, fans of Walt Disney World Resort in Florida have been anxiously awaiting news of when their beloved resort would reopen. The wait for a date is over: Disney has proposed a phased reopening starting on July 11 with Magic Kingdom and …
  • Opportunities in sargassum seaweed being explored 28 May 2020 09:57 Daily Nation Minister of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Kirk Humphrey; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Maritime Affairs and the Blue Economy, Sonia Foster; and Consultant, Mark Hill are shown some of the features of the new seaweed harvester by Ordinary Seaman …
  • The Latest: Biden keynote speaker at virtual convention 26 May 2020 23:41 Houston Chronicle FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2020, file photo from left, Democratic presidential candidates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., former Vice President Joe Biden, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., participate in a Democratic presidential …

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