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December 1, 2019

Archives for December 2019

Community Efforts are Key When Addressing HIV/AIDS

Source: Havana Times The first of December is celebrated globally as World AIDS Day. The theme of the 2019 celebration is, “communities make the difference”. The post Community Efforts… Link: Community Efforts are Key When Addressing HIV/AIDS

Age Concern To Host Town Hall On Health Plan

Source: Bernews Age Concern Bermuda will host a town hall meeting on Wednesday evening [Dec 4] about the proposed health plan. The event poster says, “Engage with… Link: Age Concern To Host Town Hall On Health Plan

Portugal, France and Germany in Euro ‘group of death’

Source: Nation Newspaper BUCHAREST – Defending champions Portugal and the last two world champions, France and Germany, were thrown together in what German coach Joachim Loew described as… Link: Portugal, France and Germany in Euro ‘group of death’

Video: Celebrating IDPD With Jason Minors

Source: Bernews In the third of a series of interviews in honour of the upcoming International Day for Persons with Disabilities [IDPD], the Bermuda Disability Advisory Council… Link: Video: Celebrating IDPD With Jason Minors

Results: Bermudian Footballers In England

Source: Bernews Bermudian footballers Nahki Wells, Jonte Smith, Milan Butterfield, Osagi Bascome, Justin Donawa and Amar Lewis were in all action for their respective teams this weekend… Link: Results: Bermudian Footballers In England

Opposition Leader Speaks On Term Limits For PMs

Source: St. Lucia Times Opposition leader Philip J. Pierre has been speaking  on the subject of term limits for prime ministers. He did so during an appearance last week… Link: Opposition Leader Speaks On Term Limits For PMs

Monsieur Perine (Colombia) – Song of the Day

Source: Havana Times Today’s featured band is Monsieur Perine from Colombia with the song “Huracan” from the album “Hecho a Mano” (2012). The post Monsieur Perine (Colombia) –… Link: Monsieur Perine (Colombia) – Song of the Day

BNAA National Cross Country Championships

Source: Bernews The Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] hosted the National Cross Country Championships at Botanical Gardens. Gayle Lindsay won the Women’s Open 3 Mile race clocking… Link: BNAA National Cross Country Championships

1Dec 2019 Weather in Cayman

Source: Cayman Eye News 1 Dec Sun 2019 ATLANTIC SATELLITE icons.wxug.com Weather in CaymanSYNOPSIS Moderate winds and rough seas are expected for the next 24 hours as a high… Link: 1Dec 2019 Weather in Cayman

Caribbean Dreamers Caught in the USA Immigration Crisis

Source: The St. Lucia Star Carlos Esteban, 31, of Woodbridge, Va., a nursing student and recipient of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, known as DACA, rallies with others in support… Link: Caribbean Dreamers Caught in the USA Immigration Crisis

Private day care centres must register by January 31

Source: Barbados Today Operators of private day care centres are reminded that the deadline for registering their businesses or renewing their licences is January 31, 2020. Applications for… Link: Private day care centres must register by January 31

Fogging Schedule December 2 – 6

Source: Barbados Today The Ministry of Health and Wellness’ fogging programme continues this week in a number of parishes. On Monday, December 2, the districts in St Philip… Link: Fogging Schedule December 2 – 6

Who Will Lift Us Out Of Our Predicament?

Source: The St. Lucia Star There are few things the two main political parties agree on. By now it’s common knowledge they do not see eye to eye on the… Link: Who Will Lift Us Out Of Our Predicament?

PANCAP: Invest in communities

Source: Nation Newspaper GEORGETOWN, Guyana – The director of the Pan-Caribbean Partnership against HIV/AIDS (PANCAP), Dereck Springer, has called for further investments in communities as the region joined… Link: PANCAP: Invest in communities

Trinidad cop among 2 killed in Chinatown

Source: Stabroek News (Trinidad Guardian) An off-du­ty po­lice of­fi­cer and a veg­etable ven­dor were killed last night along Low­er Char­lotte Street, Port-of-Spain, af­ter a gun­man opened fire on… Link: Trinidad cop among 2 killed in Chinatown

Suriname President Convicted Of Murder

Source: St. Lucia Times PARAMARIBO (Reuters) :- A court in Suriname on Friday convicted President Desi Bouterse of murder for the execution of 15 opponents in 1982 following a… Link: Suriname President Convicted Of Murder

Hamilton takes final pole of F1 season

Source: Nation Newspaper ABU DHABI – World champion Lewis Hamilton stormed to the final pole position of the Formula One season with a dazzling display under the floodlights… Link: Hamilton takes final pole of F1 season

Mabaruma boat captain dies following beating

Source: Guyana Chronicle A 44-year old man died last evening after he was struck to his head by another man at the Kumaka waterfront at Mabaruma, North West… Link: Mabaruma boat captain dies following beating

Growing Hemp in Puerto Rico

Source: Puerto Rico Report The 2018 farm bill redefined hemp as an agricultural commodity and removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act and the jurisdiction of the Drug Enforcement… Link: Growing Hemp in Puerto Rico

PPP promises restoration of LCDS

Source: Guyana Times …says money earned to go back to Guyanese through jobs The People’s Progressive Party (PPP) manifesto for the 2020 General and Regional Elections is out… Link: PPP promises restoration of LCDS

Nominations Day is January 10

Source: Guyana Times 2020 elections The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) has announced in a notice published in the media that Nominations Day for the upcoming General and Regional… Link: Nominations Day is January 10

Prison Officer caught with ganja in haversack

Source: Guyana Times A law enforcement officer serving at the Guyana Prison Service (GPS) has found himself in hot waters after he was caught with cannabis in his… Link: Prison Officer caught with ganja in haversack

North Georgetown, Tucville, West Ruimveldt and Redeemer advance

Source: Guyana Chronicle FOLLOWING a rain-affected morning at the Ministry of Education ground, Carifesta Avenue, only quarter-finals of the Smalta Girls Pee Wee football competition were played. According… Link: North Georgetown, Tucville, West Ruimveldt and Redeemer advance

Constable arrested for playing with loaded gun

Source: Guyana Times A licensed firearm holder employed as a Supernumerary Constable attached to a mining company has been arrested for allegedly playing with his weapon while in… Link: Constable arrested for playing with loaded gun

Parranda with African mix

Source: Newsday The parranda is a genre of Venezuelan folk music that is played mainly in December in church or at Christmas parties, adding a festive touch… Link: Parranda with African mix

In honour of John

Source: Newsday Natalie Sabga chatted with customers at the end of the dining row of Panini Café. It’s a hub of social activity, where patrons very often… Link: In honour of John

Miss World TT needs your vote

Source: Newsday TYA Jane Ramey, TT’s 2019 Miss World representative, placed third in the Miss World 2019 International Sports Day in London on Thursday. Her performance in… Link: Miss World TT needs your vote

Art Auction rebuilds what Dorian destroyed

Source: Bahamas Weekly The beauty of The Bahamas surrounds us and for many local artists that beauty is the inspiration for much of their work. So when the… Link: Art Auction rebuilds what Dorian destroyed