Month: September 2020

Flu ‘bug’ hits Barbados

Flu ‘bug’ hits Barbados

first_img Share Tweet Sharing is caring! Share 86 Views   no discussionscenter_img HealthLifestyle Flu ‘bug’ hits Barbados by: – March 18, 2011 Share by Global News Staff BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — Barbados Chief Medical Officer, Dr Joy St John is worried about what she described as a unpleasant flu “bug”, which has hit the island and is keeping professionals busy.The Advocate newspaper reported that St John said that the usual seasonal flu has increased in respiratory and gastro-intestinal illnesses.The chief medical officer indicated that “we have put releases out because of the outbreak at the Geriatric Hospital”. She added that lab tests proved that the cause of gastro is mainly norovirus which is self limiting and usually results in a short lived illness.She added that the respiratory virus is particularly “nasty” and indicated that a lot of people have developed bronchitis and pneumonia.However she indicated that there is no need for the public to be alarmed.Source: Caribbean News Now!Photo Credit: lifeinthesecondhalf.blogspot.comlast_img read more

PDA (Yay or Nay?).

PDA (Yay or Nay?).

first_imgLifestyleRelationships PDA (Yay or Nay?). by: – April 15, 2011 Sharing is caring! Share Tweet 86 Views   no discussionscenter_img Share Share Let’s face it —we see it everywhere we go. At restaurants, at the movies or even at the supermarket.Hugs and smooches with hands in each other’s back pockets while walking (I never understood this move).PDA (Public Displays of Affection) can be shown all kinds of ways. Many couples have pet names for each other or some can’t keep their hands off the other’s body parts.I always wonder what kind of couples display public affection? In the beginning of a new love we’re sitting on cloud nine finding our lovers irresistible to the point where we always want to touch.But does this feeling eventually fade away? Or is it couples that have been together for years that still adore each other so much they want the world to see? I think it’s a little bit of both, but mostly new lovebirds.All lovers aren’t PDA material, for a number of reasons. If the two were more of a reserved item then PDA wouldn’t excite them. I think PDA comes from the chemistry and the actual physical attraction you have for your lover.If you are extremely attracted to each other it’s hard to excuse your hands from touching, grabbing, and caressing your mate, even in public. I love PDA. It shows affection and love within the relationship other than just saying, “I love you” or “I like you a lot.” Actions always speak louder than words.Nevertheless, I’m not saying those couples that do not show PDA are lacking love or affection, they may show it differently. I notice couples when I’m out who are crazy about each other who can’t keep their eyes off the prize.How much is too much PDA? A little peck every now and again doesn’t hurt, but overly making out tends to be a bit trashy and too much for the public eye.By GalTimer Staci CoxYahoo Shinelast_img read more

Dominica Brewery & Beverages Ltd. Donates 100 Cases of Vitamalt to Frontline Health Workers

Dominica Brewery & Beverages Ltd. Donates 100 Cases of Vitamalt to Frontline Health Workers

first_img Share 115 Views   no discussions CoronavirusLifestyleLocalNews Dominica Brewery & Beverages Ltd. Donates 100 Cases of Vitamalt to Frontline Health Workers by: – April 6, 2020 To support Dominica’s health care workers, Dominica Brewery & Beverages Ltd. donated 100 cases of Vitamalt beverage to the Ministry of Health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.The company has also committed to donating more product in the coming weeks, as the need arises. Tweet Sharecenter_img Sharing is caring! Share From left: Jasmine Hamilton, Sales and Marketing Coordinator, Dominica Brewery & Beverages Ltd.; Edward Registe, Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dominica; Mara St. Rose, Deputy Coordinator of Dominica’s COVID-19 Quarantine Operations; Leticia Wyke, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Dominica “Dominica Brewery & Beverages Ltd. is committed to helping our communities in time of need,” said Jasmine Hamilton, Sales and Marketing Coordinator, Dominica Brewery & Beverages Ltd. “We hope that these beverages can provide comfort, refreshment and energy to these courageous individuals, who are bravely battling this virus every day.”Vitamalt is a non-alcoholic brewed malt beverage, which was designed as an energy supplement. It has a naturally high B-vitamin content and is made with all-natural ingredients.last_img read more

The Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Excellence Award

The Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Excellence Award

first_img Tweet LocalNews The Anthony N. Sabga Caribbean Excellence Award by: – March 30, 2011 122 Views   no discussions Share Sharecenter_img Photo credit: ANSA Caribbean AwardsThe ANSA Caribbean Awards Programme, as described by Secretary to the ANSA McAL Foundation Mrs. Maria Superville-Neilson, is “the most elaborate, extensive privately funded enterprise of its kind in the region. In fact so far as we know it is the only awards programme which seeks and rewards candidates in this three categories of Arts, Sciences and Public Service.”The goal of the ANSA Caribbean Awards for Excellence is “to recognize significant Caribbean achievement, to encourage and to support the pursuit of excellence by Caribbean persons, for the benefit of the region. The ANSA McAL Foundation is convinced that talent needs to be sought out, brought to light and encouraged. It is in this context that these Awards were conceived.”The AwardThe Anthony N. Sagba Caribbean Awards For Excellence was designed to celebrate the excellence and the potential of Caribbean people, working for the benefit of their Region, our home. This is the first Regional, non-governmental recognition programme of its type and it offers tangible, significant benefit to the awardees.The categories are Arts & Letters, Science & Technology and Public & Civic Contributions.Selection criteriaEach candidate for nomination must demonstrate:A track record of consistently superior work that has demonstrated excellence, leadership and pioneership.Their work is a benchmark and is positively referenced by others in their field; the capacity for significant future achievement and likely to do so, being at the stage of life and career where this Award could help them realize their promise and potential, Their work has had, or is likely to have, a positive impact in the Caribbean Region and benefit Caribbean people.They are likely to be a worthy “exemplar” and must be willing and available to serve as a Caribbean model of excellence, to inspire hope, and emulation by the people of the Region.Nomination ProcessPersons may nominate themselves or they may be nominated by other persons or institutions.  There are five Country Nominating Committees (CNCs): Barbados, Guyana, Jamaica, the OECS and Trinidad & Tobago.  In addition to nominations received from the public, these Committees may also seek out additional nominations.All nominations are then reviewed and a final selection is made; one in each category.  A maximum of 15 nominations will then be presented to the Regional Eminent Persons Selection Panel which decides on the final three laureates.The NomineesThe Laureates for this year are;Arts & Sciences: Dr Kim Johnson, Trinidad & TobagoScience & Technology: Prof Surujpal Teelucksingh, Trinidad & TobagoPublic & Civic Contributions: Dr Lennox Honychurch, Dominica Participating CountriesAnguilla, Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Monsterrat, St. Kitts & Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & the Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago, Turks & Caicos Islands.The award ceremony is carded to take place in Trinidad & Tobago on 9th April, 2011.Dominica Vibes News Share Sharing is caring!last_img read more

Top Cop says gay men knew buggery is illegal in Dominica

Top Cop says gay men knew buggery is illegal in Dominica

first_imgLocalNews Top Cop says gay men knew buggery is illegal in Dominica by: – March 21, 2012 55 Views   3 comments Sharing is caring! Tweet Sharecenter_img Share Share Police Chief, Cyril Carette.Police Chief Cyril Carrette has confirmed that two men have been arrested and charged for engaging in an indecent act on the island.The men who have been identified as John Robert Hart and Dennis Jay Mayer of California were arrested by police on the cruise ship after the illegal act was reported.He said they will appear before the magistrates’ court on Thursday.“We got a report that there was an unlawful act going on aboard the cruise ship which was in port. Police were dispatched and the persons were taken to the police headquarters where charges have been laid against them. The act of buggery was committed and there are witnesses saw this thing happening live,” he said.Carrette says police were initially going to charge the tourist with buggery but “the process is a much longer one so we want justice to be swift to have these people leave our shore.He said the tourist were cognizant of the fact that buggery is illegal in Dominica.“The agent reported that the gay persons on board the ship were informed of the laws of Dominica. While we do not discriminate against anyone, we expect people, when they come to our country, to respect our laws because our country is sovereign,” he said.According to Carrette plans have been made to have them repatriated. Dominica Vibes Newslast_img read more

Grenada PM announces cabinet changes

Grenada PM announces cabinet changes

first_img Share NewsRegional Grenada PM announces cabinet changes by: – June 13, 2012 Share Sharing is caring! Sharecenter_img Tweet Grenadian Prime Minister Tillman ThomasST GEORGE’S, Grenada — A cabinet reshuffle in Grenada, reports of which were downplayed last week by Information Minister Glen Noel, has now taken place.Changes in portfolios involving MPs Glynis Roberts and Sylvester Quarless were announced on Tuesday evening in a nationally televised address by Prime Minister Tillman Thomas.Roberts, former minister of labour, social security and ecclesiastical affairs, is being made minister of environment, foreign trade and export trade, the prime minister disclosed.Quarless will have labour, social security and ecclesiastical affairs added to his social development portfolio.A local TV station had broken the news of the pending cabinet changes that was also carried by other media outlets, including Caribbean News Now.However, Noel immediately denied having knowledge of such a reshuffle.He said no medium had called him to discuss the matter nor had he been “officially informed” of any pending government reshuffle.“I don’t know anything about it,” Noel said last week.It is the fourth cabinet reshuffle since Thomas and his National Democratic Congress (NDC) were voted into office in July 2008.In Tuesday’s address, the prime minister also commented on a cash donation he received into his personal bank account on behalf of the NDC in January.The issue, first raised by the opposition New National Party (NNP), has been a main topic of discussion among Grenadians.Thomas, who has released a photocopy of a bank declaration he signed for receipt of US$50,000 from a corporate resident of the British Virgin Islands, said he had violated no internal rules of his party, infringed none of the country’s laws, nor were any of the tenets of his moral standing compromised.Thomas said he wanted to dispel all appearance of “connivance and cover up”.The money was given for work of the NDC and, according to the prime minister, he has insisted that the money be used for its intended purposes.Thomas said there is no requirement that the US$50,000 should be deposited into a specific account of the NDC.Meanwhile, the NNP, which originally claimed that a top government official had received US$150,000 from a donor in Saudi Arabia, has still not produced any documents to support its claim.NNP representative, Terry Forrester, would only say that the evidence would be made public in “due course.”He said documents in possession of the NNP are now in the hands of the party’s attorneys.Caribbean News Now 19 Views   no discussionslast_img read more

Chelsea alter transfer plan as Lampard prepares for Willian’s exit

Chelsea alter transfer plan as Lampard prepares for Willian’s exit

first_imgBlues head coach Frank Lampard has stated he is looking to reinforce his strike force during the current window.Express Sport understands Lyon star Moussa Dembele and RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner are two of the strikers Chelsea have expressed an interest in.However, Castles says developments over Willian’s at the club future means Chelsea will now look at replacing the Brazilian, who could even leave this month.Willian is out of contract at the end of the season and wants longer than the one-year extension he has been offered.“It does not look like Chelsea are willing to spend that much on a centre-forward,” Castles said on the Transfer Window podcast.“Their priorities, I’m told, are elsewhere, particularly on the wing where they envisage losing Willian at the latest in the summer.“They have offered Willian a new contract but only a one-year contract because of his age.“Willian, quite understandably, is arguing that ‘I’m better than a one-year contract, I’m a top performer in the Premier League, there are plenty of other clubs who would like to give me a longer-term deal, so I’m not going to sign that’.“So Chelsea are preparing for his exit and I’m told are focusing on wingers at present.”Willian has been a regular under Lampard this season, scoring four goals in 21 Premier League appearances and most notably starring in the win over London rivals Tottenham.Chelsea change transfer plan with Frank Lampard ‘preparing for Willian’s exit’ https://t.co/tUgjqrW7E3 pic.twitter.com/Fmq92b3dWq— CLEANSHEET (@Cleansheet) January 16, 2020Read Also: Chelsea keeper relishes Premier League challengeCastles says Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich and director Marina Granovskaia are prepared to make a “statement signing” this month.And Borussia Dortmund and England winger Jadon Sancho is their No 1 target.“One of those strong options for them is Jadon Sancho,” Castles added.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Chelsea look set to allow Olivier Giroud to leave the club this month, leaving them short on attacking options. Promoted Content5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme Parks8 Scenes That Prove TV Has Gone Too FarBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year14 Hilarious Comics Made By Women You Need To Follow Right NowIf Zodiac Signs Were Women: Amazing Artwork By Vivien SzaniszloThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalThe Best Cars Of All Time5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?The Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body? Chelsea are preparing for Willian’s exit and have made signing a winger their main transfer priority, says transfer expert Duncan Castles.Advertisement Loading… last_img read more

Ighalo not an odd signing, Ole affirms

Ighalo not an odd signing, Ole affirms

first_img And Solskjaer hopes the 30-year-old can have the same instant impact he himself had when arriving from Molde in 1996. The Norwegian said: “Well, it didn’t take me too long… I didn’t have a training session to come on. Read Also:Man Utd legend not expecting many starts from Ighalo “As a striker you get thrown on out there and it might be he’ll have to come off the bench and get us a goal and he does whatever he’s done.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Manchester United boss Solskjaer said of the Shanghai Shenhua star: “The injury to Marcus Rashford, it has to be said, we needed another forward and when we got the chance to get Odion on a loan that was for us a goalscorer, top scorer African Cup of Nations last year. “Yeah, he can help the club. He is a very professional player, a good lad and will give something to the group.”Advertisement Loading…center_img Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has defended his left-field signing of ex-Watford frontman Odion Ighalo.last_img read more

Eagles winger listed for Nantes Player of the Month

Eagles winger listed for Nantes Player of the Month

first_img Loading… Super Eagles winger, Moses Simon, is among the nominees for Nantes’ Player of the Month award for February. The Nigeria international has been in impressive form for the Yellow Canaries this month, scoring a goal in their 2-1 defeat to PSG on February 4 and in their 3-3 draw against Dijon four days later.Advertisement The 24-year-old, who was named the club’s best player in October, will be aiming to see off competition from Imran Louza, Nicolas Pallois and Kader Bamba to secure his second award. Read Also:Moses Simon welcomes permanent Nantes stay After firing blanks in their 3-1 win against Marseille last Saturday, Simon will be hoping to find the back of the net when Nantes welcome Victor Osimhen’s Lille to Stade de la Beaujoire for Sunday’s Ligue 1 game. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content8 Best Movies On Amazon Prime Video To Stream Right NowWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth8 Fascinating Facts About Coffee6 Most Unforgettable Bridges In The WorldEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do12 Flicks That Almost Ended Their Stars’ Careers2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This YearThe Network’s Greatest Shows On HBO6 TV Characters Whose Departures Have Made The Shows BetterThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read Morelast_img read more

Covid-19: UAEFA members to brainstorm March 7 over impact

Covid-19: UAEFA members to brainstorm March 7 over impact

first_img The AFC has also been working with Fifa to assess the potential impact on the World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Asian Qualifiers matches scheduled to take place in this month. 2020 Olympics in Tokyo equally being threatened by the rampaging virus The virus which originated in the Wahun province of China in December has so far spread to over 60 countries across the globe with predictions of further spread. Already various sporting activities scheduled across the world including the 2020 Read Also Coronavirus: Tokyo Olympics may hold without fans Olympics Games in Tokyo, Japan are being given a second look with ongoing debates among stakeholders over whether to downside the scope of the Games or go for outright cancelation should the efforts being made across the globe by researchers and medical personnel fail to arrest the situation before the start of the Games. As the world continues to battle against rampaging Coronavirus, the UAE Football Association (UAEFA) has scheduled an emergency meeting of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on March 7 to discuss the impact of the virus As a result of the outbreak, several AFC Champions League matches will be postponed, including the first leg between Korea and China, which is now scheduled for April 9 with the return leg on April 14. In a statement, the AFC said it will call emergency meetings with the representatives of member associations and its leagues in both the east and west regions to discuss impact of the coronavirus epidemic on football in Asia. Windsor John, AFC general secretary, said: “These are unprecedented and challenging times, but the AFC is working tirelessly to monitor the situation, including the various travel restrictions while being in constant contact with our member associations, leagues and clubs.Advertisement FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Promoted Content7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?Couples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth8 Things To Expect If An Asteroid Hits Our Planet8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthThe Highest Paid Football Players In The World8 Things You Didn’t Know About CoffeeThis 1982 Movie Is Better Than Any Other Blockbuster Up Today12 Celebrities Who Almost Ruined Their Careers With One Movie Loading… last_img read more