Tag Archives: global

  1. British Army Needs Soldiers From the Commonwealth to Apply Now

    Commonwealth nationals may now apply for a number of specialist roles in the British Army thanks to new rules introduced by the government. Commonwealth nationals will now be able to apply for positions including Medical Technician, Logistic Supply Specialist, Chef, Vehicle Mechanic, Metalsmith and Gunner Logistics Specialist. General Chris Tickell, General Officer Commanding, Army Recruiting […]

    September 12, 2016EventsNo comments
  2. Libation ceremony for 37th anniversary of Equatorial Guinea Freedom Coup in New York

    A commemoration of Equatorial Guinea 37th Anniversary of Freedom Coup, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo was honored at Queens Botanical Garden. A libation ceremony was performed by Mother Jones and attended by local youth. This day of marks a heroic moment to honor President Obiang from freeing Equatorial Guinea from the tyranny of the country’s first […]

    August 14, 2016EventsNo comments
  3. International Alliance Aims for All New Cars To Be Zero-Emission by 2050

    Thirteen North American and European governments announced today that they will strive to make all new passenger vehicles in their jurisdictions zero emission vehicles (ZEVs) by no later than 2050. Achieving this will accelerate the global transition to ZEVs and could reduce transportation sector climate impacts by more than 1 billion tons of carbon dioxide […]

    December 6, 2015TechnologyNo comments
  4. “THE MARTIAN” Viral Clip (Matt Damon – SciFi)

    During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way […]

    October 1, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  5. Cyclists race to Tobago International Cycling Classic 2015

    Over 300 cyclists from around the world are expected to descend on the Caribbean island of Tobago for the Tobago International Cycling Classic, which takes place from September 29-October 4, 2015. The action-packed cycling event comprises six days of international cycling: 3 days of mountain bike races, 2 days of fun races for children and […]

    September 24, 2015SportsNo comments
  6. “THE 5TH WAVE” – Adaptation (Liev Schreiber, Chloë Grace Moretz – 2016)

    Starring Chloë Grace Moretz and based on the bestseller: In the new film The 5th Wave, four waves of increasingly deadly attacks have left most of Earth decimated. Against a backdrop of fear and distrust, Cassie is on the run, desperately trying to save her younger brother. As she prepares for the inevitable and lethal […]

    September 10, 2015Books, Cinema, Video GalleryNo comments
  7. Sean Paul And Other Global Performers Sing To Inspire Action On Climate Change

    Internationally renowned artistes have come together to record a song to support the UN Secretary-General’s leadership on climate change and the United Nations’ call for a meaningful, universal, global climate change agreement to be signed by governments in December. Love Song to the Earth features performances by Sean Paul, Paul McCartney, Jon Bon Jovi, Sheryl […]

    September 6, 2015MusicNo comments
  8. Raelian Jews last attempt to alert Israeli Jews of lost protection??

    “Today, Raelian Jews are launching a large campaign aimed at informing other Jews of the decision made by Yahweh, leader of the Elohim civilization that created life on Earth, to end the protection they have provided for Israel since its creation,” said Leon Mellul, Grand Rabbi of the Raelian Movement’s Jewish branch. Mellul said Yahweh’s […]

    August 28, 2015OddityNo comments
  9. Harris hails Bajan sailor in historic circumnavigation attempt

    Michael Jones is about to embark on the journey of a lifetime. The 32 year-old sailor will later this month compete in the 10th Clipper Round the World Race – a yearlong event that demands six ocean crossings and over 40,000 miles of nautical racing. ‘Tino‘, as he is known as by the local sailing […]

    August 27, 2015Featured, SailingNo comments
  10. Painting the Town Blue: Flow’s Bridgetown Market #5

    Boys and their toys? These guys try Flow‘s internet speed for video gaming with other players around the world!

    August 2, 2015Games, Photo GalleryNo comments
  11. “Building Geographical Indications for the Caribbean’s Origin-Linked Products”

    The Caribbean Export Development Agency (Caribbean Export) opened the two-day sub-regional workshop on branding and the use of geographical indications in the development of management strategies for origin-linked products at the Knutsford Court Hotel in Kingstown, Jamaica. With the aim of building the capacity of CARIFORUM producers to identify and develop geographical indications and origin […]

    July 27, 2015BusinessNo comments
  12. “A new Blue Marble” by Neil deGrasse Tyson #USA #WhiteHouse

    Earth. Not mounted on a stand, with color-coded state and national boundaries, as schoolroom globes are prone to display. Instead, we see our world as only a cosmic perspective can provide: blue oceans, dry land, white clouds, polar ice. A sun-lit planet, teeming with life, framed in darkness. Of course, at the time, we had […]

    July 21, 2015Featured, TechnologyNo comments
  13. “Sniggering at China not in anyone’s interest” by Sir Ronald Sanders

    The rapid and continuing slump of the stock market in China has so far been domestically concentrated, but there will be some effect that could reduce global economic growth. So no country should assume that this is a distant problem from which they are entirely insulated. China is no ordinary country. Over 33 years, from […]

    July 15, 2015Business, FeaturedNo comments
  14. ‘Bridge of Spies’ – Tom Hanks, Billy Magnussen & Alan Alda

    An American lawyer is recruited by the CIA during the Cold War to help rescue a pilot detained in the Soviet Union.

    June 19, 2015Cinema, Crime, Video GalleryNo comments
  15. British Council Announces “Shakespeare Lives”

    The British Council announced Shakespeare Lives, an unprecedented global programme of events and activities celebrating Shakespeare’s life on the occasion of the 400th anniversary of his death in 2016. Shakespeare Lives is an invitation to the world to join in the celebrations by participating in a unique online collaboration and experiencing the work of Shakespeare […]

    April 24, 2015Culture, FeaturedNo comments
  16. Scotiabank Junior International Tennis Tournament serves up excitement

    160 junior tennis players from around the world converged on the National Tennis Centre, which began March 28th, for the Barbados Scotiabank Junior International Tennis Tournament 2015. The tournament concludes April 3rd. Over 36 countries including Barbados will take part in this 21st successive International Tennis Federation (ITF) junior world ranking tournament hosted by the […]

    March 31, 2015Featured, SportsNo comments
  17. “Message on the occasion of International Women’s Day: Beijing at 20” – Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, UNFPA Executive Director

    During the past 20 years, we have witnessed remarkable advances in promoting the human rights and dignity of women and girls and their full and equal participation in society. The International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo, and the Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing bolstered progress for women’s rights to make […]

    March 8, 2015Featured, HealthNo comments
  18. “Rape is not her Fault” By Felicia Browne, Human Rights Advocate

    Rape is not the fault of the victim. For many years, women and girls have been held responsible for the actions of their violators. In some cases, the victims are seen as contributors to the violent acts that they endured at the hands of their perpetrators. The idea that a victim’s physical appearance or image […]

    March 8, 2015Controversy, FeaturedNo comments
  19. TO2015 Unveils One-of-a-Kind Medals: A Unique Product of the Americas

    The TORONTO 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games Organizing Committee (TO2015) just revealed the competition medals for the Pan Am and Parapan Am Games. Athletes from 41 countries and territories across the Americas will compete for 4,283 medals in 825 medal events. The paths of the medals originate at different points across the western hemisphere thanks to […]

    March 5, 2015AthleticsNo comments
  20. IPI Executive Director Alison Bethel McKenzie to leave at the end of 2014

    As the New Year approaches I would like to announce changes in the leadership of the International Press Institute (IPI), a world’s leading organization fighting for press freedom, protection of human rights, freedom of expression, as well as the promotion of the free flow of information and high standards of journalism. During her five years […]

    December 12, 2014Political, ReviewNo comments
  21. UN Secretary-General Says Freedom of Information and Media Needed For New U.N. Global Development Goals

    The Global Forum for Media Development, of which the ACM is a member organisation, welcomed UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon‘s endorsement yesterday of guarantees for freedom of information and media in the UN’s next set of global development goals. In his long-waited “synthesis” report on the UN’s post-2015 development agenda, presented to the General Assembly […]

    December 7, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments
  22. “Pitch Perfect 2” (2015) – Anna Kendrick, Elizabeth Banks Movie HD November 23, 2014Cinema, Music, Video GalleryNo comments
  23. Governments, farmers’ organizations and private sector move towards concrete actions for family farming

    How can governments, farmers’ organizations and the private sector seize current global momentum and galvanize concrete action in support of family farmers beyond 2014? This is the central question at the two-day Global Dialogue on Family Farming (GDFF), opened at FAO headquarters… In his opening remarks, FAO Director General José Graziano da Silva addressed farmers […]

    November 10, 2014Agriculture, PoliticalNo comments
  24. IPI launches #WEWANTCHANGE press freedom campaign

    Criminal defamation laws, the imprisonment of journalists, violent attacks on journalists, endemic impunity for such crimes and a spate of emerging restrictions on digital journalism are the five greatest challenges to press freedom around the world, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today as they launched their new campaign #WEWANTCHANGE. The campaign will feature the […]

    October 31, 2014Editorial, PoliticalNo comments

    My Haiti Travels, a New York-based boutique concierge firm that produces high-quality travel experiences for leisure and business purposes, has announced its third annual “Impact Week” signature expedition to Haiti. The all-inclusive tour package provides the perfect blend of civic and social interaction during the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend of January 15-19, 2015. […]

    October 29, 2014TravelNo comments