Drinking hot tea every day linked to lower glaucoma risk
Jamaica Observer

DRINKING a cup of hot tea at least once a day may be linked to a significantly lower risk of developing the serious eye condition, glaucoma, finds a study published online in the British Journal of Ophthalmology .But...

Male virgins can still acquire HPV, study finds
Jamaica Observer

MEN who have never engaged in sexual intercourse are still at risk for acquiring HPV, according to a study published recently in the Journal of Infectious Diseases by researchers at The University of Texas Health Science...

Celebrities join California exodus as wildfire bears down on wealthy area of Montecito
Telegraph UK

Pierre Henry, owner of the Bree'osh Bakery in Montecito, said he got a text to evacuate on Saturday morning as the fire approached homes. "The worst was the smoke," Mr Henry said. "You couldn't breathe at all and it...

ImmigrationINFO: Understanding Visa Availability and Priority Dates
Kaieteur News

 By Attorney Gail S. Seeram Many of my clients often ask why the wait is so long for the issuance of visas. The Immigration and Nationality Act (INA) sets the number of immigrant visas that may be issued to individuals...

Sri Lanka struggling with debt, hands major port to China
Kaieteur News

By KAI SCHULTZ (New York Times) Taken from the New York Times— Struggling to pay its debt to Chinese firms, the nation of Sri Lanka formally handed over the strategic port of Hambantota to China on a 99-year lease...

IMF TAX TEAM UNEARTHS…GRA fails to monitor extent of false reporting by local businesses
Kaieteur News

  – Audit cases not selected in fair manner By: Kiana Wilburg Earlier this year, an assessment of the tax administration systems employed by the Guyana Revenue Authority (GRA) was conducted by a team from the...

Boris Johnson warns UK cannot become 'vassal state' of EU
Telegraph UK

Boris Johnson warns UK cannot become 'vassal state' of EU Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More Boris Johnson warns UK cannot become 'vassal state' of EU Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said failure to ditch EU law...

More than half of Britons now want to stay in EU, poll finds, in biggest gap since referendum
Telegraph UK

More than half of Britons now want to stay in EU, poll finds, in biggest gap since referendum Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More More than half of Britons now want to stay in EU, poll finds, in biggest gap since...

Impose visa bans on Russian human rights abusers, say MPs and peers
Telegraph UK

Impose visa bans on Russian human rights abusers, say MPs and peers Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More Impose visa bans on Russian human rights abusers, say MPs and peers Boris Johnson is due to meet Sergey...

Howard Dean: “Find Another Vacation Spot”
Bernews

[Written by Don Burgess] Former US presidential candidate Howard Dean urged Americans to “find another vacation spot” after Parliament...

Massive California wildfire triggers new wave of evacuations
Jamaica Observer

MONTECITO, California (AP) — New evacuations were called on Saturday as surging winds drove an enormous wildfire toward a wealthy enclave in the coastal foothills northwest of Los Angeles.The mandatory evacuations...

Video: Premier Burt On Relationship With EU
Bernews

Bermuda is one of the leading countries in adopting country by country reporting for multi-national enterprises, and we will continue to cooperate...

Restaurants reeling America's most famed chefs hit by 'Weinstein Effect' 
Telegraph UK

Restaurants reeling America's most famed chefs hit by 'Weinstein Effect' Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More Restaurants reeling America's most famed chefs hit by 'Weinstein Effect' Mario Batali Credit: Reuters 16...

First bitcoin homes sell in the UK
Telegraph UK

First bitcoin homes sell in the UK Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More First bitcoin homes sell in the UK Ed Casson and Oliver Hookway , from Go Homes, have sold the first bitcoin homes in the UK. Credit:...

China embraces Christmas with opening of world's biggest Hamleys toy store 
Telegraph UK

Parents in China usually give their children toys as awards, rather than gifts, but retailers say they have seen shoppers embracing the spirit of the Western festive season. Most Chinese are unaware of the traditional...

UK weather: Ice and fog predicted before temperatures set to soar
Telegraph UK

UK weather: Ice and fog predicted before temperatures set to soar Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More UK weather: Ice and fog predicted before temperatures set to soar 16 December 2017 2:48pm Swathes of Britain...

Video: Dec 16th Bernews Morning Newsflash
Bernews

The island’s finances, Brexit, EU list and cost of living were some of topics discussed during our 45 minute interview with Premier David Burt,...

David Cameron to set up £750m UK-China investment fund
Telegraph UK

David Cameron to set up 750m UK-China investment fund Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More David Cameron to set up 750m UK-China investment fund China's President Xi Jinping drinks a pint of beer with David Cameron...

Who will replace Jacob Zuma? The contenders for South Africa's next president
Telegraph UK

Who will replace Jacob Zuma? The contenders for South Africa's next president Comment icon Comment icon ALL SECTIONS More Who will replace Jacob Zuma? The contenders for South Africa's next president Nkosazana...

CARICOM denounces EU blacklisting of Caribbean countries
Montserrat Reporter

By STAFF WRITER   GEORGETOWN, Guyana, Dec 15, CMC – The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has “strongly” objected to a move by the European Union to include a number of Caribbean countries on a list of...

Editorial: Co-operation or compliance?
Antigua Observer

Many times we are left to wonder how the big countries of this world expect smaller, developing nations to make a living? We ask the question in light of the blacklisting threat from the European Union (EU) regarding our...

England’s Bairstow says ‘headbutt’ celebration ‘light-hearted fun’
Antigua Observer

England's Jonny Bairstow said his 'headbutt' celebration after his century on day two of the third Ashes Test was "light-hearted fun."

CDB releases US $29M for Irma recovery efforts
Antigua Observer

The Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has approved a U.S. $29 million loan to help Antigua and Barbuda’s recovery efforts following the devastation of Hurricane Irma in September.

CARICOM wants member states removed from EU blacklist
Antigua Observer

The European Union’s (E.U.) recent blacklisting of several Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries for being “non-cooperative tax jurisdictions” has gone beyond international norms and they should be...

US top court declines wife swap case: yes, you read that right
Jamaica Observer

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (AFP) — The US Supreme Court on Monday let stand a Louisiana sheriff's firing of two of his deputies for swapping wives and families, refusing to review lower court rulings in a case...

'Feminism' is US dictionary 'Word of the Year'
Jamaica Observer

NEW YORK, United States (AFP) — In the year that Donald Trump's inauguration triggered nationwide women's protests and powerful men were toppled by a firestorm of sexual misconduct allegations, the leading US...

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