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Saba airport wins global travel poll

SABA – Saba’s Juancho E. Yrausquin has topped a global travel poll of the world’s most scenic airport landings, conducted by the private jet booking service PrivateFly. The results were announced on Tuesday. St. Maarten’s Princess Juliana International Airport made number seven in the poll. A panel of major names in the travel industry formed […]

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CARICOM’s Energy-Efficient Building Code could be tough sell

PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states are in the process of formulating an energy efficiency building code for the region that would help reduce CO2 emissions, but implementation of the code may depend heavily on moral suasion for its success. Fulgence St. Prix, technical officer for standards at CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards […]

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CARICOM’s Energy-Efficient Building Code could be tough sell

PORT OF SPAIN – Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states are in the process of formulating an energy efficiency building code for the region that would help reduce CO2 emissions, but implementation of the code may depend heavily on moral suasion for its success. Fulgence St. Prix, technical officer for standards at CARICOM Regional Organization for Standards […]

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Study: diet drinks triple risk of stroke and dementia

MASSACHUSETTS – The consumption of just one can of a diet soft drink daily risks tripling the chance of suffering from a stroke or dementia, a new American study has found. Scientists from Boston University School of Medicine looked at data from about 4,400 people from the town of Framingham in Massachusetts. The number of […]

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Study: diet drinks triple risk of stroke and dementia

MASSACHUSETTS – The consumption of just one can of a diet soft drink daily risks tripling the chance of suffering from a stroke or dementia, a new American study has found. Scientists from Boston University School of Medicine looked at data from about 4,400 people from the town of Framingham in Massachusetts. The number of […]

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