World – Caribbean360 http://www.caribbean360.com Caribbean news coverage impacting society, business, politics, travel, lifestyle, health and personalities. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 18:56:57 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.8 Analysis: Russians back Crimea intervention, they’d better http://www.caribbean360.com/world/analysis-russians-back-crimea-intervention-theyd-better http://www.caribbean360.com/world/analysis-russians-back-crimea-intervention-theyd-better#respond Thu, 06 Mar 2014 19:23:00 +0000 Before the Ukrainian revolution polls in Russia had shown that the majority of Russians were against intervention in their western neighbour's affairs, but the mood appears to have shifted in the last few weeks.

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Global turmoil as new economic crisis engulfs developing countries http://www.caribbean360.com/world/global-turmoil-as-new-economic-crisis-engulfs-developing-countries http://www.caribbean360.com/world/global-turmoil-as-new-economic-crisis-engulfs-developing-countries#respond Thu, 06 Mar 2014 18:55:00 +0000 An America market analyst termed it an "emerging market flu" and several global media reports tend to focus on weaknesses in individual developing countries.

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Cuban gold heist suspect collared in Belize http://www.caribbean360.com/world/cuban-gold-heist-suspect-collared-in-belize http://www.caribbean360.com/world/cuban-gold-heist-suspect-collared-in-belize#respond Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:51:00 +0000 In what appears to be a comedy of errors, US$2.8 million in stolen gold is still missing and the only witness to the caper died of a heart attack.

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Childhood nightmares linked to potential psychotic disorders http://www.caribbean360.com/world/childhood-nightmares-linked-to-potential-psychotic-disorders http://www.caribbean360.com/world/childhood-nightmares-linked-to-potential-psychotic-disorders#respond Thu, 06 Mar 2014 15:42:00 +0000 A new study claims that while most children experience nightmares, those who have them regularly may be at greater risk of developing psychological problems as adults.

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Oscar win to boost Kenya’s fledgling entertainment industry http://www.caribbean360.com/world/oscar-win-to-boost-kenyas-fledgling-entertainment-industry http://www.caribbean360.com/world/oscar-win-to-boost-kenyas-fledgling-entertainment-industry#respond Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 For Kenya, which is seeing some 40 percent of its workforce unemployed – 70 percent of those being people below the age of 35 – victories like Nyong’o’s are a happy note in the effort to develop a vibrant entertainment sector.

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Global study finds "impressive" wave of climate legislation http://www.caribbean360.com/world/global-study-finds-quot-impressive-quot-wave-of-climate-legislation http://www.caribbean360.com/world/global-study-finds-quot-impressive-quot-wave-of-climate-legislation#respond Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 The report finds that 66 countries, accounting for almost 90 percent of global emissions, have nearly 500 national climate laws on their books.

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OP-ED: The care imperative http://www.caribbean360.com/world/op-ed-the-care-imperative http://www.caribbean360.com/world/op-ed-the-care-imperative#respond Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 A growing body of robust evidence shows that countries that have achieved greater gender equality in employment and education also report higher rates of human development and economic growth.

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Crimea faces a ‘frozen conflict’ http://www.caribbean360.com/world/crimea-faces-a-frozen-conflict http://www.caribbean360.com/world/crimea-faces-a-frozen-conflict#respond Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:56:00 +0000 Crimea, today an autonomous republic in Ukraine, has long had close cultural ties with Russia. It is home to the majority of Ukraine's ethnic Russians.

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Water, water, everywhere: To green our deserts http://www.caribbean360.com/world/water-water-everywhere-to-green-our-deserts http://www.caribbean360.com/world/water-water-everywhere-to-green-our-deserts#respond Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Today, as water-related risks reach crisis levels, they are changing traditional risk analysts' focus on financial risk.

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U.N. struggles for relevancy in Ukraine crisis http://www.caribbean360.com/world/u-n-struggles-for-relevancy-in-ukraine-crisis http://www.caribbean360.com/world/u-n-struggles-for-relevancy-in-ukraine-crisis#respond Mon, 30 Nov -0001 00:00:00 +0000 Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, while on the road in West Africa, is actively and remotely engaged in helping resolve the crisis.

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