Martinique, Guadaloupe Lead The World In Prostate Cancer. Soil Poisoning Likely The Cause, Says Prof. – The St Kitts Nevis Observer


By Tim Whewell BBC News, Martinique–November 19th,2020–“First we were enslaved. Then we were poisoned.” That’s how many on Martinique see the history of their French Caribbean island that, to tourists, means sun, rum, and palm-fringed beaches. Slavery was abolished in 1848. But today the islanders are victims again – of a toxic pesticide called chlordecone […]
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No Particular Place To Go: Cruise Ship Staff Stranded By Covid-19 On Deserted Ships. - The St Kitts Nevis Observer

BY TAYLOR DOLVEN-0-November 18th, 2020–Princess Cruises crew member Gan Sungaralingum has spent the last two months taking care of his elderly parents, eating home- cooked meals, and doing what he loves most: walking on the beach near his home in Mauritius. But instead of returning to his position as an […]