Off-By-One Error

COMPUTER programmers are expected to avoid making mistakes in their work. Of course, we know that does not always happen since words like “debugging” are used to describe part of the role of a programmer. Fortunately, many errors are obvious and are easily avoided because they prevent the programme from running.

Caregivers Request More Dementia Training

Q: DEAR REGINA, My dad has late stage dementia and has been bed-ridden for approximately a year in NY. My sister has been his primary caregiver. She does have help with other family support and hired help. My brother and I here in St Lucia provide the finances for the hired help. We both feel so disconnected and helpless. Is there any support groups out here in St Lucia to help us cope with long distant care support?

Image: The trumphant West Indies Women’s team.

W.I. Women Sweep T20s

VIJAYAWADA, India Nov 22, CMC-West Indies Women defeated India Women by 15 runs to complete a three-nil sweep of the T20 International series at Vijayawada here on Tuesday. A solid half century opening partnership between Hayley Matthews and Captain Stafanie Taylor laid the foundation for West Indies 139 for four in 20 overs after they won the toss and elected to bat.

Image: The banana production sector is usually the hardest-hit during tropical storms. [PHOTO: Stan Bishop]

Storm ‘Matthew’ Hits Massy Food Supplies

NEARLY two months after Tropical Storm Matthew swept across Saint Lucia, its after-effects are still being felt in the agricultural sector. Massy Stores (St. Lucia)’s Perishables Manager, Dunstan Demille, told The VOICE this week that the supermarket chain is currently experiencing a vast reduction in its usual supply of key produce from local farmers whose livelihoods stood in T.S. Matthew’s destructive path.