OECS Celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

“Everything in life is connected. Life is biodiversity. Even the grass and the soil beneath your feet here today are teeming with life.”

OECS Celebrates International Day for Biological Diversity

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Commission, in collaboration with the Government of Saint Lucia’s Ministries of Sustainable Development, Education, Fisheries and Forestry, and with the support of other partners and sponsors, celebrated International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB) 2019 under the theme “Our Biodiversity, Our Food, Our Health.” The event was marked with an all […]

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws

By Andrew Hay

Corporations, events face boycott threats over U.S. abortion laws

New York City – May 21, 2019: People protesting abortion ban legislation that has swept through several states in Foley Square in Lower Manhattan. (Photo: Christopher Penler – Shutterstock) (Reuters) – Companies operating in Alabama and Georgia, ranging from Toyota to Netflix, as well as an Alabama music festival faced boycott threats on Friday after […]

Jamaican among 13 nabbed in immigration sweep

Jamaican among 13 nabbed in immigration sweep

NEWARK, New Jersey (CMC) — The United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency says a Jamaican national is among 13 people detained during a four-day “surge effort” that targeted immigrants who have been issued a final order of removal in the past five years. It said that those detained also have criminal convictions or […]

Criminal and Social Justice Advocates Praise Speaker Johnson’s Policy on Criminal Justice Reform

Criminal and Social Justice Advocates Praise Speaker Johnson’s Policy on Criminal Justice Reform

Speaker Corey Johnson (photo: John McCarten/City Council) New York, NY – Today, criminal and social justice reform advocates, activists, social service providers and educators praised Council Speaker Corey Johnson’s first policy speech on criminal justice reform delivered at John Jay College of Criminal Justice. “John Jay College is a recognized forum for vibrant discussions about […]

Aretha Franklin Celebrated by NYC Council Member Andy King & Gospel Greats

Aretha Franklin Celebrated by NYC Council Member Andy King & Gospel Greats

New York City Council Member Andy King presenting the Franklin family with the New York City Council 12th District Music and Humanitarian Award. NEWARK – The 2019 McDonalds Gospelfest  this weekend paid special tribute to the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, with an outstanding celebration with the Franklin Family and gospel artists who included Hezekiah  […]

Caribbean countries warned to closely monitor water resources amid drought

Caribbean countries warned to closely monitor water resources amid drought

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Barbados-based Caribbean Institute for Meteorology and Hydrology (CIMH) on Monday urged Caribbean countries to “closely monitor water resources and try to conserve as much as possible, at least until June/July” as the drought situation in the region worsens. In its Caribbean Drought and Precipitation Monitoring Network Bulletin released here, CIMH […]

Famous Mothers from History

From science to art to civil rights to female empowerment, mothers throughout history have inspired us.

Famous Mothers from History

By Our Partners History has given us many role models when it comes to mothering. From science to art to civil rights to female empowerment, mothers throughout history have inspired us as they have raised their own families and perpetuated those high values. We’ll take a look at just a few of the women who […]

Mother’s Day Around the World

Many Ways of Showing Gratitude. In Africa and the Middle East, March is the time for honoring mothers.

Mother’s Day Around the World

By Our Partners Mother’s Day became an official holiday in the United States in 1914. While much of the Americas and Europe celebrate Mother’s Day in May, in other parts of the world, a similar holiday is celebrated at other times of the year and takes other forms. What seems to be universal is the […]

International & Multicultural Business Expo – June 19, 2019

Get ready to grow, connect and take your business global!

International & Multicultural Business Expo – June 19, 2019

Do you want to take your business to the next level and expand into the global community? If you are a savvy entrepreneur, your answer should be a resounding “YES!” and you should circle your calendar for June 19, 2019. Be prepared to attend the expo of the year—the International and Multicultural Business Expo presented […]