Alicia Bárcena, executive secretary of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). SANTIAGO, Chile (CMC) — Experts attending a seminar in Chile on women’s economic autonomy say that while normative frameworks are necessary, they are not enough to achieve substantive equality between men and women in Latin America and the Caribbean. “The […]
The Caribbean Court of Justice in Trinidad PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) — The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled as “unconstitutional” a law in Guyana that makes it a criminal offence for a man or a woman to appear in public while dressed in clothing of the opposite sex. The CCJ, Guyana’s highest […]
Reps Clarke, Lee and Senator Schumer Introduce Bicameral Resolution Honoring Shirley Chisholm
Shirley Chisholm, First Black Woman Elected to Congress. WASHINGTON, D.C. – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman, Yvette D. Clarke, has joined a move by United States Congressional representatives in introducing a resolution acknowledging the 50th anniversary of the election of Shirley Chisholm as the first Caribbean and African-American woman in the United States Congress. Clarke, the […]
Emerging and established fashion designers across the Caribbean are being urged to dig deeper into the region's cultures in creating styles that appeal to the global market.
Presenters at the International Fashion Festival in Bridgetown, Barbabos (from left) Ronny Oppong — global retail relations director at Liberty Fashion and Lifestyle Fairs; Luam Keflezghi, international buyer of ready-to-wear fashion; Danielle A Cooper, fashion influencer and blogger; Stacey McKenzie, fashion model and runway coach; Ouigi Theodore, founder of the Brooklyn Circus, a retro-urban fashion […]
BRITISH Airways is now offering special fares from Jamaica to London’s Gatwick, and also plans to increase its services between Kingston and London next summer. British Airways currently operates non-stop flights three times per week from Kingston to London Gatwick and will operate an additional service during the peak summer months in 2019. The airline […]
JAMAICA is one of three countries participating in a US$35.7-million project designed to strengthen resilience of urban areas through Ecosystem-Based Adaptation (EBA). The project, entitled ‘Building climate resilience of urban systems through EBA in Latin America and the Caribbean’, also includes Mexico and El Salvador. Funding in part for the project has been provided by […]
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WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is urging Caribbean countries to take urgent action to stem the increase in malaria cases, maintain achievements and free the region of malaria, a disease which, during the last century, was the leading cause of death in almost every nation in the world. “Malaria […]
By Victoria Falk, award-winning CEO of Passionate Travel Inc.
As we move into the busiest travel season of the year, the winter holiday season, there are constant reminders for consumers to spend money on gifts, dining, entertainment, and a whole host of other things. It’s hard to walk into a store or turn on the television, without someone trying to convince you to shop […]
HEALTH DEPARTMENT REPORTS ELEVEN NEW CASES OF MEASLES IN BROOKLYN’S ORTHODOX JEWISH COMMUNITY, URGES ON TIME VACCINATION FOR ALL CHILDREN, ESPECIALLY BEFORE TRAVELING TO ISRAEL AND OTHER COUNTRIES EXPERIENCING MEASLES OUTBREAKS. There are now seventeen children who have been diagnosed with measles in Williamsburg and Borough Park. Health Department recommends the measles, mumps, and rubella […]