India beat West Indies by 224 runs in 4th ODI

India beat West Indies by 224 runs in 4th ODI

India players celebrate after the wicket of West Indies batsman Shai Hope during the fourth one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and West Indies at the Brabourne Stadium in Mumbai on October 29, 2018. (Photo: AFP) MUMBAI, India (AFP) — Opening batsman Rohit Sharma slammed a dominant 162 to set up India’s crushing […]

World Bank reaffirms commitment to strengthening disaster resilience in the Caribbean

World Bank reaffirms commitment to strengthening disaster resilience in the Caribbean

PHILIPSBURG, St Maarten (CMC) – The World Bank has reaffirmed its commitment to strengthening disaster resilience in the Caribbean. World Bank Vice President for Latin America and the Caribbean, Jorge Familiar, ended a three-day visit on Thursday, after addressing the Caribbean Oversees Countries and Territories Resilience Summit, as well as visiting recovery projects and meeting […]

A Hardball Look at the NYPD Confrontations with the Disabled and Mentally Ill

“In 2018 alone, police have shot and killed 64 people with mental health disabilities.” - American Civil Liberties Union

A Hardball Look at the NYPD Confrontations with the Disabled and Mentally Ill

By Vijai Naraine New York is made up of diverse communities and along with them comes a line of defense. To speak about what the New York Police Department (NYPD) expects of their officers, the agency has put together a mission statement.  According to the city’s official website, the department’s mission is “…to enhance the […]

PAHO urges Caribbean to keep Polio at bay

PAHO urges Caribbean to keep Polio at bay

UN health agency advisor on immunization policies has called for two smaller doses of polio vaccine to be injected under the skin at six and 14 weeks after birth. WASHINGTON, United States (CMC) — Caribbean countries are being urged to take immediate action to increase polio vaccination coverage to 95 per cent as the world […]

Trinidad heavy rains & devastating flood

Trinidad heavy rains & devastating flood

A house in eastern Trinidad is surrounded by water following the weekend rains. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – Trinidad and Tobago yesterday began the task of mopping up following heavy rains over the past four days that caused widespread flooding, landslides and left millions of dollars in damage. There were no reports of deaths […]

Top 5 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

Travel Agents understand there are different reasons why a particular hotel/resort can receive a particular rating.

Top 5 Reasons to Use a Travel Agent

By Victoria Falk. People often ask, “Why would anyone use a Travel Agent when you can find everything online?” “Do people still use Travel Agents?” Yes, people still use Travel Agents, especially people who care about getting the best value for their dollars. There are many reasons why people use Travel Agents and here are […]

The Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The Signs and Symptoms of Breast Cancer

Many breast cancer symptoms are invisible and not noticeable without a professional screening, but some symptoms can be caught early just by being proactive about your breast health. Keep your breast health in check with the Know the Symptoms guide today. Do you know the signs and symptoms of breast cancer? I thought I did, […]

Caribbean Launches “The Rhythm Never Stops” Marketing Campaign

MIAMI, United States, – Inspired by the Caribbean’s sounds and sights, the region’s leading tourism entities have joined forces to launch “The Rhythm Never Stops” – a vibrant marketing campaign enticing travelers to revel in the Caribbean’s incredible natural beauty, diverse cultures and hidden treasures. The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) and the Caribbean Tourism […]

World leaders commit to tackling Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

World leaders commit to tackling Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

Minister of Health, Dr Christopher Tufton (right), emphasises a point at a post-United Nations High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) press conference held at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Monday (October 8). At left is Head, Health Promotion & Protection Division, Ministry of Health, Dr Simone Spence. (Photo: JIS) KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of […]