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 […]

Performance of regional tourism sector described as ‘tale of two situations’

Performance of regional tourism sector described as ‘tale of two situations’

NASSAU, Bahamas (CMC) — Caribbean tourism experienced contrasting performances over the last year with the newly appointed chairman of the Caribbean Tourism Organisation, (CTO), Dominic Fedee, describing the experiences as a “a tale of two situations”. “On the one hand, we have robust growth in countries that were not affected by last year’s hurricanes. On […]

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Chicks, Cupcakes & Coffee - A Breast Cancer Awareness Get Together (Oct. 19, 2018)

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is a month devoted to breast cancer awareness, an annual health campaign, where communities gather and host walks, share knowledge, and celebrate survival. Breast cancer has touched so many of the closest people in our lives, from family members, dear friends and work colleagues. Through donations, planned giving, participating in walks, or volunteering, there […]

Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide, says WHO

Alcohol responsible for one in 20 deaths worldwide, says WHO

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Alcohol kills three million people worldwide each year — more than AIDS, violence and road accidents combined, the World Health Organization (WHO) said last Friday, adding that men are particularly at risk. The UN health agency’s latest report on alcohol and health pointed out that alcohol causes more than one in […]

Caribbean hoteliers embrace digital technology to promote region

Caribbean hoteliers embrace digital technology to promote region

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) — The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) says it is moving to further develop its digital technology resources so as to better promote the “many exciting and diverse travel choices” visitors can experience throughout the region. “Digital technology helps us to customise our product, so that discerning travellers can decide what […]

Jamaican-owned fast food chain expands into Canada

Jamaican-owned fast food chain expands into Canada

(Daren (left) and Haywood Hawthorne (right) with their late father, Lowell, founder of Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill) New York , USA — Eight months after the death of its founder, Golden Krust Caribbean Bakery and Grill has expanded its operations into the Canadian market, opening two stores in the greater Toronto, Ontario, area, […]