By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans The Marvel panel at the 2022 San Diego Comic-Con event released the official trailer for the upcoming sequel to the franchise’s blockbuster film “Black Panther.” The trailer for “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” features a mashup of a cover of the iconic Bob Marley song “No Woman No Cry” by multiple-award-winning Nigerian […]
Douglas Rivlin: “Our current broken system empowers reckless human smugglers and traffickers and incentivizes dangerous treks to our southern border and on makeshift ocean vessels.” Washington D.C. – A boat enroute to Miami from Haiti capsized off the Bahamas on Sunday and 17 people died, including 15 women and a little girl. An additional 8-15 […]
By Kevin Sheehan, Tina Moore and Ben Kesslen, NY Post A Brooklyn man was busted Monday for allegedly murdering a “frail” elderly woman with dementia who had apparently taken him into her home to help her. Elenora Bernard, 77, had argued with suspect Andre Hooper, 51, over the use of her car the day before […]
By Dr Rita Pemberton Like elsewhere in the Caribbean, the enslaved population of Tobago eagerly looked forward to emancipation on August 1, 1838, because they expected they would be able to adjust their lives in the direction they desired. Their aim was to create a space for themselves and establish independent means of employment to […]
COVID-19 Stabilizes in the Region, but Countries Must Remain Vigilant against the Virus, Manage Other Health Emergencies, PAHO Director Says
With monkeypox infections reaching over 5000, and a case of polio type 2 reported in the United States, vaccines, medicines and surveillance are key.
By PAHO Washington D.C. 27 July 2022 (PAHO) – While COVID-19 cases decreased in the Americas for the first time in five weeks, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F Etienne, has urged countries to remain alert to COVID-19 and other health issues, such as monkeypox, which was declared a public health emergency […]
By PAHO Geneva, 20 July 2022 – Around the world, millions of refugees and migrants in vulnerable situations, such as low-skilled migrant workers, face poorer health outcomes than their host communities, especially where living and working conditions are sub-standard, according to the first WHO World report on the health of refugees and migrants. This has dire […]
By Wazim Mowla, Atlantic Council The United States has a short window to carve out a new diplomatic and economic era in its relationship with the Caribbean Community (CARICOM). Last month’s Summit of the Americas in Los Angeles is now in the rearview and drew ample criticism from US partners in the hemisphere. Despite this, […]
Founding Board Director, Civil Rights Activist and New York Statesman
By Restoration Plaza Bedford Stuyvesant Restoration Corporation mourns the loss of the Honorable Al Vann, former New York Assemblyman, and former New York City Councilman for the 36th District who passed away on July 15, 2022. Al Vann was a beloved founding member of Restoration’s board of directors and Brooklynite who mentored younger generations of […]
CARICOM Chairman, President Chandrikapersad Santokhi of Suriname, Congratulates the Caribbean’s Outstanding Athletes at the World Athletics Championships 2022
By CARICOM It is my pleasure to extend my warm congratulations as Chair of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), and Head of Government responsible for Community Development and Cultural Cooperation, which includes Sports, to all Caribbean athletes who participated in the World Athletics Championships 2022. Once more, you have made our Region proud with your outstanding […]
Jamaica Tourism Minister explained CARICOM will need to play an integral role in making multi-destination travel to the region feasible.
By Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor, eTurboNews.com Mr. Bartlett was reiterating his stance that multi-destination vacation was the answer to sustaining tourism in the Caribbean and the need for a regional airline to support it. “We have to look at harmonizing the protocols in relation to the use of our airspace so that on entering the […]