This new fellowship will enhance patient care by training providers to identify signs of violence and gather evidence for legal proceedings.
New York, NY – April 21, 2020: Worker disinfects tents where patients tested for COVID-19 at NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, East New York (Shutterstock) (Brooklyn, NY ― July 6, 2022) NYC Health + Hospitals/Kings County today launched the Clinical Forensic Medicine Fellowship, a one-year training program designed to build leaders in the field of clinical […]
By Okoye Henry, jis.gov.jm The late Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Shahine Robinson, was remembered as an inspirational and exemplary leader who did good for others, during her official funeral on Monday (July 4). The inurnment ceremony was held at the St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Claremont, St. Ann for Mrs. Robinson who […]
By CARICOM Thank you very much. His Excellency Chandrikapersad “Chan” Santokhi, President of the Republic of Suriname and Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, other distinguished colleague Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, the Secretary-General of CARICOM- Dr. Carla Barnet, other distinguished Secretary-Generals present, the Heads of the […]
In 2020, countries in the region reported 29,147 cases of congenital syphilis, and preliminary figures for 2021 indicate more than 30,000. If not detected and treated early, the disease can have devastating consequences to the fetus.
Managua, Nicaragua – June 15, 2019: A Nicaraguan woman holds her child as he sits in the window of a barrio church. Happy mother and son enjoy a visit from American missionaries. (Shutterstock) Washington, DC, July 5, 2022 (PAHO) – With an increasing trend in cases of syphilis and congenital syphilis in the Americas, the […]
The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. The retail price of diesel, gasoline and kerosene remains unchanged. The price changes take effect from Monday, July […]
Many returning Sandals guests, like John and Ann Bechtold, see St. Lucia as a home away from home. The Bechtholds, loyal Sandals guests, were thrilled to be checking in at Sandals Halcyon Beach and donating their fourteenth wheelchair, this time to the National Council of and for Persons with Disabilities. “We are delighted to be […]
The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce is conducting another Quarterly Survey and wants its members to participate in the exercise. The information gathered in those surveys allows the Chamber to better articulate the impact of government policy on the economic environment. Members are also able to share their perspectives on various issues through these regular […]
The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Agriculture wishes through this statement to voice its grave concern over the recent spate of gun related incidents on the island and more particularly the unprecedented prevalence of gun related displays in Vieux Fort. The year has seen an extremely high level of gun violence and murders […]
Luxembourg / Luxembourg – May 11, 2012: EIB, European Investment Bank in Luxembourg – EIB is a publicly owned international financial institution, its shareholders are the EU member states (Shutterstock) “Micro firms should never be underestimated; everyone starts out small”. This conclusion by the European Investment Bank Group sets the context for the collaboration between […]
In a move to advance the development of the region, the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) introduced the OECS Development Scorecard, a tool to help its Member States track its development progress in real-time. The OECS Development Strategy (ODS) is a product of the OECS Commission and the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB). Originally […]