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.

COVID-19 Stabilizes in the Region, but Countries Must Remain Vigilant against the Virus, Manage Other Health Emergencies, PAHO Director Says

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 […]

WHO Report Shows Poorer Health Outcomes for Many Vulnerable Refugees and Migrants

WHO Report Shows Poorer Health Outcomes for Many Vulnerable Refugees and Migrants

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 […]

Three Ways the United States Can Prove it’s Invested in its Relationship with the Caribbean

Three Ways the United States Can Prove it’s Invested in its Relationship with the Caribbean

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, […]

Restoration Celebrates the Life of Al Vann

Founding Board Director, Civil Rights Activist and New York Statesman

Restoration Celebrates the Life of Al Vann

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

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 […]

CARICOM has Significant Role in Multi-Destination Tourism Plan

Jamaica Tourism Minister explained CARICOM will need to play an integral role in making multi-destination travel to the region feasible.

CARICOM has Significant Role in Multi-Destination Tourism Plan

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 […]

Updates on COVID Tracing and Testing in New York City

Updates on COVID Tracing and Testing in New York City

By Linda Nwoke On July 21, 2022, the U.S. President announced that he tested positive for COVID-19, exhibiting mild symptoms like fatigue, a slightly runny nose, and occasional dry cough, as explained by the President’s physician. Many people are in such a situation, despite receiving the COVID 19 vaccination. They might contract COVID 19 but […]