PAHO Calls on Countries to Continue COVID-19 Testing and Increase Vaccination to Avoid a Prolonged Pandemic

PAHO Calls on Countries to Continue COVID-19 Testing and Increase Vaccination to Avoid a Prolonged Pandemic

Washington, DC, 30 de September de 2022 (PAHO) – In an update on COVID-19 presented at the 30th Pan American Sanitary Conference, the Director of Health Emergencies of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Ciro Ugarte, stated that “we are transitioning from an acute phase of the pandemic to more sustained control of the virus.” […]

Weekly Community Op-Ed / Mayor Eric Adams

Weekly Community Op-Ed / Mayor Eric Adams

New York City, NY USA September 27, 2022. NYC Mayor briefs the media on the relief efforts in Puerto Rico and Dominican Republic after his visit due to hurricane Fiona. (Shutterstock) Sat Sept 17 – Fri Sep 23 , 2022 Last week, the United Nations gathered in our city for the annual General Assembly, the […]

Saint Lucia Showcases Strong Recovery and Participation at 2022 CTO Conference

Saint Lucia Showcases Strong Recovery and Participation at 2022 CTO Conference

Tourism Officials from Saint Lucia participated in the 2022 Caribbean Tourism Organization’s (CTO) annual conference, held in the Cayman Islands from September 11-15, 2022. Saint Lucia, having achieved 80% of its overall recovery, compared to 2019, anticipates a well-performing Fall tourism season with increased non-stop airlift from Toronto (YYZ) by way of Sunwing, Air Canada, […]

Jamaica Tourism Kick-starts Tourism Awareness Week

Jamaica Tourism Ministry, its public bodies, and Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) joined in giving thanks for the industry.

Jamaica Tourism Kick-starts Tourism Awareness Week

By Linda Hohnholz, eTN editor, eTurboNews The Jamaica representatives gave thanks for tourism’ contribution to the economic well-being of Jamaicans in a service of thanksgiving to kick-start Tourism Awareness Week (TAW) 2022 at the Montego Bay New Testament Church of God on Sunday, September 25. The week, which runs from September 25 to October 1, […]

SLHTA’s TEF Launches Inaugural Afterschool Program in Soufriere

SLHTA’s TEF Launches Inaugural Afterschool Program in Soufriere

The Tourism Enhancement Fund (TEF), the philanthropic arm of the Saint Lucia Hospitality & Tourism Association (SLHTA), on Monday, September 19, 2022 launched its inaugural After School Program at the Soufriere Primary School. In attendance were parents, students, school officials and representatives from the SLHTA and TEF. The After School Program is aimed at helping […]

External Affairs Minister Alva Baptiste Signs Italy-CDB Project Agreement

External Affairs Minister Alva Baptiste Signs Italy-CDB Project Agreement

Saint Lucia’s External Affairs Minister Alva Baptiste has expressed his gratitude to the Government of Italy for its support for the sustainable development of Caribbean Community Member States. The Minister’s remarks were made in New York on Monday 19th September as he signed an agreement between the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) and the Government of […]

Biden is Hoping Small Changes go a Long Way on Immigration

Biden is Hoping Small Changes go a Long Way on Immigration

Dallas, TX USA – April 9, 2017: American Flags Waved During Immigration Reform March (Shutterstock) By Michael D. Shear and Miriam Jordan, The New York Times WASHINGTON — Even before the political spectacle of a Republican governor flying migrants to a tiny resort island in Massachusetts, President Biden’s top border officials decided there had to […]

The Immigrant’s Journal Celebrates 25 Years: Countdown Begins with FREE Immigration Boot Camp

The Immigrant’s Journal Celebrates 25 Years: Countdown Begins with FREE Immigration Boot Camp

Over the years, immigrants have been demonized, especially during President Trump’s administration. Recently, the Texas State Governor, Gregory Abbott, exhibited deplorable behavior by sending many immigrants to New York and other states on buses. Other Republican governors have since joined him. The ongoing inhumane treatment of immigrants has made them desperate for legalization while striving […]

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