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.” […]
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 […]
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, […]
Cap-Haïtien, Haiti – January 12, 2009 : Passengers on the roof of the bus. Haiti is recognized as one of the poorest countries on Earth. (Shutterstock) By Malu Cursino, BBC News A chronic gang, economic and political crisis has led to a humanitarian catastrophe in Haiti, the country’s UN envoy has said. Weeks of violence […]
Jamaica Tourism Ministry, its public bodies, and Jamaica Hotel and Tourist Association (JHTA) joined in giving thanks for the industry.
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Bureau of Labor Law recoups unpaid wages with interest for workers regardless of their immigration status, whether or not they still live in New York City.
NYC Comptroller Brad Lander speaks in support of Immigrant Workers During May Day Parade at Washington Square Park in New York City on May 1, 2022. (Shutterstock) New York, NY – New York City Comptroller Brad Lander announced that more than 1300 workers are entitled to payments totaling nearly $3 million from prevailing wage settlements […]