Murders Increase, Seven Parishes Placed Under States of Emergency

Murders Increase, Seven Parishes Placed Under States of Emergency

Downtown Kingston, Jamaica on a Sunday. (Shutterstock) By WiredJA News Team KINGSTON, Jamaica, November 15, 2022: Faced with a serious increase in the murder rate across Jamaica, the government has announced the imposition of states of emergency in Seven parishes – St. James, Hanover, Westmoreland, Clarendon, St. Catherine – and parts of the Corporate Area, […]

ICYMI: Mayor Adams Pens Op-Ed on the 2022 General Election

ICYMI: Mayor Adams Pens Op-Ed on the 2022 General Election

Mayor Eric Adams and Kathy Hochul on stage during election campaign rally for Governor Kathy Hochul at BKLYN Studios in New York on November 5, 2022. (Shutterstock) NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today penned the following opinion piece on working class voters and the 2022 general election: As Democrats celebrate averting election […]

Virgin Atlantic VS221 is Back!

Virgin Atlantic VS221 is Back!

MIAMI, USA – DECEMBER 10, 2016: An Airbus A 330-300 plane from Virgin Atlantic landing at the Miami International Airport. (Shutterstock) The London Heathrow (LHR) to Hewanorra International Airport (UVF) service has returned. Virgin Atlantic’s winter service will call into Saint Lucia 3 times weekly (Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays) until 25th March 2023.

The Number of People With Diabetes in the Americas has More Than Tripled in Three Decades, PAHO Report Says

The Number of People With Diabetes in the Americas has More Than Tripled in Three Decades, PAHO Report Says

Washington D.C. 11 November 2022 (PAHO/WHO) – Growing rates of obesity, poor diets, and lack of physical activity, among other factors, have contributed to a more than three-fold increase in the number of adults living with diabetes in the Americas in the past 30 years according to a new report by the Pan American Health […]

Domestic Violence Takes Many Forms

Domestic Violence Takes Many Forms

By Erin Telesford Domestic Violence (DV) is one of the most underreported crimes that take place in New York, yet it has some of the most extensive impacts on victims and those exposed to DV. Nationally, 1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men will experience physical violence by their intimate partner at some […]

Gov. Hochul Holds on After Tough Campaign Against Right-Winger Zeldin

Gov. Hochul Holds on After Tough Campaign Against Right-Winger Zeldin

Governor Kathy Hochul visits with elected officials to Fort Greene Council Senior Center on election day of November 8, 2022. (Shutterstock) By Katie Honan, Haidee Chu, Jonathan Custodio, Stephon Johnson, George Joseph, Claudia Irizarry Aponte and Tanaz Meghjani, THE CITY Gov. Kathy Hochul fought off a challenge from Republican Lee Zeldin on Tuesday, although her […]

Chamber of Commerce Returns Face to Face for 138th AGM.

Chamber of Commerce Returns Face to Face for 138th AGM.

The 138th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of The St. Lucia Chamber of Commerce, Industry and is scheduled for November 16th 2022, and will be held under the theme “The Driving Force for Sustainable Business and Community Prosperity for St. Lucia’. This will be the first in-person gathering of Chamber members since the commencement of the […]

FLOW Launches Christmas Campaign – One Gift Brings Many More

FLOW Launches Christmas Campaign – One Gift Brings Many More

FLOW, the island’s leading communications provider, has launched its 2022 Christmas campaign a little earlier than usual to allow customers more time to win and enjoy the many gifts being offered. After the unforgiving Covid-19 pandemic FLOW is doubling its commitment to continuously improving service and rewarding its customers. Anselm Mathurin, Commercial Manger at FLOW […]