Obama to lead celebrations 100 years after Mandela’s birth

Obama to lead celebrations 100 years after Mandela’s birth

OHANNESBURG, South Africa (AFP) — South Africa celebrates the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth this week with a flagship speech by former US president Barack Obama and an outpouring of memories and tributes to the late anti-apartheid leader. Mandela, who died in 2013, remains a global icon for his long fight against white-minority rule […]

PAHO says curative treatment for hepatitis can reduce preventable deaths

PAHO says curative treatment for hepatitis can reduce preventable deaths

WASHINGTON DC, United States (CMC) — The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has called for curative treatment for hepatitis to reduce thousands of preventable deaths in the Americas. As World Hepatitis Day was marked on Saturday, the international public health agency called on countries in that region, including in the Caribbean, to urgently step up […]

Stopped by ICE: You Have Rights!

Stopped by ICE: You Have Rights!

Stopped by Immigration: You Have Rights. Know Them. Use Them. If you are stopped by Police Officers, Immigration Agents or other public authorities, you have rights. It does not matter if you entered the country by crossing the border in Mexico, if you are an overstay, green card holder or citizen. As long as you […]

Top 5 Reasons to Cruise With the Family This Summer

Top 5 Reasons to Cruise With the Family This Summer

By Victoria Falk. Summer is here and the timing is right for a great vacation with the family. Cruises are your ultimate, all-inclusive vacation and present a variety of options to satisfy your entire family. Here are the top 5 reasons:   There is no need to limit your family to one travel destination. Select […]

Expert warns Caribbean must strengthen its Internet infrastructure

Expert warns Caribbean must strengthen its Internet infrastructure

KINGSTOWN, St Vincent (CMC) — An Internet expert has called for greater regional network resilience and security and is urging Caribbean countries to strengthen their critical Internet infrastructure if they are to defend against the growing threat of climate-change-driven natural disasters.  The expert, Bevil Wooding, is also urging regional countries to adopt the new strategies […]

The Caribbean faces a fatal fate

The Caribbean faces a fatal fate

By Sir Ronald Sanders  High-tide flooding is set to become an every-other-day affair in coastal areas along the Gulf of Mexico and the east coast of the US by the year 2100. It will also fatally harm the countries of the Caribbean. As the level of the sea continues to rise, conditions will be calamitous […]

Stopped by ICE: You Have Rights!

Every situation is different, so make sure that you think about every step you take. When in doubt, call the Immigration Law and Deportation Defense Firm of Figeroux & Associates at (855) 768-8845.

Stopped by ICE: You Have Rights!

Stopped by Immigration: You Have Rights. Know Them. Use Them. If you are stopped by Police Officers, Immigration Agents or other public authorities, you have rights. It does not matter if you entered the country by crossing the border in Mexico, if you are an overstay, green card holder or citizen. As long as you […]

TRAILER: THE TRUMP/PENCE REGIME MUST GO! In The Name of Humanity, We REFUSE To Accept a Fascist America: A Better World IS Possible!

To watch this entire film click here. The film addresses the most urgent question of the day: how to understand, and what to do about, the threat to humanity itself posed by the Trump/Pence regime. This talk—from the most radical revolutionary on the planet—makes the case for massive, sustained nonviolent outpourings aimed at driving out […]

Birth Tourism and Africa

Birth tourism is a major financial commitment as it costs between $25,000 and $60,000. Antenatal service in Maryland, USA for example, could cost as high as $3,500 depending on one’s country of origin. Compared to the cost of the same service in an average hospital in Africa, it’s almost 300 per cent higher.

Birth Tourism and Africa

By Africa News Tourism is a dynamic industry that grows everyday. Every year, new revenue sources are discovered by nations, and this includes exploration of newer forms of tourism. One of the old, yet recently discovered forms of tourism is birth tourism. Birth tourism is a form of tourism that involves a pregnant woman travelling […]