By Linda S. Hohnholz, ETurboNews Jamaica Tourism Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, has expressed condolences to the family of former Minister of Tourism, Francis Tulloch, who passed away yesterday (June 23). Minister Bartlett said “he was a true stalwart who played an integral role in developing the tourism sector. Our industry has benefited significantly from the […]
By Dominica News Online The Government of Dominica is currently hosting a series of workshops to explore the possibilities for a national Low Carbon Transport program. The project was delivered with the partnership of Gutter Consulting and made possible through the financial support of the Green Climate Fund (GCF) in the sum of 10 million […]
By Staff Writer, Jamaicans Three songs that were part of the original 123 entries for the Jamaica Festival Song Competition, which Olivia Grange, Jamaican Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment, and Sport, said would be suspended for 2022 due to the inability to find ten “suitable” songs, will be included on the Jamaica 60 commemorative album. […]
Mayor Adams Opens Affordable Homes on Former Site of Spofford Juvenile Detention Center, Where He Was Once Held
First Residential Building of New Mixed-Use Development Includes 183 Deeply Affordable Homes and Cultural Arts Center, With Studio Space for Emerging Artists. Project Will Ultimately Deliver 740 Affordable Homes, Childcare, Wellness Facility, and Supermarket, Replacing Notorious Detention Facility Closed in 2011.
Rendering of The Peninsula campus on the site of the former Spofford Juvenile Detention Center in Hunts Point. Credit: WXY Studios NEW YORK – New York City Mayor Eric Adams today continued efforts to provide New Yorkers with affordable housing options by opening 183 deeply affordable units, in addition to a cultural arts center, on the former site […]
By Damian Zane, BBC News A gold-crowned tooth is all that remains of assassinated Congolese independence hero Patrice Lumumba. Shot dead by a firing squad in 1961 with the tacit backing of former colonial power Belgium, his body was then buried in a shallow grave, dug up, transported 200km (125 miles), interred again, exhumed and […]
By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans Sharon Lawson, a Jamaican American reporter and anchor of “Good Day Atlanta” on WAGA-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, won a 2022 Emmy Award in the Health and Medical News category for her feature story, “Journey to be Fibroids Free.” Upon winning the award, Lawson posted to social media, thanking her husband, Chris […]
By Gitanjali Poonia, Deseret News Omicron variants are driving new infections across the world, proving to evade antibodies. Why it matters: Preliminary research from the University of Tokyo suggests that the alpha and delta strains produced more severe illnesses compared to omicron, which creates cold or allergy-like symptoms, per The Independent. But this research reveals […]
IQ Inc, the publisher of Caribbean American Weekly, The Immigrant’s Journal, and Workers World Today and producer of multicultural radio programs, is proud to endorse Congressman Tom Suozzi and his running mate Diana Reyna, former Councilmember and Deputy Borough President for four years under the Eric Adams Administration, for Governor and Lieutenant Governor of New […]
On June 7, Mayor Eric Adams briefly spoke on Caribbean Heritage Month at a New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY) Event. He talks about the contributions of Caribbean immigrants to NYC. Watch video below.
By Mary Campbell In the Caribbean community, people face many legal issues. Concerns include getting legalized, divorce, estate planning after a loved one has passed or is dying or being hurt in an auto accident or on the job. One common denominator, one common problem, one common philosophy, and one common sorrow is the issue […]