Jamaica Takes Steps to Remove the Queen as Head of State and Become a Republic – What It Means

Jamaica Takes Steps to Remove the Queen as Head of State and Become a Republic – What It Means

London, United Kingdom – June 16, 2007: Her Royal Highness Queen Elizabeth II attends the Trooping the Colour ceremony. (Shutterstock) By Stephanie Korney, Jamaicans.com Jamaica’s Minister of Legal and Constitutional Affairs, Marline Malahoo Forte, announced in a speech to the House of Representatives on June 7, 2022, that the government plans to make the nation […]

Will Closing the ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ in Gun Legislation Save Lives? Here’s What the Research Says

Will Closing the ‘Boyfriend Loophole’ in Gun Legislation Save Lives? Here’s What the Research Says

New York City, NY USA – June 2, 2022. Gun violence activists marched across the Brooklyn Bridge to City Hall for a press conference with Mayor Adams on gun violence. (Shutterstock) By April M. Zeoli, The Conversation The U.S. Congress has passed a bipartisan gun safety bill, representing the first federal gun safety legislation to […]

Jamaica’s Health Minister Introduces Project CODE Care to Alleviate Medical Backlog

Jamaica’s Health Minister Introduces Project CODE Care to Alleviate Medical Backlog

Health and Wellness Minister, Hon. Dr. Christopher Tufton is seeking to recruit nurses, doctors, and other medical personnel as part of his Project CODE CARE, which he says will help clear the elective surgery backlog in the island’s hospitals. During a recent presentation, Tufton noted that since March 2020, many hospitals have had to suspend […]

As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in the Americas, Many are at Risk of Developing Post-COVID Condition

While much remains unknown about the impact of this condition, health systems must prepare for the long-term, says PAHO Director.

As COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise in the Americas, Many are at Risk of Developing Post-COVID Condition

Washington D.C. 29 June 2022 (PAHO) – As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the Americas, with new infections increasing by 13.9% from last week, Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Director, Carissa F. Etienne has called for countries to prepare their health systems to address the long-term impact of post-COVID condition (commonly known as long […]

DiNapoli Honors Caribbean Leaders

DiNapoli Honors Caribbean Leaders

State Comptroller DiNapoli and event honorees. L to R: Angela Yee, radio personality; Michèle Voltaire Marcelin, artist, performer, poet writer; State Comptroller DiNapoli; New York State Senator Roxanne Persaud; Mellany Paynter, Founding Partner/Director of Operations of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival; and Christopher Aaron, Communications & Media Director of the Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival New […]

PM Andrew Holness Addresses Commonwealth Business Forum in Rwanda

The Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) presents an important opportunity for our 54 Member States to determine key priority areas and draw on our collective energies and strengths to realize our true potential.

PM Andrew Holness Addresses Commonwealth Business Forum in Rwanda

Jamaica: Prime Minister of Jamaica- Andrew Holness also attended the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda, where he delivered a presentation to the Commonwealth Business Forum Heads of Government and Business Leaders’ Roundtable on “Bridging the Digital Divide”. The Commonwealth Heads of Government (CHOGM) presents an important opportunity for our 54 Member […]

Minister Bartlett Laments Passing of Former Tourism Minister Francis Tulloch

Minister Bartlett Laments Passing of Former Tourism Minister Francis Tulloch

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 […]

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