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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
By Victoria Falk, Exclusive to CAW Exactly how do you establish a thriving cannabis marketplace in New York? That question has been on the minds of many who are currently in the medical cannabis industry and those wanting to enter the cannabis marketplace, which cannabis advocates believe is poised to become a billion-dollar industry. City […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
The City Council, controlled by Democrats, passed the law last December 2021, and it went into effect in January after both Mayor Bill de Blasio and his successor, Eric Adams, declined to either sign or veto it. Hundreds of workers march to Foley Square in New York City to demand stronger worker protections and a […]
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.
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 […]
THE Caribbean region, already hit by the novel coronavirus pandemic and struggling with the impact of the climate crisis, now faces another serious problem: a food crisis. Food prices around the world, including in the Caribbean, skyrocketed this year after the conflict in Ukraine broke out. Both Ukraine and Russia produce a significant amount of […]
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 […]