All Roads Led to the New York International Travel Show

All Roads Led to the New York International Travel Show

By Victoria Falk The New York International Travel Show occurred at Javits Convention Center, New York City, from October 28 through October 30, 2022. The first day was Trade Day. Representatives from a variety of media outlets, as well as travel professionals, piled into the Javits Center to enjoy Trade Day. There were travel industry […]

Multimedia, Multicultural Maternal Health Public Education Campaign Launched

Multimedia, Multicultural Maternal Health Public Education Campaign Launched

BROOKLYN, NY – JANUARY 16: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso speaks at a press conference on maternal health outside Kings County Hospital in Brooklyn on January 16, 2022 in New York City. (Shutterstock) BROOKLYN, NY: Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso on November 16, launched a multimedia, multicultural maternal health public education campaign to connect Brooklynites […]

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 […]

Macmillan Education Caribbean Conference 2022 Starts Today

Macmillan Education Caribbean Conference 2022 Starts Today

The Caribbean Conference – November 7-9 – will bring together educational officers from Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Jamaica, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Vincent and the Grenadines and Trinidad and Tobago to join their counterparts in Saint Lucia. There they will discuss the evolution of education and educational requirements in the region (island specific and […]

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

By Staff Writer, Jamaicans A decade after receiving the gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles event at the 2012 London Olympics, the winner, Natalya Antyukh of Russia has been disqualified and stripped of the medal for doping. This means that the 2012 silver medalist, Lashinda Demus of the United States, will be presented with the […]

Cruise Tourism Season is now Officially Open

Cruise Tourism Season is now Officially Open

CASTRIES ST LUCIA CARIBBEAN – 19 January 2015: Large Ocean liner in Capital of St Lucia. (Shutterstock) The berthing of Celebrity Millennium in Port Castries on October 19, 2022, marked the official opening of the 2022/23 cruise tourism season. The Ministry of Tourism, Saint Lucia Air & Sea Ports Authority, Agents Foster & Ince, Cox […]

Barbados & The Bahamas Talk Sports

Barbados & The Bahamas Talk Sports

Cricket Match in Barbados, West indies. (Shutterstock) By Fabian Belgrave, GIS Barbados Any effort by The Bahamas to learn more about Barbados’ sports programs will be supported. Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Charles Griffith, gave this assurance to High Commissioner of The Bahamas to Barbados, Leslia Miller-Brice, when she paid a courtesy call […]

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