Not a Moment to Waste: Small Island States Must Defend Themselves

Not a Moment to Waste: Small Island States Must Defend Themselves

By Sir Ronald Sanders Call me a cynic, but years of participation in negotiations between developed and developing countries have schooled me to be cautious about grand announcements and promises. The devil is usually in the details. Experience has taught me to remain hopeful, but to be vigilant in ensuring the commitments, pledges and promises […]

Message on the Occasion of Barbados’ 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary as a Republic

Message on the Occasion of Barbados’ 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary as a Republic

By Hon. Mackie Holder Consul General of Barbados in New York My Fellow Barbadians and Friends of Barbados, Our 56th Anniversary of Independence and First Anniversary of as a Parliamentary Republic signals the rebirth of Barbadian organizations, and the continuation of the rebuilding of our country. It has been a wonderful thing to join Barbadian […]

Mayor Eric Adams’ Op-Ed: Action, Care and Compassion: My Administration’s Approach to Addressing Severe Mental Illness

Mayor Eric Adams’ Op-Ed: Action, Care and Compassion: My Administration’s Approach to Addressing Severe Mental Illness

New York City, NY – March 22, 2017: Unidentified homeless people sleeping at the subway station in New York City, NY. (Shutterstock) Our city is facing a crisis. New Yorkers with severe and untreated mental illness are living out in the open, on our streets and in our subways. They are in danger and need […]

Jamaica Tourism Calls for More Investment in Health & Wellness

Jamaica Tourism Calls for More Investment in Health & Wellness

Montego Bay, Jamaica / June 26, 2019: Welcome to Montego Bay sign at Montego Bay airport in Jamaica. (Shutterstock) By Linda Hohnholz, eTN Editor Jamaica Tourism Minister says natural resources and geographic location make it well-positioned to be health & wellness tourism leader. The Minister, Hon. Edmund Bartlett, therefore, called for greater investment to be […]

Mayor Adams Announces Plan to Provide Care for Individuals Suffering From Untreated Severe Mental Illness Across NYC

Mayor Adams Announces Plan to Provide Care for Individuals Suffering From Untreated Severe Mental Illness Across NYC

Mayor Issues Directive Clarifying Responsibility to Provide Care When SMI Prevents Someone From Meeting Their Basic Needs Mayor Announces 11-Point Mental Health Legislative Agenda for Upcoming Session in Albany NYC to Launch Tele-Consult Line to Provide First Responders in Field With Direct Access to Clinicians July 29, 2020: Homeless man living on the streets in […]

As Democrats Celebrate Averting Election Disaster, We Can’t Ignore the Voters We’re Losing

As Democrats Celebrate Averting Election Disaster, We Can’t Ignore the Voters We’re Losing

Mayor Eric Adams speaks during election campaign rally for Governor Kathy Hochul at BKLYN Studios in New York on November 5, 2022. (Shutterstock) By Hon Eric Adams Election Day is over. And though Americans did not speak with one voice, working-class voters sent a clear message: They are deeply concerned about the economy, crime and […]

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