Jamaica Tourism Minister Calls for Financing of Global Tourism Resilience Fund

Jamaica Tourism Minister Calls for Financing of Global Tourism Resilience Fund

By Linda Hohnholz | eTurboNews While urging the international community to urgently unite to establish a Global Tourism Resilience Fund, Jamaica Tourism Minister Bartlett outlined that “the money collected in each destination from this tip would contribute to the fund and aid in boosting tourism resilience.” Funding tourism resilience was one of the pressing issues explored at the just […]

Bob Marley: One Love Sings to Big Box Office Opening of $51 Million as Madame Web Disappoints

Bob Marley: One Love Sings to Big Box Office Opening of $51 Million as Madame Web Disappoints

Photo courtesy: Paramount Pictures | Onelovemovie.com By Tommy McArdle | February 19, 2024 | People Bob Marley: One Love dominated the box office over the holiday weekend. The new Bob Marley biopic grossed $51 million in its initial opening after it premiered in theaters on Valentine’s Day last week, as multiple outlets reported Monday. The film made $27.7 million in theaters between Friday and […]

St Lucia Secures Election to UNESCO Board

St Lucia Secures Election to UNESCO Board

On 24th November 2023 Saint Lucia achieved a resounding victory in the election for the Presidency of the Executive Board of UNESCO, following a year-long, arduous campaign led by Prime Minister Hon. Philip J. Pierre and Ambassador Gilbert Chagoury, the Permanent Delegate of Saint Lucia to UNESCO. Under the direction of Ambassador Chagoury, Saint Lucia […]

PAHO Partners with St Jude Children’s Research Hospital to Improve Access to Medicines for Childhood Cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean

PAHO Partners with St Jude Children’s Research Hospital to Improve Access to Medicines for Childhood Cancer in Latin America and the Caribbean

By PAHO | February 15, 2024 Washington D.C. 15 February 2024 – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) has announced a new partnership agreement with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital to help strengthen equitable access to cancer medications for children in Latin America and the Caribbean. The four-year agreement will focus on the provision of […]

Reggae Month Needs More “Soul”

Reggae Month Needs More “Soul”

By Leo Gilling Black History Month (African American History Month) is celebrated in February because it coincides with the birthday of two significant figures in America’s history. First, Abraham Lincoln, former President of the United States, was born on February 12th, and Frederick Douglass, a former enslaved African American, chose February 14th as his birthday. […]

Tides move Oil Spill Away from Tobago to the Caribbean, Neighbors on Alert

Tides move Oil Spill Away from Tobago to the Caribbean, Neighbors on Alert

By Curtis Williams and Marianna Parraga | February 14, 2024 | Reuters PORT OF SPAIN, Feb 14 (Reuters) – A week after an oil spill was first spotted near Tobago’s shore, portions of the stain are moving in opposite directions into the Caribbean Sea, the island’s emergency management agency (TEMA) said on Wednesday, putting the country’s neighbors on […]

Registration Open for CHTA’s 42nd Annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Registration Open for CHTA’s 42nd Annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace

Photo courtesy: Caribbean Travel Marketplace The Third Annual Caribbean Travel Forum and First Responsible Tourism Day will be included in this year’s activities in Montego Bay MONTEGO BAY, Jamaica (February 13, 2024) – Registration is open for the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association’s (CHTA) 42nd annual Caribbean Travel Marketplace, scheduled from May 20-23, 2024, at […]

Grieving Families Act Reintroduced in Senate

Grieving Families Act Reintroduced in Senate

Listen to the interview with New York State Trial Lawyers Association President, David Scher, here: New York State Senator Brad Hoylman-Sigal, Chair of the NYS Senate Judiciary Committee, reintroduced the Grieving Families Act (2024-S8485) on Monday, landmark legislation that reforms and modernizes New York’s antiquated wrongful death statute.  The legislature passed the bill with overwhelming bipartisan support […]

Dominica and Grenada Decide Best Options for Plastic Collection Systems

Dominica and Grenada Decide Best Options for Plastic Collection Systems

The two OECS Member States implementing Recycle OECS Model Demonstration Projects, have determined the mechanisms that are most feasible for the collection and processing of recyclable plastic in their countries. This milestone in is significant for the finalization of mechanisms under the technical pillar of the Recycle OECS Model, which focuses on a financially sustainable […]

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