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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

An Eclectic Caribbean Celebration

An Eclectic Caribbean Celebration

By AFUWI June 29, 2022, New York, NY: On Friday, July 1, 2022, from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm, the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) will host its celebration to mark Caribbean Heritage 2022. The in-person event will spotlight the contributions of the Caribbean to the development of the United […]

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 […]

Tourism Authority Presenting Marketing Strategy

Tourism Authority Presenting Marketing Strategy

The St. Lucia Tourism Authority has been on the move promoting Saint Lucia across all major markets over the last few weeks. They recently presented a marketing strategy to the St. Lucia Hospitality and Tourism Authority and welcomed feedback. From there it was on to the Wave radio for Vaval Links and to talk a […]

St. Lucia Explores Full Potential of Mango in Food Security Thrust

St. Lucia Explores Full Potential of Mango in Food Security Thrust

The Ministry of Agriculture and the Taiwan Technical Mission have staged an extensive exhibition showcasing the potential of mangoes. Close to 30 exhibitors comprising mainly agro-processors took the opportunity to demonstrate the versatility of mangoes whether in its green, ripe, or dried stages. Mangomania, as the event was dubbed was held under the theme “Tout […]

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