By Okoye Henry, jis.gov.jm The late Minister of Labour and Social Security, Hon. Shahine Robinson, was remembered as an inspirational and exemplary leader who did good for others, during her official funeral on Monday (July 4). The inurnment ceremony was held at the St. Matthew’s Anglican Church in Claremont, St. Ann for Mrs. Robinson who […]
Remarks by the Prime Minister of Grenada Hon Dickon Mitchell to the Opening Ceremony of the 43rd Regular Meeting of CARICOM Heads of Government, Suriname
By CARICOM Thank you very much. His Excellency Chandrikapersad “Chan” Santokhi, President of the Republic of Suriname and Chairman of the Conference of Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, other distinguished colleague Heads of Government of the Caribbean Community, the Secretary-General of CARICOM- Dr. Carla Barnet, other distinguished Secretary-Generals present, the Heads of the […]
With Rising Trends of Syphilis and Congenital Syphilis in Some Countries in the Americas, PAHO Calls for Reinforcement of Public Health Measures
In 2020, countries in the region reported 29,147 cases of congenital syphilis, and preliminary figures for 2021 indicate more than 30,000. If not detected and treated early, the disease can have devastating consequences to the fetus.
Managua, Nicaragua – June 15, 2019: A Nicaraguan woman holds her child as he sits in the window of a barrio church. Happy mother and son enjoy a visit from American missionaries. (Shutterstock) Washington, DC, July 5, 2022 (PAHO) – With an increasing trend in cases of syphilis and congenital syphilis in the Americas, the […]
The Public is hereby notified that in keeping with changes in international oil prices and Government’s application of the modified market pass-through petroleum pricing mechanism, the retail price of LPG20, 22 and 100 lb cylinders has changed. The retail price of diesel, gasoline and kerosene remains unchanged. The price changes take effect from Monday, July […]