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Jamaica’s Workforce Training Program to Bolster Tourism Recovery

Hospitality Workers Well Prepared to Support Post-COVID Travel KINGSTON, JAMAICA –– Jamaica’s workforce training program is being hailed as a resounding success. The free online programs offered by the Jamaica Centre for...

New York City Phase 2 reopening: Guidelines

Outdoor dining, retail, hair salons and more will be opening their doors starting Monday. Phase 2 of New York City's reopening started this past Monday. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that NYC was...

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian

Caribbean-Canadian Becomes Princeton University’s First Black Valedictorian Princeton University, a private Ivy League research university in Princeton, New Jersey, has named a Caribbean-Canadian – Nicholas Johnson, the son of a Bahamian father...

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System

Haiti Teaming Up With Canada To Bolster Health System BROOKLYN, NY – Haiti is seeking to strengthen its health system by developing enhanced cooperation with Canada. This was one topic discussed during a meeting...

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO ADDRESS DISPROPORTIONATE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON...

CIVIL RIGHTS LEADERS CALL ON CONGRESSIONAL LEADERS TO ADDRESS DISPROPORTIONATE IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON BLACK AMERICANS   Marc Morial, Melanie Campbell, Derrick Johnson & Rev. Al Sharpton Question Availability of Testing and Care,...

American Airlines Suspends Service to Guyana and Several South American Countries

American Airlines Suspends Service to Guyana and Several South American Countries BROOKLYN,NY– American Airlines has suspended its service to several destinations, including Guyana. In a statement late Saturday, the US-based carrier announced that...

JAMAICA NATIONAL STATEMENT: COVID-19

NATIONAL STATEMENT: COVID-19 Delivered by Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton Minister of Health and Wellness 10 March 2020 Ladies and gentlemen of the press, Representatives of the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Other stakeholders. Good afternoon. Thank you for...

The Cayman Islands to be Placed on List of ‘Uncooperative’ Tax Countries

The Cayman Islands to be Placed on List of ‘Uncooperative’ Tax Countries BROOKLYN, NY – Less than a month after the United Kingdom exited the European Union (EU), it’s reported that the...

Of Cops and Clergy – Reflections on Enforcement Culture by Lou Cespedes 

Of Cops and Clergy - Reflections on Enforcement Culture by Lou Cespedes  It was about a year ago I sat in the basement of Clarendon Road church for a meeting of the...

Bahamas Launches Digital Currency

Bahamas Launches Digital Currency BROOKLYN,NY – The Central Bank of the Bahamas (CBB) has introduced a digital version of the Bahamian dollar, starting with a pilot phase in Exuma and extending in...

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