Over 2000 active cases in The Bahamas

Over 2000 active cases in The Bahamas

The Bahamas Ministry of Health recorded 151 new cases of COVVID-19 on Thursday, pushing the total number of infections to 4,864. Read more

BVI marijuana industry still on hold, no word from Governor Jaspert

BVI marijuana industry still on hold, no word from Governor Jaspert

The British Virgin Islands is losing a significant amount of revenue while waiting for Governor Augustus Jaspert to assent to the Cannabis Licensing Act. Read more

FROM THE FIELD: Finding a meaning in life following conflict and family loss

FROM THE FIELD: Finding a meaning in life following conflict and family loss

A woman in her 70s whose daughter was killed and whose grandchildren were abducted during two decades of conflict and insecurity in Uganda, has been speaking about how religion has

China joins global effort to ensure  vaccine access for all

China joins global effort to ensure vaccine access for all

China is among three additional countries to have signed on to a global initiative that aims to ensure fair and equitable access to a COVID-19 vaccine once developed, the World Hea

The World Food Programme: a three-year experiment that became indispensable

The World Food Programme: a three-year experiment that became indispensable

The need for the World Food Programme, the recipient of the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize, to exist is starker than ever. From conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, to flooding in

International Day of the Girl: ‘Be bold in your demands’, urges UN deputy chief

International Day of the Girl: ‘Be bold in your demands’, urges UN deputy chief

As the COVID-19 pandemic increases gender, economic and racial inequalities, the UN on Friday marked the upcoming International Day of the Girl, with a youth-driven virtual townhal

Nagorno-Karabakh: UN rights chief calls for urgent ceasefire as hostilities mount

Nagorno-Karabakh: UN rights chief calls for urgent ceasefire as hostilities mount

Amid escalating hostilities in the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict zone, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights appealed on Friday for an urgent ceasefire and for greater protection t

The virus sparks increased demand for mental health services: UNFPA

The virus sparks increased demand for mental health services: UNFPA

While the global impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been staggering, the full impact on health has been far greater, according to the UN Population Fund (UNFPA).  The agency

 Investing in Mental Health

Investing in Mental Health

Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) – In the Caribbean and worldwide, mental health disorders are now recognised as the fifth major non-communicable disease and a major t

Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Blacklisting by the European Community

Statement by the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) on Blacklisting by the European Community

The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) deplores the ongoing unilateral, arbitrary and non-transparent blacklisting strategy employed by the European Union (EU) against CARICOM Member St

PAHO and IOM sign agreement to improve the health of 70 million migrants in the Americas

PAHO and IOM sign agreement to improve the health of 70 million migrants in the Americas

The agreement will focus on increasing and scaling-up interventions that address barriers to health care and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on migrant populations.  R

 Another Affair looks a cinch for Seymour ‘Foggy’ Mullings Memorial

Another Affair looks a cinch for Seymour ‘Foggy’ Mullings Memorial

Trainer Gary Subratie’s 1000 Guineas and Jamaica Oaks runner-up, ANOTHER AFFAIR, faces off with Richard Azan’s imported EROY in Saturday’s Seymour ‘Fog

Latin America and the Caribbean Must Seek to Contain the Costs from the pandemic  While Waiting for a Vaccine

Latin America and the Caribbean Must Seek to Contain the Costs from the pandemic While Waiting for a Vaccine

Latin America and Caribbean is the region hardest hit by the COVID-19 Pandemic, casting a spotlight on the need to protect the population while putting economies back on track. Thi

 Vincentians to vote November 5

Vincentians to vote November 5

The people of St. Vincent and the Grenadines will vote in General  Elections on 5 November 2020. Read more

Saint Lucia Launches National Infrastructure Assessment Report

Saint Lucia Launches National Infrastructure Assessment Report

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has welcomed the launch of the National Infrastructure Assessment Report. The initiative is a collaboration between National Integrated Planning a

bpTT's Matapal gas project on track for 2022

bpTT's Matapal gas project on track for 2022

BPTT says work has started on the Matapal field development, off the south east coast of Trinidad. Matapal is a subsea development comprised of three wells that tie back into th

Boy terrorised by bandits passes for first-choice school

Boy terrorised by bandits passes for first-choice school

Twelve-year-old Jayden Persad, the boy who wrote the Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) examination two days after his family was attacked in a home invasion has passed for his fi

Looking on the bright side

Looking on the bright side

ONLY THE BEST FOR THE BEST: Minister of Education Dr Nyan Gadsby-Dolly speaks with the top three Secondary Entrance Assessment (SEA) pupils, Ameerah Beekhoo of San Fernando TML (fi