DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES PILOT BASEMENT CONVERSION PROGRAM IN EAST NEW YORK;

June 29, 2018 admin 0

DE BLASIO ADMINISTRATION LAUNCHES PILOT BASEMENT CONVERSION PROGRAM IN EAST NEW YORK; LEGISLATION PROPOSED TO MODIFY BUILDING CODE STANDARDS FOR AREA City seeks Community Based Organization to administer new loan program to finance homeowner creation of safe, quality basement apartments NEW YORK— Mayor Bill de Blasio and Council Members Brad Lander, Rafael Espinal and Inez Barron proposed legislation to establish a […More]

Dominica launches ReDiscover Dominica campaign

May 30, 2018 admin 0

Dominica launches ReDiscover Dominica campaign ROSEAU, Dominica — Dominica, The Nature Island of the Caribbean, has launched its “ReDiscover Dominica Campaign” to encourage travelers to visit the island. Visitors, friends of Dominica, and Dominicans can enjoy discounts on a trip to the Nature Island and, in doing so, help the country on its path to recovery. Dominica was hit hard […More]

Venezuelans Election: Venezuelans boycott their presidential election

May 24, 2018 admin 0

Venezuelans boycott their presidential election By Marco Aponte-Moreno, St Mary’s College of California CARACAS, Venezuela — Venezuela’s May 20 presidential election may be an election in name only. Nicolás Maduro is widely expected to be reelected as Venezuela’s president despite his 20 percent approval rating and profound mismanagement of the country’s humanitarian and economic crisis. Maduro’s strongest competitor is Henri Falcón, a former state governor once […More]

The Barbados Labour Party: BLP takes credit for halting Hilton sale

May 24, 2018 admin 0

BLP takes credit for halting Hilton sale The Barbados Labour Party (BLP) is taking credit for an 11th hour decision by Government to halt the planned sale of the Hilton Barbados Resort. Recently, it was revealed that a meeting scheduled for Monday, May 21 to approve the controversial sale has been called off, effectively leaving the future of the Needham’s […More]

Trinidad Politics: Jack Warner hints at political comeback

May 24, 2018 admin 0

Jack Warner hints at political comeback FORMER government minister Jack Warner is not ruling out a political comeback at age 75. He hinted at this possibility while commenting on Mickela Panday’s new party. Panday received consensus to form the party at a meeting on Sunday at Gaston Court, Chaguanas. On her Facebook page, Panday thanked people for attending the meeting. […More]

T&T Athletes: $1 Million for T&T Athletes Winning Gold at the Olympics

May 24, 2018 admin 0

$1 Million for T&T Athletes Winning Gold at the Olympics, Says Prime Minister Keith Rowley This country’s Prime Minister has given the assurance that athletes in Trinidad and Tobago stand to benefit handsomely if they are successful at bringing home gold for this country, from the Olympic Games. He made the announcement on Monday during a meeting with the Trinidad and […More]

ANTIGUA-BARBUDA ELECTION: Antigua-Barbuda Labour Party wins resounding new mandate

March 23, 2018 admin 0

Antigua-Barbuda Labour Party wins resounding new mandate ST JOHN’S, Antigua — Prime Minister Gaston Browne led his Antigua and Barbuda Labour Party (ABLP) to a resounding win in the general elections on Wednesday. After an often controversial campaign, the ABLP emerged victorious, on track to win 15 of the 17 seats. The opposition United Progressive Party (UPP) seemed likely to […More]

Social Development Ministry launches Advocates of HIV and AIDS Campaign

March 23, 2018 admin 0

Social Development Ministry launches Advocates of HIV and AIDS Campaign On Tuesday March 13, 2018, female staff members of the Ministry of Social Development and Family Services (MSDFS) gathered at the Port of Spain City Corporation, Murchison Browne Auditorium, for the Annual HIV Symposium which was hosted to commemorate International Women’s Day (IWD) 2018. The HIV Coordinating Unit also took […More]

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