With Caribbean still rebuilding after devastating storms, UNICEF helps to boost resilience ahead of next hurricane season

March 22, 2018 admin 0

With Caribbean still rebuilding after devastating storms, UNICEF helps to boost resilience ahead of next hurricane season NEW YORK, USA — Despite a massive humanitarian effort over the past six months in the Eastern Caribbean, Cuba and Haiti, there is still much work to be done to rehabilitate water and sanitation and other infrastructure damaged by powerful hurricanes Irma and […More]

Stop Gun and Gang Violence

March 22, 2018 admin 0

Stop Gun and Gang Violence NRA…Remind me again how long we’ve been fighting for Gun Control In the weeks since a young gunman killed 17 people at a high school in Parkland, Florida, there has been a national reckoning from student – led rallies to the wall-to-wall media coverage to White House events ― all about gun violence and how to stop it. For some of […More]

COUNCIL MEMBER WILLIAMS PLEADS NOT GUILTY FOLLOWING DEPORTATION PROTEST

March 22, 2018 admin 0

NEW YORK, NY: New York County Criminal Court, Council Member Jumaane D. Williams pleaded not guilty to charges of obstructing an emergency medical vehicle stemming from the January 11 protest of the detention and imminent deportation of immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir. Williams appeared before a judge today alongside sixteen other protesters who were arrested with the Council Member for their roles in […More]

Free Legal Aid Offered to Small-Business Owners Squeezed by Landlords

March 22, 2018 admin 0

Business owners getting squeezed by their landlords can get free lawyers from the city to help with their leases under a new program being launched this week. The $2.4 million program will give small-business owners 40 hours of legal aid to help them deal with landlords trying to boot them from their storefront or jack up the rent, or with […More]

Jamaica Courts: Chief Justice plans to implement time standards for courts

March 15, 2018 admin 0

Jamaica Courts: Chief Justice plans to implement time standards for courts Chief Justice Brian Sykes has said he will be engaging a time standard model in the courts as a means of measuring the delivery of service. He made the disclosure Thursday morning after being sworn in at King’s House. Justice Sykes said a time standard document produced at the […More]

St Vincent Prime Minister wraps up official visit to Suriname

March 15, 2018 admin 0

St Vincent Prime Minister wraps up official visit to Suriname By Ivan Cairo PARAMARIBO, Suriname — Dr Ralph Gonsalves, prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, wrapped up a four-day official visit to Suriname over the weekend. Gonsalves arrived in Suriname last Wednesday to discuss bilateral issues with Suriname’s president Desi Bouterse immediately following the two-day meeting of the […More]

GRENADA ELECTION: Grenada PM denies suppressing media leading up to election, remains confident of victory

March 15, 2018 admin 0

GRENADA ELECTION: Grenada PM denies suppressing media leading up to election, remains confident of victory By Youri Kemp ST GEORGE’S, Grenada — The New National Party (NNP) leader, Prime Minister Dr Keith Mitchell, has denied allegations that members of his party tried to shut down media houses, particularly those in opposition to him, in the run up to the Grenada […More]

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