Meesha Robinson

Meesha Robinson

Wakulla Senior Citizens Center Named PSC Helping Hand

TALLAHASSEE—Florida’s Public Service Commission (PSC) is recognizing Wakulla Senior Citizens Center in Crawfordville as aPSC Helping Hand for helping raise public awareness about the Lifeline Assistance telephone and broadband discount program, energy and water conservation, and scams affecting seniors.

U.S. Seizes $23M Cocaine In Caribbean

ST. PETERSBURG, Florida – The United States Coast Guard recently seized about a ton of cocaine, worth an estimated $23 million, in the Caribbean Sea. The contraband was offloaded here on Nov. 20 by the crew of the Coast Guard cutter Pelican. Three suspected smugglers were also arrested.

T&T Soccer Star Retires After Snub By U.S. Club

ATLANTA, United States – Trinidad and Tobago soccer star Kenwyne Jones abruptly ended his 15-year professional career last month after Major League Soccer (MLS) franchise Atlanta United opted not to renew his contract for the upcoming season.

Guyana National Swimmer Faces Drug Charges in U.S.

NEW YORK – A Guyanese national swimmer was charged in the United States with being in possession of a quantity of cocaine that was found in his suitcase when he arrived here last month from his home country. Earlando McRae was remanded to the New York Detention center after making his first court appearance in connection with the drugs that U.S. authorities said were found in a suitcase with false sides when he arrived at the JFK International Airport on Nov. 4.

Changing Strides: Bolt Preps For New Career In Pro Soccer

MELBOURNE, Australia – Legendary retired Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt says he is seriously weighing up a career in soccer and is currently getting in shape to undertake a possible trial at Germany giants Borussia Dortmund. The multiple-time World and Olympic champion, the most successful sprinter ever in the history of the track, has always flirted with the idea of a soccer career, but has firmed up plans following his retirement last August at the World Championships in London.

Rich Nations Obliged To Help Rebuild Hurricane Hit Caribbean

UNITED NATIONS – Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne believes wealthy countries have a moral obligation to rebuild his nation, which was battered by a recent hurricane. Browne also expressed support for proposal by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) for a Caribbean Resilience Fund to finance the construction of climate resilient communities.

A Doctor’s Tips To Stay Healthy During Holiday Travel

More than 100 million Americans will travel this holiday season, according to AAA estimates. Holiday travel can seem daunting, between flight delays and bumper-to-bumper traffic. What’s more, it has potential health impacts, including leg swelling and increased risk for cold and flu.

5 Hacks For Living With Diabetes

According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), approximately 30.3 million Americans are living with diabetes, which affects people of all ages. Diabetes requires time and energy to manage, but there are many simple things people can do to help make living with the disease easier. Here are five life hacks for those living with diabetes:
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