Prime Minister Dr. Hubert Minnis became the first head of government to receive the “Order of the Nation” as The Bahamas observed National Heroes Day last month.
Jamaican-born singer, model, author and actress Grace Jones, who once played a leading role in a James Bond movie, has been awarded a national honor in recognition of her work.
NEW YORK – A self-proclaimed Trinidadian spiritual leader has been indicted in Brooklyn, New York for allegedly raping two women after incapacitating them.
Washington, DC, (PAHO) - Paraguay was certified as having eliminated malaria from its territory in June of this year. Argentina is on track to obtain its certification in 2019, and Belize, Costa Rica, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico and Surinameare potentially on their way to achieving elimination by 2020. Other countries, however, have recorded an increase in the number of cases of malaria, which puts at risk achievement of the goals to reduce the number of cases, and eliminate the disease in the region by 2030.