PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – Prime Minister Dr. Ariel Henry has met with the high command of the National Police of Haiti (PNH) following last weekend’s ambush by criminal gangs that left three police officers dead, one other missing and another hospitalised.
Washington, DC - The Embassy Of Jamaica In Washington, DC, Will Open A Book Of Condolences Giving The Members Of The Diaspora And The Public At Large An Opportunity To Pay Tribute To The Honorable Ambassador Dr. Richard Bernal’s Memory. The Book Of Condolences Will Be Opened At The Embassy, Located At 1520 New Hampshire Avenue, N.W., Washington D.C. 20036, From Tuesday, 17th January To Friday, 20th January 2023 From 10:00 A.M. To 3:00 P.M.
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –The deputy chairperson of the National Task Force on Reparations, (NTFR) David Comissiong, has criticized what he described as a ”campaign of deceptive and misleading British “yellow journalism” regarding the issue of reparation in Barbados and the wider Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica has recorded 32 murders during the first 14 days of the new year as compared with 72 for the corresponding period last year, as the government moves to finalize proposals to make the death penalty the automatic punishment for capital murder and 45 years’ imprisonment the minimum sentence for other homicides.
BROOKLYN, NY – Brooklyn Borough President Antonio Reynoso today announced his local private-public partnerships to gift children’s books and pajamas to hundreds of kids living in shelters throughout Brooklyn neighborhoods. Working with Reynoso’s city-affiliated charitable organization Brooklyn for All, Inc., Brooklyn Public Library, Brooklyn Book Bodega, and Target, about 450 Brooklyn children – ranging from infants to pre-teens – who are currently living in shelters will receive a book and pajama set this holiday season. Distributions began on December 17th at a partnering church in Bed-Stuy and continued through the month in partnership with eight local organizations and family shelters located across various Brooklyn neighborhoods, including Brownsville, East New York, Bed-Stuy, and Williamsburg.
GEORGE TOWN, Cayman Islands – The government of he Cayman Islands and the National Council for Persons with Disabilities (NCPD) have launched a grassroots public education and awareness campaign to promote equal rights and legal protection for those with disabilities, especially access to parking or ‘blue spots’.