KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's government on Friday declared a state of public emergency (SOE) in the parish of St. Catherine, citing rampant criminality and lawlessness and the need to protect citizens from escalating criminal violence.
NEW YORK, New York – With the BA. 2 Omnicron subvariant now accounting for most of the sequenced cases in New York City, the First Deputy Commissioner and Chief Equity Officer at the city’s Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), Dr. K. Torian Easterling, is recommending the drug Paxlovid for treatment of New Yorkers, including Caribbean nationals, who may have contracted the disease.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica's government says it is strategically positioning the country as a globally competitive logistics hub, and an efficient investment destination in a bid to take advantage of a new wave of US multibillion-dollar investments projected for the Caribbean region, which will create myriad opportunities for economic growth and development.
WASHINGTON, DC – Democratic Congresswoman Maxine Waters, on Wednesday dispatched a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to leverage the forthcoming dialogue at the Summit of the Americas to incorporate a key priority for Caribbean nations – financial access and inclusion, particularly to advance solutions to the harmful phenomenon of bank de-risking.