PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Health authorities here have voluntarily recalled a number of United States manufactured baby formula brands even though Trinidad and Tobago was not included in the US Food and Drug Administration (FAD) recall notification advisory.
NEW YORK, New York – Caribbean American Democratic Congresswoman Yvette D. Clarke has joined her New York colleagues Congresswoman Grace Meng and Congressman Ritchie Torres in lauding a US court ruling striking down a restrictive mandate requiring diversity visa applicants from the Caribbean and other places to obtain passports before they could enter a lottery to apply for the US Diversity Visa Program.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Jamaica government Tuesday announced a 28.5 percent increase in the national minimum wage with Labour Minister, Karl Samuda, urging employers who can pay more than the minimum wage to do so.
PORT AU PRINCE. Haiti – Prime Minister Dr. Ariel Henry has led the tributes to renowned American doctor and philanthropist, Paul Farmer, the co-founder of the non-government organization, “Partners in Health – Zanmi lasante,” who died in Rwanda on Monday night. He was 62 years old.
KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaicans have been warned to brace themselves for increased prices as inflation threatens to breach the upper limit of the Bank of Jamaica’s (BOJ) target range over the next 10 to 12 months.