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by BA - 11 months ago

First Black Woman MTA Driver Dies in Nashville from COVID-19

Nashville, TN (TN Tribune)–The Labor movement in Middle TN mourns the loss of retired ATU Local 1235 retiree Elizabeth Duff who died today from complications from COVID-19.   Mrs. Duff was Nashville’s first Black woman to become a bus operator. Born and raised in Nashville, Elizabeth Duff was...

by BA - 11 months ago

Saint Lucia Records 32 New COVID-19 Cases, 124 Recoveries

Press Release:– Today Sunday February 14, 2021, the Ministry of Health and Wellness received confirmation from the Ezra Long Laboratory of 32 new cases of COVID-19. This is from a batch of 200 tests conducted on samples taken during the period February 1 to February 12, 2021. All of these indi...

by BA - 11 months ago

ECCB Says Economic Outlook For Region Uncertain

Amid the current COVID-19 pandemic, the Eastern Caribbean Central Bank (ECCB) says the economic outlook for the region is uncertain. The disclosure came in a communique after the Ninety-Eighth Meeting of the ECCB’s  Monetary Council. The meeting was held on 12 February 2021, via videoconferenc...

by BA - 11 months ago

MEGHAN MARKLE AND PRINCE HARRY EXPECTING BABY NO. 2!

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are expecting baby number two! The celebrity couple shared the exciting news of their family’s expansion on Sunday (Feb. 14). “We can confirm that Archie is going to be a big brother,” a spokesperson for Harry and Meghan revealed. “The Duke and...

by BA - 11 months ago

China, Cuba, Russia, Europe & USA in Arms Race for Caribbean Shoulders

By Earl Bousquet It’s like a virtual World War III over drugs as China, Cuba and Russia line-up to combat European and American dominance of distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. But first a look at a unique global COVID phenomenon in China: its celebration of two New Years – January 1 and the Lunar Ne...

by BA - 11 months ago

5 Things You Can Do When You Are Beyond Frustrated With Your Hair

So you’ve been natural for a few years and you think you’ve got things under control, right? Well, that may ring true for some folks; but other naturalistas may still be struggling with hair care practices only to discover their frustrations have increased ten-fold. Here are 5 things you can do when...

by BA - 11 months ago

Guyana Civil Servants To Get Salary Hike

IN responding to claims that the proposed 2021 budget does not include any monetary incentive for public servants, Vice-President, Bharrat Jagdeo, has affirmed that salary increases are catered for in this budget. The allegations that the government did not cater for public servants followed the pre...

by BA - 11 months ago

Jamaica: Police Dismiss Fake News That American Was Kidnapped

The Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) is advising members of the public to dismiss as rumour information that has been circulated via social and other media that Kalina Collier, an American, was kidnapped in Jamaica. Collier, a Jetblue Airways stewardess, reported that she was being held hostage in J...

by BA - 11 months ago

Center For American Progress: “Trump is an Historic Disgrace”

Photo: YouTube Saturday, the Senate voted 43 to 57 to acquit former President Donald Trump for inciting an insurrection against the United States while its leaders convened to affirm President Joe Biden’s victory in the Electoral College. Daniella Gibbs Léger, executive vice president for Communica...

by BA - 11 months ago

Police Probe Physical Altercation Between Dennery Driver, Passenger

A Dennery bus driver and a female passenger engaged in a physical altercation on Friday, prompting a police investigation, reports say. The Dennery Valley Minibus Association is also investigating the incident. Persons familiar with the matter told St Lucia Times that it all started on Friday about...