Category : News

6 months ago

Stand Up For Human Rights!

by Mary Francis – Coordinator of the National Centre for Legal Aid & Human Rights This year International Human Rights Day is being observed in a world ravaged by the deadly COVID 19 pandemic resulting in erosion of human rights on a massiv...

6 months ago

MASK MANIA: Man on Airplane Struggles to Breathe

The following article, MASK MANIA: Man on Airplane Struggles to Breathe, was first published on The Black Sphere. I flew home recently from a business trip. On one leg of my flight, an old man almost passed out. An older woman sitting with him (likel...

6 months ago

Joliet council anticipates passing balanced budget

Despite the economic fallout of the Coronavirus pandemic, the financial outlook is not as dire as initially anticipated in next year’s budget for the City of Joliet. The estimated 2021 budget projects $180.9 million in general fund expenses and $180....

6 months ago

Health officials await news of COVID vaccine rollout

Health officials in Will County, like the rest of the country, are preparing for distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available in the region. Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox currently has a multidisciplinary committee looking...

6 months ago

Saint Lucia Records Third COVID-19 Related Death

Saint Lucia has announced its third COVID-19 related death – an 83 year old male from Soufriere. The announcement came Wednesday from Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George. Dr. Belmar-George’s statement is reproduced below: Toda...

6 months ago

#Election2020 | Sources: Melania Trump ‘just wants to go home’

In mid-November, as President Donald Trump railed against the election results, his wife, first lady Melania Trump publicly agreed with his sentiments. But privately, a handful of days after the final state tally, the first lady tasked an emissary wi...