Category : News

11 months ago

Protesting BCF Inmates ‘Underestimated’ Law Enforcement

Inmates who this week caused a disturbance at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF), underestimated the power of law enforcement authorities. That’s the word from Director of Corrections, Hilary Herman. Herman spoke to Lissa Joseph of the N...

11 months ago

Four Houston-Area Universities Form a Black Studies Consortium

Two historically Blacl educational institutions – Texas Southern University and Prairie View A&M University – have partnered with Rice University and the University of Houston to form the Southeastern Texas African and African America...

11 months ago

CHUBBTOWN: An American family story in Georgia

One Sunday afternoon in January the sunlight shone brightly off of the headstones in Chubb Cemetery. The most recent burial had been a month earlier and the headstone of Maccie Chubb Gibson was pristine in its simplicity.  The clean grey upright mode...

11 months ago

Romania: Baby Dies During Baptism

A Romanian baby died after a baptism ceremony in which infants are immersed in holy water three times. The 6-week-old infant was rushed to a hospital in cardiac arrest on Monday and died a few hours later, the autopsy revealing liquid in his lungs, A...

11 months ago

COVID-19 Spike Prompts New Visiting Rules At OKEU Hospital

Press Release:– As part of the strategy to manage and control the increase of COVID   -19 cases, the Ministry of Health and Wellness informs the public of the following: Visiting time at the Owen King EU Hospital on a daily basis are limited to...

11 months ago

Chapel Hart: "Country Paradise"

Chapel Hart welcomes a little love and positivity into 2021 with the release of a music video and single, “I Will Follow.”  which follows songs like "Country Paradise" and "Jesus and Alcohol."

11 months ago

PAHO: COVID-19 Disproportionately Impacting Women

Washington, D.C., February 3, 2021 (PAHO) — PAHO Director Carissa F. Etienne warned that the health, social and economic effects of COVID-19 are disproportionately impacting women and called for heightened attention to the pandemic’s gender dispariti...

11 months ago

VIDEO: Saint Lucia Strengthening Health Sector

The Ministry of Health & Wellness in collaboration with the World Bank Group is working to strengthen Saint Lucia’s health care sector. More in this report from Fernelle Neptune:   Headline photo caption: Internet stock image This article VI...

11 months ago

Biden considers Democrats’ $50,000 student load relief plan

The Biden administration is reviewing whether it can take steps to provide student debt relief through executive action, even as it continues to call on Congress to pass legislation to help borrowers and their families. A tweet by White House press s...

11 months ago

US unemployment claims fall to 779,000 but job cuts grind on

The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits declined to 779,000 last week, a still-historically high total that shows that a sizable number of people keep losing jobs to the viral pandemic. Last week’s total, the third straight, declined fr...

11 months ago

Taiwan: Woman Fined For Having Boyfriend Over During Quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A woman in Taichung has been fined NT$200,000 (US$7,156) for inviting her boyfriend over to her house while she was undergoing her mandatory 14-day quarantine. According to the Taichung Health Bureau, the woman had been asked t...