Category : News

11 months ago

Democrats are moving ahead without Republicans on Covid relief

Democrats are moving now to fast-track a Covid relief package. If Republicans want to come along, great. Democrats are arguing Republicans can vote for budget reconciliation. If Republicans don’t like the plan, they can keep talking to the Whit...

11 months ago

Comfort Bay Home Gets Donation Of Produce

The Comfort Bay Senior Citizens’ Home in Vieux Fort received a donation of agriculture produce recently. The donor was the Southern team of the Praedial Larceny Unit. On Friday, January 29, members of the unit took yams, green figs, plantains,...

11 months ago

UWP Accuses SLP Of Playing Politics Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The ruling United Workers Party (UWP) has urged the opposition to stop playing politics amid the current COVID-19 pandemic. The UWP made the comments in a news release on Monday. It came in response to what the UWP described as ‘the blatantly m...

11 months ago

PAHO Announces COVID-19 Vaccine Allocations

COVAX, a coalition led by WHO and Gavi to ensure equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines, has notified countries in the Americas of the estimated dose allocation for the first phase of vaccine delivery in a letter to health authorities, the Pan America...

11 months ago

General Lloyd Austin first Black U.S. Secretary of Defense

Retired African American General Lloyd Austin is now in charge of the U.S. Department of Defense. On Friday, Jan. 22, the Senate confirmed President Joe Biden's Secretary of Defense pick, making Gen. Austin the first African American to serve in that...

11 months ago

Biden Asks High Court To Put Off Wall, Asylum Cases

WASHINGTON, United States (AP) — The Biden administration has asked the Supreme Court to put off arguments over two controversial Trump administration policies that have been challenged in court now that President Joe Biden has taken steps to unwind...

11 months ago

Louisiana: The last slave state in America

This scene of Black prisoners being marched to work in the fields on the Louisiana plantation-now-prison at Angola by an armed white guard on horseback has been enacted daily for more than 100 years. As of 2016, the ACLU determined Louisiana has the...

11 months ago

Lakers beat Hawks 107-99, LeBron gets into it with fan

There weren’t many fans in the stands, but enough for LeBron James to get in some jawing along the sideline. He didn’t mind a bit — especially after the Lakers closed out a nearly two-week-long trip with another victory. “Fans in the stands is just b...