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PAHO Director calls to protect vulnerable groups from effects of COVID-19 pandemic

Washington D.C., May 19, 2020 (PAHO)—The Director of the Pan American Health Organization, Carissa F. Etienne, today warned of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on groups such as poor and indigenous people in the Americas, saying, “If we want to slow the spread of the pandemic and put our region on a path to […]

ECLAC and the OECS establish an Enhanced Programme of Action on the Escazú Agreement in the Eastern Caribbean

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 — The Executive Secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), Ms. Alicia Bárcena, and the Director General of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), Dr. Didacus Jules, signed yesterday a Memorandum of Understanding establishing an “Enhanced Programme of Action on the Escazú Agreement in the […]

Service industry officials advised to adopt strategies of “Caring” amidst fallouts from the COVID-19 pandemic

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 — Work to establish a new OECS Services Regime comes at a time of uncertainty across the region, given the ongoing public health and economic responses to the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  As Senior Services Officials prepare to convene the 2nd Technical Working Group Meeting, priority will be given to advancing Article 26 of […]

The Publisher speaks: OLIVE

By Joan Wilson I’m sure most of you are grieving the loss of my dear friend OLIVE MILLER who passed away yesterday (19). To write about all her achievements and deeds in her wonderful ninety-eight years of life would take up a whole issue of iNews. I will leave that to others. Instead, I am […]

Signs you need chiropractic care in Australia

There are many benefits a person can get from getting chiropractic care. It will improve both emotional and physical well-being. Many people think that visiting a chiropractor is when there is something wrong or they are not able to tolerate the pain anymore. It is a good idea to see a chiropractor because it can […]

CANARI release: Fisherfolk leading adaptation and ecosystem stewardship to improve climate resilience in Anguilla’s and Montserrat’s fisheries

Port of Spain, May 20, 2020 – Fisherfolk in Anguilla and Montserrat have successfully implemented practical action projects on climate change adaptation and ecosystem stewardship and helped build the resilience of fisheries and marine resources and their livelihoods.  These practical action projects were supported by small grants and mentoring from the Caribbean Natural Resources Institute (CANARI) […]

INTERREG ELAN project successfully completes first year of implementation

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 — Partners of the INTERREG “Linguistic Exchange and Innovative Learning through Mobility” (ELAN) project celebrated the first anniversary of its implementation and took stock of some of the major achievements of the last 12 months.   The INTERREG ELAN project, which was initiated by the Academy of Martinique in 2019 with the support […]

Kia Motors’ “Telluriders” continue delivering face shields to hospitals and medical facilities nationwide

Latest Deliveries to Metro Chicago and Detroit Hospitals Kia Motors continues to “Accelerate the Good” through the donation of personal protective equipment (PPE) to hospitals and medical facilities nationwide. This week, the Kia “Telluriders” shipped or delivered face shields to Mercy Hospital & Medical Center and Loyola Medicine – Loyola University Medical in Chicago; and […]

Appointment of new Five Islands Campus Principal

Professor Densil A. Williams is the new Pro Vice-Chancellor and Campus Principal at The UWI Five Islands Regional Headquarters Jamaica. Tuesday, May 19, 2020. The University of the West Indies (The UWI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Densil A. Williams as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Principal of its Five Islands Campus, located in […]

Cayman: Webinar on managing market risk during COVID-19

The Cayman Islands Centre for Business Development (CICBD) partners with Link International Group for a free webinar titled, “Managing Your Market Risk During Covid-19”, to be hosted on Thursday, May 21, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.. The session will address concerns about losing market and market base. It will help business owners focus on their customers and […]