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Archives for January 21, 2022

Chairman of the OECS Authority extends congratulations to Hon. Mia Mottley on Re-election as Prime Minister of Barbados

Friday, January 21, 2022 — STATEMENT BY CHAIRMAN OF THE OECS AUTHORITY PRIME MINISTER, DR. THE RIGHT HONOURABLE KEITH MITCHELL ON THE RE-ELECTION OF BARBADOS’ PRIME MINISTER. HON. MIA MOTTLEY On behalf of the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) Authority, I extend hearty congratulations to Barbados’ Prime Minister, Honourable Mia Motley on her re-election for […]

Germany donates Equipment to Jamaica to fight COVID-19

From JIS Jamaica’s response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has been boosted by a donation of medical equipment from the Federal Republic of Germany, valued at more than $43 million. This was made possible through a collaboration involving the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO). About half a million non-sterile surgical masks are being delivered to […]

Jamaicans must take greater responsibility to protect themselves from COVID-19 – PM

From JIS Prime Minister, the Most Hon. Andrew Holness, is once again calling on Jamaicans to take greater personal responsibility to protect themselves from the coronavirus (COVID-19). Addressing the official opening of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade’s new headquarters in downtown Kingston on January 19, Mr. Holness urged Jamaicans to adhere to […]

Concacaf W Qualifiers to kick off region’s new senior women’s national team competitions

The road to the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup and 2024 Summer Olympics will begin with qualifying matches in February and April of 2022 Six Concacaf W Qualifiers group winners will advance to the 2022 Concacaf W Championship, joining the USA and Canada Miami, FL – Concacaf has confirmed the schedule for the Concacaf W […]

Conservatives defend former Pope Benedict after Report

From Newsmax Conservatives on Friday defended former Pope Benedict against charges of mishandling sexual abuse cases decades ago, but victim groups and experts said the findings of a German report had tarnished the legacy of one of Catholicism’s most renowned theologians. The report, commissioned by the German Church and published Thursday, said the then Cardinal […]

Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba presents credentials to the Director General of the OECS

Friday, January 21, 2022 — The Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS), H.E. Bernardo Andrés Toscano Sardiñas presented his Letter of Credence to the Director General Dr. Didacus Jules on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 at a ceremony held at the Organisation’s headquarters in Morne Fortune, Castries. Ambassador Toscano […]

Euro NCAP welcomes new member Austria

20 January 2022 – Euro NCAP welcomes the Republic of Austria as a new member, widening the network of member states, regions, mobility clubs, consumer organizations and auto insurers that work together to advance road safety. With a population of about nine million, the Republic of Austria is one the most prosperous and stable EU […]

Love for skiing and winter sports translates seamlessly into art for Olympian artist Laurenne Ross

20 Jan 2022 – When two-time Olympian Laurenne Ross thinks back to her best Olympic memory, the image that flashes into her mind is of standing at the start gate at Sochi 2014, just before her downhill run. “It wasn’t my first start, but a really special moment,” says the skier who represented the USA at Sochi 2014 […]

Condolences on the Passing of Captain Frank Ebanks

On behalf of the Ministry of Tourism & Transport, Cayman Islands Department of Tourism, and International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame, we thank Captain Frank Ebanks for his invaluable contribution to the tourism industry and the sport of scuba diving in the Cayman Islands. Captain Ebanks was a pioneer who helped to establish the Cayman […]

Ain’t It The Truth?

By Paul McGowan From PS Audio In answer to the question of “how you doing” one of our readers wrote the following: Burst pipes under the house, flooded basement, washing my dishes in the bathroom sink, credit card got hacked over the holiday, some rogue wind fueled branch performed an emergency skid landing on my […]