All posts by Abigail Haynes

HEALTH-CORONA VIRUS

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment has reiterated that  travel to and from China is being discouraged, in light of the recent outbreak of the coronavirus. The Director General of the World Health Organization has declared the outbreak a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. The Ministry also reminded the public that anyone… Continue Reading →

CANADA CARIBBEAN SUPPORT

A Workshop for Community Leaders which has been organized by the Ministry of National Mobilization in collaboration with the Community Disaster Risk Reduction Fund, is continuing today. It focuses on a range of topics including: the Core Functions of Community Based Organizations and one of it’s main focus is to improve Inclusive Disaster Risk Management… Continue Reading →

ABUSE MARCH AND RALLY TODAY

A March and Rally aimed at addressing the issue of Violence against Women and Children, is scheduled to be held in Kingstown this afternoon. The event dubbed “Stop the abuse of women and children” has been organized by Ketesha Davis, a Guidance Counselor and Teacher at the Spring Village Methodist School. This afternoon’s program will… Continue Reading →

GARIFUNA CONFERENCE

The Garifuna Heritage Foundation will unveil its activities for National Heroes and Heritage Month, at a Media Briefing today. The activities planned include the 7th International Garifuna Conference, to be hosted here next month. This year’s Conference will be held with the theme: Indigenous Caribbean-Rethinking a Strategic Direction for Reviving Garifuna Heritage and Culture through… Continue Reading →