Kenya surges on U.S. 'happiness' report

As Mae West once said, “I’ve been rich, and I’ve been poor; believe me, rich is better.”

Caribbean in uphill fight against coronavirus

Some of the major hotel chains have already served notice of closure in the coming days, most cruise ships are no longer allowed to dock, governments have closed borders and shut down air travel as authorities move to contain the ...

Governments fight back against coronavirus

Well aware of the effects the coronavirus pandemic could have on a region where travel and tourism are lifeline industrie

Coronavirus reaches African shores––but numbers remain low

Only a few weeks ago, African leaders were breathing a sigh of relief as the new coronavirus skipped the continent to lodge in Italy, Spain and other European countries.

Guyana election results still undeclared a week after

More than a week after Guyanese voted in general elections, the results are still to be declared by Gecom, the elections commission, because there is a simmering row between the two main parties as to exactly which one beat the ...

Anonymous threats put working journalists' lives on the line

Hardworking African journalists are facing threatening phone calls, cyberattacks and other forms of intimidation as they attempt to report on government dysfunction and the actions of security forces tracking terror groups.

Caricom braces for the virus as neighbors confirm cases

With the Dominican Republic confirming a case of the corona virus on the same day Caribbean leaders and health professionals met in emergency session in Barbados, the umbrella regional health agency has raised the alert level to high as the ...

Africa students trapped in China as home countries deny entries

The coronavirus is spreading fast beyond its China borders, with cases now rising in parts of Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

Trump’s bashing ‘Parasite’ fits into the white nationalist agenda

If there is any doubt of this administration’s plan to fulfill its white nationalist agenda and Make America White Again, (MAWA), just read what White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney reportedly told a group in England.

Guyana votes

The first of five general elections in the Caribbean Community is set to be held in Guyana next Monday, March 2, with the governing multiracial coalition pitting itself for a second five year term against an Indo-led main opposition party ...

CHTA president honors the life of the late Sir Royston Hopkin

BARBADOS––The president of the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) joined regional tourism industry stakeholders in mourning the passing of Sir Royston Hopkin, one of the Caribbean’s most respected and accomplished hoteliers.

‘The colonialists NEVER left the Continent,’ Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, Part 1

Dr. Arikana Chihombori-Quao, the diplomat, medical doctor, educator, and much-sough-after public speaker certainly can command a room, as she demonstrated this past Friday, Feb. 21, at Harlem’s National Black Theater.

Nigeria rounding up journalists for exposing corruption

Nigeria is rounding up journalists who investigate corruption, jailing them for indefinite periods of time, and accusing them of treason.

Immigrants have until Feb. 24 to avoid the public charge rule change

Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that the Donald Trump administration is set to begin implementing its public charge rule against immigrants following its Jan. 27 U.S. Supreme Court political win that lifted the nationwide temporary ...

Caricom leaders to look at feared coronavirus

Caribbean Community leaders were scheduled to meet this week in Barbados for their two day half yearly summit with agenda items like preparations for the corona virus high on their schedule.