It has been a year since COVID-19 snatched public freedom causing increased anxiety, job loss, food shortages and chaos in the health care system. Business owners are coming forward providing food banks for the needy. Even farmers are giving away tonnes of produce to those who cannot put food on their tables. Humanitarian organisations are
ST JOHN’S, Antigua – Hayley Matthews is peaking at the right time in the West Indies Women’s high-performance camp as she scored a brilliant century to lead in the latest inter-squad match. The stylish opener made 106 off 110 balls as the Chinelle Henry XI defeated the Aaliyah Alleyne XI by seven wickets at the Sir
A full lockdown will be in effect for this weekend as the Government moves to clamp down on any public gathering held to commemorate Labour Day. This coming Sunday Father’s Day will also be affected. The variation of the curfew order, dated June 15th, was signed by Police Commissioner Gary Griffith and evoked outrage from
The Government of Japan has made approximately US$1 million available to boost Guyana’s National Flood Early Warning System. Minister of Agriculture, Zulfikar Mustapha, made this disclosure earlier today during a virtual handing-over exercise. In his keynote address, the Minister said the recent flooding has highlighted the need for an effective National Flood Early Warning System.
Summer is time for our lakes and rivers to shine – go kayaking, canoeing, tubing, fishing and more. Minnesota’s parks and forests are refreshing havens for hiking, biking and camping in the great outdoors. Take a road trip along scenic byways connecting cities and small towns, where natural and cultural treasures await around every turn. Fuel your adventure with Minnesota’s food and drink, from stellar Twin
The Department of State joins in the celebration of Caribbean Americans’ rich contributions to U.S. history, culture, and society as our nation commemorates Caribbean-American Heritage Month this June. While the pandemic has kept us physically distant, the cultural and social ties that bind us remain strong, and the spirit of Caribbean-American Heritage Month endures. This year
There will be no COVID-19 limits on attendance this year, as Minnesota has lifted its restrictions. Proof of vaccination will not be required for attendees, and neither will masks. While indoor exhibits will also happen this year without restrictions, the board is working on ways to ensure people are safe indoors. “We’ve talked about a
Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley has apologised for the fiasco this past week in the attempt to roll out a first-come-first-serve vaccination programme for people over 60 years old and under 60 with comorbidities. Speaking at a news conference Saturday, Dr Rowley admitted failure in the process. “Wednesday was a bad day. The Government tried
Sunday, June 13, 2021 NEW YORK, United States (CMC) — The Queens, New York-based Caribbean American Restaurant Association (CARA) says that the first-ever in-person National Caribbean American Restaurant Week will be launched on Sunday afternoon in Brooklyn. In a statement, CARA said that the historical event will take place at the popular, Caribbean-owned Suede Restaurant,
The Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 drive-thru vaccination campaign continued today as more Guyanese turn out to get either their first or second doses. The exercise was held at two locations, the Guyana National Stadium at Providence, East Bank Demerara and the MovieTowne Parking lot at Turkeyen, Greater Georgetown. Dr Oneka Scott, a Maternal Child Officer
The mission of Carifest is to strengthen and to educate the greater community at large about Caribbean culture and current issues impacting countries in the Caribbean through the organization of cultural events.