Slavery, A Modern-Age Slur on a Country Thriving in Prosperity.
Reports of Brazil as a nation thriving with a strong economy growing healthily, cause both envy and intrigue to hang over the many countries, who far from managing to pull themselves out of recession, are plunging further into economic breakdown.… Read this Post
Many Caribbean youth are doing reasonably well. They live in loving and caring families, attend school and are involved in various social activities in their communities. The health and well-being of children and youth in the Caribbean is, and has been, the center of attention of many studies, meetings and policy directives set at the regional, sub regional and national levels.… Read this Post
The quality of human resources has a strong influence on the ability of societies, enterprises and governments to properly identify and analyse problems, to realistically and imaginatively envisage the future and to craft plans for achieving goals and objectives.… Read this Post
Long before the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, the country had been plagued with problems. Haiti, with some eight million people, is the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere, and has been so for quite some time.… Read this Post
Since the January 12, 2010 earthquake, the Haitian Group for Studies in Karposi’s Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections (GHESKIO) in addition to supporting a field surgical hospital and a refugee camp for thousands of earthquake victims, it is providing humanitarian assistance and emergency care to those affected by the disaster as well as life saving medications to Persons Living with HIV and AIDS (PLHA) and tuberculosis.… Read this Post
The scale of the HIV and AIDS epidemic exceeded expectations since it was identified 20 years ago. Globally, an estimated 36 million people are currently living with HIV, and some 20 million people have already died, with the worst of the epidemic centered on sub-Saharan Africa.… Read this Post
It is widely accepted that one of the most effective ways to respond positively to HIV/AIDS and ensure behavior change is through the acceptance and dissemination of accurate information. It is also widely accepted that the broadcast industry is poised to be the leader in this exercise through the power of its reach and influence.… Read this Post
CNN reported yesterday that the United Nations ordered all its doctors, nurses and all other UN staff to leave their emergency care duty stations in Port au Prince, one of the hardest hit areas by Haiti’s earthquake, that UN decision lead to abandoning thousands of the earthquake victims including countless numbers of the critically wounded and numerous victims who had major surgeries.… Read this Post
Lorna Hamilton Henry is an HIV and AIDS activist in the Caribbean. She is also very open about her HIV status and advocates for and behalf of all persons living with HIV.… Read this Post
Calling for UN Immediate Relief and Recovery for Haiti.
What is there to say about this tragedy? What to do? How to get there? As a Caribbean national having grown up in New York, I have always been around Haitians; they were my next door neighbors, renting from the old Jewish lady with mezuzahs on her doorways, as existed on my home.… Read this Post