The Long View: No fuss over 51st year of Independence

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MORE ARTICLES Oh, what a difference 52 weeks can make. Related articles Just one year ago, Barbados was awash with patriotic feeling. The month of November 2016 was a very memorable period. It was the period of reflecting on the pride in this small island nation with a difference. Because November 30 is the date Read More

Which Caribbean Islands Have Recovered From Hurricane Season For Winter Travel?

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Hurricane season hit the Caribbean hard, with Hurricane Irma beginning the damage and Hurricane Maria adding to it shortly after. The British Virgin Islands and the Turks and Caicos Islands, among others, had their homes and infrastructure severely damaged by the hurricanes. Many islands were also left without electricity and water. However, many islands that rely heavily on Read More

GFA in talks with Shalrie Joseph for national coach

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Shalrie Joseph/FP NEW YORK, November 28, 2017 – Former Grenada International midfielder Shalrie Joseph is tipped to become the national head coach of Grenada’s National Senior Football Team – the Spice Boyz. Joseph has confirmed that he has been approached to take up the national coach duties, but there is no formal agreement since it’s Read More

The National Council of Juvenile and Family Court Judges Announces Connie Hickman Tanner as Chief Program Officer

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Th NCJFCJ has announced Connie Hickman Tanner as Chief Program Officer, Child Welfare and Juvenile Law. Connie’s invaluable contributions speaks to her breadth of work and innovative leadership that can take the NCJFCJ into our next 80 years.” — Joey Orduna Hastings RENO, NEVADA, UNITED STATES, November 30, 2017 /EINPresswire.com/ — (Reno, Nev.) – The Read More

Queens model found dead with throat slashed in rural Jamaica

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A 26-year-old Queens woman looking for work in Jamaica’s tourism industry was found dead with her throat slashed on the side of a rural road in the island nation. The body of Desiree Gibbon was discovered Sunday morning in the small northwestern town of Anchovy on a road called Long Hill about 4 miles from Read More

Welborn Baptist Foundation awards $125K grant to St. Vincent Evansville

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(WFIE) EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) – The Welborn Baptist Foundation has given the Healthy Eating Active Living Grant of $125,000 to St. Vincent Evansville.  The HEAL grant will support the St. Vincent Healthy Harvest program, an initiative to help bring healthy food to those who need it in the Evansville community.  The grant supports the purchase Read More

Weekend Round Up November 30, 2017

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“Madeline’s Christmas.” Courtesy Encore Stage. ’Tis the season for boat parades — in Alexandria and at the Wharf. The Keegan Theatre has “Top Girls” and Encore Stage has 12 little girls (“the smallest one was Madeline”). In Georgetown, check out the Swedish Christmas Bazaar and Breakfast with Santa in Volta Park. Also this weekend: Christmas Read More

St. Vincent food pantry seeks to serve the needy in Elkhart

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The Vincentian society in Elkhart is making an effort to bring awareness to the food pantry at St. Vincent de Paul Church in that city. The pantry — a collaboration between the two Elkhart parishes, St. Vincent de Paul and St. Thomas the Apostle — is in the St. Vincent de Paul Pastoral Center, behind Read More

2017 CFO of the Year: Cheryl Harmon

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Chief Operating Officer St. Vincent Indiana In 2015, Harmon was recruited to serve as chief financial officer for St. Vincent Indiana, whose 20 hospitals and network of affiliated joint ventures, medical practices and clinics serve central and southern Indiana, employing more than 15,000. Unlike others entering the C-suite (who traditionally come from accounting or finance), Read More

What Does It Mean to Remember AIDS?

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The AIDS Memorial on West 12th Street, New York City, on March 30, 2017. (Sipa USA via AP) Ready to Resist? Sign up for Take Action Now and we’ll send you three meaningful actions every Tuesday. Thank you for signing up. For more from The Nation, check out our latest issue. Subscribe now for as Read More