The Trump administration on Tuesday congratulated the Bahamas on its 45th anniversary of political independence from Great Britain. Comment
CASTRIES, St. Lucia, July 9, 2018 (IPS) — Wildlife conservationists consider it to be one of the most striking parrots of its kind. Saint Lucia’s best-known species, the endangered Amazon parrot, is recognized by its bright green plumage, purple forehead and dusty red-tipped feathers. But a major conservation organization is warning that climate change and a lack of care for the environment could have devastating consequences for Saint Lucia’s healthy ecosystems and rich biodiversity, including the parrot. Comment
First Lady of Guyana H.E. Sandra Granger, who has made domestic violence a top priority in her mission to enrich the lives of Guyanese at home, was the guest speaker at a Conversation and Fundraiser luncheon at Tropical Paradise Banquet Hall in Brooklyn recently. She expressed deep concern for the high rate of women being murdered at the hands of their partners, and called for national dialogue and research to end the scourge. Comment
You didn’t need to be in Haiti at the Hotel Oloffson last Thursday night to hear the vodou-rock band RAM.
For more 25 years, every Thursday night, when they’re not touring — RAM legendarily performs at the Oloffson in Port-au-Prince. But on Thursday, July 5, RAM played the grass-filled Springfield Park, located in the middle of Springfield Gardens, Queens. Comment