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TERMINATING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES BECAUSE OF THEIR POLITICAL PARTY AFFILIATION IS A VIOLATION OF THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL AND BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS AND IT SHOULD END

There has been a practice in Belize under the two major political parties namely; the People’s United Party (PUP) and the United Democratic Party (UDP) for decades now, that when a new political party takes over the government they terminateRead More

Borough President Eric Adams has announced that he will be running for Mayor of New York City.

Borough President Eric Adams has announced that he will be running for Mayor of New York City. Main supporters included a group of Muslim clergy, Christians and Orthodox Jewish community. They promised full support to Mr Adams by not onlyRead More

Diaspora Citizen Safety Townhall featuring Jamaica’s Police Commissioner Antony Anderson presented by the Crime Consensus Monitoring & Oversight Committee (CMOC) and the Jamaica Diaspora Citizen Security and Safety Taskforce (JDCSAST)

11 January 2021 – The Consensus Monitoring & Oversight Committee (CMOC) has partnered with the Jamaica Diaspora Citizen Security and Safety Taskforce (JDCSAST) – one of the 15 sectoral task forces under the Jamaica Diaspora Task Force Network (JDTAN), toRead More

ALL THE PEOPLE WHO CONSPIRED, AIDED AND ABBETTED THE TAKE OVER OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES BUILDING ENGAGED IN A TREASONOUS ACT AND MUST FACE THE MAXIMUM PUNISHMENT UNDER U.S. LAWS

Since the Presidential Election was held on November 3rd 2020, the sitting President of the United States Donald Trump has been saying that he did not lose the election to Joe Biden despite evidence to prove that he in factRead More

$900 billion pandemic relief plan merely a “down payment” for incoming Biden administration

The incoming Biden administration will inherit a nationwide health crisis unprecedented in peace time, with a $900 billion pandemic relief plan that won’t go far enough to address problems nationwide. In fact, it’s been billed as a “down payment” onRead More

US Surgeon General says no reason to doubt Covid-19 death toll despite President Trump’s remarks

President Trump said that the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had “exaggerated” its numbers, however US Surgeon General Dr. Jerome Adams stated he had “no reason to doubt” the latest figures. As the outgoing President continues to challengeRead More

117th Congress officially sworn in amid pandemic crisis

The 117th Congress has officially been sworn in as new lawmakers make their way to Capitol Hill amid a worsening pandemic crisis. On Sunday, Congress convened where newly elected members and lawmakers took the oath of office. Nancy Pelosi returnedRead More

Jamaica’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Jacqueline Bisasor-Mckenzie to deliver Keynote at Virtual Health Summit

November 12, 2020 – The Jamaica Diaspora Health Taskforce, one of the 15 sectoral-based Taskforces in the Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network (JDTAN) will host its First Annual Health Summit under the theme Promoting Health and Wellness Across the Lifespan.Read More

Diaspora Back to School Supplies Drive raises $14k

The Back To School Supplies Drive which ran from August 15 to September 12, 2020, was a huge success! Thanks to several Diaspora organizations, partners, and individual donors, donations exceeded approximately 14k USD and were used exclusively to purchase schoolRead More

GRANT PROJECT FUNDING AVAILABLE

An International Humanitarian Organization is offering grant-funding to public and private sector entities in the Caribbean and across the World. The Sovereign Kingdom of Manna says institutions that can benefit financially include Churches, Non-Governmental Organizations/NGOs along with well established privateRead More

Early Detection Saves Lives

On a flight back from New York in late April 2013; I reflected on the week I just spent with my mother and my sisters Sonia and Sharon. But my reflection was mostly on Sharon, the sister I followed asRead More

COVID-19 GRANTS PRE-APPROVED TO COUNTRIES

A major international humanitarian organization has pre-approved grants to countries that are experiencing financial difficulties primarily as a result of the onslaught of the global pandemic. The Sovereign Kingdom of Manna has called a Zoom Meeting with major stakeholders forRead More

PRESIDENT TRUMP – BACK AT THE WHITE HOUSE!!!

With mask removed as he arrived back at the White House following days of hospitalization for CORONAVIRUS, U.S. President Donald Trump was discharged Monday evening from Walter Reed Medical Center near Washington. US President Donald Trump has left hospital, three days afterRead More

FORMER PNP CABINET MINISTER DR D.K. DUNCAN DIES

Former Cabinet Minister and General Secretary of the People’s National Party, PNP, Jamaica Dr Donald Keith (DK) Duncan died on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the University Hospital of the West Indies, Jamaica. The 80-year-old Dentist was recovering in hospitalRead More

REV DEVERE NUGENT TAKES UP PASTORAL DUTIES AT EAST QUEEN STREET BAPTIST, KINGSTON

The historic East Queen Street Baptist Church, Downtown, Kingston will receive a new pastor on the first Sunday of October 2020. REV DEVERE NUGENT, who accepted the call of God to serve at East Queen Street, served the William KnibbRead More

Diaspora Engagement for Jamaica’s Growth and Development

September 14, 2020 – The Jamaica Diaspora Taskforce Action Network (JDTAN), the sector-based network with members across 21 countries, will host its Annual General Meeting (AGM) under the theme Reflections from Our Partners: Diaspora Engagement for Jamaica’s Growth and Development.Read More

HOLNESS COMMITS TO BUILDING AN ACCOUNTABLE GOV’T DURING FIRST SPEECH AS PRIME MINISTER

Prime Minister Andrew Holness, has  committed to strengthening the government’s anti-corruption framework, as he seeks to maintain public trust. Mr. Holness who was speaking during his first address to the nation as Prime Minister, since his September 3 re-election,  notedRead More

India Building Collapse, Dozens Feared Trapped

At least 60 are feared trapped in the debris of a five-storey building that collapsed in an industrial town in western India’s Maharashtra state, officials said. According to Reuters news agency, not all the roughly 200 residents of the  47Read More

The Jamaica Diaspora Health Taskforce rolls out a series of online Seminars

August 17, 2020 – The advent of the novel coronavirus has brought a halt to many pre-approved plans for 2020 and has made it virtually impossible to execute the usual health missions to Jamaica every year. The Jamaica Diaspora HealthRead More

US, China Talks Postponed This Weekend

The U.S. and China have postponed a review of their Phase 1 trade deal progress initially slated for Saturday, sources familiar with the plans told Reuters. The talks that would involve Chinese Vice Premier Liu, U.S. Trade Representative Robert LighthizerRead More

Back to School Supplies Drive

Following the success of the COVID-19 Care package project which to date has distributed over 14,000 packages, JDTAN and partners will be supporting the  Crime Prevention and Community Safety branch of the Ministry of National Security’s Back-to-school initiative to provideRead More

Concerns Deepen over Russia’s “Speedy” Roll-out of Covid-19 Vaccine

Concerns are looming over Russia’s announcement, that it has registered a vaccine which its President, Vladimir Putin said will offer “sustainable immunity” against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. On Tuesday, Putin announced Russia was the first country to registerRead More

Jamaican Organizations In Canada To Celebrate 58th Year of Independence

On August 6 – 8, 2020, Jamaican organizations across Canada will come together to celebrate Jamaica’s 58th year of Independence in a special three-day event! This year, due to the ongoing pandemic, celebrations could not be held in person asRead More

Trump Confirms US Election Set For Nov. 3 As Planned

US President Donald Trump, has shut down speculations that the presidential election will be delayed, noting there will be an election on November 3 as planned. Trump on Thursday suggested delaying the U.S. elections, an idea that was greatly opposedRead More

PM Holness says Children Must not be discriminated Against

Prime Minister of Jamaica, Andrew Holness has expressed concerns about children who are discriminated against and are barred from attending school due to their hair style. His response came amid a court ruling on the case surrounding a seven-year-old JamaicanRead More

US Coronavirus Death Toll Surpasses 150,000

The United States coronavirus (COVID-19) deaths surpassed 150,000 on Wednesday, a number higher than in any other country and nearly a quarter of the world’s total. A Johns Hopkins University report revealed that the country’s coronavirus death toll was 150,676 as of WednesdayRead More

Man shot dead for ‘blasphemy’ in Pakistan courtroom

A man accused of blasphemy was shot and killed in a courtroom in Pakistan on Wednesday. Police officials say Tahir Ahmad Naseem,  was on trial for claiming he was a prophet when he was shot six times during a hearing in hisRead More

Buju Wins Jamaica Festival Song Competition 2020

Just in case you missed all the headlines, Buju Banton was voted the winner of the 2020 JCDC Festival Song Competition! The last time I was so excited about Festival was in 1984, which was also the year I migrated. IRead More

Donald Trump’s Complete Lack of Empathy has had Thousands of Covid Victims Pay with their Lives 

Empathy : the ability to understand and share the feelings of another.   All successful politicians are probably lacking in this area.   The stream of lies they must tell on a daily must be debilitating, and the overall processRead More

Portland : The Prospect of Civil War is more Scary than a Police State

America is raging.  The death of George Floyd has caused protests across the nation.  Cities are struggling to contain the chaos, and violence has infiltrated the peaceful aspect.  As expected, the unrest has Donald Trump exploiting the divide and feigningRead More