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Can Africa Slay Its Financial Hydra?

Can Africa Slay Its Financial Hydra?

By Busani Bafana IPS Correspondent BULAWAYO, Zimbabwe, January 26, 2017 (IPS) — Thanks to growing investor interest, increasing respect for democratic reforms, and its vast food production potential, the Africa Rising narrative is only getting better. But Africa’s development success ...

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A Crisis Of Obesity In The Caribbean And Latin America

A Crisis Of Obesity In The Caribbean And Latin America

By Eve Crowley IPS Guest Writer SANTIAGO, Chile January 26, 2017 (IPS) — Obesity and overweight have spread like a wildfire throughout Latin America and the Caribbean, threatening the health, well-being and food and nutritional security of millions of people. ...

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Heavy Rains Cause Widespread Flooding In Guyana

Heavy Rains Cause Widespread Flooding In Guyana

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, December 23, 2016 (CMC) – Heavy rains have caused widespread flooding here, today, with the Ministry of Public Infrastructure stating that it is working to provide relief to affected areas across the country. The Hydromet office said that ...

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Jamaica Police Commissioner To Step Down

Jamaica Police Commissioner To Step Down

KINGSTON, Jamaica, December 22, 2016 (CMC) – Commissioner of Police, Dr. Carl Williams, will be leaving office next month. The Jamaica Gleaner reports that it has obtained a copy of a letter Williams wrote to the Police Service Commission, in ...

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