White House hold discussion with Caribbean and African Faith-based Leaders

WASHINGTON, DC – Jamaican born Rev. Dr. Coretta Mathie Founder and President of Spirit of the Most High Ministry Inc., a United States faith based organization was among delegates invited to attend meetings at the White House in Washington, DC last month.

Dr. Coretta Mathie was the first female Caribbean faith-based leader to be invited to attend these high-level strategic meetings under the Trump Administration.

The White House Faith based and Opportunity Initiatives Centers included the US Department of State Office of Religious and Global Affairs, Office of Global Justice, Civilian Security and Human Rights, the US Department of Homeland Security/FEMA and the USAID Office of Global Health and Faith based Opportunities that hosted the meetings.

Helping Caribbean nations

The meetings were held with Directors and Senior Advisors of bilateral agencies within the US government to explore opportunities for mission partnerships towards structural advancement of helping Caribbean nations to address global health, education, crime, civil crisis and holistic approaches to human empowerment.

Dr. Mathie complimented

The United States Government Faith based Cabinet Leaders complimented Dr. Mathie for her remarkable achievements and expressed a keen interest in partnering with her on various initiatives.

Dr. Coretta Mathie was also among the distinguished guests in attendance at the award ceremony for Dr. Chidi Okoroafor, President of Central Africa Assemblies of Alliance and General Superintendent of Assemblies of God Nigeria held by the US Senate.

Dr. Okoroafor personally extended an invitation to Dr. Mathie to visit Nigeria this year to which she accepted. She

also met with the chaplain for the United States Senate, the Rev. Dr. Barry Black.


Dr. Coretta Mathie was appointed as the Caribbean and African Faith-based Leadership Conference (CAFBLC) Government Liaison for the Caribbean Women Diaspora by its president, Dr. Agorum Dike.

Dr. Mathie says she welcomes the opportunity and looks forward to working with and for the women in the diaspora.



Three earthquakes rattle Caribbean islands in a day


PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – The Trinidad-based Seismic Research Centre (SRC) of the St. Augustine campus of the University of the West Indies (UWI), Friday said an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled three Caribbean islands, as the region recorded three earth tremors within a 24 hour period.

It said that latest quake, which occurred at 6. 52 pm (local time) was felt in Antigua and Barbuda, Dominica and the French island of Guadeloupe.

According to the SRC the quake was located Latitude: 16.88N, Longitude: 61.15W and at a depth of 10 kilometres (km).

There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, but it was felt 81 km east-south-east of St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda, 82 km north east of Point-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe and 177 km north of the Dominican capital, Roseau.

Earlier on Friday, an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.6 rattled Trinidad and Tobago on Friday, after one with a magnitude of 3.9 shook St. Lucia, Martinique and St. Vincent and the Grenadines just after midnight.


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