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One more COVID-19 death as Jamaica records 20 new positives

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica has recorded another death from COVID-19, as 20 more people tested positive for the virus within the past 24 hours, pushing the country's tally...

CARICOM coordinates provision of essential COVID-19 supplies for Member States

Amid global challenges by small states accessing COVID-19 essential medical supplies, CARICOM Member States have received a significant donation from the World Health Organisation, the Jack Ma...

LIAT could begin operating limited flights even as Administrator mulls more staff cuts

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has suggested that LIAT could begin operating limited flights, even as he revealed that the Administrator will be looking to send home more...

More than 97,000 children tested positive for Covid-19 in the last two weeks of...

(CNN)More than 97,000 children in the US tested positive for coronavirus in the last two weeks of July, a new report says. The...

Trinidad – Griffith shuts down cricket match in Central

Commissioner of Police Gary Griffith has launched an investigation into why police officers from the Central Division failed to stop a T10 cricket match that had over 1,000 spectators...

Investors Come Forward To Invest Millions In LIAT- Browne

LIAT’s administrator is considering proposals for private and government investment in LIAT, Prime Minister Gaston Browne has said. “There are several proposals on the table from private entities. There is...

Trinidad and Tobago has recorded 15 additional cases of the Covid-19 coronavirus.

The Heath Ministry reported seven new cases this morning. This afternoon the Ministry reported eight additional cases. The following is the latest data: Number of samples submitted to the Caribbean Public Health...

New study reveals the status of climate risk management in Latin American and Caribbean...

Panama, 5 August 2020.- A survey among 78 financial institutions in Latin America and the Caribbean holding 54% of the total assets managed by the banking sector in the...

UK accelerating access to COVID-19 vaccines in the Caribbean

Ensuring equitable access to vaccines, treatments and tests to all in the Caribbean and Latin America through international and regional collaboration, is the only solution to ending the COVID-19...

Weed is not good for your heart, studies say

(CNN) You may love smoking weed, but it does not love your heart, according to the American Heart Association’s new scientific statement on marijuana. “The American Heart Association recommends that...

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Three (3) NEW COVID CASES

St. Vincent and the Grenadines today recorded three (3) new COVID-19 cases, following the receipt of PCR results from the local Molecular Laboratory Unit....

Nevis Premier takes 100 percent salary cut

Premier of Nevis, Mark Brantley, in an unprecedented show of solidarity with the people of Nevis impacted by loss of income owing...

ANtigua Carnival 2020 Cancelled

National Festivals Minister, the Hon. Daryll S. Matthew on Sunday announced that Antigua’s premier Summer festival, Carnival 2020...