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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

US surpasses three million coronavirus cases

(BBC) More than three million people in the US have now tested positive for Covid-19, according to Johns Hopkins University. Over 131,000...

Trump threatens to cut federal aid if schools don’t reopen

AP)— President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if schools don't reopen in the fall, and he lashed out at federal health officials over school...

LETTER: Take Your Knee Off LIAT’s Neck

Dear Editor, I have absolutely no hesitation in describing the proposed “liquidation” of LIAT as an act of “state banditry” and a massive blow...

CCJ throws out Appeal Court’s Order and Chief Election Officer’s Report

The decision invalidates the Guyana Court of Appeal's decision and similarly invalidates the report that was submitted by the Chief Elections Officer to the Commission. 

Greene Asks Why Gonsalves Is So Keen On Collapsing LIAT

Foreign Affairs Minister EP Chet Greene is questioning why the St. Vincent Prime Minister Dr. Ralph Gonsalves is so keen on collapsing LIAT. “For...

World Bank Approves US$20 Million to Support COVID-19 Response in Trinidad and Tobago

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2020 – The World Bank approved US$20 million for the Trinidad and Tobago COVID-19 Emergency Response Project to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and strengthen national...

PM points finger at Barbados, saying country determined to close LIAT

A Caribbean prime minister has accused Barbados of using its majority shareholding in LIAT to run rough-shod over the minority stakeholders. And today, Antigua and Barbuda prime...

Trump pushes state, local leaders to reopen schools in fall

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Tuesday launched an all-out effort pressing state and local officials to reopen schools this fall, arguing that some are keeping...

Antigua PM Says LIAT Will Never Die

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has yet again reaffirmed his commitment to keeping LIAT alive. He made the following remarks on this Facebook page.

WHO monitoring China bubonic plague situation

GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — The World Health Organization (WHO) said Tuesday it was monitoring a case of bubonic plague in China after being notified by the authorities in Beijing. A...

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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...

NO NEW COVID-19 CASES IN SVG

The Ministry of Health, Wellness and the Environment wishes to inform the general public that based on results received from the Public Health Lab...