Saturday, February 27, 2021

Regional News

Crime and violence are also public health issues says CARICOM Chairman

CARICOM chairman Dr. Keith Rowley stressed the importance of addressing crime and violence in the region “as a public health issue”, even as countries...

Two more COVID-19 related deaths reported in Guyana

Two men in Guyana, aged 48 and 63 are the country’s latest COVID-19 related deaths. These latest deaths brings Guyana’s COVID-19 death toll to...

CARICOM summit begins today

The CARICOM summit will begin today and will run today and tomorrow. The 32nd Intercessional Conference the Heads of Government of CARICOM, which will...

Hundreds of frontline workers are vaccinated in Grenada

Grenada’s Minister of Tourism Clarice Modeste was among hundreds of tourism, hospitality and other frontline workers who received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca...

UWI professors back COVID vaccines

Three professors of the University of the West Indies (UWI) are urging Caribbean citizens to volunteer to take any of the COVID-19 vaccinations, saying...

Bermuda’s premier sees hurdles in move to license cannabis production

Premier David Burt has expressed doubt over whether a new law to license cannabis production in Bermuda will get the royal assent from Governor...

Barbados’ Minister of Health pleads with citizens

Barbados’ Minister of Health and Wellness Jeffrey Bostic on Sunday begged and pleaded with Barbadians to stay off the street and away from supermarkets...

Jamaica records five new COVID deaths

Five people died from COVID-19 in Jamaica on Saturday, as the country recorded another batch of positive cases. Jamaica recorded another 458 cases of the infectious disease,...

First Digital EC Currency Transaction Completed Successfully

The first-ever Digital EC Currency (DCash) consumer-to-merchant transaction was successfully completed on Friday, 12th February at Geo F. Huggins’ Foodland in Grenada. Commenting on this...

Barbadians called upon to report COVID-19 breaches

Barbados’ Commissioner of Police Tyrone Griffith is calling on Barbadians to play their part in reducing breaches of the COVID-19 directives. He asked members of...

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