Hurricane Season 2020: FFP prepares amid coronavirus

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season starts Monday, June 1, and the probability of having to deal with a multi-crisis event is a real possibility...

UN SG: Unless we act now, COVID-19 will cause unimaginable devastation and suffering

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres delivered the following remarks today to a high-level event on financing for development. The Prime Ministers of Canada and...

Antigua to reopen airport on June 1; COVID-19 rapid tests for all arriving passengers

As Antigua’s V.C. International Airport gets ready to reopen for international flights from June 1, both residents and guests coming into the island are...

CARICOM IMPACS, UK deliver sanitation supplies to Antigua prison

The CARICOM  Implementation  Agency  for  Crime  and Security  (IMPACS) with  the generous  support  of  the  British  High  Commission,  Port  of Spain, answered  the  call...

Saint Lucia Government defends decision to extend state of emergency by 4 months

The St. Lucia government has defended its decision to seek a four-month extension —  from June 1, to Sept. 30 — of the state...

Granger: Guyana will ‘reopen’ only when COVID-19 pandemic is under control

With COVID-19 cases in Guyana still climbing steadily, it is appearing clearer that the current health emergency measures are likely to be extended when...

Haiti records more than 300 COVID-19 cases over a three-day period

Haiti has recorded more than 100 new cases and two deaths from COVID-19 over the past 24 hours, pushing the total number of cases...

Cruise ship bringing in more than 4,000 crew to Barbados

The world’s longest cruise ship and the second largest arrives in Barbados today on a humanitarian mission. The 1 188-foot-long Harmony Of The Seas is...

IATA: Total airline industry debt could swell to $550 billion

Total global airline industry debt could reach $550 billion by the end of 2020, the International Air Transport Association says. Governments and commercial lenders have...

CHTA’S Taste of the Caribbean launches virtual Friday lime

Caribbean food and beverage industry aficionados have been raising their glasses every Friday evening to toast the Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association's (CHTA) new "Limin' wid Taste"...