BREAKING: LIAT extends suspension of passenger services to June 30

LIAT‘s commercial passenger services will remain suspended until June 30, 2020, due to the continued impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Chief Executive Officer, Julie Reifer-Jones...

Battered Caribbean prepares for hurricanes amid pandemic

Hurricanes. Earthquakes. COVID-19. Caribbean islands have rarely been so vulnerable as an unusually active hurricane season threatens a region still recovering from recent storms as...

Pandemic highlights the urgency of strengthening Caribbean agriculture to produce more food, connect to...

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on world tourism and trade demonstrate that Caribbean countries must modify their current economic development model, which is...

FIFA issues guidelines on penalisation of spitting and other related actions

In an effort to prevent the possible spread of COVID-19, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has issued guidelines relative to penalisation of...

Montserrat gov’t disburses more than $700K in COVID-19 salary support

A total of 518 employees have benefited from the salary support scheme under the Government of Montserrat’s COVID-19 stimulus package. According to Premier and Minister...

Guyana records 11 new cases of COVID-19; total now at 150

Guyana has recorded 11 new cases of COVID-19, bringing the total number of cases in the country to 150. Chief Medical Officer Dr Shamdeo Persaud...

LIAT employees fear mass termination. Believe proposed labour code changes could see them going...

Scores of employees of regional airline LIAT say they fear there are plans afoot for mass termination at the airline, and that they are...

UWI modifies matriculation in response to COVID-19

Following the quarterly meeting of its Board for Undergraduate Studies (BUS) on Tuesday May 19, The University of the West Indies (The UWI), formally...

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...