Coronavirus: EU global response to fight the pandemic

The European Commission and the High Representative on Thursday set out plans for a robust and targeted EU response to support partner countries’ efforts...

Antigua and Barbuda giving nurses $1K monthly top-up on salary throughout COVID-19 crisis

The government of Antigua and Barbuda has decided to pay an honorarium of $1,000 per month to the diligent and self-sacrificing nurses who are...

Coast Guard orders cruise companies to form medical plans

The U.S. Coast Guard has determined that crew members on cruise ships and vessels in Galveston present a public health risk of spreading the...

Toronto Caribbean Carnival cancelled due to COVID-19

This year's Toronto Caribbean Carnival has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, organizers say. "The Board of Directors of the Festival Management Committee has...

Sex. Drugs. Virus. Venezuela elites still party in pandemic

They whiled away the week on a sex- and drug-fueled romp: dancing on white-sand beaches and frolicking on a Caribbean island with prostitutes from...

Mexico loses almost 350,000 jobs because of coronavirus

Mexico's Labor Department said Wednesday the country has lost 346,748 jobs since mid-March due to the economic impact of the new coronavirus and distancing...

Jamaican government to extend islandwide nightly curfew

Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced that the government will extend the current islandwide nightly curfew. Other measures to address the COVID-19 pandemic, including working...

Jamaican scientist develops ganja-based coronavirus drug

Jamaican scientist, Dr Henry Lowe has developed a cannabis drug that has been tested and reportedly found to be effective against some members of...

Anguilla Premier writes British PM who’s battling COVID-19 in ICU

Anguilla Premier Victor Bank has written to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson who is batting COVID-19 in hospital. Below is the text of Bank's letter: I...

CARICOM’s Council for Human and Social Development issues statement on COVID-19

The Council for Human and Social Development (Health) on Monday held its Fourth Special Emergency Meeting via video conference. During this meeting, representatives from regional...