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3 Month Old Among Saint Lucia’s 32 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:– Today January 15 , 2021 the Ministry of Health received confirmation of thirty two new cases of COVID -19. This is from a...

UK National in St Lucia Tested COVID-19 Positive After He Died At Hotel

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, says a UK national died at a hotel here and later tested positive for COVID-19. The Ministry of Health...

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

WILMINGTON, Del., (Reuters) – President-elect Joe Biden outlined a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal yesterday, saying bold investment was needed to jump-start the...

Caribbean News

Haiti braces for unrest as opposition demands new president

Haiti braced for a fresh round of...

3 Month Old Among Saint Lucia’s 32 New COVID-19 Cases

Press Release:– Today January 15 , 2021...

UK National in St Lucia Tested COVID-19 Positive After He Died At Hotel

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Sharon Belmar-George, says...

Barbados PM, seven others get COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said yesterday...

Jamaican woman dies after earning master’s degree

(Jamaica Star) Twins Zaneta and Zuri Scott...

CARONAVIRUS

TRAVEL/TOURISM

Royal Caribbean Group has extended return into April

Royal Caribbean Group has extended the suspension of sailings at each of its lines. Royal Caribbean International will see the majority of its ships docked...

Barbados government offers refunds, free return trips to stranded travellers

A number of Canadians who travelled to Barbados and found delays prevented them from obtaining COVID tests needed to return home may get a...

Jamaica Tourism Minister urges UK and Canada to revise COVID policies

The Hon. Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett said in his op-ed for eTurboNews: I note with obvious concern the new mandatory COVID test requirement that...

WORLD NEWS

HEALTH & FITNESS

Antioxidants Rich Food For Better Aging

Antioxidants are those substances which protect your body cells from free radicals which are molecules produced in catabolism(breaking down of food) or with smoking...

10 Healthy Foods That Are Making You Fat

Whether you've taken a healthy eating blanket for rapid weight loss or for long-term health benefits, I'm sorry to say, you may have too...

What Happens to Your Body if You Eat Ginger Every Day

There has been no coincidence that ginger has been used as a natural remedy for a hundred years. Now, science has repeatedly revealed that...

Random Post

Trinidad: Couva Hospital on lockdown after 40 COVID-19 positive tests

The Couva Hospital is now on total lockdown after receiving 40 new patients who have tested positive for the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) yesterday. The patients...

Trinidad judge receives bullet in death threat letter

(Trinidad Express) A live round of 9mm ammunition and a hand-written death threat were sent to the home of Justice Frank Seepersad. The discovery was...

Trinidad: Price for roti and doubles may go up

Doubles vendors warn that the price of doubles may well be going up in the next week. The warning comes in the wake of their...

Jamaicans are the majority in Canadian prisons than any other Caribbean nationals

Jamaicans are the majority in Canadian prisons than any other nationals from any of the English-speaking Caribbean. According to the records of the Correctional Service...

MORE NEWS

Barbados PM, seven others get COVID-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley said yesterday that she...

Jamaican woman dies after earning master’s degree

(Jamaica Star) Twins Zaneta and Zuri Scott were eager to celebrate their mother Rosemarie’s graduation from the University of the West Indies, Mona, tomorrow. This...

PAHO/WHO working with Caribbean Countries to ensure the effective surveillance of the safety of the future COVID-19 Vaccines

PAHO/WHO and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) hosted a webinar titled "Preparing for COVID-19 Vaccine Safety Surveillance in the Caribbean" in November 2020,...

U.S. NEWS

Biden unveils plan to pump $1.9 trillion into pandemic-hit economy

WILMINGTON, Del., (Reuters) – President-elect Joe Biden outlined a $1.9 trillion stimulus package proposal yesterday, saying bold investment was needed to jump-start the...

Trump have been Impeached for a Second Time for ‘Inciting Violence’

The House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time by a margin of 232-197 for "inciting violence" in the nation's...

Trump administration designates Cuba state sponsor of terrorism

The Trump administration put Cuba back on the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday, reversing an Obama-era decision and making it harder...

Police Arrest Trump Supporter Who Ransacked Pelosi’s Office

A MAGA supporter who ransacked House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Capitol Hill office has been arrested. A viral photo showed MAGA supporter Richard Barnett with his...

Canada

Canada: Ontario implements another state of emergency to combat COVID-19

Ontario is implementing another provincewide state of emergency and cracking down on retail hours and gathering sizes as COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations and deaths reach...

Migrant workers in Canada given OK to return to Trinidad and Tobago

Stranded migrant workers will be allowed to go home to Trinidad and Tobago under strict screening protocols, but many are choosing to remain in...

Canada: Donations of food, gifts bring taste of Trinidad and Tobago stranded farm workers

Dion Taylor likely won't be back in Trinidad and Tobago in time for Christmas, but he could almost taste home on Tuesday. "Everything was just...

Stuck in Canada, hundreds of migrant farm workers get help from federal government

Hundreds of Trinidadian migrant workers have been issued open work permits to stay in Canada after they found themselves stuck here, unable to return...

South America

CARICOM Concerned about Venezuela and Guyana water border dispute

GEORGETOWN, Guyana (CMC) — The Caribbean Community (Caricom) on Tuesday said it was “deeply disappointed and concerned” by Venezuela’s announcement of a plan...

New Brazil data shows disappointing 50.4% efficacy for China’s CoronaVac vaccine

SAO PAULO, (Reuters) – A coronavirus vaccine developed by China’s Sinovac Biotech was just 50.4% effective at preventing symptomatic infections in a Brazilian trial,...

Venezuela criticises joint U.S.-Guyana naval exercises

CARACAS, (Reuters) – Venezuela yesterday criticized joint naval exercises by the United States and Guyana, with which it has a territorial controversy. Vice President...

Brazil reports more than 1,000 COVID-19 deaths for third straight day

BRASILIA, (Reuters) – Brazil reported 56,773 additional confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in the past 24 hours, and 1,074 deaths from COVID-19,...

ENTERTAINMENT

Miqueal-Symone Williams is Miss Universe Jamaica 2020

Miqueal-Symone Williams has been crowned Miss Universe Jamaica 2020. The announcement was made a short while ago during a televised staging of the pageant. Williams,...

Country singer Charley Pride dead from coronavirus at 86

(Reuters) – African-American country singer Charley Pride, whose No. 1 country hits included “All I Have to Offer You (Is Me)” and “Kiss an...

Ellen DeGeneres announces she has Covid-19

(CNN)Ellen DeGeneres announced on Thursday that she has tested positive for Covid-19. The popular talk show host tweeted the news from her verified Twitter account. "Hi...

Business

Trinidad methanol company cuts 60 jobs

(Trinidad Guardian) This year has started the same way 2020 began with the severing of workers in the downstream petrochemical sector as the State-owned...

Barbados to implement real-time banking

By November next year, banking institutions will be able to transact business in real-time in Barbados. Ryan Straughn, Minister in the Ministry of Finance, made...

Dominica: 'A Nation with a Great Deal of Untapped Potential for Sustainable Investment'

he Commonwealth of Dominica, for several years now, has gained attention from entrepreneurs and investors alike. For those who wish to explore it, the...

Sports

Three footballers from Ecuador's national team sick of Covid-19

Ecuador's national soccer team has temporary losses today, as three players who tested positive for Covid-19 are in the required quarantine. Enner Valencia, Alan Franco...

West Indies players sanctioned for breaching isolation rules

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) - The West Indies cricket squad has been stripped of the right to train while in managed isolation after players...

Reggae Boy Maalique Foster Hospitalised with Gunshot Injury

Jamaica international footballer Maalique Foster was in stable condition on Wednesday after suffering a gunshot wound in an incident on Tuesday night which left...