Friday, April 3, 2020

Doctor with COVID-19 believed to have infected several patients

Several people in Antigua and Barbuda were exposed to COVID-19 after visiting a doctor who later tested positive for the deadly respiratory the illness. Without...

LIAT airline suspending all flights for 14 days

LIAT has announced the suspension of all passenger services from April 4 for a period of 14 days in the first instance. The cash-strapped Antigua-based...

CARICOM should help but Guyana must save itself

By Sir Ronald Sanders The image and standing of Guyana are being tarnished throughout the world.  Yet, a small window of opportunity remains open for...

Antigua confirms 2 more COVID-19 cases moving total to 9

Two more cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Antigua, the Ministry of Health Wellness and the Environment says. In a statement on Thursday, the...

Toronto to fine people for not distancing in parks, squares

The mayor of Canada's most populous city says anyone caught walking within 6 feet of another person in a Toronto public park or square...

PAHO appeals for $95M to help region cope with the COVID-19 pandemic

A donor appeal from the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is seeking $94.8 million to fund priority public health measures to help countries in...

US sends warships to Caribbean to stop illegal drugs

The US says it is sending warships to the Caribbean to stop illegal drugs. "We must not let the drug cartels exploit the pandemic...

Assessing the impact of COVID-19 on OECS business and business support organisation

The Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) through its Competitive Business Unit (CBU) is measuring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on businesses and...

How well can cell phones carry COVID-19? Disinfecting may be wise

By Melissa Couto Protective measures against COVID-19 have been preached daily since the onset of the pandemic -- wash your hands, keep your distance, stop...

Exercise can be good for you and your country particularly in times of crises

By Patricia Scotland Public parks have been gated shut, beaches emptied and stadia deserted, as an unprecedented 2.5 billion people across the world are told...
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