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    April 06

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Jamaica considers publishing names of people who fail to report

03 April 2020

KINGSTON – Minister of Health Dr Christopher Tufton says the Andrew Holness-led administration is considering publishing the names of people who arrived in the country between March 18 and 23 and have failed to report to the Ministry. Read More


First virus death in Bahamas

03 April 2020

NASSAU – The death of a 57-year-old woman from the island of Bimini has been attributed to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Commonwealth Group 'gravely concerned' about Guyana

03 April 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Commonwealth Group of Ministers has expressed concern about the ongoing situation in Guyana regarding the elections, noting that it has grave concern that the credible and transparent counting and tabulation of every vote in Region 4 have been persistently... Read More


Court of appeal to hear Guyana vote recount case

02 April 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Court of Appeal is scheduled to hear the case concerning the vote recount appeal following the March 2 election, on Friday morning, during which attorneys will make their oral arguments. Read More


Second COVID case in St Vincent

02 April 2020

KINGSTOWN – St Vincent and the Grenadines, which a few days reported that it was coronavirus (COVID-19) free, on Wednesday recorded its second confirmed case of the virus. Read More


Antigua's PM announces 24-hour lockdown

01 April 2020

ST JOHN’S - Prime Minister Gaston Browne Tuesday announced a 24-hour curfew for the next seven days beginning on Thursday after berating the people of Antigua and Barbuda of not taking seriously the threats posed by the coronavirus (COVID-19) that has killed more than... Read More


Grenada charges 27 for violating virus rules

01 April 2020

ST GEORGE’S – Grenada police, saying they are also aware of the “backdoor strategy” to sell alcohol, have charged 27 people for violating the 24-hour curfew and other regulations in place to stem the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Earthquake rattles islands, but little damage

01 April 2020

BASSETERRE – An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 rattled several Caribbean islands during the early hours of Tuesday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or injuries. Read More


Guyana records second COVID-19 death

31 March 2020

GEORGETOWN - Guyana has recorded its second death from the coronavirus (COVID-19) as health officials Tuesday confirmed that there were now 12 positive cases of the virus in the country. Read More


Pastor pleads guilty

31 March 2020

ST JOHN’S - The pastor at the New Testament Church of God, Uriah Taylor, was remanded on Monday after he pleaded guilty to the failure to comply with public health regulations banning gatherings in excess of 25 people. Read More


Jamaica takes steps to stop price gouging

31 March 2020

KINGSTON - The Jamaica government says as of Tuesday, retailers found to be charging customers excessive prices for goods during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic can be fined up to JCA $2 million or sentenced to two years’ imprisonment. Read More


Jamaica curfew from April 1

31 March 2020

KINGSTON - Prime Minister Andrew Holness Monday night announced an islandwide ten-hour curfew from April 1 as the island continued its efforts to reduce the impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Read More


Tourism Minister confident that industry will rebound

30 March 2020

Tourism Minister Edmund Bartlett has expressed confidence that the industry will rebound at some point – but it will not be a “business as usual” approach. Read More


Attorney General says Government will abide by court ruling on election

30 March 2020

GEORGETOWN-Attorney General and Minister of Legal Affairs Basil Williams has maintained that the Government of Guyana will respect the rule of law in the ongoing court matters relating to the March 2, General and Regional Elections. Read More


St Lucia Carnival postponed

29 March 2020

CASTRIES, St Lucia – The government of St Lucia on Friday announced that Carnival 2020 has been postponed in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read More


Third COVID-19 death in Trinidad and Tobago

29 March 2020

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad – Trinidad and Tobago recorded its third death from the coronavirus (COVID-19) on Saturday, becoming the only country in the Caribbean Community (CARIOM) to have registered more than one death associated with the virus that has killed more than... Read More


Guyana High Court to hear case for recount

28 March 2020

GEORGETOWN – High court judge, Franklin Holder, on Friday ruled that he will go ahead with hearing the case about the Guyana Elections Commission’s (GECOM) decision to have a national recount of votes in the aftermath of the recent general election. Read More


St Lucia thanks Cuba for medical team

27 March 2020

CASTRIES – Prime Minister Allen Chastanet on Friday thanked the Government and People of Cuba as 113 Cuban medical professionals arrived here to lend support to the ongoing efforts to strengthen the health system amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Read More


Six more COVID-19 cases in Grenada

27 March 2020

ST GEORGE’S - Grenada Thursday announced six new cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and urged the population to continue to follow the guidelines outlined by health officials in a bid to stop the spread of the virus that has killed more than 18 000 people worldwide.... Read More


GECOM: No law regarding party agents

27 March 2020

GEORGETOWN – The Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM) Thursday said there is no law that caters for party agents to guard ballot boxes once they are in the custody of the Commission. Read More


Trinidad police commissioner closes station

26 March 2020

PORT OF SPAIN Commissioner of Police, Gary Griffith, Thursday ordered the closure of the Arouca Police Station, along the east-west corridor, after a police officer, with a recent travel history, developed flu-like symptoms this week. Read More


Has the message about the seriousness of COVID-19 hit home now the country is under 24-hour curfew?