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Sandals Resorts International to offer guests virus testing

Sandals Resorts International to offer guests virus testing


Montego Bay – Effective January 26, Sandals Resorts International will be offering complimentary COVID-19 testing to all registered guests across its Sandals and Beaches Resorts “on-resort” prior to their departure. “This announcement comes on the...

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Guyana keeps bridge to Brazil closed

Guyana keeps bridge to Brazil closed


GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Health officials across the country on Friday announced that the Takutu River Bridge, which links the town of Lethem to Bonfim in Brazil, will remain closed as part of precautions to guard against the spread of the new highly tra...

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Experts: No explosive eruption at La Soufriere

Experts: No explosive eruption at La Soufriere


Kingstown – The National Emergency Management Organisation (NEMO) has dismissed reports of explosive eruptions of La Soufriere after residents of North Leeward reported seeing “fire” at the volcano, which has been erupting effusively since late Decem...

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Jamaica extends curfew

Jamaica extends curfew


KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Andrew Holness led administration extended the islandwide curfew and all other previously announced measures under the Disaster Risk Management Act until Sunday, January 31. The curfew was set to expire on Friday. Howeve...

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Busy week as Caricom works to fight pandemic

Busy week as Caricom works to fight pandemic


Caribbean Community (CARICOM) heads of government on Tuesday continued discussions towards initiating the economic recovery of the region which has been significantly affected by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. At the 13th Special Emergency M...

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SVG merchants want masks to be made mandatory

SVG merchants want masks to be made mandatory


KINGSTOWN – Most businesses in St Vincent and the Grenadines say it would be helpful to their operations in the current COVID-19 environment if the wearing of masks in public places was made mandatory, the Chamber of Industry and Commerce (CIC) said....

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Vincentian man wanted in US gets bail

Vincentian man wanted in US gets bail


Kingstown – The Vincentian man who is on the most wanted list in the American state of Pennsylvania was granted bail when he appeared in court here on Monday. Chief Magistrate Rechanne Browne, sitting at the Serious Offences Court, granted Kern Z....

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Sir Ronald Sanders named for London university committee

Sir Ronald Sanders named for London university committee


London - Veteran Caribbean diplomat Sir Ronald Sanders has been named to a ten-person committee to conduct an inquiry into the future of Commonwealth Studies at the University of London, the educational institution’s Vice-Chancellor Professor Wendy T...

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Guyana police officers destroy marijuana farm

Guyana police officers destroy marijuana farm


Georgetown – The Narcotics Branch of the Guyana Police Force on Saturday destroyed over GUY$100 million worth of marijuana when they discovered a large marijuana farm in the Upper Berbice River. In a press release, the police said that under the c...