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  • St Lucia Records Four New Cases of COVID-19

    St Lucia Records Four New Cases of COVID-19

    As of March 30, 2020, the World Health Organization reported a total of 693 282 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally with 33 106 deaths. There are now 81, 137 confirmed cases in the region of the Americas. The affected region includes Dominican Republic (581), Haiti (15), Barbados  (26),  Jamaica (32),  Cuba (119),  Dominica (11),  Grenada […]

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    | April 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • CORONAVIRUS: New Rules For Staying at Home

    CORONAVIRUS: New Rules For Staying at Home

    CORONAVIRUS: NEW RULES ON STAYING AT HOME AND AWAY FROM OTHERS The most important action we can all take to fight coronavirus is to stay at home. This will save lives and protect the NHS. Anyone can spread Coronavirus and that is why the government has introduced new measures which are effective now and will […]

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    | April 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • CARICOM should help but Guyana must save itself

    CARICOM should help but Guyana must save itself

    The image and standing of Guyana are being tarnished throughout the world.  Yet, a small window of opportunity remains open for the country to be regarded as democratic and for its government to be hailed as legitimate. All the players in Guyana – the political parties and their leaders, the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM), the Judiciary […]

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    | April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Beyond Risk Management, Stay on Top COVID 19

    Beyond Risk Management, Stay on Top COVID 19

    Last Saturday, I made a round of calls to organizations in the hospitality sector. I was looking to purchase two sets of solutions for the not too distant future. The representative from one establishment in the heart of Downtown Toronto told me “we are closed for business now and for the future”, figuratively that is. […]

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    | April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • The Corona Recession or Depression

    The Corona Recession or Depression

    The world economy is in the process of abysmal collapse: a major contraction in consumer demand and supply. In the USA, the current President, Donald Trump, is in denial, and states that he expects the economy to begin to return to normal this month. Donald Trump believes economic growth precedes national health. And he insists […]

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    | April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • EU Sugar Sector Restructuring Seeing Stabilisation of EU Production

    EU Sugar Sector Restructuring Seeing Stabilisation of EU Production

    EU Sugar Sector Restructuring Seeing Stabilisation of EU Production Import and Export Trends Which Pose Challenges for Some ACP Sugar Exporters Summary EU sugar production is stabilising but on a gradual upward trend to 2030, in the context of declining human consumption of sugar in the EU.  This will see reduced EU sugar imports and […]

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    | March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
  • Whither the divided Organisation of American States?

    Whither the divided Organisation of American States?

    On 20 March 2020, a reckless and irresponsible General Assembly (GA) was held by the Organization of American States (OAS), putting the health of many at risk and giving an entirely wrong example to the entire world.   The meeting of at least 50 persons was held amid intense concerns about the quickly spreading Coronavirus (COVID-19), and […]

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    | March 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

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Grenadines Seabirds: Uniting Land, Air, and Sea

Grenadines Seabirds: Uniting Land, Air, and Sea

| March 25, 2020 | 0 Comments

Visit the beautiful, uninhabited islands of the Grenadines in the Caribbean. Soar above nesting colonies of seabirds like frigatebirds, boobies, and terns that nest here and learn about how you can help them to thrive. Cover photo courtesy https://science.sciencemag.org/

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Grenada Airport Closed to Commercial Traffic

Grenada Airport Closed to Commercial Traffic

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

MBIA CLOSED TO ALL COMMERCIAL PASSENGER TRAFFIC FROM TONIGHT   GEORGE GRENADA, SUNDAY, MARCH 22, 2020, GOVERNMENT INFORMATION SERVICE (GIS): With one imported case of COVID-19 confirmed, the Government of Grenada announces a date change in its airports’ operations, regarding commercial passenger traffic.

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Prospects for EU agri markets  Implications for the ACP

Prospects for EU agri markets Implications for the ACP

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments

This epamonitoring.net article compilation contains 4 articles presented to you on CaribDirect.com over four weeks reviewing the implications for ACP economies of the EC’s projected trends in production and trade in sugar, poultry meat, dairy and rice. While in the short term these projections have now been overtaken by the market and trade impacts of […]

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CORONA: Stimulus won’t work

CORONA: Stimulus won’t work

| March 21, 2020 | 0 Comments

  As stated in an earlier article on the Corona Virus Pandemic: Corona is the joker in the pack of the present order: albeit a tragic type joker. The west for the first time since 1945 is on a war footing. The UK is expected to plunge into a deep recession in 2020, amidst all […]

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Grenada issue another travel advisory

Grenada issue another travel advisory

| March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

WARNING – AVOID NONESSENTIAL TRAVEL TO: IRAN, SOUTH KOREA, CHINA, EUROPE, INCLUDING THE UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND.

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Guyana: future leader or outcast?

Guyana: future leader or outcast?

| March 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Guyana is in grave danger of being ostracised in the regional, hemispheric and global communities.  As I write, the General Elections, which were held on March 2, still have no final count, and certainly not one that international observers have declared as credible, transparent and lawful. I have seen many comments, statements and assertions from some […]

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St Lucia prohibits Cruise Vessels to dock

St Lucia prohibits Cruise Vessels to dock

| March 18, 2020 | 0 Comments

In an effort to restrict the likelihood of introduction of COVID-19 into the Saint Lucian population, the Department of Health and Wellness on February 4, 2020 put in place travel restrictions on non-nationals with a travel history within the last 14 days from Mainland China, (whether in- transit or originating). The Department of Health and […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases in Caribbean

| March 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — The coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to creep closer to The Bahamas as three more countries in the Caribbean reported their first cases of the virus on Thursday. The Bahamas had no suspected or confirmed cases of the virus, which causes COVID-19, as of yesterday. Cuba, The Bahamas neighbor to the south, reported three […]

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CORONA: the economics of fear

CORONA: the economics of fear

| March 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

The US Stock exchange has dropped into bear market territory. There has been a sustained downturn in the US stock market for the first time since Donald Trump became President in 2016. Wall Street is the benchmark in global stock markets. Since the beginning of the Corona Crisis nearly $6 Trillion has been wiped off […]

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TED TALK coronavirus is our future

TED TALK coronavirus is our future

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Global health expert Alanna Shaikh talks about the current status of the 2019 nCov coronavirus outbreak and what this can teach us about the epidemics yet to come. Alanna Shaikh is a global health consultant and executive coach who specializes in individual, organizational and systemic resilience.

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Travel restrictions imposed on UK by Jamaica

Travel restrictions imposed on UK by Jamaica

| March 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

The government of Jamaica has imposed a travel restrictions on travellers from the United Kingdom. Jamaican citizens and certain exempted individuals coming from the UK will be allowed to land and disembark in Jamaica. All UK disembarked persons will be quarantined either in a government sponsored facility or quarantined at home, this was announced by […]

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Guyana High Commission COVID-19 Notice

Guyana High Commission COVID-19 Notice

| March 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Guyana High Commission, London wishes to inform that due to the coronavirus (COVID – 19) outbreak which the UK Chief Medical Officers have now raised the risk to the UK from moderate to high, effective 16 March 2020 there will be a suspension of all in person consular and other services including appointments and […]

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Financial measures necessary to ride-out Coronavirus

Financial measures necessary to ride-out Coronavirus

| March 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

Regardless of the number of Coronavirus cases (COVID-19) that occur in the Caribbean, the economies of each of them, particularly those dependent on tourism, will suffer in the immediate to medium term. Fear, and travel restrictions on persons living in countries with COVID-19, have already disrupted the global economy and supply chains for goods and […]

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Afro-Caribbean Cuisine Trends In UK For 2nd Year Running

Afro-Caribbean Cuisine Trends In UK For 2nd Year Running

| March 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Every year, Bidfood UK publishes its annual food and drink trends predictions, which aim to tantalize our taste buds in the most amazing ways. While traditional Caribbean food and drinks have become quite established in most parts of the United Kingdom, Afro-Caribbean cuisine started gaining some traction during the course of 2019. This year, it is touted […]

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Spotlight on Grenadine Islands

Spotlight on Grenadine Islands

| March 12, 2020 | 0 Comments

Wildlife Reserve Sign Installation on Remote Grenadine Islands Although the Grenadines span approximately 100 kilometers and contain more than 70 islands, rocks and cays, Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) is bringing people throughout the region together through a shared resource – seabirds.  In December 2019, a crew consisting of members from Grenada and Saint […]

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Diabetes UK Community Champion on Newstyle  Radio

Diabetes UK Community Champion on Newstyle Radio

| March 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

As some of you  know the  manager  Phillip Murphy of  Newstyle  Radio station,  Dudley Road, bordering Sandwell/Black Country and Birmingham  which caters mainly  for the black community  gave me the opportunity  on Monday  2nd March to host  a 2 hour show on Health and Wellbeing in relation to diabetes. This community station is being proactive in […]

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Happy Women’s Day

Happy Women’s Day

| March 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Though we should show appreciation every day, today has been set aside by #UNWomen for girls and women. Today confers on them Civil awareness; Anti-sexism; and Anti-Discrimination. To think it took 25 years to recognise the need for women’s equality. #WomensDay2020 #IWD2020. Happy Women’s Day from CaribDirect Multi-Media    

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UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence potentially destructive

UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence potentially destructive

| March 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

The UKs Commitment to Regulatory Divergence Could Complicate Functioning of ACP Triangular Supply Chain Exports to the UK Market  In an interview with the Financial Time the former UK chancellor, Sajid Javid, announced there would be no alignment with EU regulations after transition, stating ‘There will not be alignment, we will not be a rule […]

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