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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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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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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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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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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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