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St Lucia Records Four New Cases of COVID-19

| April 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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 […]

CORONAVIRUS: New Rules For Staying at Home

| April 5, 2020 | 0 Comments
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 […]

CARICOM should help but Guyana must save itself

| April 3, 2020 | 0 Comments
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 […]

Beyond Risk Management, Stay on Top COVID 19

| April 2, 2020 | 0 Comments
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. […]

The Corona Recession or Depression

| April 1, 2020 | 0 Comments
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 […]

EU Sugar Sector Restructuring Seeing Stabilisation of EU Production

| March 31, 2020 | 0 Comments
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 […]

Whither the divided Organisation of American States?

| March 28, 2020 | 0 Comments
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 […]

Grenadines Seabirds: Uniting Land, Air, and Sea

| March 25, 2020 | 0 Comments
Grenadines Seabirds: Uniting Land, Air, and Sea

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/

Grenada Airport Closed to Commercial Traffic

| March 24, 2020 | 0 Comments
Grenada Airport Closed to Commercial Traffic

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.

Prospects for EU agri markets Implications for the ACP

| March 23, 2020 | 0 Comments
Prospects for EU agri markets  Implications for the ACP

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 […]