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CARICOM development model after COVID-19

CARICOM development model after COVID-19

| July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

RE-THINKING CARICOM DEVELOPMENT MODEL AFTER COVID-19 Governments around the world, including in Caribbean Community (CARICOM) countries, have emerged as the principal players in the health and economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.  The private sector, for the most part, has taken a back seat with many companies turning inwards and concentrating on safeguarding their own […]

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Resources to Support Hospitality Reopening Plans

Resources to Support Hospitality Reopening Plans

| July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Resources to Support Implementation of your Reopening Plans The Caribbean Tourism COVID-19 Task Force has launched health and safety guidelines for companies and destinations to guide the reopening of the tourism industry in the region to help safeguard the health of travelers and employees. The guidelines – inclusive of detailed checklists to facilitate your implementation – address […]

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Saint Lucia on UK “Travel Corridor” List

Saint Lucia on UK “Travel Corridor” List

| July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

Saint Lucia on UK “Travel Corridor” List for Quarantine Exemption  There’s good news for travellers from Saint Lucia to the United Kingdom as our island is among the “Travel Corridor” List released by the UK Government, meaning visitors from Saint Lucia do not have to self-isolate on arrival in UK. Prime Minister Hon. Allen Chastanet […]

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The Pandemic Economy

The Pandemic Economy

| July 4, 2020 | 0 Comments

Covid 19 will determine the length of recession, the trajectory of recession, and the type of economic recovery the world experiences, not any type of stimulus. Stimulus in the midst of a global pandemic is a band aid. Stimulus will generate economic recovery only after the departure of the virus from the globe. The Covid […]

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An Apology Cannot Substitute for Reparations

An Apology Cannot Substitute for Reparations

| July 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

It is no secret the wealth amassed by the many social and financial institutions of Britain and the United States. Hundreds of millions of sterling and dollars have been raised on the backs of former slaves that have since used to enrich many families across both territories, many of whom own highly profitable businesses today. […]

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CARICOM Day Video Premiere

CARICOM Day Video Premiere

| July 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Nationals and Friends Greetings.  Unfortunately, we cannot have the customary CARICOM Day in-person activities this year, but we will still commemorate the day.  Please see flyer below.  This link is for the CARICOM Channel    https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCF1zJsyEdI9aAK85mZ9-BPA/featured?view_as=subscriber One CARICOM Stay safe

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Commonwealth Cook Off launches today

Commonwealth Cook Off launches today

| July 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

The Commonwealth Cook Off launches today July 1st, kicking off a month-long campaign to cook and share homemade culinary creations and raise funds for our girls across the Commonwealth. All you need to do is: Register using the button below and make your donation Look out for the confirmation from cookoff@cgefund.org telling you what to do next Cook […]

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Mikey – Getting it Good “2020 Soca” (Barbados)

Mikey – Getting it Good “2020 Soca” (Barbados)

| June 30, 2020 | 0 Comments

Written by James ‘Jamesy P’ Morgan Produced by Kevin ‘Shadee’ Sardine (Kode786 Productions) Mixed and Mastered by Parry Jack (Jack Spaniard Productions) Background Vocals by Anderson Armstrong and Michael Mercer Vocals Recorded by Reddhead Studios Vocal Production by Vocaldini Lyric Video by Danny Reid for Oak Buy / Stream URL: https://riddimstream.it/gettingitgood

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Seabird Harvesting increase Despite Covid-19 Restrictions

Seabird Harvesting increase Despite Covid-19 Restrictions

| June 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Observations of Seabird Harvesting Increase Despite Covid-19 Restrictions Although seabird harvest and egg collection are prohibited by legislation of both Grenada and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, research by Environmental Protection in the Caribbean (EPIC) shows that the practice continues to occur, primarily amongst fishing communities and recreationists.  Harvesting often occurs in tandem with other […]

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Did Digicel Executives break COVID rules by traveling to St. Lucia?

Did Digicel Executives break COVID rules by traveling to St. Lucia?

| June 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

In April, three executives of telecommunications giant Digicel were given exemptions to come into Jamaica despite the lockdown on incoming passengers at the island’s airports. The finding comes after 18º North analyzed flights coming into and out of the country as of March 25, when the restriction came into effect. The analysis was done in […]

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