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Whither the divided Organisation of American States?

Whither the divided Organisation of American States?

| March 28, 2020 | 0 Comments

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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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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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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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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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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