Tag: CARICOM

‘Whispering Death’ blasts racism against Blacks

‘Whispering Death’ blasts racism against Blacks

| July 10, 2020 | 0 Comments

Affectionately known in the cricketing world as ‘Whispering Death’ Michael Holding, regarded as one of the greatest fast bowlers of all time delivered an impassioned statement about racism and how unproductive and unfair the practice is to the victims. He appeals for it to be ended in the interest of world peace and equality through […]

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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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Cricketers take the knee for Black Lives Matter

Cricketers take the knee for Black Lives Matter

| July 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

The highly-anticipated return of international cricket after nearly four months due to the global COVID-19 pandemic began with both England and West Indies players taking the knee in support of the Black Lives Matter campaign. England v West Indies: first Test, day one – live on SKY!

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Statement on the Reopening of Grenada’s Borders

Statement on the Reopening of Grenada’s Borders

| July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

St. George’s: July 7, 2020: The Government of Grenada is cognizant of the many Grenadian nationals abroad wishing to return to Grenada; as well as others who are eager to visit our shores. As the pandemic has worsened in major source markets, such as the United States, the Government has put in place additional safety […]

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Advice on staying safe in barbershops and hair salons

Advice on staying safe in barbershops and hair salons

| July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Essential advice on staying safe in barbershops and hair salons On Saturday 4th July hairdressers and barbers reopened their doors across England, fifteen weeks since they closed due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The announcement by the Prime Minister has been welcomed by many who are looking forward to their first haircut in nearly four months. […]

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The immorality of denying anyone medical support

The immorality of denying anyone medical support

| July 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

The provision of health care in support of the weakest in society ought to be beyond politics. David Jessop believes it is reprehensible that US politicians and US Administration are attempting to curtail Cuban medical support for the Caribbean and in many other countries around the world.  Last month a bill introduced into the US […]

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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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Pupils back in the classroom: One month on

Pupils back in the classroom: One month on

| July 7, 2020 | 0 Comments

From 1 June, primary schools and early years settings across England opened their doors to pupils in nursery, reception, year 1 and year 6 children classes with a raft of safety measures to reduce the risk of coronavirus transmission and to reinstate learning in an environment that is best for their development. Learning Support Officer […]

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Grenada – UK travel Corridor COVID-19

Grenada – UK travel Corridor COVID-19

| July 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Grenadian Nationals and Friends, I’m pleased to share that Grenada has made the list of countries on the UK’s Travel Corridor. This means that Grenada is considered “safe” and in the “Green” zone. Passengers arriving in the UK from Grenada, after July 10th, will not be required to self- isolate for 14 days. While […]

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