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UK Jamaican artiste Millie Small dies at 72

UK Jamaican artiste Millie Small dies at 72

| May 9, 2020 | 0 Comments

Jamaican singer and songwriter Millicent Dolly May Small born on 6 October 1947 died last week on 5 May 2020 from a stroke.  Millie was mononymously known for her 1964 recording of “My Boy Lollipop”, which reached number two in both the UK Singles Chart and the US Billboard Hot 100. The UK Jamaican community […]

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The Caribbean in an emerging new world

The Caribbean in an emerging new world

| May 8, 2020 | 0 Comments

Tied to no one’s apron strings: The Caribbean in an emerging new world Developing countries, including Caribbean Community (CARICOM) states, would make a grave mistake if, in the wake of the economic crisis they now face, they decide to diminish their foreign affairs budgets. The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have created huge challenges for […]

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St Lucians unite to fight COVID-19

St Lucians unite to fight COVID-19

| May 5, 2020 | 0 Comments

St Lucians across the socio-economic spectrum of the island pledge to work together to fight the devastating effects of the coronavirus to save the Helen of the West.

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CNN’s Amanpour interviews Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley

CNN’s Amanpour interviews Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley

| May 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

CNN’s Christian Amanpour interviews Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley on the implications of COVID-19 to the economic and social welfare of Caribbean nations. The need for global leadership is key to a sensible strategy to fight and defeat the coronavirus.

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CORONA, Regionalisation and self sufficient markets

CORONA, Regionalisation and self sufficient markets

| May 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

Globalization is over as we know it. The new world will be driven by insular governance, regional integration, and bilateral agreements. Pundits expect the Corona Virus Pandemic to be one of the longest in history. The Pandemic is expected to last for 24 months at the very least. This is going to be a long […]

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Urgent work needed to restore Caribbean tourism in COVID-19 era

Urgent work needed to restore Caribbean tourism in COVID-19 era

| May 1, 2020 | 0 Comments

To be among the first beneficiaries of a restarted global tourism industry, the present enforced downtime should be used by all actors to position Caribbean countries to compete immediately. Hoteliers, restaurant owners, shops catering for tourists, should now be considering the protocols they need to institute to make themselves ready for the opening of borders.  For […]

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PAHO Director calls for continued immunization

PAHO Director calls for continued immunization

| April 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

PAHO Director calls for continued immunization to avoid risk of other outbreaks during COVID-19 pandemic  Washington, DC, April 28, 2020 (PAHO) — The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Dr. Carissa F. Etienne, today urged for vaccination programs to continue during the COVID-19 pandemic. “If we fall behind on routine immunizations, particularly for children, […]

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CORONA: 7 years of famine

CORONA: 7 years of famine

| April 27, 2020 | 0 Comments

Corona Virus will precipitate a long economic depression: be prepared for a very different and much more difficult world The Corona Virus Pandemic is a revolver to the temple of the global economy with three bullets in the chamber. The finger pressing the trigger has released its first bullet plunging the world into economic contraction […]

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Multilateralism – necessary now more than ever

Multilateralism – necessary now more than ever

| April 24, 2020 | 0 Comments

By Maria Fernanda Espinosa  On April 24, 2019, representatives from across the world celebrated the International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace for the first time. The occasion took place in the emblematic hall of the United Nations General Assembly in New York and came as a direct result of a Resolution approved by […]

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Track Global Coranavirus Numbers Daily

Track Global Coranavirus Numbers Daily

| April 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

For those of us interested in keeping track of the coronavirus global numbers while on the go. Stay on this website and see it update right in front of you. Click image…

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