Tag: West Indies

African & Caribbean communities to download NHS COVID-19 App

African & Caribbean communities to download NHS COVID-19 App

| September 29, 2020 | 0 Comments

Community voices get behind government drive urging African and Caribbean communities to download the new NHS COVID-19 App. People across England and Wales are being urged to download the NHS COVID-19 app to help control the spread of coronavirus and protect themselves and their loved ones as case numbers rise. To show their support, trusted […]

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A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger VI

A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger VI

| August 22, 2020 | 0 Comments

A vocationally skilled youth for a stronger Virgin Islands The training of Virgin Islands youth for the critical hands on, and vocational skills, required by the economy and community, is not an option. There has been a lot in the news recently on the anomalies of a workforce culture that keeps on importing migrant labor […]

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Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

Protect Democracy and Rights through Observation

| August 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

External Observation of Elections important to protect democracy and rights  CARICOM countries have been subject to intense scrutiny in the period March to August this year, relating to the conduct of general elections, maintaining democracy, and upholding the rule of law. Elections were held in four countries – Guyana, St. Kitts-Nevis, Suriname and Trinidad and […]

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COVID-19 and small islands advantage

COVID-19 and small islands advantage

| August 3, 2020 | 0 Comments

Until a vaccine or cure, geography, control of population movement, and good governance, are three of the most crucial factors in keeping the COVID-19 pandemic under control and at bay, in the British Virgin Islands.  Presently there are 17.5 million cases of COVID-19 globally and a rising death toll of nearly 700,000. The pandemic is […]

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Visit St Lucia: We’re COVID-19 SAFE

Visit St Lucia: We’re COVID-19 SAFE

| July 20, 2020 | 0 Comments

Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted. … Check the latest information on risk from COVID–19 for St Lucia on the TravelHealthPro website … Protocols are being established for taxis, to provide safety precautions and separate the driver from guests … UK, we‘d like to know more about your visit today.  Travel to some countries and territories is currently exempted. British Government

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Visiting Saint Lucia: Negative Covid-19 PCR Test Required

Visiting Saint Lucia: Negative Covid-19 PCR Test Required

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Dear Friends of Saint Lucia, I hope all is well with you and your families. As you may be aware, British Airways will re-start a weekly service to Saint Lucia from 25th July. We are thrilled to have a service from the UK back in operation, especially as we know there are many nationals who have […]

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Entrepreneurship Opportunities in F&B

Entrepreneurship Opportunities in F&B

| July 17, 2020 | 0 Comments

Register Today: Entrepreneurship Opportunities in Food & Beverage Join us for this special three-part series where CHTA’s Taste of the Caribbean alumni share their experiences and explore areas where you can consider expanding to supplement your current employment.

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Prince Charles expresses gratitude for Black contributions

Prince Charles expresses gratitude for Black contributions

| July 15, 2020 | 0 Comments

Prince Charles has released a special message via the Clarence House social media accounts, acknowledging the ‘invaluable contribution of Black people in Britain.’

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Tax holidays can help aviation and tourism recover

Tax holidays can help aviation and tourism recover

| July 14, 2020 | 0 Comments

If the Caribbean is to recover from the economic crisis it is facing, governments will need to stimulate tourism in unprecedented ways. David Jessop believes that one answer may be to remove, for a while, taxes and charges on aviation and tourism.  After years of failing to find a way to reconcile whether LIAT, the […]

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Jamaica to host its first ever soap box Grand Prix

Jamaica to host its first ever soap box Grand Prix

| July 13, 2020 | 0 Comments

Amongst the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Dr Andre Haughton has initiated the idea to host Jamaica’s first ever soap box Grand Prix. Coming off the heads of childhood memory and past times, the event scheduled to take place in August 2, 2020 in the country’s second parish Montego Bay. The Senator believes that the event will […]

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