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UNC leader Kamla Persad writes letter to Indian PM Modi for Covid-19 vaccines

United National Congress (UNC) leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar wrote a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking for a gift of Covid-19 vaccines for Trinidad and Tobago.

Jamaica :New measures announces as coronavirus cases rise

As coronavirus cases remain to increase islandwide, Prime Minister Andrew Holness has announced a raft of new containment measures for the next three weeks.

Antigua & Barbuda: Covid-19 Vaccination for general public rolls out from 1st March

Antigua and Barbuda Ministry of Health, Wellness & Environment notified that they would roll out its public coronavirus Vaccination Program tomorrow, Monday, 1st March 2021.

Oxford-Astrazeneca COVID-19 vaccine have no critical side-effects: Dr. Irvin McIntyre

Minister of Health and wellness & New Health investment Irving McIntyre stated on Sunday that Dominicans are accepting the vaccine. He said that about 6000 people have received their first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, and all receivers are healthy with no serious side effects. 

US:5.3 magnitude earthquake shakes Alaska

Medium-intensity tremors of the Earthquake were felt in the largest city of Anchorage in the US state of Alaska, centered just nine miles (14.5 kilometers) northwest of the city. 

St Lucia: SLP calls for removal of Fedee as Command center chair

The Saint Lucia Labour Party spokesperson on Health, Moses Jn. Baptiste has requested to remove the country’s Tourism Minister, Dominic Fedee as the Chairman of the Command Centre- the body tasked with overseeing the Government’s response to the coronavirus Pandemic in St Lucia.

Haiti:400 prisoners escape from prison,25 dead

More than 400 prisoners have escaped from a Haiti prison (JAIL) and 25 people, including the jail director, have died in the shooting incident. The government of Haiti said on Friday that the incident occurred on Thursday in the Crua de Booke Civil Jail, located northeast of the capital Port au Prince.

India dispatches 175,000 jabs Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccine to 5 Caribbean countries

To tackle the global pandemic Indian government on Saturday sent-off 175,000 Oxford Astra-Zeneca vaccine doses to 5 Caribbean countries, including four under the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS).

Iran provoked by US air strike in Syria, said – Terrorism will get a boost in area

Iran has objected to the US airstrike in Syria (US Airstrikes in Syria). The airstrikes were carried out in eastern Syria, targeting Iran-backed militias. Iran has said that this attack will give a boost to terrorism in the region. 

Belize: Minister of Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform Meets with U.S. Embassy’s Charge d’ Affaires

Henry Charles Usher, Minister of the Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform, received a courtesy visit from Mr. Keith Gilges, the United States Embassy in Belize’s Charge d’ Affaires, on February 25, 2021.

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Curfew hours remain 8:00 pm to 5:00 am daily: PM Holness

The islandwide curfew hours of 8:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. daily will remain in place until Tuesday (March 23), as the Government continues to revise measures to control the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19).

St Lucia :Schedule for roll-out of COVID-19 vaccine

The Ministry of Health of St Lucia informed that the public that Phase 1B of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign has commenced.

Belize participates in the Green Climate Fund Transformational Climate Financing for the Caribbean Regional Dialogue

The Prime Minister of Belize, John Briceño, participated in a high-level session with the Green Climate Fund (GCF) executive and regional leaders to discuss some of the climate vulnerability challenges that Small Island Developing States (SIDS) are facing.

PM Roosevelt Skerrit announces new health centers in Clifton & Roseau

Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit announced that Clifton & Roseau would soon get a new Health Centers accepting people's longstanding demand.

Belize to get 25,000 COVID-19 vaccines from India by March 6

The Government of Belize announced on Monday that it would get the first batch of 25,000 COVID-19 Astra-Zeneca vaccine jabs from the Government of India by March 6, 2021. 
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