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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. 

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).

US Parliament introduces bill to monitor China’s censorship & threats

US senators have introduced a bill in the US Parliament to deal with the impact of Chinese censorship and its threatening tactics against the country's citizens and companies. The bill also proposes to monitor China's censorship and threats to other countries.

Joe Biden lifts green card ban during Trump’s tenure

US President Joe Biden has revoked a policy implemented by former President Donald Trump during the global pandemic that prohibited green card applicants from visiting the United States. The move will also benefit Indians working on H-1B visas in the US.

India:2nd phase of COVID-19 Vaccination to Start from March 1; those above 60 Years to get jab

Union Minister of India Prakash Javdekar on Wednesday said that the second phase of the coronavirus vaccination drive would start on March 1 in the country. Under phase 2, people aged above 60 years and those above 45 years of age with comorbidities will be vaccinated over the country.

Mark Brantley: Our school meal programme designed to ensure nutritious meals daily

Premier of Nevis Mark Brantley shared a healthy meal sample served to the Primary school-aged children by the schools managed by the Department of Education in Nevis under the School Meals programme.

Barbados PM Mottley conferred with AFUWI Legacy Award

Prime Minister of Barbados Mia Amor Mottley won the American Foundation for The University of the West Indies (AFUWI) The Legacy Award on Sunday . 

Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit gets first jab of AstraZeneca vaccine

Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit gets the first jab of the AstraZeneca vaccine in his office on 23 February 2021 at Roseau.

Indian President Kovind congratulates Guyana on Republic Day

President of India Ram Nath Kovind sends a congratulatory message to President Mohamed Irfaan Ali on the occasion of Guyana's Republic Day.

US congratulates St Lucia on occasion of 42nd independence day

The United States congratulated the people of Saint Lucia on the occasion of their 42nd independence day.

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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.