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Education ministry considers announces new dates for resumption of physical classrooms

Barbados Minister of Education, Technology and Vocational Training have announced Monday, February 21, as the new date which the ministry has proposed for resuming face-to-face classes.

St Lucia: Fully vaccinated tested positive in fifth wave of COVID-19

As Saint Lucia battles a fifth COVID-19 wave that began on December 16, health officials claim the island has seen numerous cases among vaccinated people.

St Lucia Fire Service to collaborate with Global EMS to better Emergency Medical Services

The St Lucia Fire Service is planning to join hands with Global EMS on a programme to better the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) as provided by the Saint Lucia Fire Services. The training will begin on Monday, January 10 and will be completed on January 21, 2022.

COVID-19 pandemic could come to an end by this year: WHO

The worst part of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic-deaths, hospitalizations and lockdowns- could come to an end if nations come together with a plan to execute vaccination and medicines to get addressed quickly, said the head of emergencies at the World Health Organization on Tuesday.

Only emergency cases allows to get treatment amid pressure on hospitals: Reports

The Jamaican public hospitals will only provide emergency health care services to the patients from January 19, Wednesday. The Ministry of Health and Wellness disclosed this on Tuesday morning.

IDB to help Latin America and Caribbean in recovering of tourism sector of the region

The Inter-American Development Bank(IDB) has initiated a plan to launch the "Future Tourism Programme", which aims to bring changes and update technology-related transformation of tourists destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) as a primary tool for recovery and competitiveness of tourism sector in the region.

Cuban government plans to reconsider setting new guidelines to curb COVID-19 outbreak: Reports

With a recent spike in the number of COVID-19 infections, Cuba has reported over 1 million cases, forcing the Cuban government to reconsider setting new guidelines to curb the COVID-19 outbreak.

15 children dies due to COVID-19 since it reaches Guyana: Dr Anthony

The Ministry of Health has disclosed the data, which reveal that 15 children have succumbed to the contagious COVID-19 since the worldwide deadly virus was confirmed to reach the bounds of Guyana on 11 March 2020, to now.

Passengers stranded at sea as Norwegian Cruise Line cancels Caribbean trip mid voyage due to COVID-19

Norwegian Cruise Line halted its Caribbean trip in mid of the voyage because of the recent surge in COVID-19, leaving travellers stranded at the sea until the ship returned to New York.

Tobago confirms first Omicron case; patient is having no travel history

As per the statement released by the THA Division of Health, Wellness and Social Protection on Saturday, Tobago has reported for its first confirmed case of Omicron-new variant of COVID-19. The sample was collected on January 4, and the results were given on January 14.

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Jamaica-Spain signs a memo of understanding on rebuilding tourism sector

Jamaican Minister of Tourism Edmund Bartlett and their Spanish counterpart have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) as the Caribbean tourist destination rebuilds its hospitality sector.

Global leaders of Brazil, Guyana and Suriname postpones the meeting on joint energy corridor

The global leaders of Brazil, Guyana and Suriname have deferred the plan of building up a regional energy corridor as Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro left the conference early.

Haiti needs an immediate action to reestablish security situation: PM Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has asked for immediate action to settle the security situation in Haiti as several senior officials from Canada, the US, France and other nations green flagged to increase help for the Caribbean nation's troubled police force.

Foreign Minister Mark Brantley calls youngsters to apply for scholarship in Taiwan, Serbia and Turkey

The Minister of Foreign Affairs of St Kitts and Nevis, Mark Brantley, calls upon the nation's youth citizens to use the international scholarships that the island's authorities retain utilizing the nation's diplomatic relations.

PM Narendra Modi extends greetings to PM Mottley on her massive success

Barbados has conducted its first general elections held for the first time since Barbados became a republic. Mia Mottley scored a clean sweep by winning all thirty constituencies by the Barbados Labour Party (BLP).