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Jamaica government rolled out vaccination incentive sub-programme for senior citizens

The government of Jamaica has rolled out a vaccination incentive sub-programme - Conditional Cash Transfer for the Vaccinated - CCTV for the people of 60 years and above in order to encourage people to get vaccinated against the COVID-19 mutant

Dominica government signs International Airport construction agreement with MMCE

The government of the Commonwealth of Dominica signed the International Airport construction agreement with the Montreal Management Consultants Est Ltd (MMCE) at Windsor Park Stadium on Wednesday. 

30% roads rehabilitated in St Lucia: PM Chastanet

PM Chastanet further informed that from 9 June 2021, work has commenced on the rehabilitation of the main community road in the Mon Repos area.

President Ali assures flood-affected citizens to help in rebuilding process

The President of Guyana island - Dr Irfaan Ali, on 9 June 2021, visited Region Five (Mahaica-Berbice) and Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).

T&T: Deyalsingh apologizes to citizens for underestimating vaccine demand

During the Ministry of Health's Virtual Media Conference – Wednesday 9 June 2021 of Trinidad and Tobago, Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh apologizes to the citizens of the country for underestimating vaccine demand.

Dominica government handed over ten houses in Cochrane

The government of Dominica handed ten climate-resilient homes to Cochrane during a ceremony under the government's initiative of Housing the Nation.

Gurjit Bhandal speaks up, refuses claims of involvement in Mehul Choksi case

The Caribbean media house - Writeups24 did an exclusive interview with Gurjit Bhandal and Gurmit Singh, who are claimed to be involved in the sudden disappearance of fugitive Mehul Choksi from Antigua and Barbuda on May 23 2021.

Alleged girlfriend denies claims of involvement in Mehul Choksi’s disappearance

The alleged girlfriend of fugitive Mehul Choksi, in an interview with Indian media houses, denied the claims of having any involvement in his disappearance from Antigua and Barbuda on May 23, 2021.

President Ali inspects Region five area amid flood situation

The President of Guyana - Dr Irfaan Ali, paid a visit to Region five on 8 June 2021 to assess the situation and interacted with the communities and farmers amid the flood situation in the country.

64.3 % SKN population receives first dose of COVID vaccine

As of 8 June 2021, around 64.3 per cent of the population of St Kitts and Nevis has received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the data shared in the report by the SKN government.

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CDB governors to host virtual meet on June 15

The Governors of Caribbean Development Bank's - CDB will host its 51st annual meeting of Governors, scheduled for June 15 to July 1. This would be the second virtual annual session of CDB governors.