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UDP seels clarification on Belize’s mandated travel health insurance

UDP requested more information and clarification from the Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Affairs on the proposed required Belize Travel Health Insurance

All over for opposition in Barbados, Mia Mottley’s BLP won all 30 constituencies

In the first general elections held after Barbados became a republic, incumbent Mia Mottley won a landslide victory crushing opposition

US Navy captures $22 million cocaine during an operation in Caribbean

The US Navy's USS Milwaukee, accompanied by US Coast Guard Law Enforcement Detachment (LEDET), has captured an estimated $22 million in suspected cocaine during an operation in the Caribbean Sea.

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.

Government of St Lucia on path to export Ganja: Reports

Government authorities in Saint Lucia have hinted that the island may be on the path to export marijuana. According to the statement of Prime Minister Phillip Pierre, this venture is making the step to step with the government's plan to use cannabis production to provide sustainable livelihoods.

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.

NBA star James Harden donates over 5,000 essential supplies to Haiti children

Brooklyn Nets star shooting guard and point guard James Harden is not just rocking on the court, but off-the-court too. Via his Impact13 Foundation, the nine-time NBA All-Star donated over 5,000 essential supplies to Haiti children last week.

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.

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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).