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Consignment of 175,000 doses Astra-Zeneca vaccine reaches in Antigua and Barbuda

The consignment of 175,000 doses of Oxford Astra Zeneca vaccine sent from India through the OECS arrived in Antigua and Barbuda on 1st March 2021 at V.C.Bird International Airport St John's.

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. 

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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