Category : Caribbean and World News

- 10 months ago

WHO Warns You May Catch Coronavirus More Than Once

Bloomberg:- Catching Covid-19 once may not protect you from getting it again, according to the World Health Organization, a finding that could jeopardize efforts to allow people to return to work after recovering from the virus. “There is currently n...

- 10 months ago

Dominica Down To Just Three Active Cases

CARICOM Today:– Minister of Health Dr Irving McIntyre on Saturday announced that the number of active cases in Dominica had dropped to three. Of the 16 patients who have tested positive, thirteen have recovered to date. There were no new cases...

- 10 months ago

ECTEL Universal Service Fund Can Assist Underprivileged Children

by Darnel Kendal John I have quietly observed the Ministry of Education implement the new Covid-19 E-Learning mandate and as we all realize, there is a fundamental challenge with some students not having access to the required technological devices t...

- 10 months ago

Barbados Extends COVID-19 State Of Emergency Until End Of June

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (CMC) – The Barbados Parliament on Friday extended the COVID-19-triggered State of Public Health Emergency until June 30, but Attorney General Dale Marshall stressed that was not an indication the 24-hour curfew currently in effe...

- 10 months ago

Prudent Announces Plans For National Breakfast For Children

Former leader of the Lucian Peoples Movement (LPM), Therold Prudent has announced plans for a national breakfast for children. Prudent made the announcement on his official Facebook page. ” I’m fully aware of what it means to be a parent in the...

- 10 months ago

PM Praises Mary Isaac’s Leadership Amid COVID-19 Crisis

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has lauded he leadership of Health Minister Mary Isaac in Saint Lucia’s battle against COVID-19. “I want to congratulate the Minister and her Ministry for an incredible feat, in that Saint Lucia is one of th...

- 10 months ago

Six Week Strategy For Success In Saint Lucia Against COVID-19

By Dr.Amanda King MBBS (UWI), FRCP (Glas.), FACS, SLMM The WHO warned several months ago that poorer countries with inadequate health care systems were particularly at risk and would have difficulty coping with COVID-19. We are fortunate in St. Lucia...

- 10 months ago

A Civil Servant’s Cry!

By Tessa: As a civil servant it was very disheartening to hear our prime minister, Hon. Allen Chastanet, propose to pay civil servants in fifty percent cash and the remaining fifty percent in government bonds! I wondered is he tone deaf? Isn’t...

- 10 months ago

Saint Lucia Urges WHO To Put Politics Aside, Admit Taiwan

Saint Lucia’s Prime Minister Allen Chastanet has expressed the view that Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Organisation (WHO) would have benefitted the world amid the current COVID-19 global pandemic. He urged the world body to p...

- 10 months ago

Construction Sector Set To Re-Open April 27

Press Release:- In preparation for the reopening of the Construction Sector on Monday April 27, 2020, the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ports Energy and Labour encourages Quarry Operators, Producers of concrete, Contractors and Construction Firms to ap...

- 10 months ago

PWA Urges Cops To Disregard Fake News About Salary Talks

The President of the Police Welfare Association (PWA), Travis Cicot, has urged members of the organisation to disregard fake news that was posted on social media regarding salary talks with the government. “It was conveyed that there was a meet...

- 10 months ago

US Agency Says Sunlight Destroys Coronavirus Quickly

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) – The new coronavirus is quickly destroyed by sunlight, according to a new study announced by a senior US official on Thursday, offering hope that its spread may ease over the summer. William Bryan, science and t...