Category : Caribbean and World News

- 10 months ago

Saint Lucia ‘One Of Taiwan’s Most Important Allies’

Taiwan’s Ambassador to Saint Lucia says this country is one of Taiwan’t most important allies in this world. Ambassador Douglas Shen explained that the government and people of his country appreciate Saint Lucia’s support for Taiwan...

- 10 months ago

Identical Twins Die With COVID-19

BBC News– Twin sisters have died within three days of each other after testing positive for coronavirus. Children’s nurse Katy Davis, 37, died at Southampton General Hospital on Tuesday. Identical twin Emma, herself a former nurse, died a...

- 10 months ago

Saint Lucia, Dominica Assist Martinique In Its COVID-19 Battle

Saint Lucia and Dominica have come to the assistance of Martinique in its battle against COVID-19, by supplying much needed medication to the French-speaking Island. Prime Minister Allen Chastanet said he has since received a thank you letter from th...

- 10 months ago

PM Chastanet To Present Estimates of Revenue and Expenditure

Press Release:– Prime Minister and Minister for Finance, Economic Growth, Job Creation, External Affairs and the Public Service Honourable Allen Chastanet will on Tuesday 28th April 2020 present Saint Lucia’s Estimates of Revenue and Expenditur...

- 10 months ago

Saint Lucia Remains On High Alert For COVID-19

Press Release:–  As of April 23, 2020 the World Health Organization reported a total of 2, 544, 792 confirmed cases of COVID-19 globally, with 175, 694 deaths. There are now 957, 402 confirmed cases in the region of the Americas. The affected r...

- 10 months ago

PAHO Wants COVID-19 Testing In Caribbean Speeded Up, Expanded

WASHINGTON, DC, United States (CMC)—Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) Dr Carissa F Etienne has called for accelerated and expanded testing for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in countries of the Americas, including the...

- 10 months ago

Coronavirus Drug Remdesivir Fails First Trial

BBC News:– A potential antiviral drug for the coronavirus has reportedly failed in its first randomised clinical trial. There had been widespread hope that remdesivir could treat Covid-19. But a Chinese trial showed that the drug had not been s...

- 10 months ago

PM Says COVID-19 Battle Not Over Yet

Prime Minister Allen Chastanet, noting that parliament this week extended the COVID-19 state of emergency, has asserted that the battle is not over as yet. “Though we are experiencing some success in our battle against COVID-19, Parliament has...

- 10 months ago

Trinidadians stuck in Barbados delayed

Trinidad & Tobago Guardian: The 33 Trinidadian nationals stranded in Barbados since March 23 will have to cool their heels a bit longer, after being told this morning they would have to undergo further testing before they can leave. According to...