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ANTIGUA | PM Browne cries 'foul' as B'dos and St. Vincent pull LIAT landing rights

ST. JOHN’S, Antigua, Dec 7–Antigua and Barbuda Prime Minister Gaston Browne has criticised the decision of Barbados and St. Vincent and the Grenadines, two former shareholder governments of the regional airline LIAT, for withdrawing landing rights, thus forcing the suspension of  LIAT’s planned flights into those countries.

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

GUYANA may soon require visas for arriving Haitians

GEORGETOWN,  Guyana, December 2, 2020 – It appears that the Irfaan Ali/Jagdeo regime may soon follow the lead of Barbados Prime Minister Mia Motley and Dominica's Roosevelt Skerrit, in imposing visa restrictions for Haitians who want to travel to Guyana.

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  • Countries Guyana

ANTIGUA | Unilateral approach to COVID in the C’bean sets a dangerous precedent, says Browne

ST. JOHN'S , Antigua, November 13, 2020 - Prime Minister Gaston Browne, has lashed out at Barbados for placing his country into a disadvantageous COVID-19 classification, warning that the COVID-19 risk classification system in the Caribbean is “arbitrary and incredibly flawed.... and sets a very dangerous precedent, which serves no useful purpose.”

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  • Countries Antigua_Barbuda

BARBADOS Puts 50 Countries In COVID-19 High Risk Category

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Novermber 3, 2020 - Effective today, Tuesday, November 3, 14 more countries will be added to the list of those deemed high risk for COVID-19 by health authorities in Barbados, bringing the total number in this category to 50.

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  • Countries Barbados
  • Published in Tourism

BARBADOS | IMF says despite COVID-19 blows, B'dos economy making progress

Washington DC: October 30, 2020 - The International Monetary Fund  says despite the major impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on Barbados’ economy, with a double-digit decline in economic activity projected for 2020, the country continues to make good progress in implementing its ambitious and comprehensive economic reform program.

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  • Countries Barbados

CARICOM | CARICOM Flays EU for blacklisting member states

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, October 10, 2020 - The Caribbean Community (CARICOM) has lashed out against the European Union, for continuing its practice of blacklisting member states for arbitrary, non-transparent and flippant reasons.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in CARICOM
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