MIAMI, Florida (AP) — Forecasters have issued a tropical storm warning for Puerto Rico and other parts of the Caribbean as officials expect a disturbance in the Atlantic to soon strengthen into a tropical storm.
WASHINGTON, DC, July 2, 2020- Latin America and the Caribbean will suffer an unprecedented economic shock from a sharp downturn in tourism, according to a new paper by the Inter-American Development Bank.
AS I was expecting an easy win for the Coalition at the March 2, 2020 elections, I wrote in this column that the APNU+AFC was heading for the “Triple Crown.” I had least expected an opposition plot to rig the polls, glaring evidence of which has not only surfaced at the recount of the ballots cast, but could taint the credibility of the elections on the ground of fraud.
WASHINGTON DC, April 30, 2020 - The IMF is maintaining that as Caribbean countries take strong measures to contain, such as border closures and lockdowns, to “flatten the curve” and contain the spread of the COVID-19 virus within their countries, the “sudden stop” in tourism is sharply slowing economic activity in the Caribbean.
PORT AU PRINCE, Haiti – While Guyana and other Caribbean countries have received a generous donation of US$1.7 million from the USAID to help these countries respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, the government of Haiti has received funds amounting to a whopping US$16.1 million from the Trump administration to help in its COVID-19 response.
BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS, January 24, 2020 -The Caribbean Export Development Agency has recently received commendation from Head of the EU Delegation of the European Union to Barbados, Eastern Caribbean, OECS and CARICOM/CARIFORUM, Ambassador Daniela Tramacere, for the agency’s work involving the CARIFORUM-EU Economic Partnership Agreement or EPA.