IMF Approves US$65.6 Million for Dominica, Grenada, and St. Lucia to Address COVID-19 Pandemic

WASHINGTON, DC – April 28, 2020 - The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved disbursements to Dominica, Grenada, and St. Lucia following their requests under the Rapid Credit Facility (RCF) mechanism, with a combined SDR 48 million (US$65.6 million), to help cover their balance of payment needs stemming from the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 UPDATE | Most of Cuba's COVID-19 deaths have been men

Havana, April 23  Cuba's Ministry of Public Health on Thursday said men accounted for 67.5 percent of the 43 killed by Covid-19 in Cuba. Thus the lethality due to this disease, which is caused by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus, is greater in men.

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ST. LUCIA | Visa restrictions on Venezuelans not politically motivated, says Chastanet

CASTRIES, St. Lucia, August 10, 2018 - Government’s decision to impose visa restriction on Venezuelans is not politically motivated. So said Prime Minister Allen Chastanet to reporters on Wednesday, insisting that the visa impositions were “strictly on a security basis” and something the Venezuelan government understands.

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