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CARICOM | CARICOM Travel Bubble in operation

Barbados, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Dominica, and Antigua and Barbuda, have started operating the CARICOM Travel Bubble, with the hope of resuscitating the travel and tourism sectors.

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  • Countries CARICOM
  • Published in Tourism

Political Plotters and Players, the Caribbean can't breathe !

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.

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  • Countries Guyana
  • Published in Opinion

CARIBBEAN | Tourism contraction to plunge Region in deep recession says IMF

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.

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  • Countries Caribbean

USAID gives Haiti US$16.5-M, Rest of the Caribbean gets US$1.7-M to fight COVID-19

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.

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  • Countries Caribbean

Caribbean Export Commended for Support to Economic Partnership Agreement

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.

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  • Countries Barbados
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