Day: July 5, 2021

St Lucia Cabinet Ministers to Meet with Key Agencies to assess Hurricane Elsa Damage

The Cabinet of Ministers met on Saturday, July 3, 2021 in an emergency session to continue the assessments of the damage done by Hurricane Elsa which hit the island on Friday 2nd July 2021 bringing with it rain and heavy winds. Prime Minister Honourable Allen Chastanet visited the hardest hit communities immediately following the passage …

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Barbados’ Grantley Adams International Airport Now Open For Business

After being closed for three days, the Grantley Adams International Airport (GAIA) re-opened for business Sunday morning at 11:00. Minister of Tourism and International Transport, Senator Lisa Cummins, indicated that there will be a “higher than normal volume of flights” at GAIA, due to the recent closure. “For example, American Airlines has four flights; Jet …

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Jamaica Gov’t Prioritising Protection Of Women Against Abuse

Government Senator, Dr. Saphire Longmore, says the Administration is prioritising the protection of women against abuse through the enhancement of legislation as well as other interventions. “We have seen where there were amendments to the Domestic Violence Act, which includes a new definition of domestic violence as not only physical but also psychological, emotional and …

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CARICOM to receive 800 000 doses of COVID-19 vaccines from African Union

The outgoing chairman of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley, said Saturday, said that the 15-member regional integration grouping will receive at least 800 000 doses of vaccines to help curb the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) from the African Union later this month. In addition, Rowley, who hands over the chairmanship …

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