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WHO Chief: The Worst is Yet to Come, Don’t Lift Restrictions

The head of the World Health Organization has warned that “the worst is yet ahead of us” in the coronavirus outbreak, raising new alarm...

Africa Could Spur on Further US, Europe Virus Waves

WHO Director Professor Lawrence Gostin             MailOnline- America and Europe could be hit by up to four waves of coronavirus if it is allowed to ravage...

Grief at Virus Death of Roy Hastick, Caribbean-American Business Leader

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (Tues. 14 April, 2020) - It is with profound sadness that we learn of the passing of Dr. Roy A. Hastick, a...

Virus: World Bank Report Sees Caribbean Recession

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The new coronavirus pandemic could send economies tumbling by 4.6% this year across Latin America and the Caribbean, forcing governments...

SKN Bound: Cuban Doctors in Global War Against Coronavirus

Cuban doctors flying to virus ravaged Italy   Cuba's largest export is actually medical professionals — a service much of the world is desperately in need...

Small Island Nations On Their Own in Virus War

  Coronavirus, or COVID-19, is a particular threat to small island states and populations where adequate medical services, especially those necessary to deal with a...

Coronavirus Sinking the 2020 Cruise Schedule

The Cruise Lines International Association says that about 40 ships with 90,000 passengers were at sea when President Donald Trump announced a travel ban...

Caribbean Gloom: US Govt. Advises Against Cruise Vacations in Virus Fight

THE United States Government has advised its citizens to avoid cruises as the novel coronavirus continues to spread. “US citizens, particularly travellers with underlying health...

Corona Effect: Cruise Industry in Major ReVamp

Amid fears around the COVID-19 virus, several cruise lines have announced cancellations, enhanced precautionary measures and screening procedures. They are part of new guidelines...

Half the Beaches Worldwide Could Be Destroyed

Sea level rise threatens half of the world’s sandy beaches, a study has found. One of the study’s authors suggests this is a...

CDC Clears Anthem of the Seas Passengers of Coronavirus Risk

Phil Murphy, Governor of the State of New Jersey in the United States announced Saturday evening that testing by the Centers for Disease Control...

Brantley-Pompeo Meet: De Risking, Blacklisting Discussed

By Loshaun Dixon Federation Minister of Foreign Affairs Mark Brantley pitched regional issues as they relate to ‘de-risking’ and blacklisting to USA Secretary of State...

NDMD receives final consignment of multi-million dollar gift from Japan

The Nevis Island Administration (NIA), through the Nevis Disaster Management Department (NDMD), recently received the final consignment of a multi-million dollar gift package from...

From the Caribbean, Died Loved, Yet Alone In US: Do You...

Dwight Claxton, a homeless veteran who died in Mount Vernon, is mourned by neighbors so moved by his passing that hey want to make...

IMF Says No Recession in Sight

ne takeaway from the IMF's World Bank's annual report is that everyone is growing and there is no recession in sight for at least...

PM Makes Statement on Deadly Military Helicopter Crash in Taiwan

Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris extended heartfelt condolences on behalf of himself and the government and people of St. Kitts and Nevis...

UN Temp Target Unlikely, Global Sea Level Rise More Likely

Technically speaking, global temperature rises due to climate change could still be limited to 1.5° Celsius, a new UN report says. But it’s not...

Newly Donated Footballs To Help Encourage Physical Activity Among Young

More than 50 footballs (soccer balls) were donated to the government of St. Kitts and Nevis by the Government of Italy in a brief...

PM: Federation Surpassed International Standards in Care and Treatment of Haitian...

The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis took every effort to ensure that the 49 Haitian migrants repatriated back to their homeland Thursday, Oct....

New Study: Island Nations Could Be Destroyed by Rising Sea Levels

(CNN) Hundreds of millions of people worldwide are at risk of losing their homes as entire cities sink under rising seas over the next...

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